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Dok Leipzig - Call for Films and XR Works

Dear filmmakers and creative artists,

The call for entries to our 65th DOK Leipzig edition is now open! We look forward to receiving your newest documentary and animated films and/or Extended Reality works. You can submit directly through our website, from now on until 1 July.

What we are looking for at a glance:


- Creative documentaries and animated films, short (up to 40 min) and feature-length

- World, international and European premieres preferred, German premieres required for all competitions

- Films from 2022 and 2021 (if they have not been shown before 1 October 2021)


Check our submission rules for more details and get answers to the most frequent questions in our FAQ.

XR Works

Virtual reality or augmented reality experiences, 360° films, sound installations and media art in a completely new form for our XR exhibition DOK Leipzig


Hop over to the DOK Neuland page to get more information about the exhibition and the submission rules applying for XR works.

How does the submission work?

Please visit our website, register for or log in to our myDOK platform and fill in the submission form. That's it!

What are the submission deadlines?

We have two submission deadlines for films. If your film was completed before 1 May 2022, please submit your film by that date. All films reaching us until 1 May will receive feedback in June as to whether they have been selected or not.

Our second and final submission deadline for films and XR Works is 1 July 2022.

More questions?

Contact our programme team by e-mail.

We can't wait to watch your works!

Your DOK Leipzig Team

Submit now!