You can now submit your films and interactive works to the 63rd Edition of DOK Leipzig. And we are happy to launch our call for projects for the 16th DOK Co-Pro Market!

Call for Entries: Deadline Keydates

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Call for Entries 2020 started on 3 March and will end on 7 July. You can submit creative documentaries and animated films as well as animated documentaries of all lengths.

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Interactive works

End of submission for our interactive exhibition DOK Neuland. 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, multimedia installations, apps, and many more that we may not even be aware of. 

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DOK Co-Pro Market Projects

End of submission for the DOK Co-Pro Market 2020. You work on a creative documentary film project and are looking for partners for co-financing and co-producing?

How can I submit?

Submissions can be registered via a form in our myDOK area. You'll need to create a new myDOK account before you can fill in the submission form.

Register for myDOK.


You want to submit a film?

To get ready for the procedure, please find all info about the submission in our regulations.  

Read the submission regulations.


Any questions? Find answers to the frequently asked questions here:

Read the submission FAQ.

“We are looking forward to productions that present unusual perspectives. Films rethinking traditional concepts or inventing new ones. Above all, we are looking for films revealing how documentary and animated film absorbs and expresses the present.”

Ralph Eue
Programmer DOK Leipzig

You want to submit an interactive work?

Get to know more about our interactive exhibition DOK Neuland and the projects we are looking for.

Take me to DOK Neuland.

You want to submit a project to the DOK Co-Pro Market?

35 documentary projects in development or early stages of production will be selected to meet potential co-producers, co-financiers, broadcasters, funds, distributors and sales representatives.

Want to know more?

Go to DOK Co-Pro Market.


Don’t miss our deadlines
Call for Entries for Films and Interactive Works
First Entry Deadline for Films
Call for DOK Co-Pro Market Projects
Final Entry Deadline for Films and Interactive Works
Final Entry Deadline for DOK Co-Pro Market Projects
In case you didn’t know

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

All documentaries by European filmmakers that are shown in our competitions 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.

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