IDFA Forum

    International co-production and co-financing market for documentaries.

    IDFA Forum is one of the most influential meeting places for filmmakers, creators, and producers working on ground-breaking creative documentaries and new media projects.

    The first of its kind, the Forum gathers some of the strongest documentary projects currently being developed and produced globally, and presents them in a five-day program of public presentations and one-on-one meetings. As a premium market to find partners and expand your international network, industry representatives, financiers, producers, and other documentary stakeholders will discover a wide variety of outstanding documentary projects that includes cinematic titles, series, and interactive new media projects from around the world.

    The upcoming edition of IDFA Forum takes place from Saturday, November 12 to Wednesday, November 16.

    Key dates for submissions and accreditation

    • Submissions open: June 13
    • Submission deadline: August 1, 23:59 CEST
    • Accreditation opens: July 1
    • Observer accreditation deadline: October 1

    Key dates for presentations and meetings

    • Producers Connection presentations: Saturday, November 12
    • Producers Connection meetings: Sunday, November 13 to Tuesday, November 15
    • Rough Cut Presentations: Sunday, November 13
    • Forum Pitch presentations: Sunday, November 13 to Tuesday, November 15
    • IDFA DocLab Forum presentations: Monday, November 14 to Tuesday, November 15
    • IDFA Forum & IDFA DocLab Forum meetings: Monday, November 14 to Wednesday, November 16

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