62. Internationales Leipziger Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm
DOK Leipzig 28 October – 3 November 2019
62nd International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
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DOK Leipzig Awards 2016

DOK Leipzig Awards 2016

International Competition
Long Documentary and Animated Film

Golden Dove

along with 10,000 €, granted by Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR)


Silver Dove

for the best film about the subject of democracy and human rights

along with 5,000 €, granted by Uwe Steimle


PRIZE OF THE interreligious JURY

comprising 2,500 € by the Interreligious Roundtable Leipzig and the VCH-Hotels Germany GmbH in the “Verband Christlicher Hoteliers e. V.” including the Hotel MICHAELIS in Leipzig


Prize of The Fipresci

(Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique)

International Competition
Short Documentary and Animated Film

GOLDEN Dove short documentary film

along with 5,000 €


GOLDEN Dove short animation film

along with 5,000 €


silver Dove for an outstanding artistic contribution

along with 2,000 €

Next Masters Competition


along with 10,000 €, granted by Media Foundation of Sparkasse Leipzig as start-up funding for the next film project

International Competition
Animated Documentary


along with 3,000 €, granted by TELEPOOL GmbH

German Competition
Long Documentary and Animated Film

golden Dove

along with 10,000 €


defa sponsoring prize

in the amount of 4,000 € granted by the DEFA-Stiftung for an outstanding long German documentary film


ver.di prize for solidarity, humanity and fairness

along with 2,500 €

German Competition
Short Documentary and Animated Film

golden Dove

along with 5,000 €

Awards for Documentary and Animated Films in the Official Selection


for the best film about the subject of work along with subtitling in several EU languages, production and duplication of a DVD, organisation of film screenings and 5.000 €, granted by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA)


Goethe-Institut documentary film prize

for the best long German documentary film along with the purchase of the licence, subtitling in up to ten languages and 2,000 €



for an outstanding Eastern European documentary film along with 3,000 €


young eyes film award

along with 2,000 €


mephisto 97.6  audience award

for the best animated film in the Official Selection



awarded by a jury of juvenile and young adult prisoners of JSA Regis-

Breitingen to one of the films nominated for DOK im Knast

DOK Industry

DOK Neuland Audience Award

for the public's favourite work in the interactive exhibiton


DOK Leipzig and EWA development prize

for the best female driven documentary in the DOK Co-Pro Market
along with 1,000 € and one year consultation of DOK Leipzig

as of September 2016; subject to modification