- March 24, 2022
IDA announces two new senior staff members, Abby Sun and Keisha Knight, who will serve as Director of Artist Programs and Director of IDA Funds and Enterprise Program as well as Louise Rosen, a senior consultant to the organization.
- March 4, 2022
FLEE wins Best Feature, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson wins Best Director for Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised), and A Broken House wins Best Short.
- December 14, 2021
IDA announced the four emerging writers who will participate in the Documentary Magazine Editorial Fellowship Program. These fellows will participate in IDA’s editorial planning process, receive a quarterly stipend to write articles for the publication, partake in mentorship sessions, and attend the Getting Real Documentary Film Conference in September 2022.
- November 22, 2021
IDA has announced grants, totaling $75,000, to three vérité short documentaries from Bhutan, Colombia and the United States through its IDA+XRM Media Incubator. The Incubator supports short vérité documentary films from around the globe, with an emphasis on emerging filmmakers and new perspectives.
- November 15, 2021
IDA has announced the 37th Annual IDA Documentary Awards nominees for all categories as well as the winners for two sponsored awards. The winners for all other categories will be announced at the awards ceremony on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Paramount Studios, Los Angeles.
- November 8, 2021
IDA has announced the 37th Annual IDA Documentary Awards honorary award recipients.
- November 3, 2021
IDA has announced grants, totaling $105,000, to five films through its Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund on the theme, “Challenging White Supremacy.” IDA also revealed the 2021 recipients of the Logan Elevate Grants to filmmakers Ilse Fernandez and Rintu Thomas, with a grant of $25,000 each.
- October 25, 2021
Introducing the shortlist for Best Feature and Best Short categories at the 37th Annual IDA Documentary Awards.
- October 6, 2021
Meet the latest cohort of 10 films receiving production grants. The Enterprise Fund supports feature-length documentary films telling urgent, revelatory stories underpinned by rigorous journalistic approaches and exemplary artistic achievement.
- May 12, 2021
Richard Ray Perez succeeds Simon Kilmurry as the Executive Director of the International Documentary Association (IDA).