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We Meet our award-winning filmmakers in the spotlight
Spotlight Horror

Enter your horror film to our sister competition, Spotlight Horror Film Awards

The Spo​tlight Documentary Film Awards is dedicated to promoting experienced and new filmmakers through a unique and important international documentary film competition. We are searching the globe for the best docs on Earth to spotlight and support. Find out more


Spotlight Shorts

Enter your short films to our sister competition, Spotlight Short Film Awards

Spotlight Docs

Find out more about the Spotlight Documentary Film Awards

awards
see which films have won awards in the first round of 2016

Got a doc?

we spotlight talented documentary filmmakers From every Country

Entries
enter your documentary shorts and features

SPOTLIGHT

DOCUMENTARY

FILM AWARDS