Applications for 2012 TRT Documentary Awards Started

Application Deadline: 27 January 2012


Applications for 2012 TRT Documentary Awards Started

The TRT International Documentary Film Competition has been organized to support amateur and professional documentary film-makers; to contribute to the development and prevalence of the documentary film genre; to enable audiences to view different and high quality documentary films from various countries and in the long term to form the groundwork where worldwide documentary film-makers will meet and exchange their ideas.

The TRT Documentary Awards is held in two main categories, namely national and international.

The Turkish Radio and Television Corporation also known as TRT (Turkish: Türkiye Radyo ve Televizyon Kurumu) was founded in 1964. It is the national public broadcaster of Turkey. TRT Documentary awards was first organized in 2009 as a national scale. In 2010 and 2011 the international category was added.

Awards for International Compétition:

  • Best Documentary Award: 10.000 €
  • Special Prize: 7.500 €
  • Special Jury Prize: 5.000 €

Who may applicate?

  • The TRT Documentary Awards is open to all documentary film-makers.
  • Participation is free.
  • Documentaries produced after January 01, 2011 may enter the competition.
  • The duration of the documentaries entering the International Competition must be at a minimum of 25 minutes.
  • The language of the International Category Competition is English. If the documentaries entering the International Competition are in languages excluding English or include different languages excluding English, the English dubbed or subtitled copy shall be submitted to the Competition.

Important dates:

  • Deadline for the application : 27 January 2012
  • Pre-selection : 27 February 2012
  • Announcement of the winners and Award Ceremony : 07 May 2012

Download the application form here.

Download the regulations here.

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