Annual Report

Annual Report 2020-2021

“IFFR looks back on its 50th anniversary festival edition – an exceptional jubilee which opened from 1 to 7 February online and closed from 2 to 6 June in hybrid format. I am inspired by our team who rose to the challenge of presenting IFFR in a new way, our filmmakers who trusted us with their work and our partners who continuously supported us.” – Marjan van der Haar, managing director

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50th specials

To celebrate our 50th anniversary edition, numerous 50th Specials spanned the two festival chapters.

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Awards & competitions

The February festival days online were dedicated to IFFR’s main competitions.

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Facts & figures

All facts & figures of IFFR's annual report 2020-2021 in one overview.

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Festival programme

IFFR 2021 celebrated its 50th edition in a reimagined two-part festival format.

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Film support year-round

Throughout the year, IFFR engages its audiences with film by organising special screenings and events outside of the festival days.

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Education

IFFR delivered an education programme with a range of activities, classes and workshops.

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IFFR Pro, the industry community

IFFR offers year-round guidance and support to all film professionals.

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The Hubert Bals Fund

This year, four different funding schemes awarded support to films in every stage of the production process.

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Audiences online and in Rotterdam

With the 50th edition taking place in a two-part hybrid form, IFFR 2021 reached new and broader audiences.

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Communications & reach

The 50th edition used communications and publicity to reach a diverse audience – made up of local audiences and industry professionals.

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Organisation & team

IFFR’s organisation is structured and supported so it can best pursue its core values.

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Partners & friends

IFFR’s financing comes from a variety of sources, both private and public.