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Supported filmmakers at IDFA 2023
Other supported filmmakers at IDFA 2023

Other supported filmmakers at IDFA 2023

Discover other supported filmmakers coming to IDFA.

Forum Observers

IDFA Forum is one of the most influential meeting places for filmmakers, creators, and producers working on ground-breaking creative documentaries and new media projects. By attending the Forum's presentations and networking activities, Observers obtain a unique insight into the documentary market, current funding models and trends, returning and new potential co-financing opportunities and collaborators.

Below is a list of Forum Observers this year who have a project supported by the IDFA Bertha Fund or one of the training programs.

Olivier Zobrist - Sweet Belonging (Switzerland - Producer)

Janay Boulos - Until the Buzzing Stops (United Kingdom, Lebanon - Producer)

Soledad Santelices - The Broken R (Ecuador - Producer)

Alongside the attendees supported by the IDFA Bertha Fund, the Young Producers training program, which is part of IDFAcademy, includes the opportunity for the selected producers to attend the Forum as observers.

Ruby Deelen – Producer at Halal

Noa Defesche – Producer at Een van de Jongens

Babet Touw – Producer at Witfilm

Sterre van der Spek – Producer at Basalt Film

Mascha Arkink – Producer at Tangerine Tree

Indy Kisoen – Producer at Tomtit Film

Other attending filmmakers

Afsaneh Salari - Hawa (France - Editor)

Andrés Cornejo - Light Memories (Ecuador - Editor)

Anirban DuttaNocturnes (India - Director/Producer)

Anupama SrinivasanNocturnes (India - Director)

Bronte Stahl Beyond the Fold (United Kingdom, United States - Producer)

Emil Nørgaard Munk Witch! (Denmark - Director)

Nino Chichua9-Month Contract (Georgia - Producer)

Ricardo Ruales Eguiguren - The Broken R (Ecuador - Director)

Ross McClean - Beyond the Fold (United Kingdom, United States - Director)

Stefan Malešević - The Soil and the Wings (Serbia - Director)

Talal Afifi (Sudan, Producer)

To see the attendance dates and contact information, please login to your MyIDFA-account and visit IDFA's guest list.