Accreditation

    Learn more about accreditation at IDFA

    Depending on your professional activities in the documentary field and your interest, IDFA offers a variety of accreditations providing access to the festival, IDFA’s markets Docs for Sale and IDFA Forum as well as the IDFAcademy program.

    Accreditation is available from September 01. Please take careful note of our guidelines below before filling in our accreditation form.

    Please note that different deadlines apply for application to the IDFAcademy program and IDFA Forum.

    Go to accreditation form

    Rules and regulations 2020

    Cancellations
    For professionals, IDFA 2020 is taking place online. If you intended to come to Amsterdam but it turns out you are not able to, you can attend IDFA online. If you still have to cancel completely, please let us know as soon as possible by e-mailing guestservices@idfa.nl. For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

    No refund policy
    For all cancellations received after November 4, IDFA handles a no refund policy.

    Copyright
    The applicant will guarantee to have secured clearance from the copyright holders of any copyrighted materials included within the submitted accreditation for all purposes for which the material will be used, including the online Guest List, printed passes and printed/online festival related information guides. The applicant will guarantee to hold IDFA harmless from any claims from copyright holders in relation to use of the submitted material. IDFA reserves the right to disqualify any accreditation with unauthorized inclusion of copyrighted materials.

    Updates to passes in 2020
    With IDFA 2020 being solely online for international guests this year, we also have had to make changes in our access structure. Hopefully the listing below gives you enough information to make an informed decision on what accreditation suits you best. For more information about IDFA in light of the current state of the corona pandemic, see our COVID-19 info page.

    IDFA Festival

    €150 excl. 9% VAT

    This accreditation gives access to:

    • Press & Industry Library containing IDFA-selected films online, on-demand (November 18 – December 6)
    • online Industry Program (talks, sessions, panels, and consultancies)
    • company profiles, strand profiles, biographies and contact information of accredited guests through our online guest list
    • Closing Ceremony

    IDFA Forum & DocLab Forum

    €175 excl. 21% VAT

    Due to high demand, the number of participants is limited to two participants per production company. All observer accreditations will undergo a selection process. To learn more about the setup of IDFA Forum 2020, please click here. To learn more about the setup of IDFA DocLab Forum 2020, please click here.

    This accreditation gives access to:

    • the official IDFA Forum & DocLab Forum online program (November 16 - 20)
    • all rights and services of the IDFA Festival accreditation (see above)

    Docs for Sale Acquisition

    €150 excl. 9% VAT

    This accreditation gives access to:

    • a one-year subscription to the Docs for Sale online catalogue
    • all rights and services of the IDFA Festival accreditation (see above)

    Docs for Sale Participant

    One accreditation is included in the entry fee of a representative (producer, director, or sales agent) from the film selected for Docs for Sale. Additional Docs for Sale Participant accreditations can be purchased for €50 excl. 21% VAT.

    This accreditation gives access to:

    • online services of the Docs for Sale One-on-one meetings
    • online Industry Program (talks, sessions, panels, and consultancies)
    • company profiles, strand profiles, biographies and contact information of accredited guests through our online guest list

    IDFAcademy program online

    €125 excl. 9% VAT

    IDFAcademy is open to emerging filmmakers and producers. Selection will be based on the information you provide and will be made mid-October. The deadline for application to IDFAcademy is September 1.

    This accreditation gives access to:

    • the official IDFAcademy program online, November 19 - 25
    • all rights of the IDFA Festival accreditation (see above)

    Press

    €40 excl. 9% VAT

    This accreditation gives access to:

    • Press & Industry Library containing IDFA-selected films online, on-demand (November 18 – December 6)
    • company profiles, strand profiles, biographies and contact information of our accredited guests through our online guest list that can be found at idfa.nl
    • Closing Ceremony

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