Submission

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – 19th VERZIÓ INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL

8-16 NOVEMBER 2022


Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival is the most established documentary film festival in Hungary. It has been organized every year in November since 2004. 

Verzió showcases documentary films on human rights and social issues to a broad and diverse audience year after year, and with different types of events from discussions to industry events, it provides a forum to discuss current social issues.

We present three competition categories at the festival: the International Competition, the Student and Debut Competition and the Hungarian Competition. Beyond the competitions, we screen films in three to five thematic categories each year, and submitted films are also considered for these thematic programs. 

CATEGORIES
Submit your film to one of the following categories through the linked application forms (click on the category).
The winners of each section will be awarded with a monetary prize. 

>> INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION <<
showcasing a variety of outstanding creative documentaries on urgent human rights issues

>> STUDENT & DEBUT COMPETITION <<
a selection of the best debut & diploma films addressing human rights issues

>> HUNGARIAN COMPETITION <<
a selection of recent creative documentaries produced or co-produced in Hungary

CONDITIONS

  • No entry fee for applications.
  • One film can be submitted to only one category.
  • Applicants may submit more than one film.
  • There is no restriction on the production date.
  • Re-submission of previously submitted films will not be accepted.
  • Preview copies must be submitted either in English or with English subtitles. 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 31 May 2022

The program will be finalized in September 2022. Applicants will be notified of the results via email.

If you have any questions, please write an email to info@verzio.org and we will get back to you shortly.