IDFAcademy unveils selected projects and first tutors for IDFAcademy Summer School 2019
Sophie Fiennes and Gladys Joujou are among the tutors to guide 16 documentary projects selected for this year’s IDFAcademy Summer School. Discover the documentary talents participating in the next edition of our renowned training program, taking place July 1-6.
IDFA Forum goes tailor-made, expands cross-media market for 2019
Amidst a rapidly changing documentary industry, IDFA’s co-production and co-financing market announces more tailor-made pitch setups and the new IDFA DocLab Forum. Read all the details below and get up to speed for the next IDFA Forum, taking place November 24-27, 2019.
IDFA-supported titles selected for Tribeca Film Festival
The Tribeca Film Festival kicks off this week in New York, and we’re overjoyed to see so many IDFA-supported titles in the selection. Don’t miss the following documentary films and projects, which either pitched at IDFA Forum or participated in IDFA DocLab. Congratulations to all the makers!
IDFA awards filmmaker Vanessa Del Campo Gatell at Visions du Réel
Last week the inaugural IDFA Talent Award was presented to emerging filmmaker Vanessa Del Campo Gatell at Visions du Réel (VdR) in Nyon, Switzerland. Selected for the VdR program section Opening Scenes, Del Campo Gatell’s documentary Mars, Oman follows three parallel stories about nomadism, exploration, colonization, and the desire for freedom, in a remarkable cinematic journey that spans both inner and outer space.
Watch: Everything you wanted to know about film buyers at IDFAcademy
In the film industry, finding the balance between art and business is tough for filmmakers and film professionals alike. But you’re not alone. In this IDFAcademy session, Anaïs Clanet (Wide House), Gitte Hansen (First Hand Films), and Robin Smith (KinoSmith) break down the role of the buyer.