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SWR Doku Festival - German Documentary Award

SWR Doku Festival - German Documentary Award
SWR, HA Film und Kultur
Neckarstr. 230
70190 Stuttgart

Festival Director
Goggo Gensch

Year of Foundation 2017

Event Date from 17 June 2020 till 20 June 2020

Event Date

in Stuttgart, Germany

Sections German Documentary Award, SWR Doku Kino, Dokville Industry Meeting, Doku Lounge (Public Presentations, Discussions and Events)

Category Documentary

Terms of Entry German Documentary Award: German productions, 50 min. and longer, premiere not before 1 March 2019

Genre Documentary Films


Format DCP

Registration Deadline 01 March 2020

Prizes/Awards German Documentary Award (Euro 20,000)
Award for a Documentary about Artists and/or the Artistic Process (Euro 5,000)
Award for Documentary about Music (Euro 5,000)
Stuttgarter Zeitung Readers Award (Euro 4,000)
Promotional Award (Euro 3,000)

Evaluation A festival that combines the presentation of the nominated films for the prestigious German Documentary Award with the industry meeting Dokville (http://www.dokville.de). Screenings of other notable documentaries, mainly commissioned from German public broadcasters, and public events raise the awareness for the creativity of the genre.

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