7 documentary projects receive support from IDFA Bertha Fund
The IDFA Bertha Fund has supported six new documentary projects with €40,000 each through the IBF Europe - International Co-Production funding scheme, and one new project with €50,000 through the NFF + IBF Co-production scheme. The two programs aim to boost collaboration between independent European producers and producers in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and parts of Eastern Europe.
Honkasalo, Fiennes, and Marazzi among tutors in IDFAcademy Summer School 2019
Renowned filmmakers Pirjo Honkasalo, Sophie Fiennes, and Alina Marazzi are among the eight industry luminaries to tutor at this year’s IDFAcademy Summer School. Joining them are Jeroen Berkvens, Ollie Huddleston, Gladys Joujou, Gema Juárez Allen, and Alex Szalat. From July 1 to 6, these documentary experts will give hands-on guidance to the international filmmaking talents selected for our annual training program.
New programmers and awards coming to IDFA
IDFA is delighted to announce that Sarah Dawson and María Campaña Ramia are joining the team of IDFA programmers. In addition, the festival presents a new award scheme for the upcoming edition, with a greater focus on documentary producers, editors, and cinematographers, as well as directors.
Watch IDFA films at We Make The City (June 17-23)
We Make The City, the festival that makes cities better, presents four documentaries specially selected by IDFA about urban problems and their solutions. To watch the program, buy your tickets for the screenings in Studio/K. We Make The City runs from June 17 to 23.