Filmmakers receive Prizes at the DOK Co-Pro Market
Three prizes have been awarded to new documentary projects participating in the 14th DOK Co-Pro Market.
For the first time this year, DOK Leipzig und the Russian-language network Current Time TV have presented a new development prize together, honouring an outstanding documentary film project from Central or Eastern Europe. This year’s winner is Baikal Poach-Busters by Anna Moiseenko. The award is endowed with prize money in the amount of 2,000 US dollars.
In addition, EWA – the European Women’s Audiovisual Network has awarded the EWA Development Prize for the best female-driven documentary project for the third year in a row. The prize comprising financial support as well as assistance to further develop the project for one year, goes to We Are Inside by Farah Kassem. Once again, Saxon State Minister for Science and the Arts Dr. Eva-Maria Stange is the patron of the prize.
Zonta Club Leipzig-Elster has decided to award their talent-development prize covering the travel costs of one participating female producer, in this case Josef Gacutan with the project Miss Universe in Jail.
Additionally, free passes to events such as FIPADOC and Hotdocs were granted during the two-day programme to outstanding projects.
We congratulate all Co-Pro winners 2018, thank our award partners and look forward to the further development of all the outstanding participating film projects.