“These seventies films are the best I ever saw.”
Benjamín Naishtat on Rojo
““It is important to start seeing Africa through a lens of joy””
Wanuri Kahiu about Rafiki
IFFR on the road News
31 August 2018 31 August 2018
Locarno, Venice, Toronto and more.
“Our films are like little steps that will one day form a path through the jungle”
Ognjen Glavonić on The Load
HBF+Europe supports five new projects News
04 July 2018 04 July 2018
IFFR’s Hubert Bals Fund (HBF) is proud to announce the 2018 selection of its HBF+Europe: Minority Co-production...
HBF invests in post-production News
14 May 2018 14 May 2018
New collaboration between IFFR and Netherlands Post production Alliance (NPA)
HBF spring selection 2018 News
13 May 2018 13 May 2018
Eleven development grants worth €10,000 and two co-production grants worth €50,000
IFFR PRO at Cannes 2018 News
08 May 2018 08 May 2018
From 9 to 19 May the 71st Cannes film festival will take place. With a great number of people from the film...
“In a country of corruption and unusual and irregular relations, anything can happen.”
Producer Kaveh Farnam on A Man of Integrity
HBF & CineMart at Berlinale News
13 February 2018 13 February 2018
This year six titles with HBF or CineMart backing will be screened at the 68th Berlinale.
HBF Harvest at IFFR 2018 News
10 January 2018 10 January 2018
Seven feature films that were supported by the Hubert Bals Fund are part of the programme of the 47th IFFR
Call for entry: HBF+Europe News
02 January 2018 02 January 2018
It is now possible to submit your international co-production for HBF+Europe: Minority Co-production Support.
HBF Winter 2017 Selection News
18 December 2017 18 December 2017
The Hubert Bals Fund has selected two feature film projects to receive a €10,000 grant: Stonewalling of director...
“A fund dedicated to this kind of cinema is a pure investment in artistry.”
An interview with South African director John Trengove on the impact of the HBF-funding of his film The Wound.
NFF + HBF selection 2017 News
30 November 2017 30 November 2017
Two film projects are to receive € 50,000 from the Netherlands Film Fund to realise their project.
HBF fall 2017 selection News
19 October 2017 19 October 2017
This fall HBF selected eleven film projects for its Script and Project Development scheme.