Organizing a festival such as IDFA is impossible without the help of volunteers. Volunteers help us make IDFA a success by working for different departments, like the famous A-team and the Audience Award team, to name but two.

You can apply as volunteer as of August 2014 for the next edition of IDFA. The volunteers form will be available on this page once you've logged onto MyIDFA. When filling out the form, you need to agree to the general terms and conditionsfor volunteers.

If you want to know more about how IDFA sees its volunteers, how volunteering for IDFA is organized and the jobs that are available to volunteers, you can read the IDFA Volunteers Policy.

Please note: if you are from outside the EU, you will need a work permit. Unfortunately it's not allowed to do volunteers work on a Student Visum.


IDFA Volunteers
Frederiksplein 52
1017 XN Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Phone: +31 20 6273329
Fax: +31 20 6385388
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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.
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