Submission IDFA Bertha Fund Classic
The IDFA Bertha Fund supports documentary filmmakers in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe (see IBF Classic Country List) by offering them financial contributions, assistance and coaching to complete their projects. The Fund is looking for creative documentaries that use strong visual treatments to tell compelling stories and have the potential to reach a global audience.
Projects can be submitted in two categories:
- Project development: The maximum contribution for project development is €5,000, which must be spent in a country on the IBF Classic Country List.
- Production & post-production: The maximum contribution for production & post-production is €17,500, which must be spent in a country on the IBF Classic Country List.
All submitted projects undergo a stringent selection process. Only submissions that adhere to the IDFA Bertha Fund entry regulations per category can be considered, so please read these regulations carefully before submitting your documentary project. Entry forms are available through MyIDFA one month before the relevant deadline.
Further information on the materials that should be provided during the entry process can be found in our Checklist for IBF Classic entry or Checklist for IBF Europe entry.