• Former astronaut Nicole Stott, director Darren Aronofsky, and producer Jane Root of One Strange Rock

  • Simon Kilmurry and TIME: The Kalief Browder Story Director, Jenner Fust

  • The Defiant Ones Director Allen Hughes and subject Jimmy Iovine with moderator Elvis Mitchell

  • Joel Bach, Ian Somerhalder and David Gelber from Years of Living Dangerously

  • Director Susan Lacy of Spielberg

  • Director Judd Apatow of The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling

  • Director/Producer Liz Garbus of The Fourth Estate

  • The Fourth Estate Producer Justin Wilkes, The New York Times journalist Matthew Rosenberg, and Showtime Executive Vinnie Malhotra

  • Anne Thompson; Yance Ford, Joslyn Barnes, Bryan Fogel, Dawn Porter, Chapman Way, and Maclain Way


  • Wed. June 6, 2018 @ 7:00pm
    Los Angeles, CA

    IDA invites you to a panel discussion featuring highlighted clips from The Defiant Ones, Spielberg and The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling followed by moderated Q&A and reception.

  • Mon. June 4, 2018 @ 7:00pm
    Los Angeles, CA

    Granted unprecedented access to the editors and reporters on the front lines, Emmy® winning and Oscar® nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus' The Fourth Estate follows the inner workings of The New York Times, revealing the challenges, triumphs and pitfalls of covering a president who has declared the majority of the nation's major news outlets "the enemy of the people."

  • Sun. June 3, 2018 @ 5:00pm
    Los Angeles, CA

    IDA invites you to a panel discussion featuring the directors and producers of features and programs airing on Netflix.

  • Sun. April 15, 2018 @ 6:00pm
    West Hollywood, CA

    Kick off the 2018 Awards Spotlight with a screening of National Geographic's One Strange Rock! We will be joined by award-winning producer Jane Root and former astronaut Nicole Stott for a moderated Q&A.

  • Wed. August 23, 2017 @ 7:00pm
    Los Angeles, CA

    Documentary Now! is a loving send up of some of the world’s best-known documentaries. Join us for a screening of "Mr. Runner Up: My Life as an Oscar Bridesmaid" (based on Brett Morgen and Nanette Burstein's The Kid Stays In The Picture) followed by Q&A with stars Fred Armisen and Bill Hader and directors Rhys Thomas and Alex Buono in conversation with Matt Holzman, producer of The Document on KCRW.

  • Tue. August 15, 2017 @ 7:00pm
    Los Angeles, CA

    From director Ryan White (The Case Against 8, Good Ol' Freda) comes The Keepers, a riveting seven-part documentary series about the unsolved murder of a Baltimore nun and the horrific secrets and pain that linger nearly five decades after her death. Moderated Q&A with Gemma Hoskins, Jean Hargadon Wehner and Executive Producer, Jessica Hargrave to follow.