A Festival With A Story To Tell

DOCUDAYS was founded in 1999....with the aim of raising public awareness about the non-fiction genre as an entertaining and informative tool.

The festival is going bigger, with more films to show, more activities and more participation from the Arab and International filmmakers and professionals.

 

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Fellow Festivals

DOK Leipzig | GERMANY

Founded in 1955, The International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film - DOK Leipzig – is the largest German and one of the leading international festivals for artistic documentary and animated films.
www.dokfestival-leipzig.de

 

TAMPERE Film Festival  | FINLAND

Founded in 1969, Tampere Film Festival is an International short film festival held in the Finnish town of Tampere. Together with the short film festivals in Oberhausen and Clermont-Ferrand, it is among the most important European short film festivals. www.tamperefilmfestival.fi

 

DOCUDAYS call forentries for its 2013 edition is now closed

 

COMPETITION SECTIONS:
Pan Arab Competition: restricted to filmmakers from the Arab world (22 countries)
National Awards:
- Best Feature Length Documentary (+60 m.)
- Best Medium Length Documentary (-60 m.)
- Best Short Documentary (-30 m.)
- Jury Special Mention

International Competition: For International entries and selected Arab Documentaries
International Awards:
- Best Feature Length Documentary (+60 m.)
- Best Medium Length Documentary (-60 m.)
- Best Short Documentary (-30 m.)
- Jury Special Mention

 

Entry Form Application

After filling the Entry Form, you can either print it and send it with the DVD, or email it as attachment to: docudays@docudays.com

Ordinary Mail Please

Sending a film using any courier other than the ordinary mail will be returned to sender, and the film will not be collected.

Requested Material

Please ake sure to send all requested material along with the film, or feel free to send them as email attachment.

pictureOur International Jury

Each year, a five-member jury is formed. They represent the different aspects of the film industry: filmmakers, producers, academics, critics, and festival directors. Their country of origins gives and the different cultural backgrounds they bring with them is an additional asset to the prizes they deliver at the Awards Ceremony.