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Festival entries

We are now open for festival entries! Send in your films, performances, and interactive/immersive projects to be considered for IDFA 2024. For all important information about regulations, deadlines, and the entry form, read the overview below. The 37th edition of the festival takes place November 13–24, 2024.

All entries will be reviewed thoroughly and carefully by our international programming team. These experts from around the world join in the discussion that leads up to IDFA’s final selection. The selection process is overseen by IDFA’s artistic director. Before you enter your film or project, please be sure to read the regulations thoroughly, as well as the FAQ for film entries and interactive/immersive project entries. Entering your work into the festival implies that you have read and accepted all entry regulations.

DeadlineType of entryFee

April 25

Early deadline for films

  • Student films: €25 
  • Films under 40 mins: €25 
  • Films 40 mins or longer: €45

April 25

Early deadline for interactive/immersive projects

  • Student interactive/immersive projects: €25
  • Interactive/immersive projects: €30

April 25

Final deadline for performances

  • Student performances: €25
  • Performances: €30

May 30

Second deadline for films

  • Student films: €25 
  • Films under 40 mins: €35 
  • Films 40 mins or longer: €65

July 2

Final deadline for interactive/immersive projects

  • Student interactive/immersive projects: €25
  • Interactive/immersive projects: €50

July 11

Final deadline for films

  • Student films: €25 
  • Films under 40 mins: €45 
  • Films 40 mins or longer: €85