Key dates for filmmakers and professionals

    Can't wait for IDFA 2021? Mark your calendar with these important dates for filmmakers and industry professionals to make sure you don't miss a beat.

    IDFA 2021
    Festival dates: November 17-28
    Accreditation opens: July 1
    Festival schedule published: November 1
    Tickets open up for accredited guests: November 1

    IDFA Forum
    Market dates: November 20-26
    Project submissions open: June 22
    Project submissions deadline: August 2
    Producers Connection: November 20-21
    Rough Cut Presentations: November 21
    Pitches: November 22-24
    In-person meetings for Pitches and Rough Cuts: November 22-24
    Online meetings for Pitches and Rough Cuts: November 25-26

    IDFA DocLab Forum
    Market dates: November 21-24
    Project submissions open: June 22
    Project submissions deadline: August 2
    Presentations & pitches: November 21-24
    In-person meetings: November 22-24
    Online meetings: November 25-26

    Docs for Sale
    Market dates: November 19-25
    Film submissions open: June 22
    Film submissions deadline: September 15
    In-person meetings: To be announced
    Online meetings: November 25-26

    IDFAcademy during IDFA
    Program dates: November 18-21
    Accreditation opens: July 1
    Accreditation deadline: September 1
    Karen de Bok Talent Award handed out: November 18

    IDFA Bertha Fund
    NFF+IBF Co-Production Scheme submission deadline: TBA
    IBF Europe - International Co-production submission deadline: TBA
    IBF Classic submission deadlines: December 10 & June 10, 2022
    IBF Europe - Distribution: submissions accepted continuously until October 1, 2022

    IDFA DocLab
    IDFA DocLab Opening Night: November 19
    IDFA DocLab Exhibition: November 19-28
    IDFA DocLab Forum: November 21-26
    IDFA DocLab Interactive Conference: Spread over different events and performances throughout the festival
    IDFA R&D Summit: November 21-22

    This website uses cookies.

    By using cookies we can measure how our site is used, how it can be further improved and to personalize the content of online advertisements.

     here everything about our cookie policy. If you choose to decline, we only place functional and analytical cookies