IBF Europe: Submit for Distribution Support

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Submission requirements
• Applications must be filled out in English.
• Applications will only be accepted when accompanied by all required documents as stated below.
• Applications will only be accepted when accompanied by a roughcut, an offline picture lock or final cut.
• Vimeo or youtube links (or DVD's) must be in English or have English subtitles. Links should remain online for at least two months following the deadline.

What to do
• Read the Regulations to see if your project meets the basic criteria.
• Complete an entry form on MyIDFA. The entry form includes the basic details of the project, a list of crew members, a logline, synopsis, project description, biography of the filmmakers and producers and a link to audiovisual materials (final cut).
• Upload the following documents in your MyIDFA account after you pressed 'Submit' in the entry form, through the 'Documents link' option (pdf/word/excel/jpeg):
1. IBF Europe distribution project form, containing a paragraph from applicant explaining involvement in the project / complete marketing-distribution plan, including internet, VOD, other digital platforms and/or outreach campaigns, theatrical release, television, event screenings and festivals / distribution schedule / track record of the applicant / other partners expected to be involved (sales agents, distributors, broadcasters, VOD partners, event organizers and/or outreach partners)
2. a complete distribution budget and finance plan using the provided excel sheet.
3. a signed co-production agreement, containing a clear indication of the participation of each co-producer in the financing of the project / joint ownership of all the rights / sharing of the revenues between the co-producers (exclusive and/or shared territories) / definition of the total budget, spending requirements and the strategy in the event of budget overages / reference to applicable treaties.
4. an extract of registration, clearly indicating the applicant’s company name, the address of its head office, year of establishment, and ownership, no older than 6 months.
5. letters of commitment/interest of at least 3 partners.
• Post the roughcut, offline picture lock or final cut of the documentary on Vimeo or YouTube. Fill out the link in the entry form OR send the link to idfaberthafund@idfa.nl.
• Only if no link is available: send a DVD by regular mail. 

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Regulations for Distribution Support
Selection procedure and contracts
Frequently Asked Questions
Call for Entry: IDFA Bertha Fund December 22, 2016 | The IDFA Bertha Fund is looking for new creative documentary projects from developing countries for both its classic program and the IBF Europe distribution scheme.
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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.


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