Attending IDFA 2020 online as an industry professional

    With films, talks, and tons of other IDFA 2020 festivities available online, there was lots to do for accredited guests around the world. In the lead-up to the festival, we offered some guidance about navigating our online festival program, and what our guests needed to know for the best online experience.

    Access meetings, events, and talks via the personalized homepage

    The IDFA.nl homepage is personalized during the festival this year. The content you see depends on your accreditation, so be sure to login with your MyIDFA for the best website experience. In general, you’ll find your upcoming meetings and events, your agenda, your favorites, and the latest news all on the homepage. Additionally, the quick navigation menu on the left side of the homepage directly links to the most relevant information for you.

    Go to your homepage

    Watch films in the Press & Industry Library

    From November 18 until December 6, much of the IDFA 2020 selection is available online and on-demand for guests. Films will be only available in the Press & Industry Library once they have their in-cinema premiere in Amsterdam. You can access the Press & Industry Library through the quick navigation menu on the left side of the homepage, or simply scroll through the Program A-Z list and select a title.

    Our scheduled online screenings (as shown in the program schedule) are geo-blocked due to distribution rights, so only visitors and accredited guests in the Netherlands can purchase a discounted ticket. For all international guests, the Press & Industry Library is the place to watch films.

    Go to the Press & Industry Library

    Livestream talks in the Industry Program

    From November 19 to 25, our Industry Program is back with plenty of talks, consultancies, meetups, and events to get you up to speed on the latest industry developments. All talks will be live streamed from our studios in Amsterdam on scheduled days and times. Check out what’s on offer and watch the live streams on our Industry Program page.

    Go to the Industry Program

    ​Watch recorded talks in the Talks Library

    Alongside the Press & Industry Library, we also offer a Talks Library where you can find recorded Industry Talks, Filmmaker Talks, and various Q&As after they’ve been live streamed. Starting November 20, new talks will be added regularly here, and almost everything will be available to view until December 6. You can find the Talks Library on our Industry Program page, or via the quick navigation on the left side of the IDFA.nl homepage.

    Go to the Talks Library

    Experience new media projects and performances: do {not} touch

    This year, IDFA DocLab and IDFA on Stage co-present do {not} touch, a special program to explore how artists reshape the art of reality as it moves between online and physical worlds. The program revolves around the pillars Immersive, Expo, and On Stage, and the majority of it can be viewed online worldwide. Take a look at the program and what can be experienced online on the do {not} touch page.

    Go to do {not} touch

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