IDFA and the Lutfia Rabbani Foundation are proud to announce a new partnership that will enable a number of young Arab film talents from Palestine, Tunisia, Egypt, and Lebanon to attend IDFAcademy during IDFA.
An intensive four-day training program that takes place during the festival, IDFAcademy offers emerging documentary filmmakers and producers the opportunity to meet a broad spectrum of esteemed documentary professionals who share their knowledge of the industry. During the program, IDFAcademy participants gain up-to-date market knowledge of the documentary industry and learn about current trends in documentary filmmaking. Trends and models from various parts of the world are taught to ensure that participants develop a broad view of the sector, expand their networks, and learn how to find a place for their project and film.The Arab world is a rich source of young talents who would benefit from participation in IDFAcademy. Bringing these professionals’ ideas and expertise to the table enriches these discussions, offering different perspectives and valuable insights.