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Independent Directors Association Africa (IDAA)

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the rights and opportunities of film and TV directors and DOPs in South Africa.

Our objectives are to implement policies and programs for the transformation, equality, economic, cultural, and educational development and growth of film and TV directors and DOPs as well as below the line crew members in South Africa and Africa at large, regardless of gender and race.

To commit on safeguarding the craft, artistry and the creative and economic rights of the directors and DOP’s as essential component of the diversity of their work in South Africa and beyond. To also advocate for below the line crew members and production personnels.

To advocate for Change, Transformation, Equality, human dignity and fair treatment regardless of gender or race for every crew member and the creative rights of our directors and DOP’s as priority and below the line crew members.

IDAA Student Program 2024

Our Vision

Transforming the Industry Together

At IDAA, we envision a film and TV industry in Africa that embraces diversity, promotes equal opportunities, and provides a platform for directors, DOPs, and below-the-line crew members across all departments to showcase their talent.
Support Our Cause

We are committed to making a difference, but we can't do it alone. Your support can help us continue our vital work and impact the lives of those in need. Please consider making a donation today to help us create a brighter future for our community.

Unlocking Opportunities

As a member of IDAA, you gain access to a range of exclusive benefits:

Networking Opportunities:

Connect with like-minded professionals, industry experts, and potential collaborators through our networking events, workshops, and conferences. Expand your professional network and create new opportunities for collaboration.

Educational Programs:

Enhance your skills and stay up-to-date with the latest trends through our educational programs. Attend seminars, webinars, and training sessions conducted by renowned industry professionals to sharpen your craft.

Job/Project Opportunities:

Get notified about upcoming job openings and project opportunities within the industry. We strive to connect our members with relevant prospects, helping you advance your career and expand your portfolio.

Industry Resources:

Gain access to a wealth of resources, including articles, case studies, and industry reports. Stay informed about industry developments, best practices, and emerging trends.



Please enter the link to your film uploaded to Google Drive or Dropbox. Accepted video file formats are AVI, MOV and MP4.
Bank Details:

Bank: FNB

Acc Name: Independent Directors Association Africa

Acc No: 63050192277

Branch Code: 250655


GCF [Your film title]