Industry Program

Save the dates!

An overview of some important dates of IDFA 2012:

IDFA: 14-25 Nov 2012
IDFA Forum: 19-21 Nov 2012
Docs for Sale: 16-23 Nov 2012
IDFAcademy: 15-18 Nov 2012

Industry Events
Industry panels and presentations: 17-22 Nov 2012
Interactive Documentary Conference: 18 Nov 2012
IDFA Congress: Dutch Docs Conquer the World! 22 Nov 2012
Hi-Tea with Ally and Peter: Thursday 15 until Wednesday 21 November
Master Class Victor Kossakovsky: Friday 16 November
Extended Q&A’s: 15-23 Nov 2012

Social events
IDFA Opening Ceremony and film: 14 Nov 2012
The Forum opening reception: 18 Nov 2012 (on invitation only)
Docs for Sale Happy Hour: 16-22 Nov, 17-18 pm, Arti et Amicitiae
Guests meet Guests: 6 pm - 7.30 pm, 15-16 Nov: Marie-Stella-Maris IDFA Café, 17-22 Nov: Brasserie Schiller
Awards Ceremony and Awards Party: 23 Nov 2012

In Memory of George Sluizer September 22, 2014 | With great sadness IDFA has learned of the death of Dutch cineast George Sluizer at the age of 82. Sluizer was a prominent voice in Dutch and international film culture, working both in documentary and in fiction.
IDFA relocates festival heart to Amstel September 16, 2014 | This year’s IDFA will for the first time be focused around the Amstel river. The main festival locations Pathé Tuschinski, Pathé de Munt, EYE and De Brakke Grond remain, but the festival buzz will move to Café de Jaren and Café Swych on Amsterdam’s Nieuwe Doelenstraat.
IDFA to present themed program on The Female Gaze September 9, 2014 | During the upcoming festival, IDFA will present a themed program on the role of women in documentary called The Female Gaze. Fifteen leading international female directors, including Pirjo Honkasalo, Barbara Kopple and Kim Longinotto, have put together a program of old and new documentaries by themselves and other female directors.
IDFA Bertha Fund introduces European program September 1, 2014 | The IDFA Bertha Fund is launching a new program: IDFA Bertha Fund – Europe. The new program will support the production and distribution of documentaries realized through co-productions between European producers and producers from developing countries.


IDFAindustry @IDFAindustry 15 hour ago
Such sad news: Dutch filmmaker George Sluizer has passed awat at age 82.
IDFAindustry @IDFAindustry 4 days ago
The Kids & Docs workshop started this morning! Participants will develop a plan for a short kid' doc. @Mediafonds
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