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Awards

2021 DMZ Industry Awards

DMZ Industry Cash Prize

Awards Eligibility Number of Selection Grant Amount
Korea Asia
DMZ Best Project
- Production Pitch
  • Projects pitched at the DMZ Docs Pitch: Production Pitch
  • First-look deal: consider World Premiere at the DMZ Docs upon completion of the film
1 1 30,000,000 KRW each (approx. 25,000 USD)
DMZ Best Project
- Young Talent
  • Projects pitched at the DMZ Docs Pitch: Production Pitch
  • Directed by a promising filmmaker who made no more than two feature-length documentaries
  • First-look deal: consider Asian Premiere at the DMZ Docs upon completion of the film
1 1 20,000,000 KRW each (approx. 17,000 USD)
DMZ Excellent Project
- Production Pitch
  • Projects pitched at the DMZ Docs Pitch: Production Pitch
  • Projects directed by either established or up-and-coming filmmakers whose project grasps the spirit and vigor of the documentary filmmaking
  • First-look deal: consider Korean Premiere at the DMZ Docs upon completion of the film
2 2 15,000,000 KRW each (approx. 13,000 USD)
DMZ Excellent Project
- K-Doc Curated
  • Korean projects pitched at the DMZ Docs Pitch
  • Projects that incorporate perseverance and fortitude of Korean documentaries
  • First-look deal: consider Korean Premiere at the DMZ Docs upon completion of the film
1 15,000,000 KRW (approx. 13,000 USD)
DMZ Best Project
- Rough Cut Presentation
  • Projects pitched at the DMZ Docs Pitch: Rough Cut Presentation
  • First-look deal: consider Asian Premiere at the DMZ Docs upon completion of the film
1 Korean or Asian project 25,000,000 KRW (approx. 21,000 USD)
DMZ Excellent Project
- Rough Cut Presentation
  • Projects pitched at the DMZ Docs Pitch: Rough Cut Presentation
  • First-look deal: consider Korean Premiere at the DMZ Docs upon completion of the film
1 1 10,000,000 KRW each (approx. 8,500 USD)

* DMZ Industry Awards Jury members will select the winners among the official projects pitched at DMZ Industry 2021 (Production Pitch, Rough Cut Presentation).
* In case when no suitable candidates can be identified, the Award will not be granted.

DMZ Industry In-kind Support Award

Awards In-kind Support Number of Selection Sponsored by
SBA Award
  • Post-production support (DI, Sound Mixing, DCP)
2 Korean projects Seoul Business Agency (SBA)
MovieBloc Award
  • Online Screening support
  • Non-exclusive global distribution via MovieBloc platform
  • Promotion including guarantee of two-week promotion on the main page of the website
1 Korean project
1 Asian project
The MBL Company
Feel&Plan Award
  • Marketing & PR services for theatrical release
1 Korean project Feel&Plan
Docedge Kolkata Award
  • Selection and invitation to the Docedge Kolkata 2022
  • Four-night accommodation from Docedge Kolkata
  • One economy class round-trip flight ticket from DMZ Industry
1 Korean project Docedge Kolkata, India
  • Selection and invitation to the Docedge Kolkata 2022
  • Four-night accommodation and one economy class round-trip flight ticket from Docedge Kolkata
1 Asian project
AIDC Award
  • Invitation to the AIDC 2022
  • One Virtual All Access Pass to AIDC
  • Waive the submission fee to submit the selected project to AIDC's showcase pitching event: the FACTory
1 Korean project Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC)
IDFA Award
  • Access to IDFAcademy (Training program for emerging filmmakers) & IDFA Forum as observer at IDFA 2021
1 Korean or Asian project International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)
Dhaka Doc Lab Award
  • Selection and invitation to the Dhaka Doc Lab 2022
1 Korean or Asian project Dhaka Doc Lab, Bangladesh
Doc Edge Award
  • Selection to Doc Edge New Zealand (Participation at Doc Pitch 2022 or Rough Cuts 2022)
  • 25% discount on entry fee for unselected projects
2 Korean or Asian projects Doc Edge, New Zealand
Hot Docs Industry Award
  • Invitation to the Hot Docs Industry 2022
  • One All-Access Pass
1 Korean or Asian project Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

* Each DMZ Industry Sponsors will select the winners among the official projects pitched at DMZ Industry 2021 (Production Pitch, Rough Cut Presentation).
* In case when no suitable candidates can be identified, the Award will not be granted.

DMZ Industry Matching Fund

Awards Benefits Number of Selection Partnered by
EBS Prime Pitch Fund
  • Up to 10,000,000 KRW (approx. 8,500 USD) to each selected project
  • First half of the cash grant will be paid after the contract, and the second half will be paid after the completion of shooting.
  • TV version around 50-minute long for broadcasting should be delivered upon completion.
  • TV rights will be discussed separately.
  • The project should be broadcasted within a year after the grant paid, or it can be extended for another year.
2 Korean or Asian projects Educational Broadcasting System (EBS), Korea
Newstapa Fund
  • Up to 10,000,000 KRW (approx. 8,500 USD) to each selected project
  • First half of the cash grant will be paid after the contract, and the second half will be paid after delivering a completed version.
  • Separate contract will be made with the winner with Newstapa Foundation.
1 Korean project or more Newstapa Foundation

* Each DMZ Industry Partners will select the winners among the official projects pitched at DMZ Industry 2021 (Production Pitch, Rough Cut Presentation).
* In case when no suitable candidates can be identified, the Award will not be granted.

2021 DMZ Industry Awards Juries

PRODUCTION PITCH

KWON Woojung
Filmmaker

Wook Steven HEO
Professor

Gunny HYOUNG
Executive Producer, EIDF

KANG Jinseok
Programmer, DMZ Docs

K-DOC CURATED

PARK Misun
Professor

YI Seungjun
Filmmaker

KANG Jinseok
Programmer, DMZ Docs

ROUGH CUT PRESENTATION

KIM Nansook
CEO, JINJIN PICTURES

Margje DE KONING
Artistic Director,
Movies that Matter

KIM Youngwoo
Programmer, DMZ Docs