- August 2, 2017
New report issued by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), in partnership with the International Documentary Association (IDA), seeks to chart a course towards a sustainable future by calling out key challenges, illuminating those challenges through case studies, and offering actions that can strengthen the field and support filmmakers.
- May 23, 2017
IDA announces eight feature-length documentary films selected to receive a total of $130,000 from the IDA Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund. These grants were awarded in 2016 and the first quarter of 2017.
- February 23, 2017
The International Documentary Association has announced the appointment of Claire Aguilar as the Director of Programming & Policy. Aguilar will oversee IDA's professional development, education, mentorship and training initiatives.
- October 6, 2016
This year's IDA Documentary Awards will honor five outstanding individuals: Lyn and Norman Lear will receive the Amicus Award; Stanley Nelson will receive the Career Achievement Award; Ally Derks will receive the Pioneer Award; and Nanfu Wang will receive the Emerging Documentary Filmmaker. Awards will also be given in several categories including Best Feature Documentary, Best Short Documentary, David L. Wolper Student Documentary Award, Best Limited Series, and more.
- September 1, 2016
The International Documentary Association (IDA) announced today the lineup of their ongoing screening series to begin September 7th with a screening of Otto Bell’s The Eagle Huntress. Additional Series highlights include OJ: Made in America (September 13), Zero Days (October 6), Jim: The James Foley Story (October 26), and Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing (November 3).
- August 29, 2016
The International Documentary Association (IDA) announced today that award-winning filmmaker Joe Berlinger will join its Board of Directors.
- August 23, 2016
IDA announces the lineup and additional keynote presentations for Getting Real ‘16, a biennial filmmaker-tofilmmaker conference inaugurated by the IDA and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2014.
- April 11, 2013
LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2013 — The International Documentary Association announced today the launch of the IDA Documentary Screening Series, invitation-only screenings of fifteen documentary...
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