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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Call for Entries

Submissions DOK Leipzig 2019


The Call for Entries for artistic documentaries and animated films as well as for interactive works for DOK Leipzig 2020 starts 3 March.


The 63rd International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film takes place from 26 October to 1 November 2020. 

Call for Entries

The call is open for artistic documentaries, animated films and animated documentaries of any lengths.




You can submit innovative new media works in formats such as 360° film, virtual reality projects (VR film/ VR experience/ VR installation/ VR theatre), augmented reality projects, mixed reality works, participatory film, digital arts, web documentaries, multimedia installations, apps, and many more that we may not even be aware of. 



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Entry Deadlines


For films and interactive works


07/07/2020 (final entry deadline)



For DOK Co-Pro Market Projects


01/08/2020 (final entry deadline)


In case you did not know:



The winner of the International Competition Documentary and Animated Film, given a documentary film won, as well as 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 2019, 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.


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