Submissions

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE:  MARCH 15

Submit your film for a chance to join us this September for our 7th annual boutique film fest by the sea in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Lunenburg Doc Fest showcases feature-length and short documentary films and presents cash awards, community and destination events, celebrations, plus professional development sessions and The Dock Market 1-to-1 meetings for filmmakers and industry decision-makers.

Our festival pays screening fees and awards are presented in each of the following categories:

• Feature Documentary Award
• Audience Award
• Short Film Award
• Atlantic Filmmaker Award

All fact-based films will be considered.  We have particular interest in documentaries within the following categories: Atlantic, International, Environmental, Political, Art, Music, Youth, Family, and Experimental.  The festival showcases major artists as well as emerging voices.

LDF supports travel, accommodation, and full festival and market access to a director of each selected feature documentary.

Lunenburg Doc Fest accepts submission exclusively through Filmfreeway.  Click the image below to submit your film.