dok.incubator 2019

WORKSHOP. dok.incubator calls for ambitious feature docs in rough-cut stage. Deadline January 30th, 2019.

dok.incubator, who brought the Danish successes ‘Venus’ by Mette Carla Albrechtsen and Lea Glob and ‘Dance For Me’ by Katrine Philp both to IDFA in 2016 and 2012 respectively, invites editors, directors and producers to a six–month long workshop, focused on filmmakers’ professional development and giving you access to top internationally-experienced tutors.

Eight teams, comprising a producer, a director and an editor, will focus the film’s unique perspective and sharpen the storytelling, placing it within the international context and finding concrete tools to effectively approach future audiences. Intensive work on editing, distribution and audience-building upgrades your rough-cut to a high-end film with the potential to meet worldwide interest.


  • Intensive 6 months of editing and project development aiming for picture lock early autumn 2019
  • 25 internationally-active filmmakers tutor you throughout the postproduction period
  • Find your film’s unique perspective within an international context
  • Build your own tailor-made marketing and distribution strategy
  • Participation of your whole creative teams in three intensive week-long workshops
  • The nearly-finished films are introduced to key decision-makers at Nordisk Panorama
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Sessions 2019

1st session: late April/early May – Slovakia, will be specified // ROUGH CUT

2nd session: late June – Czech republic, Telč  // FINE CUT

3rd session: 16th – 24th of September – Malmö, Sweden // NEAR PICTURE LOCK


How it works

The editing mentors work with the participants continuously to develop the storytelling and focus the story.

The production mentors help the producers with the financing, team management and distribution.

The marketing and distribution tutors help you to position the film and build a sophisticated strategy to target your audience.

The programme opens your film to a testing audience of experienced festival representatives and sales agents for you to receive feedback on your film and distribution strategy.