The organizers of the festival will nominate the jury members, who are outstanding film makers and professionals in the field from different countries.
There are 4 categories of competition:
FESTIVALI SUUR AUHIND PARIMA KUNSTILISE JÄÄDVUSTUSE EEST • Grand Prize of the festival for the best artistic achievement • The best film on survival of indigenous peoples • The best scientific audiovisual recording of rituals • The best short documentary • The best music film and/or • The best art film
DOCS FOR KIDS • The best children documentary
NATIONAL DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION • The best Estonian documentary
TV-COMPETITION on Estonian Television • The Estonian People’s Award (according to TV-voting) During the festival, a selected program of six outstanding documentaries will be broadcast on Estonian TV. During the last night of festival broadcasting, the TV-audience will vote for the best film to be awarded with the ESTONIAN PEOPLE’S AWARD.