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IDFA FORUM – 37th International Documentary Film Festival International

Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 14 to 24, 2024


August 1, 2024


(Documentaries, feature films, new media, in development)

The IDFA FORUM coproducing and financing market, running concurrent to the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, is currently accepting entries for its upcoming edition.

Please note that films must be submitted directly to the FORUM.


  • Competitive: Yes 
  • Entry fees: Yes



IDFA FORUM is the International Documentary Film Festival international’s co-financing and co-production market, one of Europe’s largest gathering of filmmakers,

and industry representatives working on ground-breaking creative feature documentaries and new media projects. The festival annually welcomes some 295,000 visits, 3,300 professionals, and 40,000 students to Amsterdam, making it the largest documentary film festival in the world.

The FORUM offers 4 pitching session components:

*The FORUM also offers the opportunity for several delegates to apply to attend as official observers to these pitching sessions. Parallel to the festival and Forum is the Docs for Sale, a marketplace where producers and sales agents offer creative documentaries to buyers.

Telefilm Canada recognizes the selection of a feature film project in the Forum for application to its International Promotion Program.

Promotion and Communications 
Telefilm Canada, Montréal  
1 800 567-0890