International Documentary Association


Founded in 1982, IDA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) that promotes nonfiction filmmakers, and is dedicated to increasing public awareness for the documentary genre. We exist to serve the needs of those who create it. Our major program areas are: Advocacy, Filmmaker Services, Education and Public Programs and Events.

Involvement in film

We have been involved via fiscal sponsorship, funding, education, public programs and advocacy.


We can only do what we do because of organisations and individuals who support our work.
Thank you everyone.