IDFA Bertha Fund – Classic
and IDFA Bertha Fund – Europe
Dear documentary filmmaker,
The IDFA Bertha Fund supports documentary filmmakers in and from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe (eligible countries) by offering them financial contributions to develop and realize their projects. The fund is looking for new creative documentary projects from these countries, which can be submitted in the following categories:
(1) IBF – Classic: Project Development (max. contribution € 5.000);
(2) IBF – Classic: Production and post-production (max. contribution € 17.500);
(3) IBF – Europe: International Co-Production (contribution € 40.000).
The new program IDFA Bertha Fund – Europe supports the production and distribution of documentaries realized through co-productions between European producers based in a MEDIA sub-program country and producers from developing countries. For this category the applicant has to be the European producer.
Applications for documentary festivals are not accepted for the February deadline.
The deadline to submit a project is February 1, 2015. For the two IBF Classic categories there will be a second deadline in May. There are different regulations for every category. For the regulations, the online entry form and submission FAQ please visit our website.
Submit through MyIDFA
In order to submit a project to the IDFA Bertha Fund, you need a MyIDFA user account. On the IDFA website you can register for a MyIDFA account. With this account you can then submit entry forms to the IDFA Bertha Fund, as well as to IDFA, Docs for Sale and IDFA Forum. For more information feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.