Press Area

Press Area

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Welcome to the press area of DOK Leipzig! The press department supports journalists in reporting on the festival.

All year round we inform interested journalists about the latest news at DOK Leipzig. Please contact us and we will add you to our press mailing list.

On this page you will find our latest press releases. Visit our press download area if you need pictures of the festival or our logo.

Press Downloads


For your festival coverage you can also get accredited as reporting press. Accreditation for the 63rd edition of DOK Leipzig will be possible from summer 2020. You will find more information here shortly.

Press Office

Maria Preußner 
Julia Bierstedt 
Nina Kühne

presse [at] dok-leipzig [dot] de
+49 (0)341 30864-1070

What does a press accreditation for DOK Leipzig 2020 include?

With your press accreditation you will have access to the screenings of the DOK Leipzig Online Film Festival programme.

  • Each film will be available for two weeks after its premiere screening with a contingent of screening places reserved for accredited guests.
  • Recorded Q&As and discussions will complement the digital programme.
  • You will also have the opportunity to download the festival catalogue (PDF) and browse the film programme.
  • Furthermore your accreditation allows you to participate in the majority of the DOK Industry Programme, happening in virtual form this year, and gives you access to the new DOK Industry Podcasts to download.

If you would like to watch some films before the festival begins in order to prepare reviews, please contact us.

If you wish to publish a review before the world premiere of the film at DOK Leipzig, please contact the press office. We will clarify your request with the rights holders of the respective film. Thanks!

Deadlines and Procedure

Until 18.10. you may apply for accreditation as reporting press for the 63rd issue of DOK Leipzig. Again, the press accreditation is free of charge if you use it for your coverage on DOK Leipzig.

You have to register in the myDOK area and then fill in the application form for press accreditation.

Please note that you have to register newly in the myDOK area this year. Accesses from previous years are no longer valid.

Your application for accreditation will be checked after receipt. If your accreditation is confirmed, you will receive a notification by e-mail.

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