Want to meet our staff? Check this page for an up to date listing of festivals all over the world where representatives of IDFA will be in attendance. (Last updated April 22.)

Hot Docs

Held April 23-May 3, Toronto, Canada, hotdocs.ca
Ally Derks (Festival Director) – April 23-May3
Yorinde Segal (IDFA Forum Coordinator) – April 28-May 2
Jasper Hokken (Program Researcher) – April 26-30
Derks will be a member of the Canadian Features Jury at the festival.

Documenta Madrid
Held April 30-May 10, Madrid, Spain, documentamadrid.com
Raul Niño Zambrano (Programmer) – May 1-5

Held May 13-24, Cannes, France, festival-cannes.com
Ally Derks (Festival Director) – dates t.b.d.
Adriek van Nieuwenhuijzen (Head of Industry Office) – May 18-21
Raul Niño Zambrano (Programmer) – May 15-19
Isabel Arrate Fernandez (IDFA Bertha Fund Manager) – May 16-20

Held May 25-31, Barcelona, Spain, docsbarcelona.com
Isabel Arrate Fernandez (IDFA Bertha Fund Manager) – May 27-29
Call for Entry: IDFA Bertha Fund Classic April 14, 2015 | The IDFA Bertha Fund has announced the second selection round in 2015 for IBF Classic. The deadline for application is May 15.
IBF announces February selection April 7, 2015 | The IDFA Bertha Fund has concluded its February 2015 selection round. Eleven documentary projects will be supported through the Fund's classic scheme, while another six projects have been selected for the new category IBF Europe.
IDFA DocLab's Caspar Sonnen receives EDN Award 2015 March 23, 2015 | Last Friday, the 11th EDN Award was presented to IDFA's own Caspar Sonnen, for "his pioneering commitment to interactive documentary work".
Film entry is open March 3, 2015 | With great pleasure IDFA announces that Film Entry for the 2015 festival is now open! Again, more than 250 documentaries will be selected, running the gamut from international audience favorites to artistic experiments along the fringes of the genre. Deadlines are May 1 and August 1.


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