- December 8, 2018
Bing Liu’s "Minding The Gap" emerged this evening with top honors in the Best Feature category at the 34th Annual IDA Documentary Awards. Floyd Russ’s "Zion" was awarded Best Short. The year’s biggest night in documentary took place at the Paramount Theatre and was hosted by actor, television presenter, and producer Ricki Lake.
- November 8, 2018
The nominees for Best Audio Documentary include 30 for 30 Podcasts: Bikram, ESPN’s deep dive into the complicated world of Bikram yoga; Caliphate, New York Times reporter Rukmini Callimachi’s quest to understand ISIS; Heavyweight—Episode: Jesse, which follows a man’s attempt to find and thank the driver that hit and nearly killed him; Latino USA—Episode: The Quevedos, producer Sayre Quevedo’s journey to understand what happened to his grandmother, the secrets that his mother kept from him, and the family that he never knew;
- October 24, 2018
Los Angeles, CA (October 24, 2018) - The International Documentary Association (IDA) has unveiled the nominees for the 2018 IDA Documentary Awards. The annual event is the world's most prestigious...
- October 9, 2018
Los Angeles, CA (October 9, 2018) - For the first time, the International Documentary Association (IDA) has unveiled the shortlists in the Shorts and Features categories for their annual IDA...
- September 17, 2018
Next week at Getting Real ‘18, the IDA will introduce a cohort of 12 films receiving the IDA’ Enterprise Documentary Fund production grants.
- September 5, 2018
The IDA announced today the lineup of their annual curated screening series, which opens Wednesday, September 12 with a screening of one of this year’s film festival favorites, Won't You Be My Neighbor?, from Academy Award-winning director Morgan Neville launches the series.
- July 18, 2018
IDA announced today that it will bring Gimme Truth! to Getting Real ‘18, the only documentary film gathering of its kind in North America. This special edition of the infamous documentary game show is presented in partnership with True/False Film Fest. The wildly entertaining event is a hilarious mashup of filmmaking and investigation, where local filmmakers attempt to stump the panelists with their short doc-style videos that are entirely TRUE or entirely FALSE. The game show will be free and open to the public.
- June 25, 2018
Getting Real ‘18, a three-day conference presented by the International Documentary Association (IDA) in partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is the largest gathering of its kind in North America. The 2018 edition will take place September 25-27, 2018, in Los Angeles, California.
- May 8, 2018
May 7, 2018 (Los Angeles, CA) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the recipients of its 2018 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants, including a $10,000 FilmCraft grant to the...
- April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018 (Los Angeles, CA) - Today, the International Documentary Association announced the appointment of Leslie-Anne Faireshire, Chris Perez, and Brenda Robinson as new members of the...