Key Dates

    An overview of the 2017 festival dates and deadlines

    IDFA
    November 15–26
    Accreditation is now open; the deadline is October 10.

    Selection announced: October 9
    Full program announced: November 2
    Ticket sales for Friends of IDFA and accredited guests: November 3
    General ticket sales: November 6
    30th Anniversary Program: November 18-21
    Awards Ceremony & Documentary Ball: November 22

    IDFA DocLab
    Part of the IDFA program; entry and accreditation dates are the same.
    Accreditation is now open; the deadline is October 10.

    Key DocLab events: November 16-22
    DocLab Exhibition: November 16–26
    DocLab Conference: November 19
    Crossmedia Forum: November 20
    DocLab Academy: November 17-21

    IDFA Forum
    November 20–22
    Rough Cut Screenings: November 19
    Crossmedia Forum: November 20
    Accreditation is now open; the deadline is October 10.

    Docs for Sale
    November 17–23
    Rough Cut Screenings: November 19

    Accreditation is now open; the deadline is October 10.

    IDFAcademy
    November 16–19

    DocLab Academy
    November 17-21

    IDFA Bertha Fund
    Applications for IBF Europe distribution support are accepted and evaluated continuously until October 31.