Organization and Partners

Who We Are


The board has the following members:

Chairman: Adrienne van Heteren, Director Small Media Foundation London

Treasurer: Margje de Koning, Commissioning editor EO & IKONdocs (untill 1 October 2019)

Member: Marischka Leenaers, Consultant in fundraising and sponsoring Foreign Affairs

Member: Marry de Gaay Fortman, Partner Houthoff

Member: Cees van ‘t Hullenaar, Festival Director IDFA

Member: Orwa Nyrabia, Artistic Director IDFA


Managing Director: Isabel Arrate Fernandez

Project Manager: Mélanie de Vocht, Producer: Félicie Crijns

Still from The Golden Thread, by Nishtha Jain


IDFA Bertha Fund is supported by:

Contact details

Email |

Address | Frederiksplein 52, 1017 XN Amsterdam

Phone | +31 (0)20 627 33 29


Text: Félicie Crijns, Mélanie de Vocht, Isabel Arrate Fernandez

Production: Félicie Crijns, Mélanie de Vocht

Interviews: Edo Dijksterhuis Translation: Mark Baker, Julia Yudelman Design: Theo Imhoff Photography: Tim Buiting, Roger Cremers, Coen Dijkstra, Melle Meivogel, Joke Schut, Roos Trommelen