In collaboration with the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) and the Film Workshop in Copenhagen, CPH:DOX is once again proud to present the DR Talent Award!

6 aspiring, Danish filmmakers have been selected as finalists for the pitch competition, where the best pitch will receive 25.000 DKK in production support and ongoing professional guidance from DR, as well as support with professional production equipment from the Film Workshop.

The Jury, consisting of DR Acquisitions Executive Astrid Jelstrup, CEO of The Film Workshop Prami Larsen and producer Monica Hellström, awards the prize. They evaluate the artistic quality, originality, social relevance and feasibility of the project.

The DR Talent Award pitch competition will be held during CPH:DOX Film Festival on March 20, 2017.

Below you can see the list of this years selected projects.

DR Talent Award selected projects:

In Spite of Gravity – Josefine Madsen & Victoria Thorsen – Denmark

Rwandan Dreams of Cycling Helen Stæhr – Denmark

Let me do the talking – Maria Houborg & Mie Mollerup Jørgensen – Denmark

Habibi – Nivetha Balasubramaniam & Victoria Francker –Denmark

Playmate – Christina Amundsen – Denmark

Deep into the Forest Anna Nørskov Henriksen & Ingrid Høgh Rasmussen – Denmark


Key dates &  deadlines

DR Talent Award pitch competition: March 20, 2017
Announcement of winner: March 20, 2017

Should you wish to watch the pitch competition, tickets can be purchased here


If you have any questions regarding the DR Talent Award 2017, please don’t hesitate to send an email to

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