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Interactive Documentary Conference | IDFA Worldview Award | Reminder: Call for Entry Docs for Sale and the FORUM

Accreditation for IDFA 2012 is now open!
If you want to join us to celebrate the creative documentary, to discuss the latest trends in documentary filmmaking, finance or sell your new film, acquire of commission documentaries for your channel or network with your documentary colleagues and friends from all over the world, please submit your accreditation form as soon as possible. For an overview of the different passes, prices and the guidelines, and hotels see:

Or go straight to your MyIDFA login page to access the accreditation form:

18 Nov 2012: Interactive Documentary Conference
Mark your calendars! On Sunday, November 18, the FORUM and IDFA DocLab (which is celebrating its fifth anniversary) will organize the Interactive Documentary Conference: Disruptive Timelines, a one-day symposium on digital and interactive storytelling.

The conference will cover the very latest trends and developments in creating interactive stories, acquiring funds, and generating audience engagement. Read more.

IDFA Worldview Award presented to Logs of War and The Devil’s Lair in Durban
The first IDFA Worldview Award was presented to The Devil’s Lair (South Africa) by Riaan Hendricks and Neil Brandt and Logs of War (Kenya) by Anjali Nayar and Hawa Essuman at the Durban FilmMart. The IDFA Worldview Award is a cooperation between IDFA, the IDFA Fund and CBA Worldview from the UK, and is presented to the two most promising documentary projects presented at the Doc Circle Pitch in Durban.
Read more.

Reminder: Call for Entry the FORUM
The FORUM, IDFA’s international co-financing market for documentaries, is Europe’s largest gathering of filmmakers, television commissioning editors, and independent documentary producers. The FORUM combines public pitches in various setups with over 600 prearranged individual meetings.

The FORUM 2012 takes place from 19-21 November. Producers with projects in any stage of financing and production may submit their documentary project. The deadline to enter your documentary project for the FORUM is 1 September.

For more information on regulations and how to enter, please visit:

Reminder: Call for Entry Docs for Sale
Docs for Sale is the leading marketplace for creative documentaries, offering streaming video all year round and excellent network opportunities for buyers and sellers of quality documentaries. The 17th edition of Docs for Sale will take place from 16-23 November.
We would like to invite you to submit your documentary to Docs for Sale (Online).

Upcoming deadline:
15 September: your documentary will be online on the beginning of November 2012 and placed in the Docs for Sale Catalogue during IDFA.

For more information on regulations and how to apply, please visit:

Submit your film or project using MyIDFA
In order to submit a film or project, you must create a MyIDFA account or use your MyIDFA account from previous years. This allows you to submit films and projects to IDFA, as well as to the Docs for Sale and FORUM markets.

To register for MyIDFA and access accreditation & entry forms, please visit:

The Girl from the South at TIFF 2012
The documentary The Girl from the South by José Luis García will be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival 2012. The film was sponsored by the IDFA Fund (formerly known as the Jan Vrijman Fund).

Bron: IDFA