- January 29, 2021
Poh succeeds Carrie Lozano who joined the Sundance Institute as Director, Documentary Film Program in Fall 2020.
- January 26, 2021
IDA also announced that filmmaker Manuel Acuña would be the first recipient of the IDA Netflix Global Emerging Filmmaker Award - a grant of $25,000.
- January 16, 2021
Crip Camp wins Best Feature; Garrett Bradley wins Best Director for Time; John Was Trying to Contact Aliens wins Best Short.
- November 24, 2020
Crip Camp, MLK/FBI, Time and The Truffle Hunters Receive Multiple Nominations. Virtual Awards Ceremony Jan 16, 2021.
- November 16, 2020
The International Documentary Association (IDA) has announced that executive director, Simon Kilmurry, will step down in mid-2021.
- November 10, 2020
The International Documentary Association (IDA) has announced the 36th Annual IDA Documentary Awards honorary awards recipients.
- November 5, 2020
The International Documentary Association (IDA) announced the appointment of five new members to its Board of Directors: Hallee Adelman, Grace Lee, Al Perry, Amir Shahkhalili, and Marcia Smith.
- October 28, 2020
The feature documentary shortlist includes 30 films from 21 countries. 38% of directors and 55% of producers are women, 30% of directors and 28% identify as BIPOC. Additionally, 8% of directors and 7% of producers are LGBTQ. 5% of directors and 3% of producers are disabled.
- October 19, 2020
13 films to receive a total of $850,000 in production funds and 2 emerging women filmmakers of color receiving Logan Elevate Grants of $25,000 each.