Volunteers

Volunteers are an important and intrinsic aspect to the successful organization of IDFA. They welcome our guests and audiences and are our eyes and ears during the festival. Volunteers are also ambassadors of IDFA thanks to their enthusiasm for the festival. Applications are open from August 1st for becoming a volunteer during IDFA 2014!

Policy
There are some requirements for becoming a volunteer at IDFA. They are described in the IDFA Volunteers Policy, together with everything that you can expect from IDFA when working as a volunteer.

Application
As of August the volunteers form will be available on this page once you've logged in to your MyIDFA account. When filling in the form, you need to agree to the general terms and conditions for volunteers. Uploading a head shot, your CV and a copy of your passport is part of the form. Please make sure you have them at hand digitally or you will not be able to submit the form. Please note: if you are from outside the EU, you will need a work permit for the Netherlands. Unfortunately it's not allowed to do volunteer work on a Student Visa.

Available jobs
Below you will find descriptions of the jobs that are available to international volunteers. Please read them to get a clearer idea of what job suits your preference and availability. The form has the option for you to be able to fill out two preferred jobs.

A-team
Audience Award Assistant
Festival Daily Distribution
Poster team

Contact

IDFA Volunteers
Frederiksplein 52
1017 XN Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Email:
volunteers@idfa.nl
Phone: +31 20 6273329
Fax: +31 20 6385388
First Hand
Nominations IDFA 2014 announced November 26, 2014 | The nominations for IDFA's seven competitions hava been announced. In addition, the Oxfam Global Justice Award was presented to Fest of Duty by Firouzeh Khosrovani and Maite Alberdi received The Alliance of Women Film Journalists' EDA Award for Best Female-Directed Documentary for Tea Time.
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!
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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IDFAindustry @IDFAindustry 7 hour ago
That'd them in the spotlight: the winners gather for a group pic. http://t.co/H3QONsOqdp
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IDFAindustry @IDFAindustry 7 hour ago
9 films of the 12 IDFA 2014 winners were made by women! #FemaleGaze
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