HBO Adria Award – a diploma and €2000 for project development 


One project will be awarded the HBO diploma and €2000 for project development. Home Box Office, Inc. (HBO) is acknowledged across the world as a leader in premium television programming services. Viewers everywhere turn to HBO for the biggest Hollywood blockbusters, award-winning original productions and series, exclusive events and films. HBO Europe develops and produces its own award-winning original documentaries and provides basic and premium channels to fifteen countries in the European region including Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Netherlands. HBO Adria continues to support project development at ZagrebDox Pro with a financial reward. 

ZagrebDox Pro Award – a diploma and one-year online mentoring by Catherine Le Clef


Next to a diploma, the winner of ZagrebDox Pro Award wins a unique opportunity to develop their project with the assistance of mentor Catherine Le Clef, who started the documentary distribution company CAT&Docs in 2009. In January 2007, Le Clef joined Fortissimo Films as Senior Vice President – TV and Ancillary Sales from the Paris-based Doc & Co, an international distributor of world class documentaries. Prior to this, she was with Films Transit International in Canada where she worked for more than a decade, distributing documentaries worldwide. She began her career at Unibelfilm in Belgium, promoting Belgian films internationally. 

The International DOK Leipzig Co-Production Meeting Award – direct seat  

One project will get a direct seat at an internationally-renowned platform for producers looking for international co-production partners and financiers for their new film projects in an exclusive and intimate setting. This co-production meeting serves as a great opportunity for diverse international projects in development to present themselves to potential co-financiers: other producers, funds, broadcasters, sales agents, distributors and other organisations who support the production of author-driven creative documentaries in two days of individual meetings. At the same time, producers get the opportunity to meet each other in this framework, with the hope of fostering international co-production.  

Sheffield Doc Award - one Festival pass 

One project will be awarded with the Sheffield Doc Festival Pass that provides full access to all festival events – film premiers and industry sessions, Marketplace and MarketPlayer, the online viewing platform for market films. Festival Pass holders will also be allowed access to unforgettable parties and other networking and special events.  

Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival - two Industry passes  

One project will be awarded with two industry accreditations for Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival. It serves as a free pass to all festival screenings and gives access to open industry programme, including masterclasses, lectures, case studies and panel discussions, presentation of Emerging Producers and Festival HUB, open classes of Inspiration Forum and Ex Oriente Film, East Silver Market video archive and Conference Fascinations, an international conference meeting of experimental documentary film distributors.