IDFA BERTHA FUND

The IDFA Bertha Fund, formerly known as the Jan Vrijman Fund, supports documentary filmmakers in developing countries. Its goal is to stimulate local film cultures and to turn the creative documentary into a truly global film art. » Read more

Next submission deadline for IBF Classic: February 1, 2017
Next submission deadline for IBF Europe co-production support: To be confirmed
Next submission deadline for IBF Europe distribution support: No application deadline. The IBF will accept and grant to documentary projects from December 2016 – October 2017

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Bertha Foundation supports activists, storytellers and lawyers that are working to bring about social and economic justice, and human rights for all. Envisioning a society in which activists build collective power, stories come from many different voices, and law is used as a tool for justice. By investing in the IDFA Bertha Fund the Foundation supports filmmakers and documentaries that make a difference.

Special focus program: Shifting Perspectives September 27, 2016 | IDFA presents series on O.J. Simpson as part of themed program Shifting Perspectives
Special focus program: The Quiet Eye September 20, 2016 | IDFA’s special focus program The Quiet Eye will investigate ‘slow documentary’, presenting documentary projects that take the experience of time in real life as their starting point.
Sergei Loznitsa to present Top 10 August 30, 2016 | This year’s IDFA Top 10 will be compiled by Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa. His latest documentary, Austerlitz, will have its world premiere at the Venice film festival and will screen at IDFA as part of a retrospective of Loznitsa's work.
IDFA Award at Docu Rough Cut Boutique August 19, 2016 | At last night's closing ceremony of the Docu Rough Cut Boutique of the Sarajevo Film Festival, the IDFA Award was given to City of the Sun by Rati Oneli.

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