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Mon, 02/12/2024 - 16:00
Join our TikTok #MicroDocChallenge to express your views on #Democracy. We invite TikTok users to make micro docs about what documentary means to them between February 14 and March 15, 2024.
Wed, 02/07/2024 - 16:49
Celebrating Black History should not be limited to just one month! We must celebrate, honor, cherish, and uplift the voices and works of Black non-fiction makers, thinkers, scholars, and workers in our industry every day.
Tue, 02/06/2024 - 16:35
"It's about time there was an organization just for us. An organization whose sole purpose is ‘to encourage and to honor the documentary arts and sciences; to promote nonfiction film and video; to...
Tue, 02/06/2024 - 13:50
Nehal Vyas is a film and video artist from India, currently based in Los Angeles. Her work explores the idea of national identity through memory, personal history, and inheritance. She is a graduate...
Mon, 02/05/2024 - 12:59
Today, International Documentary Association (IDA) announced the 2023 Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund recipients for the 2023-24 grant cycle. May the Soil Be Everywhere by director Yehui Zhao, Powwow...
Tue, 01/16/2024 - 16:32
Born in Bogotá, Colombia, my passion for video production was ignited in childhood while accompanying my father, a national public network announcer, to TV studios. Enrolling in Visual Arts at a...
Mon, 01/15/2024 - 09:18
This Monday, we remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the legacy of the Civil Rights movement. Check out our curated list of documentary films and series on Dr. King and the civil rights era.
Fri, 01/12/2024 - 12:56
The global IDA membership is comprised of professionals working in varying roles in the non-fiction field. We are documentary workers, professionals, thought leaders, and field shifters from across...
Tue, 01/09/2024 - 16:58
IDA and Nonfiction Access Initiative are thrilled to announce the first cohort of 14 selected projects for the Direct Access Fund. The 14 selected projects were chosen from 111 applicants from 25 different countries. Additional grantees will be selected and announced from the current applicants in early March.
Wed, 12/20/2023 - 11:28
IDA’s Logan Elevate 2023 grantees attended one of the most celebrated gatherings of documentary filmmakers, producers, and enthusiasts from around the globe, IDFA (International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam). This festival is known for pushing the boundaries of nonfiction storytelling, and it is seen as a melting pot of creativity, inspiration, and collaboration. This blog post aims to capture the essence of the cohort’s time at the festival, sharing the invaluable insights gained, connections forged, and the indelible impact of the IDA Logan Elevate Grant on our documentary filmmaking journey.