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The EDN Award 2017

Who will get The EDN Award?

March 3, 2017. 06:00pm at the Goethe Institute in Kolkata, India.

EDN is once again honouring an outstanding contribution to the documentary culture by presenting the EDN Award. This year, the presentation takes place within the framework of the DocedgeKolkata programme in India. We invite all members, colleagues and friends to take part in our celebration.

The award recipient will be revealed at the award ceremony held on 3rd of March during the DocedgeKolkata programme, the Asian International Documentary Forum which is regularly attended by some of the most noted documentary makers from across the globe


In previous years the award has been presented to:

2005 - YLE Documentary: The documentary department of YLE, the national public service broadcaster in Finland.

2006 - The Jan Vrijman Fund: Dutch film fund supporting filmmakers and festivals in developing countries.

2007 - Svetlana and Zoran Popovic: For initiating and running Magnificent 7 in Belgrade, Serbia

2008 - IDF – Institute of Documentary Film: Prague based institute promoting documentary films from East- and Central Europe

2009 - Nenad Puhovski and Zagreb Dox: For initiating Zagreb Dox in Croatia.

2010 - IRDFA - Iranian Documentary Filmmakers Association: Directors’ guild in Iran focusing on documentary filmmakers

2011 - Dimitri Eipides: Director of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival.

2012 - Diana El Jeiroudi, Orwa Nyrabia and The DOX BOX Team: for initiating and running the Syrian documentary festival DOX BOX

2013 - Stefano Tealdi and Joan Gonzales: for initiating and running Documentary in Europe and DocsBarcelona, respectively. 

2014 - Tue Steen Müller: for a life long commitment to developing the European documentary culture.

2015 - Caspar Sonnen: for his pioneering committment to interactive documentary work

2016 - Marianne Lévy-Leblond: for her outstanding contribution to the field of online and interactive documentary.

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Paul Pauwels

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