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Combining within its organisation the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Hubert Bals Fund and co-production market CineMart, IFFR offers a launching pad and supportive platform for innovative and talented independent filmmakers.

 
 


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IFFR announces new programme structure and team for 50th edition

  Vanja Kaludjercic and Marten Rabarts at IFFR 2020 50th International Film Festival Rotterdam/ 27 January – 7 February 2021   Introducing section Harbour, expanded competitions, and additions to programme team    As the 50th edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) draws closer, newly appointed festival director Vanja Kaludjercic announces several additions to the team and changes in the programme structure. The festival’s flagship Tiger...

Soaring numbers at 49th IFFR

With the screening of Marielle Heller’s A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood on 1 February 2020, the 49th International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR: 22 January – 2 February 2020) closed off its 49th edition welcoming 2,691 film professionals from 89 different countries, including 346 filmmakers. The festival’s 574 films, including 145 world premieres, were curated within four sections: Bright Future, Voices, Deep Focus and Perspectives. The Art Direc...

The Cloud in Her Room by Zheng Lu Xinyuan wins Tiger Award IFFR 2020

From left to right: Yuhao Su, Cuishan Liang, Wang Zijian, Liu Xinzhu, Jinjing en Zheng Lu Xinyuan     Special Jury Award goes to Beasts Clawing at Straws by Kim Yonghoon     International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) has announced the award winners of its 49th edition. Chinese filmmaker Zheng Lu Xinyuan won the Tiger Award for her film The Cloud in Her Room. South Korean filmmaker Kim Yonghoon won the Special Jury Award for Beasts Clawing at Straws. South Kore...

Bong Joon Ho Masterclass in Rotterdam: Parasites, Oscar and his career in focus

Bong Joon Ho flew over the oceans to return from LA where he is busy campaining for the Oscar to attend the Rotterdam Festival, Here is the video capture of the masterclass he gave to a fascinated audience. With films like Mother, The Host, Snowpiercer and Parasite (Golden Palm winner and tipped for an Oscar), Bong Joon Ho combines sensational commercial success with glowing reviews and major awards. How does he do it? In this masterclass, he will reveal his secrets. He's also bringing a...

IFFR announces winners Ammodo Tiger Short Competition 2020

From left to right: Dorian Jespers, Maïder Fortuné, Ismaïl Bahri On Sunday 26 January 2020, the jury announced the winners of this year’s Ammodo Tiger Short Competition at International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR). The winning films are Apparition by Ismaïl Bahri, Communicating Vessels by Maïder Fortuné and Annie MacDonell, and Sun Dog by Dorian Jespers. They won three equal Ammodo Tiger Short Awards. The jury consisted of recently appointed di...

These are the winners of the IFFR Pro Awards 2020

  49th International Film Festival Rotterdam 22 January – 2 February 2020   Rotterdam, 29 January 2020  ...

VIDEO: Opening Night IFFR 2020

On 22 January at de Doelen the festival began with our opening ceremony and the opening film: Mosquito by João Nuno Pinto. Rewatch Bero Beyer’s opening speech, the introduction with our new festival director Vanja Kaludjercic, and some words on the film.        ...

Tune in for the IFFR Tiger Competition press conference this sunday

49th International Film Festival Rotterdam 22 January – 2 February 2020   Watch the livestream of our IFFR press conference on Sunday 26 January from 12:30 to 13:30 hours CET. This is will be the first of two press conferences giving extra depth to the Tiger Competition. Festival director Bero Beyer and IFFR programmer Müge Demir will talk to filmmakers Vincent B...

Bong Joon Ho, Beth B, Terence Nance, Marion Hänsel and more at IFFR 2020

  Clockwise: Bong Joon Ho, Terence Nance, Marion Hänsel, Jenn Nkiru, Pedro Costa, Beth B     49th International Film Festival Rotterdam 22 January – 2 February 2020 ...

Follow the livestream of the IFFR2020 launch press conference : December 18

Press Conference - 18 December 2019 Watch the live press conference about the programme for IFFR 2020 here. On Wednesday 18 December, festival director Bero Beyer will unveil the films selected for our main competitions and introduce the full line-up for the 49th edition of IFFR. The livestream starts at 12:15 hours. Stay tuned! Until then, take a look at our announced films for IFFR 202049th International Film Festival Rotterdam 22 January – 2 February 2020 With nearly 330,0...

IFFR reveals full film lineup 2020

  49th International Film Festival Rotterdam 22 January – 2 February 2020     Tiger Competition, Bright Future Competition and Big Screen Competition announced   In today’s press conference, International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) revealed the full film lineup of 2020, including the 10 films selected for the Tiger Competition. Also revealed: the selections of the Big Screen Competition and the revamped Bright Future Competition, the 2020 opening a...

IFFR announces Ammodo Tiger Short Competition 2020

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  49th International Film Festival Rotterdam 22 January – 2 February 2020   Rotterdam, 4 December 2019 ...

