AWARDS

2022 AWARDS

Lunenburg Doc Fest is a Canadian Screen Award qualifying festival.


BEST CANADIAN DOCUMENTARY 

  • To be eligible for nominations, a film must be either a Canadian production or co-production (minimum 25% participation); international documentary projects shot in Canada without direct Canadian production involvement are not eligible
  • Premieres in the current year
  • Premiere at Lunenburg Doc Fest Atlantic Canadian or broader
  • 60+ minute runtime
  • Crystal trophy
  • $1000 Cdn cash prize

BEST INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY

  • Premieres in the current year
  • Premiere at Lunenburg Doc Fest Atlantic Canadian or broader
  • 60+ minute runtime
  • Crystal trophy
  • $1000 Cdn cash prize

BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY

  • All short documentaries screening at the festival are eligible.
  • Crystal trophy

ATLANTIC FILMMAKER AWARD

  • Goes to a current year, full-length film with a strong Atlantic filmmaker connection.
  • The selected filmmaker wins a 1-year membership to the Atlantic chapter of the Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC Atlantic), $500 From DOC Atlantic, and $1000 in rentals of lighting/grip equipment from William F. White
  • Crystal trophy from Lunenburg Doc Fest

AUDIENCE AWARD

  • All feature documentaries screening at the festival are eligible.
  • Crystal trophy
  • $1000 Cdn cash prize