***2021 SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED***
Submit to the 8th Lunenburg Doc Fest for a chance to showcase your film in our hybrid celebration of documentary and win cash awards!
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 ($1000 + crystal trophy)
• Audience Award ($1000 + crystal trophy)
• Short Film Award (crystal trophy)
• Atlantic Filmmaker Award (in-kind goods/services + crystal trophy)
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. Interactive web documentaries are also considered. The festival showcases major artists as well as emerging voices.
*** UPDATE: THERE WILL BE NO TRAVEL, ACCOMMODATION, OR CRUISE SUPPORT FOR FILMMAKERS IN 2021 DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC ***
For *onsite festivals* 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.