New IFFR Fest director on board from february 2020, final edition under Bero Beyer's leadership

Vanja Kaludjercic has been appointed the new IFFR festival director. Beginning in her new role in February 2020, she will lead the organisation into the future and act as the artistic voice of the festival. Kaludjeric brings a wealth of industry experience, both international and within the Dutch film landscape – currently the director of acquisitions at MUBI, and with previous roles at Les Arcs European Film Festival, Sarajevo Film Festival, Netherlands Film Festival (NFF) and e...

Official IFFR 2020 festival Trailer revealed

49th International Film Festival Rotterdam 22 January – 2 February 2020 #IFFR2020 ...

First titles of IFFR 2020 and new Robby Müller Award

Diego García   First titles of IFFR 2020 and new Robby Müller Award Also announced: Tiger Competition jury, new Reality Check conference and Young Curators programme   International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), the Netherlands Society of Cinematographers (NSC) and Andrea Müller-Schirmer, the late cinematographer Robby Müller’s wife, have launched the Robby Müller Award. The award honours an ‘image maker’ (cinematographer, filmmake...

Bero Beyer leaves Rotterdam Fest after 49th edition in 2020 to become director of the Netherlands Film Fund

  On 1 March 2020, after five years at the helm, Bero Beyer will leave IFFR to take up the position of director at the Netherlands Film Fund. IFFR will announce the details of the application process for a new festival director in the coming weeks. Beyer: "Working for IFFR has been and still is a continuous thrill. It gave me the opportunity to express my love for film in its many forms in the festiva...

IFFR 2019 came to a close – recap, facts and figures

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48th edition of IFFR puts new talents front and centre     This past weekend, the screening of Kim Nguyen’s The Hummingbird Project brought the 48th edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) to a close. The festival screened 539 films, of which 146 (festival) world premieres, presented within the four sections Bright Future, Voices, Deep Focus and Perspectives. Reaffirming its commitment to the visual arts in the extensive Art Directions programme and...

IFFR Closing Night: The Hummingbird Project + Party

  48th International Film Festival Rotterdam wraps tonight with ethe screening of The Hummingbird Project and a Party. You just blink and – suddenly it’s all over. Round off 48th IFFR with us at the exclusive screening of The Hummbingbird Project by Kim Nguyen. Afterwards, we’ll see out the festival in spectacular style with the Closing Party.     ...

Zhu Shengze wins Tiger Award IFFR 2019

From left to right: Susanna Nicchiarelli (president Tiger Jury), Zhu Shengze (filmmaker), and Zhengfang Yang (producer) Present.Perfect. by Zhu Shengze wins Tiger Award IFFR 2019 Special Jury Award goes to Take Me Somewhere Nice by Ena Sendijarević   International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) has announced the award winners of its 48th edition. Zhu Shengze won the Tiger Award for her film Present.Perfect., a USA/Hong Kong co-production. Dutch filmmaker Ena Sendijarević w...

Tiger premiere: Els dies que vindran

This wednesday the Festival offered the Tiger premiere of Carlos Marqués-Marcet's Els dies que vindran (A nine-month emotional roller-coaster about two lovers expecting their first child, while they hardly even know one another yet) and other festival treats.  ...

IFFR's art installations, performances, and exhibitions

IFFR's art installations, performances, and exhibitions include works by Sergei Parajanov, Mika Taanlia, Cauleen Smith, David OReilly and Philippe Pareno.   Art Directions 2019 International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) continuously explores, questions and pushes the boundaries demarcating the audio-visual landscape. This attitude culminates in Art Directions, IFFR’s extensive programme of art installations, ...

Days of Cannibalism and Lotus Position win the new Dutch Post-production Awards

IFFR Pro Award winners announced as 36th CineMart comes to a close 48th International Film Festival Rotterdam 23 January – 3 February 2019 Wednesday 30 January 2019 marked the end of the IFFR Pro Days as well as the 36th edition of CineMart, the co-production market of International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR). During the awards ceremony, eight film projects were awarded IFFR Pro Awards: four CineMart awards, the first BoostNL Audience Award, the HeYou Media VR Award and the newly...

Tiger premiere: Koko-di Koko-da

This wednesday the Festival offered the Tiger premiere of Johannes Nyholm's Koko-di Koko-da (two lovers who have grown apart because of sorrow find themselves in an endless nightmare during a camping trip) and other festival treats.       ...

Tiger premiere: Nona. If They Soak Me, I’ll Burn Them

  This tuesday day the Festival offered the Tiger premiere of Camila José Donoso's Nona. If They Soak Me, I’ll Burn Them (A hybrid fiction featuring the director’s intriguing grandmother as an anarchist warrior in a Chilean town ravaged by forest fires) and other festival treats. After a torrid act of vengeance on the home of her ex-lover, 66-year-old Nona flees to her summer house in Pichilemu, a Chilean coastal town. There she potters about in appar...

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Combining within its organisation the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Hubert Bals Fund and co-production market CineMart, IFFR offers a launching pad and supportive platform for innovative and talented independent filmmakers.

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