Call for entries 2023

11th AegeanDocs International Documentary Film Festival

October 17 - 22

Call for submissions

Final Deadline of applications: June 20th, 2023

AegeanDocs is an international Festival of documentary films taking place simultaneously in Lemnos, Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Ikaria, and in other 4 islands of Aegean Sea. The main venues are the municipality cinema theater in Mytilene - Lesvos and the “Maroula” theater in Myrina, Lemnos. Its main aim is to introduce and promote the most important documentary productions worldwide and create an international forum for presentations and panel discussions about emerging media and information technologies. It is particularly interested in films with political, historical and social subjects. AegeanDocs is organized with the support of North Aegean Region, the Municipality of Mytilene, the Municipality of Lemnos, the Municipality of Dytikis (West) Lesvos and the collaboration of University of the Aegean. It is produced by StoryDoc.  The program includes a selection of Greek, European and worldwide productions of the last three years, retrospectives, workshops and masterclasses.

1) Awards.

  • Best Foreign Documentary - 1.000,00 €
  • 2nd Best Foreign Documentary
  • Best Greek Documentary - 1.000,00 €
  • 2nd Best Greek Documentary
  • New Director's Award - 500,00 €
  • 2nd New Director's Award
  • Best Production Award - 500,00 €
  • 2nd Best Production Award
  • Horonable Mention

Awarded and nominated films will offer to the Festival the rights for 3 more screenings after the end of the Festival and for a period of 12 months.


2) Application submission.



3) Film Submission
Final Deadline of applications: June 20th, 2023.

The evaluation will be made by a committee and the final selection by the Director.

Entrants will be notified by e-mail until June 25th, 2023.

Entrants, whose films will be selected, should submit by post:

a) The documentary film in two files:

-One file in DCP with embedded English subtitles in single line and

-One film with compression ΜPEG-4/ H.264 1920×1080 upper field, 12 Μbps or higher, or a file with compression ΜPEG-2 1920×1080 upper field, or a file Quick time IMX30 1920×1080, or a file Apple ProRes 422P 1920×1080.

The file might be stored as data in a Flash memory or USB stick or Hard Disk Drive (that will be returned after the festival if requested)

b) A trailer with English subtitles for promotion

c) Available publicity material (posters, press releases etc)

d) The following declaration form signed by the producer or director


e) The films in Greek Language must have also English subtitles.


All materials should reach the Festival offices by August 01th, 2023.


4Other terms and conditions

a) There is entry fee.

b) The film must have been produced in the last three years (2020, 2021 and 2022) or in 2023.

c) The Festival has the right to reject any application if it is not fully completed or the materials do not reach the Festival offices in time.

d) The Festival decides and is responsible for the screening schedule of the film (day and hour) and may organize screenings of the film in any theatre of the 11thAegeanDocs during the Festival.

e) The Festival has the right to reject any material which does not further the character and objectives of its program.

f) The Festival may use limited excerpts of the film or the trailer for promotional purposes.

g) Participation in the 11 thAegeanDocs International Documentary Film Festival implies acceptance of the above regulations.



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