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Accreditations are open!

Accreditations are open!

Depending on your professional activities in the documentary field and your interests, we offer a variety of accreditations providing access to the festival, markets, industry and talent development program.

IDFA 2024 is an onsite festival and while we offer limited online participation, we do not offer online-only passes (to the exclusion of Docs for Sale catalogue access).

Create a myIDFA account

Please be aware that if you do not have a MyIDFA-account yet;
- You have to create a MyIDFA-account before you can fill out the accreditation form. 
- For information on discounts, please view Discounts.
- For more information on our rules and regulations, please view Rules and regulations
- For more information on our Code of Conduct, please view Code of Conduct. 

Festival pass

Early Bird Fee (before September 1): €210 excl. 9% VAT.
Regular fee (before November 1): €275 excl. 9% VAT.
Late fee (after November 1): €325 excl. 9% VAT.

Please note that this year we do not offer up a Festival light version of the Festival Pass anymore. We do offer a chance at a reduced rate by entering your Festival Pass request before 1 September 2024. 

This pass gives access to:

  • 20 free tickets for all regular IDFA screenings and events, including live cinema events. Out of the 20 free tickets, 10 can be reserved from October 28 12:00 PM, the remaining 10 from November 14.
  • Free tickets to the IDFA DocLab Exhibition and DocLab VR Gallery.
  • A discount applies to some special films and projects, which will be listed here once the festival program has been announced.
  • A discount of €3.00 on the regular ticket price for any additional tickets ordered.
  • All press & industry screenings (first come, first served). Please note: You can reserve your free ticket(s) to your pass starting from November 13.
  • The Industry Program (including talks and consultancies) and services of the Industry Office.
  • The daily Guests Meet Guests drinks.
  • The Awards Ceremony.
  • The online Press & Industry Library, where films are available after their first screening until the end of the festival.
  • The online Talks Library will post a limited number of talks, added 24 hours after the live event until the end of the festival.
  • Company profiles, strand profiles, biographies, and contact information of accredited guests through our online Guest List.

IDFA Forum, DocLab Forum and Producers Connection

€390 excl. 21% VAT*

Due to high demand, the number of Forum Observers is limited to one person per production company. Please read who can be an Observer? to see if you are eligible for accreditation. Deadline to apply: 1 October 2024.

This pass gives access to:

  • IDFA Forum, the market for co-producing and co-financing international documentaries.
  • IDFA DocLab Forum, the market for co-producing and co-financing international immersive and interactive projects.
  • The IDFA Forum lunches during the IDFA Forum pitching days.
  • All rights and services associated with the Festival pass (see above).

Docs for Sale Acquisition pass

€175 excl. 21% VAT*

Please note there have been some changes in this pass in comparison to last year. We now have two tiers of access rights, so please view both the access rights under the Docs for Sale Acquisition pass and the Docs for Sale Acquisition PLUS pass. 

This pass gives access to:

  • The viewing booths at Docs for Sale (reservation is necessary), which include the full Docs for Sale 2024/2025 catalogue.
  • A one-year subscription to the Docs for Sale online catalogue.
  • The Docs for Sale Markets lounges.
  • The daily Docs for Sale Happy Hour.
  • Company profiles, strand profiles, biographies, and contact information of accredited guests through our online Guest List

Looking for more access? We recommend the Docs for Sale Acquisition PLUS pass (overview of rights below), which will give you all access to Docs for Sale + all rights associated with the Festival Pass. 

Subscription to the Docs for Sale online viewing service is available all year round for qualified professionals. More information can be found here.

Docs for Sale Acquisition PLUS pass

€275 excl. 21% VAT*

Please note there have been some changes in this pass in comparison to last year. We now have two tiers of access rights, so please view both the access rights under the Docs for Sale Acquisition pass and the Docs for Sale Acquisition PLUS pass to confirm which pass is suitable for you.

This pass gives access to:

  • The viewing booths at Docs for Sale (reservation is necessary), which include the full Docs for Sale 2023/2024 catalogue.
  • A one-year subscription to the Docs for Sale online catalogue.
  • The Docs for Sale Markets lounges.
  • The daily Docs for Sale Happy Hour 20 free tickets for all regular IDFA screenings and events, including live cinema events. Out of the 20 free tickets, 10 can be reserved from October 28 12:00 PM, the remaining 10 from November 14.
  • Free tickets to the IDFA DocLab Exhibition and DocLab VR Gallery.
  • A discount applies to some special films and projects, which will be listed here once the festival program has been announced.
  • A discount of €3.00 on the regular ticket price for any additional tickets ordered.
  • All press & industry screenings (first come, first served).
  • The Industry Program (including talks and consultancies) and services of the Industry Office.
  • The daily Guests Meet Guests drinks.
  • The Awards Ceremony.
  • The online Press & Industry Library, where films are available after their first screening until the end of the festival.
  • The online Talks Library will post a limited number of talks, added 24 hours after the live event until the end of the festival.
  • Company profiles, strand profiles, biographies, and contact information of accredited guests through our online Guest List.

Subscription to the Docs for Sale online viewing service is available all year round for qualified professionals. More information can be found here.

Docs for Sale Participant pass

One pass is included in the entry fee to a representative (producer, director, or sales agent) of the film selected for Docs for Sale. Additional Docs for Sale Participant passes for selected film teams can be purchased for €75 excl. 21% VAT.

This pass gives access to:

  • The Docs for Sale Markets lounges.
  • The daily Docs for Sale Happy Hour.

Looking for more access rights? We recommend the Docs for Sale Particpant PLUS pass (info below).

Docs for Sale Participant PLUS pass

One pass is included in the entry fee to a representative (producer, director, or sales agent) of the film selected for Docs for Sale. Additional Docs for Sale Participant passes for selected film teams can be purchased for €75 excl. 21% VAT (if only access to Docs for Sale lounges and Happy Hour is needed), or you might consider the Docs for Sale Participant PLUS pass for €290 excl. 21% VAT. for more access rights. 

€290 excl. 21% VAT.

This pass gives access to:

  • The Docs for Sale Markets lounges.
  • The daily Docs for Sale Happy Hour.
  • 20 free tickets for all regular IDFA screenings and events, including live cinema events. Out of the 20 free tickets, 10 can be reserved from October 28 12:00 PM, the remaining 10 from November 14.
  • Free tickets to the IDFA DocLab Exhibition and DocLab VR Gallery.
  • A discount applies to some special films and projects, which will be listed here once the festival program has been announced.
  • A discount of €3.00 on the regular ticket price for any additional tickets ordered. 
  • All press & industry screenings (first come, first served).
  • The Industry Program (including talks and consultancies) and services of the Industry Office.
  • The daily Guests Meet Guests drinks.
  • The Awards Ceremony.
  • The online Press & Industry Library, where films are available after their first screening until the end of the festival.
  • The online Talks Library will post a limited number of talks, added 24 hours after the live event until the end of the festival.
  • Company profiles, strand profiles, biographies, and contact information of accredited guests through our online Guest List.

​IDFAcademy

€200 excl. 9% VAT

IDFAcademy is open to emerging filmmakers and producers ready to expand their careers internationally. Selection will be based on the information you provide and will be made mid-October. The deadline for application to IDFAcademy is August 1.

This pass gives access to:

  • the IDFAcademy program
  • All rights and services associated with the Festival pass (see above).

Press pass

€50 excl. 9% VAT

This pass gives access to:

  • Services from our Press Officers.
  • All rights and services associated with the Festival pass (see above).

Help with choosing the right pass

The image below is an overview of all the passes we have on offer for film professionals. The columns are the different passes on offer, the rows are the rights associated with them. 

Download the pass overview here as pdf.

Passentabel 2024 V2