Key Dates

    An overview of the 2017 festival dates and deadlines

    IDFA
    November 15 – 26, 2017
    Entry is now open; deadlines are May 1 and August 1.
    Accreditation will open after summer; the deadline is October 10.

    IDFA DocLab
    Part of the IDFA program; entry and accreditation dates are the same.
    Entry is now open; the final deadline is August 1.
    Key DocLab-events: November 16 – 22.
    DocLab Exhibition: November 16 – 22.
    DocLab Academy: November 17 – 22.

    IDFA Forum
    November 20 – 22, 2017
    Deadline for entry: August 15.

    Docs for Sale
    November 17 – 23, 2017
    Deadline for entry: September 15.

    IDFAcademy during IDFA
    November 16 – 19, 2017
    Deadline for accreditation: September 15.

    IDFAcademy Summer School
    July 3 – 8, 2017
    Application is now closed; participants will be announced soon.

    IDFA Bertha Fund
    Deadline for IBF Classic: May 15.
    Deadline for IBF Europe co-production support: May 1.
    Deadline for IBF Europe distribution support: applications are accepted and evaluated continuously until October 1.