Events

  • Audience Engagement Master Class with Sonya Childress

    Sat. July 15, 2017 @ 10:00am
    IDA Offices
    3470 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 980
    Los Angeles, CA 90010
    United States

    Join us for an illuminating Audience Engagement Master Class with Firelight Media’s Director of Partnership and Engagement, Sonya Childress.

  • 2017 IDA Documentary Awards Call for Entries - Regular Deadline

    Fri. July 7, 2017 @ 11:45pm
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
  • Sound Design Master Class with James LeBrecht

    Sat. June 24, 2017 @ 10:00am
    IDA Offices
    3470 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 980
    Los Angeles, CA 90010
    United States

    Join us for an instructive Master Class with expert Sound Designer James Lebrecht. James has over 35+ years of experience in sound design and is the founder of Berkeley Sound Artists, an audio house that specializes in post production audio for documentaries.

  • Awards Spotlight: National Geographic - Years of Living Dangerously

    Wed. June 14, 2017 @ 7:00pm
    The Landmark, Westside Pavillion
    10850 W. Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064
    United States

    IDA invites you to its Awards Spotlight: National Geographic - Years of Living Dangerously with moderated Q&A.

  • Digital Security Training for Filmmakers

    Sat. June 10, 2017 @ 2:00pm
    ITVS Offices
    1435 Folsom St
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    United States

    With increasing challenges to the privacy and security of filmmakers, do you know how to protect your digital communications and equipment? This half-day intensive, co-hosted by the International Documentary Association, ITVS and Freedom of the Press Foundation will provide how-to guides and resources for protecting your privacy in the age of mass surveillance.

Events - Los Angeles

  • Audience Engagement Master Class with Sonya Childress

    Sat. July 15, 2017 @ 10:00am
    IDA Offices
    3470 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 980
    Los Angeles, CA 90010
    United States

    Join us for an illuminating Audience Engagement Master Class with Firelight Media’s Director of Partnership and Engagement, Sonya Childress.

  • 2017 IDA Documentary Awards Call for Entries - Regular Deadline

    Fri. July 7, 2017 @ 11:45pm
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
  • Sound Design Master Class with James LeBrecht

    Sat. June 24, 2017 @ 10:00am
    IDA Offices
    3470 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 980
    Los Angeles, CA 90010
    United States

    Join us for an instructive Master Class with expert Sound Designer James Lebrecht. James has over 35+ years of experience in sound design and is the founder of Berkeley Sound Artists, an audio house that specializes in post production audio for documentaries.

  • Awards Spotlight: National Geographic - Years of Living Dangerously

    Wed. June 14, 2017 @ 7:00pm
    The Landmark, Westside Pavillion
    10850 W. Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90064
    United States

    IDA invites you to its Awards Spotlight: National Geographic - Years of Living Dangerously with moderated Q&A.

Events - SF Bay Area

  • Digital Security Training for Filmmakers

    Sat. June 10, 2017 @ 2:00pm
    ITVS Offices
    1435 Folsom St
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    United States

    With increasing challenges to the privacy and security of filmmakers, do you know how to protect your digital communications and equipment? This half-day intensive, co-hosted by the International Documentary Association, ITVS and Freedom of the Press Foundation will provide how-to guides and resources for protecting your privacy in the age of mass surveillance.

  • IDA Conversation Series: Jon Else and Bonni Cohen

    Wed. March 29, 2017 @ 6:00pm
    Delancey Street
    600 Embarcadero
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    United States

    Join us for the San Francisco edition of the IDA Conversation Series as we celebrate the collaborative creative history of Emmy nominated Director/Producer Bonni Cohen and legendary multi award winning director, cinematographer, producer, and educator, Jon Else.

  • IDA Conversation Series: Stanley Nelson

    Thu. October 1, 2015 @ 7:00pm
    Lakeside Theater
    300 Lakeside Drive, Ste. 108
    Oakland, CA 94612
    United States

    Interviewed by Orlando Bagwell

    Join us for this special Bay Area edition of the IDA Conversation Series featuring the preeminent documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson in conversation with Orlando Bagwell, Director of the U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism documentary program.

