DOK Leipzig 29. Oktober – 4. November 2018
61. Internationales Leipziger Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm
DOK Leipzig 29 October – 4 November 2018
61st International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
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Call for Entries

Submissions DOK Leipzig 2018

Submissions DOK Leipzig 2018

The 61st International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film takes place from 29 October to 4 November 2018. 


The call for submission for Documentaries, Animations and Animated Documentaries of all lengths and Interactive Works opens 3 March 2018 and will close on 7 July 2018.


Programme Department

+49 (0) 341 30864-1020


Entry Deadlines


For films 

05/05/2018 (first entry deadline)

All films submitted up until 5 May will receive a binding

feedback on their selection status by end of June.

For films and interactive works


07/07/2018 (final entry deadline)




In case you did not know:



All winners of our International Competition for Short Documentary and Animation Films will qualify for consideration for the annual ACADEMY AWARDS® provided that the film otherwise complies with the Academy rules.


European Film Award

All documentaries by European filmmakers that are shown in our Official Selection are eligible for the European Film Award in the category of “European Documentary”. DOK Leipzig recommends three documentary films which have premiered with us to the Academy. The films in the selection must have a length of 70 minutes or more.




Become a part of DOK Industry

If your film is selected for DOK Leipzig 2018, you’ll also have access to decision makers and professionals from all over the world. Use the DOK Film Market and Industry Activities to give your film the best chance to travel all over the world.