Industry Awards



Pitching du Réel

The Party Film Sales Award

Acquisition of international rights


Alexander Abaturov, director
Rebecca Houzel, Petit à Petit Production, producer
France, Russia


RTS Award

Pre-buy of one film


Petter Aaberg, Sverre Kvamme, directors
Carsten Aanonsen, Indie Film, producer
Even Benestad, Indie Film, producer


HEAD–Genève Postproduction Award

Colour grading and creation of the files for diffusion


Lola Arias, director
Gema Juarez Allen, Gema Films, producer


MFI SCRIPT2FILM Workshops Project Development Award

Script workshop’s participation in the DocLab for one person with tuition fees covered


Sonia Ben Slama, director
Cécile Lestrade, Alter Ego Production, producer
Tania El Khoury, Khamsin Films, producer
Elise Hug, Alter Ego Production, producer
France, Lebanon


Cannes Docs Award

Accreditation for the filmmaker and producer for the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, to participate in Cannes Docs

Voice of Baceprot

Yosep Anggi Noen, director
Yulia Evina Bhara, KawanKawan Media, producer


DOK Leipzig Talent Development Award

Accreditation and accommodation at DOK Leipzig & access to the DOK CO-PRO MARKET for the filmmaker and producer

The Mission

Tania Moilanen, director
Isabella Karhu, Danish Bear Productions, producer
Juho-Pekka Tanskanen, Danish Bear Productions, producer


Thessaloniki Documentary Festival Award

Accreditation and accommodation to TDF and access to AGORA for one person

A Little Love Package

Gastón Solnicki, director
Paolo Calamita, Little Magnet Films, producer
Austria, Argentina


Docs in Progress

asterisk* Marketing Award

1 hour consulting session re. audience design and marketing for three projects

We are Inside

Farah Kassem, director
Cynthia Choucair, Road2 films, producer
Lebanon, Qatar, Denmark


Dark Red Forest

Jin Huaqing, Jin Huaqing Studio, director & producer
Li Xinyi, Jin Huaqing Studio, producer


Notes for a Film

Ignacio Agüero, director
Amalric de Pontcharra, Aguero & Asociado Ltd, producer
Tehani Staiger, Aguero & Asociado Ltd, producer
Elisa Sepulveda, FULGURANCE, producer
Chile, France


Freestudios DCP Delivery Package Award

Creation of a DCP package

Malintzin 17

Eugenio Polgovsky, Mara Polgovsky, directors
Mara Polgovsky, Tecolote Films, director & producer


DAE Encouragement Award

2x memberships for the network plus 4 free consultations with network members, tailored to the needs of the project.

The Miracle of Almería

Moon Blaisse, director
Emmy Oost, Cassette for timescapes, producer
Katja Draaijer, Baldr Film
David Fonjallaz, Louis Mataré Lomotion
Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland


Rough Cut Lab

Raggioverde Subtitling Award

Subtitle creation incl. translation in one language

Last Days at Sea

Venice Atienza, Svemirko Film Productions, director & producer
Fan Wu, Svemirko Film Productions, producer
Anna Magdalena Silva, editor


Pitching du Réel, Docs in Progress & Rough Cut Lab

visions sud est Award

Best project from from the South (Africa, Latin America and Asia)
or from Eastern Europe (excluding EU members)

Malintzin 17

Eugenio Polgovsky, Mara Polgovsky, directors
Mara Polgovsky, Tecolote Films, director & producer