During the festival, IDFAcademy offers an intensive four-day training program for emerging documentary filmmakers and producers from all over the world. In addition to a comprehensive introduction to the festival, IDFAcademy participants also learn first-hand about the professional market and key industry players. Take a look at what's on offer to the 100 IDFAcademy participants during IDFA 2019. Read more.
Producer/Consultant Heidi Fleisher talks to Liselot Verbrugge (Sales Agent, Deckert Distribution) and Aleksandar Govedarica (Sales Agent, Syndicado) who provide insight into their world sales expertise. Discover their strategies and secrets for getting your film out into the world. When does a sales agent join the team in the process? What is the best strategy for the current different windows? Should the focus be on more money or on more viewers?
Seize the opportunities offered by new EU legislation on copyright and learn about its impact on European filmmakers. Renowned filmmakers share how they deal with authors’ rights, the income it generates and what to expect from the new legislation.