International Documentary
Film Festival
the 3rd Edition
Welcome to The International Documentary Film Festival AliveDoc !

“If you were born with the ability to change someone’s perspective or emotions,

never waste that gift.

It is one of the most powerful gifts God can give—the ability to influence.”

Shannon L. Alder


The Alive International Documentary Film Festival AliveDoc is an annual international event dedicated to the exhibition of nonfiction cinema.

The mission of the Festival is to discover and promote independent documentaries as well as showcase the best ones from around the world to the audiences.


Show life as it is!


We select as many of the best indie docs as we can to let our submitters facilitate their ideas and assert themselves.​


Welcome to the Alive International Documentary Film Festival AliveDoc!


The main value of our festival is the opportunity for filmmakers to instantly get in touch with spectators, colleagues, market professionals, and fans to let the World know about them.

The Category Awards, the Fan Award, and the Audience Award let the best filmmakers get their taste of Glory!

The Audience Box. 50% of each bought ticket price will be forwarded to a filmmaker upon the ticket buyer’s vote at the event.


The Festival is a private invitation-only event with online access.

Only registered attendees can enter the Screening Room.

The festival official venue is:


What will you receive?

Watching new: Screening independent movies

Earnings: The Audience Box: viewers pay filmmakers cash for their movies

Communicating: Live communication with the event attendees.

Chat live with colleagues, viewers and other professionals in the market

Instant feedback: reviews, comments, offers and others.

Savings: You do not have to travel to attend the Event. Just follow the link we’ll send you to enter the screening room

Security against theft: The broadcast is conducted through Adobe Connect channels, the reliability of which has been verified by many customers, including the US Defense Department.

Meet the newest indie movie and their filmmakers.

Awards and titles from the festival.

Satisfaction of your ambitions: the film needs a spectator, and the creator needs the attention of the audience and the feedback.

Audience Box in cash for your movie.

You may receive offers from producers, distributors, and channels taking part in our festivals.


We invite the festival guests.

They are distribution companies, TV broadcasting companies, Internet channels, production companies, film festivals, award-winner filmmakers and film lovers.

Make your filmmaker's World with The International Documentary Master Doc Film Festival!


All films must be completed after January 01st, 2015

All films must be in English or have English subtitles.


The Festival does not give any fee waivers.

The Festival does not give any refunds.

If you wish to be eligible for multiple awards you have to submit to several categories.

The Festival is not responsible for any copyright infringement of your material.

You give the Festival the permission to publish your images, posters, trailers, and parts of your film (not longer than 1 min) on the Festival’s website and/or social media pages for the promotional proposals.

All films must have cleared or licensed copyright materials

We are not held responsible for the content of your submissions



The Category Award, Laurels, and the Certificate (Determined by the Festival Jury).

The Fan Award, Laurels, and the Certificate (The film receiving the most votes in social media gets the Fan Award. We accept votes mentioned in the special posts according to the information on the festival website).

The Audience Award, Laurels, and the Certificate. (The film receiving the most votes of the attendees in the screening room gets the Audience Award).

The Awards, Laurels, and Certificates may be sent by email.


The Audience Box Cash Transfer: 50% of each bought ticket price will be forwarded to a filmmaker upon the ticket buyer’s vote at the event. The transfer proceeds after the event by PayPal.


Welcome to The International Documentary Film Festival AliveDoc!


Please, read the festival rules carefully.

The Categories:
Feature Documentary (51 minutes and longer)
Short Documentary (50 minutes and shorter)
Social Documentary (social, political, human rights') 
Religious Documentary
Art / Experimental Documentary
Music / Dance Documentary
Health Documentary (health, disability, sport, medicine)
Science / Educational Documentary
The Deadlines:

May 24th, 2018 

June 24th, 2018 

July 24th, 2018 

August 24th, 2018 

September 24th, 2018 

October 24th, 2018 

November 24th, 2018 

December 24th, 2018 

January 24th, 2018 

February 24th, 2018 

March 24th, 2018 

The Notification Date: 
April 10th, 2019
The Event Dates:
April 19th-20th, 2019

To attend the event, please buy A Ticket and send us your First and Last names and your email.

Later we will send you back an invitation email with the links and your username and password to enter the screening room.

You can also buy Audience Box Tickets. 50% of the ticket price will be forwarded to the filmmaker upon your vote.

Audience Box Tickets

The International Documentary Master Doc Film Festival


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