Submit your documentary debut

Submit your documentary debut to the 3rd annual ELBE DOCK International Documentary Film Festival and get a chance to win the 14th annual Pavel Koutecký Award!

 

The prestigious Pavel Koutecký Award was originally founded as a memorial prize for documentary filmmaker Pavel Koutecký. The award went through a significant transformation in the year 2019 and is now meant to be awarded for a documentary debut (first and second movies). The ELBE DOCK Award has been newly established for a Central European debut. The ELBE DOCK International Documentary Film Festival will take place from June 3rd to 7th, 2020, in Ústí nad Labem and in Dresden.

 

Overview of Awards:

  • The Pavel Koutecký Award for a Czech Feature-Length Documentary Debut (first and second movie) with a financial prize awarded to the director in the amount of 50 000 CZK. The Pavel Koutecký Award for a Czech Short Documentary Debut (first and second movie) with a financial prize awarded to the director in the amount of 40 000 CZK. The ELBE DOCK Award for a Feature-Length Central European Documentary Debut (first and second movie) with a financial prize awarded to the director in the amount of 2000 Euro.

 

Important Dates:

Submissions open: 11.15. 2019

Submissions deadline: 1. 31. 2020

If you have any questions, please contact: info@elbedock.cz