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IDA has announced the 37th Annual IDA Documentary Awards nominees for all categories as well as the winners for two sponsored awards. The winners for all other categories will be announced at the awards ceremony on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Paramount Studios, Los Angeles.
IDA has announced the 37th Annual IDA Documentary Awards honorary award recipients.
IDA has announced grants, totaling $105,000, to five films through its Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund on the theme, “Challenging White Supremacy.” IDA also revealed the 2021 recipients of the Logan Elevate Grants to filmmakers Ilse Fernandez and Rintu Thomas, with a grant of $25,000 each.
Introducing the shortlist for Best Feature and Best Short categories at the 37th Annual IDA Documentary Awards.
Meet the latest cohort of 10 films receiving production grants. The Enterprise Fund supports feature-length documentary films telling urgent, revelatory stories underpinned by rigorous journalistic approaches and exemplary artistic achievement.
Richard Ray Perez succeeds Simon Kilmurry as the Executive Director of the International Documentary Association (IDA).

Los Angeles, CA (May 10, 2021) - The International Documentary Association (IDA) and XRM Media announced the launch of a new international fund to support short vérité documentaries with an emphasis...

Dear IDA Community, We are taking this opportunity to introduce ourselves to you as the new Executive Committee of the IDA Board of Directors. In the spirit of greater transparency, we want to use this space to keep in regular contact about IDA and its future.
Poh succeeds Carrie Lozano who joined the Sundance Institute as Director, Documentary Film Program in Fall 2020.
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.