FESTIVAL ATTENDANCE

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.)

East Doc Platform
Held March 2-8, Prague, Czech Republic, www.dokweb.net
Yorinde Segal (IDFA Forum Coordinator) – March 6-8
IDFA will give out an award for the best pitch in the East Doc Forum.

Qumra
Held March 6-11, Doha, Qatar, www.dohafilminstitute.com
Adriek van Nieuwenhuijzen (Head of Industry) – March 7-10

Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara
Held March 6-15, Guadalajara, Mexico, www.ficg.mx
Raul Niño Zambrano (Programmer) – March 9-13

SXSW
Held March 13-22, Austin, US, www.sxsw.com
• Martijn te Pas (Program Coordinator) – March 13-18
• Caspar Sonnen (DocLab / New Media Coordinator) – March 13-18
Martijn te Pas will give a Mentor Session on Programming on March 17.
Caspar Sonnen will give a Presentation and Showcase on March 15.


Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Indias
Held March 11-17, Cartagena, Colombia, www.ficcifestival.com
Ally Derks (Festival Director) – March 13-18
Derks will be a member of the jury for the festival's Documentary Competition.

Visions du Réel
Held April 17-25, Nyon, Switserland, www.visionsdureel.ch
• Martijn te Pas (Program Coordinator) – April 19-24

Hot Docs
Held April 23-May 3, Toronto, Canada, www.hotdocs.ca
Ally Derks (Festival Director) – March 23-May3
Yorinde Segal (IDFA Forum Coordinator) – April 28-May 2
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.
CITIZENFOUR wins Oscar for Best Documentary February 23, 2015 | Laura Poitras' documentary on Edward Snowden CITIZENFOUR, a highlight of IDFA 2014's Of Media and Men program, won the Oscar for Best Documentary last night.
Call for submission IDFA-Mediafonds Workshop February 17, 2015 | IDFA and the Dutch Cultural Media Fund encourage creative, experienced filmmakers to enter their film plans for the IDFA-Mediafonds Workshop 2015. The deadline for entry is April 6. Please note: Only Dutch speaking participants are eligible for this workshop.
Attend IDFAcademy Summer School February 1, 2015 | Entry for the IDFAcademy Summer School 2015, which will take place June 29-July 4 in the heart of Amsterdam, is now open.

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