Program alumni have included acclaimed films such as Where Are We Headed, Children of the Mist, and Taming the Garden. Former tutors have included Pirjo Honkasalo, Ollie Huddleston, Anne Fabini, Gladys Joujou, Niels Pagh Andersen, Kim Longinotto, and Audrius Stonys.
- This is a project-driven program in which participants focus on strengthening the narrative of their documentary film project. The focus is on creative documentary projects.
- The program supports approximately eight projects in the Development & Production section and eight in the Rough Cut section.
- IDFA Project Space is open to directors making their first or second feature documentary. Film school students are not eligible.
- The online component of the program, which takes place over one week in June and one week in September, consists of individual consultancies between project teams and tutors and an inspirational program of online group discussions.
- In July, the in-person part of the program takes place in Amsterdam, where participants spend an intensive week working on their projects.
- The application deadline is March 20, 2022.
For all details about the program, participant eligibility, application process, selection process, and the entry form, please visit the IDFA Project Space page.
IDFA's talent development program is made possible by The Netherlands Film Fund, Creative Europe Media, NPO Fund, and Videoland.