DocDays is an annual film event in the Netherlands (Sittard-Geleen) which celebrates the world of documentary film and documentary filmmaking in its full presence. Several aspects of documentary film will be at the centre of attention. Not only from the crowd, but also professionals. Workshops, lectures, panel-discussions and the viewing of a great selection of films are combined in an event that has captured hundreds of peoples attention every year.

At the end of every edition we reach out two awards:
- The Audience Award for best film
- The Jury Award for best film

1. Films and filmmakers can be of any age.
2. The maximum running time is 25 minutes (including credits).
3. Titles produced in languages other than English must have legible English subtitles or dubbed in English.
4. Submissions only via, with online screeners.
5. Viewing at festival only by digital files. We will contact you about this when your film is selected.
6. (Parts of) Your film can be used for educational or promotional purposes of the festival and its organization. If we want to use your film for educational purposes, we wil always contact you beforehand.
7. Please let us know if your film has its premiere at our festival!