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Industry professionals and students now have the opportunity to request an accreditation for our 2022 edition.

Register for your badge and receive exclusive access to our industry offers and networking events, film programme, talks and masterclasses. You can choose to participate onsite in Leipzig or online.


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Accreditation types and rates

Online, onsite or with Film Market access? These are the types of accreditation available.

See the badge types

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For students, film schools, professional associations and participants from certain regions. We are also teaming up with our friends at Doclisboa to offer you a joint accreditation to attend both festivals – benefit from our “Double Bill”.

More details

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Accreditation process

How can I get accredited? A step-by-step guide.

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Request your accreditation for the regular rate until 4 October.
Early Dove Accreditation
Regular Accreditation
Last Minute Accreditation
Accreditation types

With an onsite accreditation you gain access to:

the DOK Leipzig Film Programme:

  • Free tickets for on-site screenings of the entire festival selection including curated programmes
  • Online access to selected films of the festival programme including competitions, from 17 to 30 October 2022

the DOK Industry Programme:

  • Access to insightful podcasts, live talks, project presentations, conferences, master classes, get togethers and lounges
  • DOK Industry Guide: our comprehensive guide of industry professionals to help you network, fund and circulate your new films and projects in development

the DOK Leipzig Festival Catalogue (Print edition and PDF download)

Early Dove: 100 € / Regular: 140 € / Last Minute: 165 €

This accreditation includes all services of the “Festival / Industry Accreditation” plus access to the DOK Film Market Online Library with more than 200 current titles.

Limited to buyers from TV stations, cinema distributors and world sales as well as representatives of international film festivals, exhibitors and cultural institutes who want to acquire new films for their programme or line-up as well as film school and university lecturers.

Viewing access is available from 17/10/2022 to 30/4/2023.

Early Dove: 160 € / Regular: 200 € / Last Minute: 225 €

With an online accreditation you gain access to

the DOK Leipzig Film Programme:

  • Online access to selected films of the festival programme including competitions, from 17 to 30 October 2022

the DOK Industry Programme:

  • listen to insightful podcasts and stream talks, project presentations, conferences, master classes
  • dedicated online networking on 24/25 October
  • DOK Industry Guide: our comprehensive guide of industry professionals to help you network, fund and circulate your new films and projects in development

the DOK Leipzig Festival Catalogue (PDF download)

Regular: 120 € / Last Minute: 145 €

Gives access to the following events and services only on Thursday 20 October:

  • DOK Archive Market at Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig
  • DOK Exchange XR Conference at Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst
  • DOK Exchange XR Showcase online via Zoom
  • DOK Industry events open to accredited guests
  • Onsite ticketing for same-day screenings (no online reservation available)

Not included:

  • Access to online Industry Guide, event livestreams and recordings
  • Online access to view the festival programme

Get your pass here

30 €

Are you a journalist and planning to attend and report about DOK Leipzig’s upcoming edition? You can request your press accreditation via our Press Area. All further information on press accreditation are available there.

Accreditation process

From 15/6 you can apply for accreditation using this accreditation form.

Step 1: Get started

When opening the accreditation form you are prompted to log in to your myDOK account. If you register for the first time you can create a new account in just a few steps.

Step 2: Processing your accreditation entry

After submitting the form, your accreditation request will be processed by our team. This might take up to 10 working days due to a high amount of submitted requests.

Step 3: Make the payment

Once your accreditation request has been approved, you will receive a confirmation email including a link to the invoice.

You can pay the accreditation fee online via credit card or PayPal.


The discounts listed below apply exclusively to the regular rates. Various discounts cannot be combined.

Get accredited for both Doclisboa (6 to 16 October) and DOK Leipzig for only 170 €!

When filling out your accreditation request enter “Double Bill / Doclisboa x DOK Leipzig” in the remarks field.

Students registered for a film-related university programme receive a 50% discount on the on-site accreditation (70 €). Online accreditations and Film Market access are not available for students. 

Please note: In order to receive the student discount, a current student certificate must be uploaded in the accreditation form. All applications are reviewed individually. 

Note: The 50% discount applies to the regular accreditation only – it is not applicable to the Last-Minute-Accreditation. The fee for Last-Minute-Accreditation for students is 95€

Are you a coordinator from a film school or university and want to organise a group to attend and experience the festival together? Please get in touch via akkreditierung [at] dok-leipzig [dot] de.

You will have the opportunity to add or withdraw students from your group until 30 September. 

The accreditation fees can be invoiced on a collective invoice or paid by the students individually. Lecturers and coordinators need to pay the regular price for their accreditation.

In cooperation with selected professional associations we offer discounts for their members. More information will be announced through their newsletters. 

If you are a member of one of the following organisations please get in touch with your coordinator to take advantage of a discount:

  • AG Animationsfilm
  • AG DOK
  • BGDM – Brown Girls Doc Mafia
  • BFS – Bundesverband Filmschnitt Editor
  • Brazilian Content
  • BVR – Bundesverband Regie
  • CICAE – Confédération Internationale des Cinémas d’Art et d’Essai
  • DAE – Documentary Association of Europe
  • – Interessengemeinschaft Österreicher Dokumentarfilm
  • Produzentenverband

Should you be interested in receiving discounts for your organisation’s members please contact us at industry [at] dok-leipzig [dot] de.

Participating professionals from the following countries will receive a 20% discount on all accreditation prices (except for the Early Dove discount and Film Market Access):

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Comoros, Congo, Cuba, Djibouti, DR Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Pakistan, Palau, Palestinian Territories, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé & Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor Leste, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Refunds and Cancellations

Should you have to cancel your onsite attendance you can change to an online accreditation or request a full refund until 30 September 2022. 

For accreditations which are already paid, we charge a rebooking fee of 5 €.

Please contact us at accreditation [at] dok-leipzig [dot] de.

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