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 January 5.)

International Film Festival Rotterdam
Held January 21-February 1, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, www.iffr.com
Martijn te Pas (Program Coordinator) – t.b.a.
Joost Daamen (Programmer) – t.b.a.
• Isabel Arrate Fernandez (IDFA Bertha Fund Manager) – January 26-27

Sundance Film Festival
Held January 22-February 1, Park City, US, www.sundance.org
Ally Derks (Festival Director) – January 22-28

Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin
Held February 5-15, Berlin, Germany, www.berlinale.de
Ally Derks (Festival Director) – February 4-11
• Adriek van Nieuwenhuijzen (Head of Industry) – February 6-11
• Laurien ten Houten (Docs for Sale Coordinator) – February 6-11
• Isabel Arrate Fernandez (IDFA Bertha Fund Manager) – February 7-10
Martijn te Pas (Program Coordinator) – February 6-11
Joost Daamen (Programmer) – February 6-11
Laura van Halsema (Research & Development) – February 6-10

DocedgeKolkata: Asian Forum for Documentary
Held February 23-March 1, Kolkata, India, www.docresi.org/Docedge.aspx
Ally Derks (Festival Director) – February 23-March 2

Held March 13-22, Austin, US, www.sxsw.com
• Martijn te Pas (Program Coordinator) – March 13-18
• Caspar Sonnen (New Media Coordinator) – March 13-18

Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Indias
Held March 11-17, Cartagena, Colombia, www.ficcifestival.com
Ally Derks (Festival Director) – March 13-18
Call for Entry: IDFA Bertha Fund December 8, 2014 | The IDFA Bertha Fund has announced its first selection round for 2015. The deadline for project entry is February 1, 2015.
Help crowdfund Lyari Notes November 26, 2014 | In the IDFA Bertha Fund-supported Lyari Notes, a rock star teaches a group of girls from the most volatile district of Karachi, Pakistan how to express themselves through music. The directors need your help to finish their film!
And the winners are... November 28, 2014 | The winners of IDFA's seven competitions and two audience awards have been announced.
The Female Gaze: IDFA statistics As part of the theme program The Female Gaze, IDFA investigated its own gendered history: are female filmmakers equally represented in the program?


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