HBF History

The Hubert Bals Fund of International Film Festival Rotterdam was established in 1988. The fund is named after Hubert 'Huub' Bals, the founder of IFFR. 

Annual reports

Read the HBF annual reports here.

Recent selections

HBF Script and Project Development and HBF Postproduction:

NFF+HBF:

HBF+Europe:

Complete Results 1988-2016

A complete overview of all projects supported during the HBF's history is listed in this document

HBF-SUPPORTED FILMS AT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM

Each year, completed films supported by the Hubert Bals Fund are screened at International Film Festival Rotterdam: an ideal launching platform for independent cinema from around the globe. An overview of previous HBF Harvests: