Posted: May 23, 2023 - Updated: May 23, 2023

Moving Image and War in Ukraine: an Anthology Fundraising for Ukrainian artists

An anthology of short films by visual artists based in Ukraine, shot after the start of the full-scale Russian military invasion on February 24, 2022.

Posted: May 10, 2023 - Updated: May 23, 2023

Ukraine: Overcoming the Darkness

Posted: May 03, 2023 - Updated: May 03, 2023


Job offer: Audience development manager

We are looking for the newest member of the Verzió Film Festival team who can contribute to the growth of the Festival's audience by identifying and addressing the different social groups targeted by the broad variety of the films presented in the festival program.

Posted: April 24, 2023 - Updated: May 05, 2023

Initiated by DOK.fest München in 2020, the new network Doc Around Europe (formerly: FestDocsEurope) brings together five relevant documentary film festivals throughout the continent. Together with partner festivals – FIPADOC, Dokfest München, DocsBarcelona and MakeDox – Verzió works on activities dedicated to emerging talents in documentary film.

Posted: March 16, 2023 - Updated: April 14, 2023

From April 20-22, 2023, Verzió, in cooperation with Belvedere 21, Open Society University Network (OSUN) and Central European University, will present highlights from the latest Verzió Film Festival in Budapest in Vienna. 

Verzió Vienna features seven powerful documentaries and several masterclasses. An additional outreach event, the “alternative posters” exhibition, will highlight creative works by graphic design students from Budapest Metropolitan University.

Posted: February 15, 2023 - Updated: February 24, 2023

Submissions to the 20th Verzió IHRDFF Are Open

The 20th Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival is now accepting documentary film submissions to its 20th anniversary edition. The Festival will be held 22–29 November 2023, in Budapest and in cities across Hungary.

Submit your film to the 20th Verzió through the following link:

Posted: February 06, 2023 - Updated: March 28, 2023

From 15 February to 6 April, we will screen ten films from the 2022 Verzió Film Festival's program at the Blinken OSA Archivum. 

Posted: February 02, 2023 - Updated: February 02, 2023

Visegrad Pitch


Posted: February 02, 2023 - Updated: February 02, 2023

CIVIL SOCIETY PITCH 5 – Powered by One World Romania

Extended deadline until February 9th

Registration for the Civil Society Pitch is extended until February 9th! We are still waiting for the registrations of NGOs and filmmakers for the 5th edition of the unique documentary development program with a focus on social issues and human rights.

Posted: February 01, 2023 - Updated: February 01, 2023

At the end of January, two of our colleagues attended our partner festival, FIPADOC in France.

Hanna Kádár participated as a jury member of the Young Europeans Jury which evaluated the European Stories section of the festival. 

Young Europeans Jury