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8th TRT Documentary Awards

The first and only public service broadcasting organization of Turkey, the Turkish Radio Television Corporation ( TRT ) is organising  the 8th edition of the “TRT Documentary Awards”.

The objective is to support the amateur and professional documentary film-makers, to contribute to and boost the development and prevalence of the documentary film genre and to enable audience to view different and high quality documentary films from various countries.

In the long term TRT is expected to form the groundwork where worldwide documentary film makers will meet and exchange their ideas.

The TRT Documentary Awards which started in 2009 is open to all documentary film-makers who are eligible to enter the competition. The participation is free.

Entries may be submitted for the pre-selection until 05 February 2016 at the latest.
After the announcement of the pre-selections on 29th of February, 2016, the screenings and evaluation of the Selection Committees will take place between 12 – 15 May 2016 in İstanbul and the awards will be announced on Monday, 16 May 2016
Detailed information regarding the competition regulations, important dates, prizes etc., can be found at