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Upcoming Events

14th IDPA Awards for Excellence!!

IDPA invites Film Makers to associate  with Annual Membership in two Categories – Regular Membership and Student Membership.  Kindly fill the suitable form and register  online !

About Us

IDPA is a non-profit organisation that came into being in 1956. It is registered as a public trust under the Bombay Public Trust Act 1950. Today IDPA is India’s single largest association of producers of documentaries, animation films and TV programmes.

Now in its’ 64th year, IDPA has worked in the interest of documentaries and short film makers by providing a forum for like-minded professionals. It has facilitated their working life by providing them with regular updates about professional opportunities, standardised rate cards and settling disputes.


Our Activities

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DD Slot

Details & requirements for a film to be telecast on DD-IDPA Documentary Slot “NEW HORIZONS , Telecast weekly on Saturdays at 12 Noon on DD National. To learn more details, please click below:
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IDPA Award

The premier body of documentary and short film makers in India, the IDPA (Indian Documentary Producers’ Association) is celebrating its 64th year of existence. It’s one of the oldest and most prestigious of film associations..
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Open Forum

As you know that every field has become very competitive, dynamic and is constantly changing, more so with the world of Cinema.
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This time IDPA had a much more significant role to play in MIFF2020. Consequently it received prominent coverage in Films Division’s press conferences in Goa and Mumbai.
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IDPA Workshops

As documentary and short film makers, most of us usually suffer from Vitamin M deficiency. We have seen some of our excellent concepts withering away simply due to lack of funds.
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Recent Events

15th international Documentary & Short Film Festival of Kerala.

Organized by Kerala State Chalachitra Academy on behalf of department of Cultural Affairs, Govt. of Kerala. 

4 to 9th August 2023 @Thiruvananthapuram
53rd International Film Festival of India [IIFI]@ Goa.
20th -28th November 2022.