Key dates for filmmakers, professionals and visitors

    This year marks the 35th edition of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. From November 9–20, get ready for a trend-setting program of films, talks, performances, and interactive and immersive projects throughout Amsterdam. For professionals, our markets and industry programming will return in full swing, with plenty of goodies to be announced in the lead-up to the festival. Till then, mark your calendar with these important dates and deadlines to make sure you don't miss a beat. For locations and accessibility information of the industry locations click here.

    Key dates for filmmakers and professionals

    IDFA 2022
    Festival dates: November 9–20

    IDFA Forum
    Market dates: November 12–16

    IDFA DocLab Forum
    Market dates: November 13–16

    Docs for Sale
    Market dates: November 11–16

    IDFAcademy during IDFA program dates: November 10–13

    IDFA DocLab
    Festival dates: November 11-20
    Accreditation opens: July 1

    Key dates for visitors

    Announcement opening film and competition: October 20
    General ticket sale starts: October 31

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