HOTELS

IDFA recommends the hotels listed below, which are all within walking distance of the festival venues. If you book another hotel (whether it's in Amsterdam when visiting IDFA or anywhere else in the world throughout the year) please consider booking through the booking.com link below, which directly benefits the IDFA Bertha Fund at no extra cost to you.

Booking.com

IDFA is pleased to announce its partnership with Booking.com, offering the very best in online travel reservations. If you reserve with Booking.com via the link below, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to benefit the IDFA Bertha Fund. The Fund offers support to festivals and filmmakers in developing countries.

Free accommodation

• If your personal invitation states that IDFA will pay for your hotel, please contact our Guest Services. They will make your hotel reservation.
• IDFA Guest Services will only book hotels for filmmakers with a film in the 2015 program and special delegates.
• Filmmakers with a film in one of the competition programs and the Masters, Best of Fests and Panorama sections are offered three or four hotel nights by the festival. For filmmakers with films in other IDFA program sections the festival offers two or three nights.
• IDFA does not offer accommodation to Dutch filmmakers with a film in the festival program.

Preferred Hotels

Please note: due to the festival's relocation of many industry activities to the area around Muntplein, the festival is no longer booking rooms for guests at NH Schiller. As a guest of IDFA, you may book your room at friendly rates at these preferred hotels before October 14, 2015.

NH Caransa
Rembrandtplein 19
1017 CT Amsterdam
Standard room, single use
€145 per room per night, including breakfast,
excluding city tax of 5,5% of the room rate per room, per night (included in the rate shown when booking)

NH Carlton
Vijzelstraat 4
1017 HK Amsterdam
Standard room, single use
€145 per room per night, including breakfast
excluding City tax of 5,5% of the room rate per room, per night (included in the rate shown when booking)

NH City Centre
Spuistraat 288-292
1012 VX Amsterdam
Standard room, single use
€115 per room per night, including breakfast
excluding City tax of 5,5% of the room rate per room, per night (included in the rate shown when booking)

IDFAcademy Summer School report July 8, 2015 | Emerging filmmakers from all over the world came together for an uncharacteristically hot week in Amsterdam to work on their documentary projects with renowned tutors such as Victor Kossakovsky and Cecilia Lidin.
IBF announces May selection July 7, 2015 | The IDFA Bertha Fund has concluded the second selection round for 2015. Eleven documentary projects from countries like Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, South Sudan, Uruguay and Georgia will be supported by the fund in its classic scheme.
New Media at IDFA 2015 July 7, 2015 | For those interested in the creative potential of digital technology, virtual reality and interactive media, this year's IDFA will have more to offer than ever before.
Errol Morris central guest at IDFA 2015 June 30, 2015 | Renowned filmmaker Errol Morris will compile this year's Top 10 program at IDFA. The festival will also be screening a retrospective of Morris's work.
More room for Rough Cut Projects at Forum June 4, 2015 | IDFA Forum is introducing a new category for its 2015 edition: Rough Cut Projects. Replacing the successful Work-in-Progress Screenings held in 2013 and 2014, the new category is organised in cooperation with IDFA's market Docs for Sale.

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