FESTIVAL ATTENDANCE

Want to meet our staff? Check this page for an up to date listing of festivals all over the world where representatives of IDFA will be in attendance. (Last updated December 6.)

Nuevas Miradas
Held December 9-14 at the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión, San Antonio de Los Baños, Cuba, www.eictv.org
Raul Niño Zambrano (Senior Programmer), December 9-15

Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival
Held December 12-15, Guangzhou, China, gzdoc.cn
Adriek van Nieuwenhuijzen (Head of Industry), December 12-16
Martijn van Dijk (Senior Sponsoring & Fundraising), December 12-16

Sundance Film Festival
Held January 19-29, Park City, U.S., www.sundance.org
Ally Derks (Festival Director), January 19-25
Barbara Visser (Interim Festival Director), January 19-25
Adriek van Nieuwenhuijzen (Head of Industry), January 19-25
Caspar Sonnen (Head of New Media | IDFA Doclab), January 19-25

Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin
Held February 9-19, Berlin, Germany, berlinale.de
Barbara Visser (Interim Festival Director), February 10-15
Martijn te Pas (Head of Program Department), February 10-15
• Joost Daamen (Senior Programmer), February 10-15
Laura van Halsema (Special Programs Coordinator), February 10-14
Adriek van Nieuwenhuijzen (Head of Industry), February 10-14
Isabel Arrate Fernandez (Managing Director IBF), February 10-14
Melanie de Vocht (Project Manager IBF), February 10-13
Laurien ten Houten (Docs for Sale Coordinator), February 10-14
Audience Award goes to La Chana November 27, 2016 | The VPRO IDFA Audience Award 2016 has gone to La Chana by Lucija Stojevic, a blistering and intimate portrait of former flamenco dancer Antonia Santiago Amador.
Peter Triest wins Mediafonds Documentary Award 2016 November 16, 2016 | During IDFA's opening ceremony, the Mediafonds Documentary Award 2016 (€125,000) was presented to Peter Triest for the realisation of his film plan Parked Lives, developed in the IDFA-Mediafonds Workshop.
Open Call: Short Web Documentaries November 26, 2016 | IDFA and Jos de Putter from Deep Focus Web Documentaries invite entries for project proposals from talented (young) filmmakers.
And the winners are... November 23, 2016 | At the Awards Ceremony in the Stadsschouwburg, the 14 winners of IDFA 2016 have just been announced.
The Grown-Ups wins IDFA AWFJ EDA Award November 22, 2016 | Chilean filmmaker Maite Alberdi has won the IDFA AWFJ EDA Award for Best Female-Directed Documentary with her film The Grown-Ups.

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