General info


When will the next festival take place?

The 47th edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam will take place from Wednesday 24 January to Sunday 4 February 2018.

When will the programme for the 2018 edition be announced?

The programme will be announced mid January 2018 on this website and as an IFFR programme supplement to that day's De Volkskrant. Keep checking our news feed, Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date.

When will ticket sales start?

The regular online ticket sale for International Film Festival Rotterdam 2018 is expected to start on Friday 19 January at 20:00 hrs. Tiger Friends, Tiger Friends Unlimited and those with Unlimited Passes will be able to purchase their tickets one day earlier, on Thursday 18 January. You may also purchase tickets during the festival at the box offices in 'de Doelen' and various other festival locations. See Tickets for more information.

Where can I find information about ticket sales and prices?

Please visit the Tickets page. This page provides all the information on pricing and e-tickets. Visit the Travel and Stay page for locations.

Where will the festival be held?

The festival will take place at various locations in Rotterdam's city centre. The central box office is located at the festival's core in 'de Doelen'. A comprehensive overview of all the locations and directions for finding them may be found on the Travel and Stay page.

How do I stay up to date on festival news?

For Dutch readers, our digital newsletter, the Tiger Alert, keeps you up to date on the latest news about the festival all year long. You can sign up at the bottom of the page. You can also regularly check into our news feed and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. If you are a journalist you can send an email to to be included on our mailing list.

Where can I find IFFR's YouTube channel?

You can find it at The channel provides a wide range of shorts and features from around the globe, and new films are regularly uploaded, so visit our channel or subscribe to it.

I would like to support the festival. Is that possible?

Alongside income generated by ticket sales, IFFR is dependent on additional funding and therefore cooperates with various partners, funds and individuals, the main sources that help realize an annual festival. You too can support IFFR, both as an organisation and as an individual. For example, you may enter into a partnership or join the Tiger Business Lounge or become a member of the IFFR friends' club, Tiger Friends. Individual donations are more than welcome in our account number NL33 INGB 0000004373.

I am a filmmaker. How do I enter my film?

Information for film professionals can be found on our professionals website. If you want to enter your film, all the necessary information can be found there.

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