CPH:DOX 2023: Key dates

Mark your calendars for the next edition of CPH:DOX which will run March 15–26, 2023 in Copenhagen. Every year CPH:DOX welcomes more than 117.000 viewers and close to 2.000 industry professionals, journalists and students from around the world. Marking the 20th anniversary of the International Documentary Film Festival, the 2023 edition will offer an outstanding programme of films, talks, debates, performances, exhibitions, parties and much more. For film professionals, our programme will return with a focus on the most current topics of our industry, unspooling March 19-24.

All CPH:DOX’ activities will be announced in February 2023 in the lead-up to the festival, so make sure to keep an eye on this page for future updates.

See the CPH:DOX accreditations, what they give access to and how to register here.

Key dates for filmmakers and professionals

If you’re a filmmaker or an industry professional, please mark your calendar with these important dates and deadlines, to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the activities that CPH:DOX has to offer:

INTRO:DOX Day (19 March)
INTRO:DOX is a brand-new initiative envisioned to welcome emerging filmmakers from all over the world, working on their first or second non-fiction feature. INTRO:DOX will open the CPH:INDUSTRY 2023 programme with a full day of introductory sessions on Sunday, March 19, 2023, finishing off with a networking happy hour.

CPH:FORUM (20-23 March)
CPH:FORUM is our long-standing financing and co-production event. Highly acknowledged producers and directors from all over the world will take the stage to pitch 35 carefully selected projects in the intersection of non-fiction, fiction, visual art, journalism and science. Besides project presentations, CPH:FORUM offers pitch preparation and tailored one-to-one meetings between the presenting teams, potential co-production partners and interested financiers and distributors, and culminates with presenting the Eurimages Co-Production Development Award of €20,000 for the event’s best pitch.

The half day symposium will showcase the projects developed throughout the CPH:LAB training programme and will be used as the pivot of the debate about the business aspects of how to produce, finance and distribute this kind of audiovisual projects. The next edition of the Symposium will take place in Copenhagen and will be open for all accredited guests as well as ticket holders.

CPH:INDUSTRY offers a wide range of activities and networking events to help facilitate the match of potential business partners among nearly 2.000 film professionals from all over the world who are joining CPH:DOX annually.

CPH:CONFERENCE (21-24 March)
CPH:CONFERENCE is a unique industry event, presented and curated in partnership with the leading training initiative Documentary Campus. The next edition takes place in Copenhagen and is open to all accredited guests, as well as the public.

We can’t wait to welcome you at CPH:DOX 2023!