Industry Program

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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

IDFA Bertha Fund supports ten new projects April 1, 2014 | The IDFA Bertha Fund has concluded its February selection round of 2014 by choosing ten documentary projects from countries like Mozambique, Venezuela, India and Kyrgyzstan.
IDFAcademy Summer School announces first tutors March 24, 2014 | Director Leonard Retel Helmrich, editor Jesper Osmund and IKON commissioning editor Margje de Koning will be among the tutors for the seventh IDFAcademy Summer School.
Call for submission IDFA-Mediafonds Workshop March 10, 2014 | IDFA and the Dutch Cultural Media Fund encourage creative, experienced filmmakers to enter their film plans for the IDFA-Mediafonds Workshop 2014. The deadline for entry is April 4. Please note: Only Dutch speaking participants are eligible for this workshop.
Call for January 20, 2014 | is looking for festival classics online. We are researching which documentaries previously shown at IDFA are (legally) available online and on which platform.
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