IDFA Board
Chairman Derk Sauer
Treasurer Anton Kramer
Members Sonja Barend, Jacqueline Gerritsma, Arend Jan Heerma van Voss, Marischka Leenaers
Recommending Committee H.C. Becht, Prof. Ir M. van den Berg, E.I.R.M. de By, G. Frenkel Frank, M. van Heijningen, Dr M de Keizer, B. Lubberhuizen, Dr Ir J.M.M. Ritzen, F. Rottenberg, Prof. Dr A. de Swaan

IDFA Bertha Fund Board
Chairman Walter Etty
Members Jan Hoekema, Adrienne van Heteren, Marischka Leenaers, Marijn Wiersma

Director Ally Derks
Managing Director Cees van ’t Hullenaar
Head of Industry Office Adriek van Nieuwenhuijzen
Head of Production / IT Dirk Blikkendaal

Controller Clarissa Riemersma
Assistent Hanneke Heeremans


Manager Hanneke Heeremans

Program Department
Coordinator Martijn te Pas
Researchers Joost Daamen, Raul Niño Zambrano
Assistant Jasper Hokken
Research & Development Laura van Halsema
Advisors Kees Brienen, Peter van Bueren, Jan Pieter Ekker, Mariska Graveland, Wessel van der Hammen, Ingrid Harms, Jannie Langbroek, Ot Louw, Andrea Manneke, Rada Sesic, David Teigeler, Frans Westra

Coordinator Cathalijne de Wilde
Press & Publicity Laura van Halsema
IDFA Online Liselotte Brand, Joost Broeren

New Media
Coordinator Caspar Sonnen
IDFA TV Assistant Jasper Hokken
Website DocLab Upian

Head of IT Dirk Blikkendaal
Coordinator Nathalie Scholten
Application Manager Ilja Loonstijn
Audio-Visual Jason Langdon

Sponsoring & Fundraising
Sponsor and Fundraiser Elisabeth van Overloop, Martijn van Dijk

Coordinator Meike Statema
Producer Marije Veenstra

Industry Office
Head of Industry Office Adriek van Nieuwenhuijzen
IDFA Forum Coordinator Yorinde Segal
IDFA Forum Producers Malka Jonas, David Leenders, Charlotte Reekers
Docs for Sale Coordinator Laurien ten Houten
Docs for Sale Producer Rudolf Kats

IDFA Bertha Fund
Director Ally Derks
Fund Manager Isabel Arrate Fernandez
Producers Mélanie de Vocht, Fleur Welter

Festival Production
Head of Production Dirk Blikkendaal
Coordinator Annabet Langkamp
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.
IDFA Awards given out in Durban and Sarajevo August 24, 2014 | Two IDFA Awards were handed out at the Durban International Film Festival's Durban FilmMart and the Sarajevo Film Festivals' Docu Rough Cut Boutique. Both winners will be invated to IDFA as part of the prize.
IDFA Bertha Fund selects 19 new projects July 8, 2014 | The IDFA Bertha Fund has concluded the May selection round of 2014. Nineteen documentary projects from countries like Nicaragua, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Afghanistan and South-Sudan will be supported by the fund.
Summer School's Out July 6, 2014 | The seventh edition of the IDFAcademy Summer School has closed its doors. For six days, young and upcoming talents from 15 different countries worked tirelessly on their projects, supported by eight renowned tutors, among whom was editor Ollie Huddleston: “If you think too much about what other people think, you can get really lost.”
Digital and interactive storytelling at IDFA 2014 July 4, 2014 | Since 2008, IDFA explores the future of non-fiction storytelling with its DocLab program and the Forum for crossmedia projects. This year, in collaboration with De Brakke Grond, we will present the biggest interactive storytelling program yet. We look forward to consider your interactive, transmedia and virtual reality projects.


IDFAindustry @IDFAindustry 3 days ago
The deadline for IDFA Forum submissions is this Monday! Our team is available for questions Sat & Sunday 10am-2pm CEST on +31206273329.
IDFAindustry @IDFAindustry 5 days ago
Don't forget: only a few days left to submit your project for the IDFA Forum!
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