Ever since 2008, Doc Alliance has been organising an international award intended especially for first-time directors. The Doc Alliance Selection Award helps up-and-coming filmmaking talents to put their name on the documentary map, providing a prize of EUR 5,000 to support their future projects. In 2016, Doc Alliance again nominated 7 outstanding films that will be vying for the 9th annual Doc Alliance Selection Award. The name of the winning title will be announced on August 7, 2016 during an official ceremony at the Locarno International Film Festival.
Directors on the DAFilms portal
Avi Goldstein studied photography at Princeton University and has understudied with several accomplished documentary filmmakers. In 2009, he completes a Masters in Community Leadership & Philanthropy studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is active with a variety of art and social change initiatives.
Michel Gondry (born May 8, 1963) is a French film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is noted for his inventive visual style and distinctive manipulation of mise en scène. He won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 2004 as one of the writers of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind...