IDFA staff will be present at the Cannes Film Festival as well as its market. Join the Dutch documentary organization on the Croisette as well as at a number of market events.
A space dedicated to documentary cinema in the heart of the Marché du film. The Doc Corner can be found in the Palais des Festivals, level 1, aisle 21, stand 19.04. It welcomes directors, sales agents, buyers, festival programmers, producers and distributors of documentary cinema. IDFA staff is available for meetings throughout the festival, and will be present for the following sessions:
Directors and producers have the opportunity to meet festival staff in an informal setting during these sessions at the Doc Corner.
• May 15, 4-5pm: Raul Nino Zambrano (Senior Programmer)
• May 17, 4-5pm: Isabel Arrate Fernandez (IDFA Bertha Fund Manager)
• May 19, 4-5pm: Adriek van Nieuwenhuyzen (Head of Industry Office)
In addition, IDFA staff will be available for meetings arranged through the Doc Corner on May 17 and 19 between 11.30am-1pm.
The IDFA Bertha Fund’s Isabel Arrate Fernandez will participate in one of the Doc_Talks, a series of conferences on doc-related issues held at the Doc Corner.
• May 16, 4-5pm
Both festival director Ally Derks and IDFA Bertha Fund manager Isabel Arrate Fernandez will host a table at this brunch celebrating documentary filmmaking.
• May 18, 12-3pm, Plage Royale
Producers’ Network Breakfast Meeting
Adriek van Nieuwehuyzen (Head of Industry Office) and Isabel Arrate Fernandez (IDFA Bertha Fund Manager) will be Guests of Honour at the Producers’ Network Breakfast Meetings, hosting a seated table.
• May 19, 9-11am, Plage des Palmes
Films in the video library
Five films from IDFA’s 2014 program are available in the Marché du film’s video library:
• Tea Time (Maite Alberdi, Chile, winner of the Alliance of Women Film Journalists’ EDA Award for Best Female-Directed Documentary)
• Those Who Feel the Fire Burning (Morgan Knibbe, The Netherlands)
• Drifter (Gábor Hörcher, Hungary/Germany, winner of the IDFA Award for Best First Appearance)
• Something Better to Come (Hanna Polak, Denmark/Poland, winner Special Jury Award)
• The New Rijksmuseum – The Film (Oeke Hoogendijk, The Netherlands, winner IDFA Award for Best Dutch Documentary)