Isabel Arrate Fernandez

AFAC Documentary Program - 2013
Manager of the IDFA Bertha Fund (formerly known as Jan Vrijman Fund) since 2002. She has an MA in Film Studies from the University of Amsterdam, and worked in festival production, programming and film financing before joining IDFA. As head of the IDFA Bertha Fund she has participated in juries and works regularly as consultant for documentary projects. In 15 years the IDFA Bertha Fund has developed into an internationally renowned institution with a broad network supporting over 500 documentaries projects and film organisations in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle-East and Latin America.