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Deadline for the IDFA Bertha Fund


The IDFA Bertha Fund supports documentary filmmakers in and from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe. Next deadline for applying is May 15, 2014.

Gulabi Gang - supported by IDFA Bertha Fund

The IDFA Bertha Fund is offering financial contributions to documentary filmmakers to complete their projects. The fund is looking for new creative documentary projects from these countries in the mentioned territories. The projects can be submitted in the following categories:

  • 1) Project Development (max. contribution €5.000),
  • 2) Production
  • 3) Post-production (max. contribution €17.500).

Please note that the fund normally offer support for documentary festivals as well, but applications for festivals are not accepted for the May deadline.

Upon selection, the IDFA Bertha Fund will work with the filmmakers to determine which form of assistance and coaching is necessary for the project. 

For the regulations, the online entry form and submission FAQ please visit The IDFA Bertha Fund web site. 

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