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CPH:DOX 2022, Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival

Copenhagen, Denmark, March 23 to April 3, 2022

Call for entries

(Documentary, all formats, all lengths)

The 19th CPH:DOX, Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival is currently accepting applications for its 2022 edition.

Please note that films must be submitted directly to the festival.

  • Competitive: Yes
  • Entry fees: Yes


  • The festival is open to films of any duration including serials, VR and AR experiences, and other audiovisual formats;
  • Priority is given to World Premieres and, secondarily, International and European Premieres. For the non-competitive sections, only Danish premieres are required.
  • Films must have been completed after May 1, 2021.



Founded in 2003, CPH: DOX is one of the biggest documentary film festivals in the world. Each year, the festival fills Copenhagen’s cinemas with a selection of more than 200 films from around the world.

The Festival selects films for six international competitions and for a number of non-competitive sidebars. Dox:Award is the international main competition, The Next: Wave is dedicated to emerging filmmakers; F:ACT Award is dedicated to films in the field between documentary filmmaking and investigative journalism and New: Vision presents groundbreaking experiments in the area between documentary and artistic reflection.

CPH:DOX also offers professional seminars, a screening market, and the international financing and co-production event CPH:FORUM, as well as the film production program CPH:LAB.


Telefilm Canada recognizes a selection of a feature film in the Festival for applications to its International Promotion Program.


International Promotion
Telefilm Canada, Montreal
1 800 567-0890