IDFA Film Student Route - New Edition

The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) and  the Netherlands Film Academy present a new edition of the successful IDFA Film Student Route: a tailor made program for film students from film academies and film schools. A route through the IDFA program, full of inspiration and with the latest developments in today’s international documentary industry. IDFA and the Netherlands Film Academy work together in creating educational  programs to provide young and evolving documentary filmmakers and producers  with the knowledge and tools to further develop themselves and become part of  the international documentary industry.

The IDFA Film Student Route (15-20 November) includes:

→  IDFA Film Academy Day at the  Netherlands Film Academy

→  Films from the IDFA 2018 program with Q&A

→  Masterclasses

→  Morning sessions of the IDFAcademy, the 4 day training program for  emerging directors and producers

→  Network opportunities with international film students and  professionals


Information and application

Film academies and film schools are invited to apply for the IDFA Film Student Route. Attending students and teacher receive a special group discount of 15% on the IDFA Guest Pass (250 euros). 


Please contact for more information and application. 

Here you can read more about the morning sessions of the IDFAcademy that were part of the route last year.


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