The IDA Documentary Awards is the world’s most prestigious event dedicated to the documentary genre, celebrating the best nonfiction films and programs of the year.

Call for Entries Now Open!



May 6: Call for Entries open

June 10: Early deadline

June 28: Regular deadline

July 8: Extended deadline

Mid-October: Shortlist announced

Late October: Nominees and honorees announced

November: IDA members vote for Best Feature and Best Short

December 7: IDA Documentary Awards ceremony

(Dates subject to change)