Dear Asian filmmakers the International Film Festival Rotterdam (Netherlands) is accepting short films (until September 13th), and feature films (until September 20th, 2023).
About the festival:
International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) aims to offer a quality selection of worldwide independent, innovative cinema and visual arts. Devoted to actively supporting independent filmmaking from around the globe, IFFR is the essential hub for discovering film talent and for catching the early buzz on many world and international premieres.
Eligible for Tiger Competition are directors of a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd feature-length film, that are presented in world premiere at IFFR or, in consultation with the festival, in international or European premiere after no more than one festival event or territorial release between September 2023 and January 2024
-Big Screen Competition
Big Screen Competition comprises up to sixteen selected films having their world premiere at IFFR. Exceptions may be made, at IFFR’s discretion, for films with an international or European premiere after no more than one festival event or territorial release in the five months leading up to the festival.
-Ammodo Tiger Short Competition
Eligible for Ammodo Tiger Short Competition are directors with a short film less than 64 minutes long. The film should have its world, international, or European premiere in Rotterdam
– The festival is open to feature films, creative documentaries, experimental films, short and mid-length films and innovative visual productions for digital media.
– All submissions should be completed after 1 January of the calendar year prior to the festival. For IFFR 2024, this means the film should be completed after 1 January 2023.
– Films previously submitted to IFFR and not selected, will not be reconsidered for the 2024 Festival.
– Films that have already screened in The Netherlands are excluded from submission to the festival.
– IFFR only accepts short and mid-length films with a world, international or European premiere status. This also counts for short and mid-length films from the Netherlands.
– Student films, with the exception of post-graduate works, are excluded from submission to the festival.
– IFFR considers work-in-progress submissions, provided that the film can be finished in time for the festival. IFFR is not obliged to take into consideration new versions of the same submission.
– Entry Fees:
* Feature Films – €65 (ex. VAT)
* Short Films and Mid-length films (up to 63 minutes) – €40 (ex. VAT)
* VR/Immersive Works – €40 (ex. VAT)
– Submission Deadlines:
* Feature Films – September 20, 2023
* Short and Mid-length Films (completed before 1 July, 2023) – August 23, 2023
* Short and Mid-length Films (completed after 1 July, 2023) – September 13, 2023
* VR/Immersive Works – September 1, 2023
Notification Date: 4 weeks after submission you should be contacted by the festival.
We recommend filmmakers to read the full Rules and Regulations here: https://iffr.com/en/film-entry (This is also the submission link)
We remind readers that the 53rd International Film Festival Rotterdam will take place from January 25 – February 4, 2024.
To see other Call for Entries please follow the next link: “Call For Entries”.
Categories: Call for Entry
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