IDFA and the Lutfia Rabbani Foundation’s partnership enables a number of young Arab film talents from a number of Arab countries to attend IDFAcademy during IDFA. IDFAcademy offers an intensive four-day training program for emerging documentary filmmakers  and  producers. The IDFAcademy program gives participants the opportunity to meet a broad spectrum of highly esteemed documentary professionals who are willing to share their knowledge of the industry. During the training, the participants gain up-to-date market knowledge of the documentary industry and become street-smart about the current trends in documentary filmmaking. Trends and models in various parts of the world are dealt with to ensure that participants develop a broad view of the sector.

For IDFAcademy 2019, 7 filmmakers from the Arab region were able to participate. Read the full article HERE.