9th DMZ International Documentary Film Festival Call for Entry

The window looking at the World ‘DMZ International Film Festival(hereafter: DMZ Docs) will start the 9th edition. DMZ Docs which will take place from 21st to 28th of September, 2017 in Goyang and Paju City, Gyenggi Province with its continuous growth with documentary film makers and audiences, it is becoming a documentary film festival that represents Korea and, moreover Asia. For this year’s edition, DMZ Docs opens submission for Competition, hopes many interests and participations.


Section

  • International Competition: Open to Feature and short documentary films from around the world which completed after 1st of January, 2016
  • Asian Competition: Open to Feature and short documentary films made by Asian filmmakers or produced by Asian which completed after 1st of January, 2016
  • Korean Competition: Open to Feature and short documentary films made by Korean filmmakers or produced by Korean which completed after 1st of January, 2016
  • Youth Competition: Open to documentaries no longer than 40 minutes made by Korean youth(Age group of middle/high school) which completed after 1st of January, 2016

 

Award

International Competition
  • the White Goose Award with a cash prize of KRW 15,000,000
  • the Special Jury Award with a cash prize of KRW 7,000,000
Asian Competition
  • the Asian Perspective Award with a cash prize of KRW 10,000,000
Korean Competition
  • the Best Korean Documentary Award with a cash prize of KRW 10,000,000
  • the Special Jury Award with a cash prize of KRW 5,000,000
Youth Competition
  • the Best Youth Documentary Award with a cash prize of KRW 1,000,000
  • Excellence Youth Documentary Award with a cash prize of KRW 500,000

* Nominated films of the competition section are eligible for the Audience Award with a cash prize of KRW 3,000,000

* Nominated Korean films in competition and non-competitive section are eligible for the Brave New Docs Award, Beautiful New Docs Award and Young New Docs Award with a cash prize of KRW 3,000,000.

 

Entry Requirements

  1. No Entry fee is charged.
  2. Deadline for entry(Postmaked)
    • International and Asian competition: 10th of May, 2017
    • Korean and Youth competition: 15th of June, 2017
  3. How to submit
    • For International and Asian competition, please submit via www.withoutabox.com
    • For Korean and Youth competition, fill the entry form and submit via e-mail(program@dmzdocs.com)
    • For preview screeners, an online preview link is recommended for the better image quality, but 2 copy of DVD is possible to be sent to the festival office. (Please see below 4 for festival’s address. All non-English language films must be subtitled in English)
    • Please note that submission will be considered complete only when both submit via withoutabox or e-mail and preview link, or DVD to be delivered to the festival office.
    • DMZ Docs will not return submitted materials to the entrants.

Download Rules and Regulations and the Entry Form

 

Contact

  • DMZ Docs Programme Department
  • 906, 202 dong, Chunui Techno Park 2
    18, Bucheon-Ro, 198beon-Gil(Chunui-dong), Wonmi-gu Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
  • Email: program@dmzdocs.com
  • Tel: +82-32-623-8059