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IDFA 2016: Call for Submissions


The International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) is now accepting submissions from filmmakers and producers planning to participate with their film or interactive project in this year's edition of the festival.

Now open for submissions: IDFA 2016

The 29th International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam will take place from 16-27 November 2016 with more than 250 documentaries to be screened, running the gamut from international audience favorites and cinematic milestones to artistic experiments and interactive documentaries.

Two entry deadlines are in place for submissions to this year's edition: the first deadline is 1 May 2016. This deadline is for all films completed between 1 August 2015 and 1 April 2016.

The second and final deadline is 1 August 2016, for all films finished after 1 April 2016. The IDFA team urges all applicants to enter their documentary projects at the earliest possible moment.

You can find the online entry form at
MyIDFA. Please see IDFA Regulations 2016 for all submission guidelines, rules and regulations, and refer to the FAQ if you have any further questions.

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