  • Doc U: Making Your Trailer Stand Out

    Wed. April 22, 2015 @ 7:30pm
    Ninth Street Independent Film Center
    145 Ninth Street, Suite 250
    San Francisco, CA
    United States

    Having a killer trailer or work sample may not guarantee your film’s success in the funding lottery or land you that coveted distribution deal, but it does ensure that your film will...

  • Doc U: Stayin' Alive - Monetizing the Doc Career

    Wed. March 18, 2015 @ 7:30pm
    Ninth Street Independent Film Center
    145 Ninth Street, Suite 250
    San Francisco, CA
    United States

    Get any group of documentary filmmakers together and, no doubt, a big topic of conversation will be money: how to get it, how to make it, and how to keep getting and making it. Why?...

  • Doc U: The Documentary Filmmaker as Journalist

    Tue. February 17, 2015 @ 7:30pm
    Ninth Street Independent Film Center
    145 Ninth Street, Suite 250
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    United States

    From Citizenfour to Virunga, documentary filmmakers are increasingly breaking important investigative stories, while at the same time employing gripping story-telling techniques and delivering powerful cinematic experiences. What are the artistic and personal challenges of...

Events - New York

  • IDA x NYFA: VR 101 for Documentary

    Sat. June 10, 2017 @ 10:00am
    New York Film Academy
    17 Battery Place
    New York, NY 10004
    United States

    Join us in New York for VR 101 for Documentary, co-presented with the New York Film Academy. This daylong workshop is specifically designed to give nonfiction filmmakers the basic tools to enter the world of VR for documentary. From storytelling to stitching, attendees will receive hands-on experience with the tools used for this developing technology.

  • DocuClub NY: afterward

    Mon. June 5, 2017 @ 7:00pm
    DCTV
    87 Lafayette Street
    New York, NY 10013
    United States

    Please join us Monday, June 5th, for DocuClub NY! We'll be screening director Ofra Bloch's afterward. Following the screening, we will be joined by OFRA BLOCH (Director), JACK RICCOBONO (Producer), and MICHEAL J. PALMER (Editor) for a moderated discussion.

  • DocuClub NY: Personal Statement

    Mon. April 3, 2017 @ 7:00pm
    DCTV
    87 Lafayette Street
    New York, NY 10013
    United States

    Please join us Monday, April 3 for the second installment of DocuClub NY 2017! We'll be screening Juliane Dressner’s, Personal Statement.

  • DocuClub NY: Island Soldier

    Mon. February 6, 2017 @ 7:00pm
    DCTV
    87 Lafayette Street
    New York, NY 10013
    United States

    Please join us Monday, February 6 for the first installment of DocuClub NY 2017!

  • DocuClub NY: Minding the Gap

    Mon. October 17, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    DCTV
    87 Lafayette Street
    New York, NY 10013
    United States

    Please join us Monday, October 17, for the next DocuClub NY with a screening of Minding the Gap by filmmaker Bing Liu.

Events - Austin

  • AFS x IDA: Master Class with Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson

    Sat. June 10, 2017 @ 10:00am
    Austin Public
    1143 Northwestern Ave
    Austin, TX 78702
    United States

    Join the IDA and AFS for another Austin Master Class with lauded cinematographer Kirsten Johnson, exploring her approach and techniques to documentary filmmaking.

  • AFS x IDA: Master Class with Director Robert Greene

    Sat. February 18, 2017 @ 10:00am
    AFS Screening Room
    1901 E 51st St
    Austin, TX 78723
    United States

    Join the IDA and AFS for a three hour master class in discussing documentary storytelling, filmmaking ethics, creating and working with "hybrid" non-fiction narratives and how his narrative editing work has informed this.

  • January 15, 2017 @ 4:00pm
    Texas Spirit Theater at The Bullock
    1800 Congress Ave
    Austin, TX 78701

    Join the Austin Film Society and IDA for a screening of Robert Greene's Kate Plays Christine, a "nonfiction thriller" in which actress...

  • AFS x IDA: Master Class with Director Jeff Feuerzeig

    Sat. August 13, 2016 @ 10:00am
    AFS Screening Room
    1901 E 51st St
    Austin, TX 78723
    United States

    Join the IDA and AFS for an intimate non-fiction storytelling workshop with documentary director Jeff Feuerzeig.