International Film Festival Rotterdam

International Film Festival Rotterdam
PO Box 21696
3001 AR
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Tel: +31 (0)10 - 8909090
Fax: +31 (0)10 - 8909091

2020, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Mon 14th Oct 19
Wed 22nd Jan to Sun 2nd Feb

2019, Finished
Wed 23rd Jan to Sun 3rd Feb

Festival Overview

International Film Festival Rotterdam offers a quality selection of worldwide independent, innovative and experimental cinema and visual arts. Devoted to screen, offer a platform to and actively support independent filmmaking from around the globe, the Rotterdam film festival is the essential hub for discovering film talent, for watching and catching the first word of mouth on its many world and international premieres, for exploring its competitions, main sections of recent feature films, short films and documentaries, visual arts exhibitions, theme sections and debates.

During twelve festival days, hundreds of filmmakers and other artists present their work to a large and devoted audience in 24 screening venues located within central Rotterdam. Up to 3,000 press and film industry representatives visit the festival to report and catch the buzz on its premieres or to take part in CineMart, the largest co-production market for film projects. The International Film Festival Rotterdam takes place in Rotterdam from the end of January up to the beginning of February. Within the festival, CineMart takes place from the first Monday until five days later.


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Film formats and video systems that can be presented during the Festival are: 35mm, 16mm, Betacam SP (PAL), Digital Betacam (PAL), DVcam (PAL or NTSC); presentation of other formats and video systems requires the authorization of the Festival.

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