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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 27 June 2018 till 30 June 2018

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 2017

Genre Documentary Films


Format DCP

Registration Deadline 28 February 2018

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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