The 2016 Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival (GZDOC) will be held in Guangzhou from December 12 to 15, 2016. By August 31, the GZDOC Organizing Committee has received 4059 documentaries (episodes) from 111 countries and regions. This makes GZDOC the largest of its kind in documentary solicitation in Asia.
Founded in 2003, GZDOC is a national documentary film festival with the longest history. It is the only documentary film festival with financing and trading function in China. Over the past 13 years, GZDOC has grown into a comprehensive cultural event with awards, presale, training, forums and marketing. It has become one of the eight largest professional documentary film festivals in the world.