Film entry for IDFA 2018 is now open

    Film entry for IDFA 2018 is now open! We'd like to invite you to submit your documentary or interactive project.

    IDFA selects some 250 new documentaries each year, divided into various competition, regular and focus programs. 

    Please note that there are two entry deadlines: 

    • May 1, for all films completed between August 1, 2017 and April 30, 2018
    • August 1, for all films finished after May 1, 2018

    We urge you to enter your documentary at the earliest possible moment.

    Don't forget...

    ... to read the regulations carefully before submitting your film or project. On this page, you will find all the information you need, about, for instance, the entry requirements and the selection procedure. And, of course, the entry form.

    If you still have questions about submitting your work, read the frequently asked questions.

    FAQ: Submitting your work