VERZIÓ Film Festival Budapest: Film Critics Workshop // DocLab Workshop // Call for Student Jury

    Dear partners, colleagues and friends, We are proud and excited to share with you the news of Verzió Documentary Film Festival's new calls. Applications are open for documentary filmmakers and film critics to workshops offering tutoring with experts as well as to university students wishing to be part of this year's student jury.

    Check our calls below, and please spread the news if you know someone who would be interested. 

    The workshops will take place within the framework of the 19th Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (8–20 November 2022) in Budapest, Hungary.

    Call for applications: Verzió Young Documentary Film Critics Workshop

    Verzió is accepting applications to its inaugural Young Film Critics Workshop, taking place 8–12 November 2022 in Budapest, Hungary. The workshop is open to aspiring and early-career film critics and journalists who will take part in a writing-intensive program with the guidance of international tutors. The workshop will focus on writing about documentary cinema. 

    Tutors: Pamela Cohn, Daniella Shreir, Zsolt Gyenge

    Deadline: 16 September 2022.

    For more info please visit the website.
    Call for applications: DocLab workshop 

    The 7th Verzió DocLab is a 4-day intensive workshop for directors, writers and editors, taking place in Budapest, 9-12 November 2022. This year’s focus is on story development and editing. With the guidance of international mentors, you will work on your documentary project’s story, and edit a festival trailer or a selected scene to present to an audience of festival programmers, sales agents and producers at the end of the workshop.

    Mentors: Tue Steen Müller, Michael Seeber, Brigitta Bacskai, Diana Toucedo

    Deadline: 26 September 2022

    For more info please visit the website.

    Apply to the DocLab workshop

    Open Call for Student Jury at the 19th Verzió

    19th Verzió invites university students to be student jury members and award the best film in the International Competition.

    To apply, send your short review of a documentary film to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., along with your bio and motivation letter.

    Deadline: 25 September 2022
    For more info please visit the website.
    Last modified on 29-08-2022