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Tue, 02/06/2024 - 16:35
"It's about time there was an organization just for us. An organization whose sole purpose is ‘to encourage and to honor the documentary arts and sciences; to promote nonfiction film and video; to...
Fri, 10/27/2023 - 08:21
In the fall of 2022, IDA launched our inaugural Getting Real Fellowship program, which sought to connect emerging and mid-career documentary professionals who displayed generosity, creative thinking...
Thu, 06/01/2023 - 15:27
Communication Workers of America Local 9003 (CWA) and International Documentary Association (IDA) are proud to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement on our groundbreaking Collective Bargaining Agreement for Documentary Workers United (DWU). We are aiming to ratify our 2-year contract in the next 45 days.
Fri, 05/19/2023 - 15:12
We are excited to announce a new partnership with Front Row Insurance Brokers to provide IDA members with Producer’s Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance Program. This program is designed to provide...
Wed, 05/10/2023 - 16:44
My name is Zaferhan “Zaf” Yumru (he/she/they), and I am the Director of Communications at IDA. Greetings to all IDA members, including those who joined us recently, welcome!
Tue, 12/27/2022 - 11:57
IDA management voluntarily recognized Documentary Workers United (DWU), the labor organization formed by IDA bargaining unit employees as part of the Communication Workers of America (CWA Local 9003). The Union and IDA management began negotiating a comprehensive Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
Fri, 12/16/2022 - 13:34
BY Kristal Sotomayor & Eddie Hustleby
Mon, 12/05/2022 - 12:23
As we get ready to say goodbye to 2022 and welcome 2023, we thought you could spend the holidays watching and learning about some wonderful films and series that are available to stream from the...
Tue, 05/24/2022 - 00:00
By KRISTAL SOTOMAYOR and EDDIE Hustleby The 2022 IDA Documentary Awards Call For Entries (CFE) launches on Thursday, May 26! The IDA Documentary Awards are a crucial event in our field. Nominations...
Mon, 05/02/2022 - 00:00
In this 40th anniversary year of the International Documentary Association, and on the eve of the IDA Enterprise Documentary Fund 2022 open call, it seems an apt moment to reflect upon the fund’s...