Isabel Arrate Fernandez

(IDFA Bertha Fund)

Isabel Arrate Fernandez finished her MA in Film Studies from the University of Amsterdam in 1996, and worked in festival production, programming and film financing before joining IDFA. Since 2002 she is head of the IDFA Bertha Fund and responsible for the general policy of the fund and the development and implementation of the different support programs. She is a member of the selection committee, actively involved in the mentoring of documentary projects, and regularly participates as consultant in workshops and pitching forums. She is a member of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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