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.
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What does it mean to offer a full-fledged industry programme to leading and emerging film professionals from across the world? How important is it for the good prestige of festivals to be able to prepare this kind of industry programme? We asked the representatives of programme Christine Hille and Lina Dinkla from DOK Leipzig.
- 24.3.2014 -
Audiovisual artist Dariusz Kowalski is very well known in the field of documentary film as well as in the area of contemporary visual arts. His works have been presented in film festivals and international galleries. What is the unique way how does Dariusz Kowalski perceive the reality? Read in the interview!
- 17.3.2014 -
Why is the documentary film an important medium for a state where a lot of civic protests and political actions are taking the place? Find out in the interview with the director of One World Romania festival Alexandru Solomon.
- 10.3.2014 -
In the first week of March, while international audiences have a chance to virtually watch the Silver Eye Nominees selection, Prague will host the third edition of meetings of film professionals called East Doc Platform. DAFilms.com has discussed the platform as well as other new projects focused on the support and development of European documentary with IDF representative Filip Šebek.
- 3.3.2014 -
ZagrebDox, one of the most popular documentary festivals in the region of Eastern Europe, celebrates the 10th anniversary of being an important member of the film festival community. DAFilms.com asked festival director Nenad Puhovski how the story of ZagrebDox started and if there is a happy-ending.
- 24.2.2014 -
An interview with the executive director of the Czech Film and Television Academy Tereza Rychnovska inviting you behind the official scene for a discussion about the importance and the (in)visible changes of the most prestigous Czech film award.
- 17.2.2014 -
In co-operation with DOX European Documentary Magazine, DAFilms.com brings you a unique interview with worldwide known experimental filmmaker and artist Peter Liechti. Enjoy the text by journalist Sevara Pan while watching the the online retrospective of Liechti´s films from February 10 until February 16 for free!
- 10.2.2014 -
A report from the annual meeting of festival members of Doc Alliance platform in Prague. Read more to learn what is it like to be a member of Doc Alliance team!
- 3.2.2014 -
The first complex retrospective of Portuguese documentarist Catarina Mourão represents a unique chance to get to know the personality of a filmmaker not only through her film language but also through her everyday speech. Read a special online interview with our virtual director guest!
- 27.1.2014 -