Accreditation Guidelines and Passes

IDFA offers documentary professionals a variety of passes that provide access to the festival, IDFA’s markets Docs for Sale and IDFA Forum as well as the IDFAcademy program. The accreditation form for IDFA 2014 is now available through MyIDFA.

There are no more observer seat available for the IDFA Forum (deadline was October 10). 


Guest Services will confirm the type of pass you are eligible for and send an invoice for any fees that you may incur. All passes are non-transferable. See below for detailed information on the various passes.

Accreditation form: MyIDFA
Registration and accreditation takes place through MyIDFA, our online registration system. You can use the same login code you used last year. If you've forgotten your password, please click on “forgot your password” in MyIDFA. Please submit the completed accreditation form and upload a digital passport-size photo (JPEG) in the upload section of MyIDFA. Guest Services will be fully operational as of July 2014.

Industry Screenings
No tickets needed, first come first served. The industry screening program consists of screenings of all films in competition that will be shown in the regular festival theatres. Industry screenings are accessible with your IDFA Guest Pass, IDFA Guest Pass Light, FORUM Pass, IDFAcademy Pass, IDFA Docs for Sale Acquisition Pass or Press Pass.

How to obtain tickets
With passes that give access to all IDFA screenings, you can get free tickets for screenings for the same day or the following day. If you want tickets for any day thereafter, there is a charge of €5,- per ticket.

Late registration
The deadline for accreditation is October 10. Registration after the deadline means that processing of your forms as well as your listing on our online guest list may be delayed.

Cancellations
If you need to cancel, please notify us as soon as possible. It is only possible to cancel in writing. For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us. 

Contact
Guest Services: Dymme Plomp
E-mail: guestservices@idfa.nl

Press Office: Laura van Halsema
IDFA Program Department: Martijn te Pas
IDFA Forum: Yorinde Segal
Docs for Sale: Laurien ten Houten
IDFAcademy: Meike Statema

Passes 2014

Jump to: Guest Pass 
€220 excl. 6% VAT


This pass gives access to:
• all regular IDFA screenings and the Masterclass (with a free ticket);
• all industry screenings (no ticket needed: first come, first served);
• the Industry Talks and other secondary programming;
• the daily Guests Meet Guests drinks for all accredited guests;
• the Awards Ceremony on November 28;
• the services of the First Aid Doc Clinic;
• the writing room with laptops and internet access;
• company profiles, strand profiles, biographies and contact information of accredited guests through www.idfa.nl.

Guest Pass Light 
€105 excl. 6% VAT


This pass gives access to:
• a €2,50 discount on tickets for all regular IDFA screenings and the Masterclass (€7,50 per ticket, one ticket per screening per pass);
• all industry screenings (no ticket needed: first come, first served);
• the Industry Talks and other secondary programming;
• the daily Guests Meet Guests drinks for all accredited guests;
• the Awards Ceremony on November 28;
• company profiles, strand profiles, biographies and contact information of accredited guests through www.idfa.nl.

Press Pass
 
€50 excl. 6% VAT


This pass gives access to:
• all regular IDFA screenings and the Masterclass (with a free ticket);
• all industry screenings (no ticket needed: first come, first served);
• the Industry Talks and other secondary programming;
• the press viewing booths at Docs for Sale;
• the daily Guests Meet Guests drinks for all accredited guests;
• the Awards Ceremony on November 28;
• the writing room with laptops and internet access;
• company profiles, strand profiles, biographies and contact information of accredited guests through www.idfa.nl.

IDFAcademy Pass
 
€200 excl. 6% VAT

This year, IDFAcademy is open to emerging filmmakers and producers from Europe, with a maximum of 80 participants. Selection will be based on the provided information and will be made the end of October.


This pass gives access to:
• the official IDFAcademy program, held November 20-23;
• all regular IDFA screenings and the Masterclass (with a free ticket);
• all industry screenings (no ticket needed: first come, first served);
• the Industry Talks and other secondary programming;
• the daily Guests Meet Guests drinks for all accredited guests;
• the Awards Ceremony on November 28;
• the services of the First Aid Doc Clinic;
• the writing room with laptops and internet access;
• company profiles, strand profiles, biographies and contact information of accredited guests through www.idfa.nl.

IDFA Forum Pass
 
€330 excl. 21% VAT

There are no more observer seat available for the IDFA Forum (deadline was October 10).

Due to high demand, the number of participants is limited to one participant per production company. All observer accreditations will undergo a selection process. The selection procedure only allows for 250 observers. Please check Attend the IDFA Forum to see if you are eligible for accreditation.


This pass gives access to:
• the three-day IDFA Forum for co-financing international documentaries, held November 24-26;
• the IDFA Forum opening reception;
• the Forum lunches during the IDFA Forum days;
• all regular IDFA screenings and the Masterclass (with a free ticket);
• all industry screenings (no ticket needed: first come, first served);
• the Industry Talks and other secondary programming;
• the daily Guests Meet Guests drinks for all accredited guests;
• the daily Docs for Sale Happy Hour;
• the Awards Ceremony on November 28;
• the services of the First Aid Doc Clinic;
• the writing room with laptops and internet access;
• company profiles, strand profiles, biographies and contact information of accredited guests through www.idfa.nl.

Docs for Sale Acquisition Pass
 
€150,- excl. 21% VAT


This pass gives access to:
• a one-year subscription to the Docs for SaleOnline catalogue;
• the viewing booths at Docs for Sale (reservation is necessary);
• the daily Docs for Sale Happy Hour;
• the Docs for Sale lobby;
• the Work in Progress screenings at IDFA Forum;
• all industry screenings (no ticket needed: first come, first served);
• the Industry Talks and other secondary programming;
• the daily Guests Meet Guests drinks for all accredited guests;
• the Awards Ceremony on November 28;
• the writing room with laptops and internet access;
• company profiles, strand profiles, biographies and contact information of accredited guests through www.idfa.nl.

Docs for Sale Participant Pass
 
Available free of charge to one representative (producer, director or sales agent) of a film selected for Docs for Sale. Additional Docs for Sale Participant's Passes can be purchased for €65 excl. 21% VAT.


This pass gives access to:
• the Docs for Sale lobby;
• the daily Docs for Sale Happy Hour;
• the daily Guests Meet Guests drinks for all accredited guests;
• the services of the pre-arranged Meet the Pro’s meetings;
• the Industry Talks and other secondary programming;
• the Awards Ceremony on November 28;
• the services of the First Aid Doc Clinic;
• the writing room with laptops and internet access;
• company profiles, strand profiles, biographies and contact information of accredited guests through www.idfa.nl.
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