𝐁𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐃𝐨𝐜𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝 is 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐟𝐢𝐥𝐦 𝐟𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐥 with online screening. After cosidering all aspects, we decided to continue as online festival. There are many reasons why we came up to this decision. We can reach more sepectators via online screening. 𝐅𝐨𝐫 𝐞𝐱𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞, 𝐚 𝐦𝐚𝐱𝐢𝐦𝐮𝐦 𝟏𝟎𝟎 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐦𝐚, 𝐛𝐮𝐭 𝟐,𝟎𝟎𝟎-𝟏𝟎,𝟎𝟎𝟎 𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐦𝐚𝐲 𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭.
📢 𝐄𝐍𝐉𝐎𝐘 𝟓𝟎 % 𝐖𝐀𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐑 𝐂𝐎𝐃𝐄: Docu50
The main goal of our festival is to promote the work of independent filmmakers and screenwriters to as many people as it is possible. During live event the space for other collaborations between artists can be created.
Best Documentary Award is part of the 𝐁𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐅𝐢𝐥𝐦 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 - 𝐈𝐌𝐃𝐛 𝐐𝐮𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐅𝐢𝐥𝐦 𝐅𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐥. Last year, we awarded films and screenplays in the Best Director Award and Best Script Award. We honored the directors who were 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐎𝐬𝐜𝐚𝐫 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐁𝐀𝐅𝐓𝐀 𝐧𝐨𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬.
We ourselves are filmmakers, producers and entrepreneurs. We know how difficult it is to show the world that someone appreciates your work. That's why we came up with a unique project in which we involved several jurors from around the world and created a new opportunity to show your film to the world. 𝐎𝐮𝐫 𝐟𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐥 𝐬𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐟𝐢𝐥𝐦𝐦𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫𝐬.
𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐟𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐥 𝐢𝐬 𝐛𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐨𝐧 𝐚 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐚𝐜𝐡. In the evaluation, we focus on the technical design of the film, the idea of the film, dramatic gradation, the tone of the film, the script, the conflict, the reality of the action, the acting performances and we attention to the details on which your film is composed.
We ourselves are filmmakers, producers and entrepreneurs. We know how difficult it is to show the world that someone appreciates your work. 𝐓𝐡𝐚𝐭'𝐬 𝐰𝐡𝐲 𝐰𝐞 𝐜𝐚𝐦𝐞 𝐮𝐩 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐚 𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐪𝐮𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐰𝐡𝐢𝐜𝐡 𝐰𝐞 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐨𝐥𝐯𝐞𝐝 𝐬𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐥 𝐣𝐮𝐫𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐚𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐚 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐨𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐰 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐟𝐢𝐥𝐦 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝. Our mission is to recognize talent and passion and to award the best film project.
Our festival can have a greater reach and be more effective for filmmakers than a live screening festival because nowadays everyone in the world can watch online screenings, not just from one city.
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𝐆𝐎𝐋𝐃𝐄𝐍 𝐃𝐎𝐂 𝐂𝐀𝐓𝐄𝐆𝐎𝐑𝐈𝐄𝐒
GOLDEN DOC: Super Short Documentary (under 10 min)
GOLDEN DOC: Short Documentary (under 40 min)
GOLDEN DOC: Feature Doc
GOLDEN DOC: Student Doc
GOLDEN DOC: USA Doc
GOLDEN DOC: Noth America Doc
GOLDEN DOC: South America Doc
GOLDEN DOC: Europe
GOLDEN DOC: Asia & Australia
GOLDEN DOC: Africa Doc
GOLDEN DOC: Arctic and Antarctic
GOLDEN DOC: American Director
GOLDEN DOC: British Director
GOLDEN DOC: French Director
GOLDEN DOC: Italian Director
Best Director Short Doc
Best Director Feature Doc
Best Director Student Doc
Best First-Time Director
Best Young Director (under 30y.)
Best Female Director
Best Document about theme: Nature and Ecology
Best Document about theme: History
Best Document about theme: War
Best Document about theme: Travel
Best Document about the Person
Best Document about a Disabled Person
Best Document about Sport
Best Document about LGBTQ
Best Document about Human Rights
Best Document about Quarantine
Best Document about Migrations
All winners receive a free certificate (pdf/jpg file)
1. If the film is not in English, it must have English subtitles.
2. All entry fees are non-refundable.
3. Multiple entries from the same submitter are accepted.
4. The decision of the festival selection committee is final.
5. Films that are submitted must be the entrant’s original work and shall not infringe on any copyrights or any other rights of any third Parties. Contestants agree that they have obtained all required copyright permissions regarding music, sound & images. Etc presented in their film.
6. The organizers reserve the right not to award any or all of the prizes.
7. The organizers have the right to use trailers or still photos on public social networks to promote your project and our festival.