24th November - 4th December
Screening over 200 documentaries annually and attracting audiences of around 60,000, the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) is one of the most important festivals on the documentary calendar. Australia traditionally has been well represented at this festival with 34 docs (12 feature-length) being screened since 1990.
Running in parallel to IDFA is Docs for Sale (international documentary market) and The Forum (a platform for project-pitching and co-financing).
There are two deadline dates:
Deadline 2: Sept 1st, 2004 (films completed between Apr 1st, 2004-Sep 1st, 2004)
Deadline 1 - May 1st 2005 (films completed between Sept 1st, 2004-Apr 1st, 2005)