• Waiting On Yesterday Jamie Allan England
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  • Two Alexander Mihalkovich Belarus
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  • Until Next Life Together Jenni Pohtala Finlandcrop
  • The Valley Nayeem Mahbub Bangladeshcrop
  • Leave to Live Mariana Cadenas Venezuelacrop
  • Touch Panx Solajes Philippines
  • Waiting on Yesterday

    Jamie Allan


  • With All Our Cameras

    Miguel Beraza


  • Two

    Alexander Mihalkovich


  • What Remains

    Jolanta Wieczorek


  • Until Next Life Together

    Jenni Pohtala


  • The Valley

    Nayeem Mahbub


  • Leave to Live

    Mariana Cadenas


  • Touch

    Panx Solajes


  • Water and Salt by Luisa Mello (Brazil), and The Memory Atlas by Domenico Centrone (Italy) will be screened at International Film Festival Rotterdam, held from 22 January to 2 February in The Netherlands. The feature documentary A Rifle and a Bag, a collaborative project directed by three alumni of DocNomads within their production company NoCut Film Collective will have its World Premiere in the “Bright Future” competition of Rotterdam IFF.

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  • Alexander Sussmann, a DocNomads student from Germany, won the “Sophia” award for best documentary in the student category with “Jamaika Onto New Paths”, a film he directed during the 1st semester of DocNomads Masters. The “Sophias” are awarded yearly by the Portuguese Film Academy as a prestigious distinction to films made in Portugal.

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The DOC NOMADS Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) in Documentary Filmmaking is a two-year, full time, international graduate program (120 ECTS) delivered by a consortium of three prominent European universities across three countries: Portugal, Hungary and Belgium.

The entire DocNomads programme was assessed by an external international panel in 2019 and found compliant with all the standards and sub-standards of the ‘European Approach for External Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes’ framework.

DocNomads is the first joint master in Europe in the field of FILM that was granted the right to use the Erasmus Mundus brand name and the grant support of the European Commission for the first five editions. This backing was granted again for the course editions in the period of 2017-2022.

In each edition, about twenty-four students from all around the world follow a mobility track from Lisbon to Brussels, via Budapest. In doing so, students are immersed within different cultural environments, learning how to make use of their abilities outside their usual social contexts.

Taught entirely in English and taking a practical approach, DOC NOMADS’ unique curriculum and supportive faculty aims at expanding students' skills and creativity, while providing an integrated training that combines a focus on the arts with contemporary practices in film production.

Directing is essentially learnt through making films out in the real world. Students are asked to confront the aesthetic and practical challenges generated by the actual process of filmmaking and in doing so develop their critical thinking skill; gain autonomy in multifarious disciplines; and build – throughout the course – their own repertoire of formal approaches.

Upon completion of the program, degree holders will be prepared and qualified to enter a professional life in the craft of documentary filmmaking – as directors, as producers, as independent artists.

As an Erasmus Mundus Program, DOC NOMADS offers two-year scholarships to some of the selected European and non-European students.

DOC NOMADS Master Course is sponsored and supervised by the EACEA - Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency of the European Commission.

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Call for Application to the 2020-2022 (ninth) edition is closed.

The application submission for 2021-23 will open in October 2020.



Call for Application to the 2020-2022 (ninth) edition is closed.

The application submission for 2021-23 will open in October 2020.

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DOC NOMADS Erasmus Mundus Masters Course is aimed to students from all over the world with a BA degree in Film Studies, in Arts or in Media Communication studies.

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The DOC NOMADS EMMC has three full partners and enjoys the backing of 19 European and non-European associated members.

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