Workshops and training programs for emerging filmmakers

    To stimulate new talent and high level documentary production, IDFAcademy organizes international  training programs for emerging filmmakers: the IDFAcademy Summer School in July and the IDFAcademy during the festival in November. IDFA also organizes workshops for Dutch speaking participants.

    IDFAcademy Summer School 2017 will take place from July 3 - 8. The deadline for application is March 15.

    During the festival, IDFAcademy offers an intensive four-day training program for emerging documentary filmmakers and producers. The program is open to emerging filmmakers and producers from all over the world, offering them a comprehensive introduction to the festival and the professional market.