Date: October 26 - November 1, 2009
Call for Entry Deadline: July 10, 2009
Total Number of Films Submitted: 200
DOK Leipzig awards prizes with a total amount of 53,500 Euro.
International Competition Documentary Film:
Golden Dove (Long Metrage, longer than 45 min) connected with 10.000;
Golden Dove (Short Metrage, to 45 min) connected with 5.000;
Silver Dove (Long Metrage, longer than 45 min) connected with 3.000 EUR;
Mdr Film Prize connected with 3.000 EUR for an excellent Eastern European documentary film;
Prize Of The Trade Union Ver.Di – Department Of Media And Arts connected with 1.500 EUR;
Prize Of The Ecumenical Jury.
International Competition Animated Film:
Golden Dove connected with 5.000 EUR;
Silver Dove connected with 2.000 EUR;
Award For The Best German Animated Film connected with 3.000 EUR;
Mephisto 97.6 – Audience Prize.
German Competition Documentary Film:
Golden Dove connected with 10.000 EUR;
Defa Sponsorship Award as a grant at the amount of 4.000 EUR.
Generation DOK International Young Documentary Talent Competition:
Talent Dove of the Media Foundation of the Sparkasse Leipzig connected with 10.000 EUR.
Healthy Workplaces Film Award connected with 8.000 EUR;
Prize Of The Fipresci (Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique);
Prize Of The Youth Jury of the Film School Leipzig e. V.