Documentary Edge Festival (DEF) is Australasia's premiere international competitive documentary film festival and the only dedicated annual international documentary film festival held in New Zealand.
DEF runs in Auckland and Wellington and includes a Gala Awards, Q & A sessions with filmmakers, special events and more.
Founded in 2005 by The Documentary NZ Trust, a non-profit charitable organization, the 8th edition of DEF will be held in May-June 2013 (dates TBA).
Documentary Edge Festival 2013 is open for submissions. Deadlines/Fees:
Early Bird: 31 Aug 2012 Short: $20 Medium/Feature: $40
Regular: 31 Oct 2012 Short: $30 Medium/Feature: $50
Late: 15 Nov 2012 Short: $40 Medium/Feature: $60
WAB Extended: 30 Nov 2012 Short: $50 Medium/Feature: $75
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Key skills sought:
DEF 2013 accepts films for selection in three different categories:
(a) Short (under 25 minutes)
(b) Mid length (25-59 minutes)
(c) Feature (60 minutes and over)