Volunteers

Volunteers are an important and intrinsic aspect to the successful organization of IDFA. They welcome our guests and audiences and are our eyes and ears during the festival. Volunteers are also ambassadors of IDFA thanks to their enthusiasm for the festival.

Policy
There are some requirements for becoming a volunteer at IDFA. They are described in our Volunteer Policy, together with everything that you can expect from IDFA when working as a volunteer.

Application
As of August the volunteers form will be available on this page. Please note: if you are from outside the EU, you will need a work permit for the Netherlands. Unfortunately it's not allowed to do volunteer work on a Student Visa.

Contact

If you have any questions about becoming a volunteer, you can reach us here:

IDFA Volunteers
Frederiksplein 52
1017 XN Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Email:
volunteers@idfa.nl
Phone: +31 20 6273329
IDFAcademy Summer School 2016 April 12, 2016 | The IDFAcademy Summer School has announced the sixteen selected projects for the 2016 edition of the week-long training program, held July 4-9.
Ally Derks announces her departure from IDFA in 2017 April 5, 2016 | Having spent almost thirty years at the head of IDFA, founder and festival director Ally Derks has decided to leave the festival in 2017, after the festival's 30th anniversary. Derks: "That seems like a good moment to say farewell and pass on the baton to the next generation."
IDFA Bertha Fund announces February 2016 selection April 5, 2016 | Eleven documentary projects from countries including Colombia, Kenya, Georgia and Iran will be supported by the IDFA Bertha Fund through its classic scheme. Another nine projects have been selected in the new IBF Europe category.
IDFA-Mediafonds Workshop announces 2016 tutors April 5, 2016 | The IDFA-Mediafonds Workshop 2016 will be tutored by filmmakers Petra Lataster-Czisch and Catherine van Campen. The deadline for entry is April 8.

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IDFAindustry @IDFAindustry 1 day ago
Our first entry deadline (for films finished before April 1 this year) is coming up. Send us your film before May 1! https://t.co/dRMls6ynq0
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RT @Docedge: THANK YOU, Rokhsareh is coming!! https://t.co/uAiiCrP4kR
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