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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DOK Leipzig Awards 2017

DOK Leipzig Awards 2017

International Competition
Long Documentary and Animated Film

Golden Dove

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


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 €

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 €

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 in the German and International Competition


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 (75 min and longer) 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 €


Filmpreis Leipziger Ring

audience award for an outstanding documentary film about human rights, democracy or civil engagement along with 2,500 € granted by Stiftung Friedliche Revolution


young eyes film award

along with 2,000 € granted by Leipziger Stadtbau AG

awarded by the Youth Jury in cooperation with Filmschule Leipzig e. V. to a film in the Official Selection


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


Zonta club leipzig Elster Female Talent Development Prize

a travel bursary of up to 1,000 € to facilitate the participation and professional development of female producers or directors in the DOK Co-Pro Market

as of September 2017; subject to modification