Past events

Industry Panel: The Future of Interactive Storytelling 26 Nov 2013 at 15:00

Where will it be in 5 years?

Live: The Age of the Interface 26 Nov 2013 at 20:00

A live cinema celebration of storytelling the age of the interface. With internet pioneers Vincent Morisset and Moniker, cardboard interfaces, connected smartphones, interactive music videos and an edible camera. Part of Interactive Reality organized with De Brakke Grond.

Live: Playing with Reality 25 Nov 2013 at 20:00

Interactive showcase of three game-changing, playable documentaries, including 17000 Islands, Type:Rider and the NFB’s Fort McMoney, one of the most ambitious documentary games ever made. Part of Interactive Reality organized with De Brakke Grond.

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Get ready to submit your project to IDFA DocLab 2014

Entry form will be available on 3 March 2014.

IDFA DocLab is the official new media program of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. The program, celebrating its 7th edition in 2014, showcases interactive documentaries and other non-fiction forms of digital storytelling, games, apps, installations and media art. To get a sense of the types of projects we’re looking for, see our online database of interactive projects.

Competition for Digital Storytelling 2014
All submitted projects will be considered for the IDFA DocLab Competition Program, as well as other festival sections of IDFA. Projects will also be automatically be considered for the IDFA DocLab Online Database.

  • To submit you need to use the regular IDFA Festival Entry Form.
  • Make sure to classify your project as “interactive” and provide a preview link or screener.
  • Submissions open 3 March 2014.
  • Final Deadline 1 August 2014.

Online Database
We are open to suggestions throughout the year for interactive projects that should be included in our online database. For that, please use the Online Database Entry Form.

IDFA FORUM – Crossmedia Section
Crossmedia projects looking for international co-financing, can also submit a project plan to IDFA’s co-financing market The FORUM. Regulations and Entry forms for The Forum will be available later this year.

Festival accredition and tickets
Information about festival badges and access to all interactive events during IDFA 2014 will follow later this year.