Call for Entry

14th Doc Edge Festival – Call for Entry 2019


The Doc Edge Festival (New Zealand) is accepting films until January 15th, 2019. Here you will find more information about their call for entry.

The festival’s objective is to promote documentary, create healthy audience appreciation for documentary and make New Zealand a documentary destination on the world stage. The Festival includes Gala Film Awards, Q&A sessions with filmmakers, Doc Talks, Docs 4 Schools, special events and Story Edge World Exhibition – a showcase of documentary interactive digital projects. Screen Edge Forum, an industry conference, is held during the Festival. The Forum brings together local and overseas filmmakers/industry to share, network and learn from each other. It also includes the annual Doc Pitch, a pitching forum for feature-length, short and TV series documentary projects.

General Rules:
– Films must be completed from January 1st 2018 onward.
– Films must be at minimum New Zealand Premiers with a preference towards World Premieres.
– All non-English films must have English Subtitles. Dubbing is not accepted.
– The festival is an Academy Award Qualifying festival.
– This festival gives Cash Awards.
Submission Fee:
International Feature Doc (+40 min.): US$ 50 (Regular Deadline) | US$ 60 Lade Deadline
International Short Doc (-40 min.): US$ 35 (Regular Deadline) | US$ 45 Lade Deadline
NZ Feature Doc (+40 min.): US$ 25 (Regular Deadline) | US$ 25 Lade Deadline
NZ Short Doc (-40 min.): US$ 15 (Regular Deadline) | US$ 15 Lade Deadline
Regular Deadline: December 31st, 2018
Late Deadline: January 15th, 2019

We recommend filmmakers to read the full Rules & Regulations here:

We remind readers that the 14th Doc Edge Festival will take place from May 30th to June 23rd, 2019 in Auckland & Wellington, New Zealand.

Too see other Call for Entries please follow the next link: “Call For Entries

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