Festival attendance

    Meet IDFA staff at film festivals and industry events around the world

    Want to meet our staff? Check this page for an up-to-date listing of the international festivals and industry events where IDFA representatives will be in attendance.

    Festival de Cannes
    Held May 14-25, Cannes, France

    • Adriek van Nieuwenhuijzen (Head of IDFA Industry). May 18-22.
    • Isabel Arrate Fernandez (Managing Director, IDFA Bertha Fund). May 18-22.
    • Joost Daamen (Senior Programmer). May 18-22.
    • Laura van Halsema (Senior Programmer). May 18-22.
    • Orwa Nyrabia (Artistic Director). May 18-23.

    Fulldome Festival
    Held May 22-25, Jena, Germany

    • Wotienke Vermeer (New Media Coordinator). May 23-25.

    Sheffield Doc/Fest
    Held June 6-11, Sheffield, UK

    • Jasper Hokken (Programmer). Dates TBA.
    • Yorinde Segal (IDFA Forum). Dates TBA.
    • Caspar Sonnen (Head of New Media). Dates TBA.
    • Laurien ten Houten (IDFA Industry). Dates TBA.
    • Jenni Tuovinen (IDFA Industry). Dates TBA.

    MiradasDoc
    Held June 14-22, Tenerife, Spain

    • Raul Nino Zambrano (Senior Programmer). Dates TBA.

    SIFF | Shanghai International Film Festival
    Held June 15-24, Shanghai, China

    • Isabel Arrate Fernandez (Managing Director, IDFA Bertha Fund). Dates TBA.

    Sandbox Immersive Festival
    Held June 24-30, Qingdao, China

    • Caspar Sonnen (Head of New Media). June 23-28.

    Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
    Held June 28-July 6, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

    • Orwa Nyrabia (Artistic Director). June 28-July 7.

    Sarajevo Film Festival
    Held August 16-23, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    • Laurien ten Houten (IDFA Industry). Dates TBA.
    • Orwa Nyrabia (Artistic Director). August 19-23.

    DMZ International Documentary Film Festival
    Held September 20-27, Goyang City and Paju City, South Korea

    • Joost Daamen (Senior Programmer). Dates TBA.