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Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam

Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam
The Netherlands

Phone: ++31 6 14 060 229

Email: info@wffr.nl

Website: www.wffr.nl

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WFFR 2019 is now open for entries!

Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam (WFFR) is the largest wildlife festival in The Netherlands. It focuses on the screening of wildlife, environment and  conservation documentaries.

The 5th edition will take place from Wednesday 30 October – Sunday 3 November 2019.

The festival is held in the city centre of Rotterdam at one venue.

The competition is free of fees. The deadline for entries is 1 May 2019.

In 2019 WFFR will recognise outstanding achievements in eleven Flamingo Award categories

You can submit your film via FilmFreeway.

The rules and terms can be found on FilmFreeway.

If you wish to submit your film otherwise, please contact competition@wffr.nl for the possibilities.


  • Wednesday 1 May 2019: Official submission deadline
  • Friday 16 August 2019: Announcement of the selected finalists and Flamingo Award nominees
  • Wednesday 30 October – Sunday 3 November 2019: Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam, held in one of Europe’s most exhilarating cities according to the Lonely Planet.
  • Saturday 2 November 2019: The winning filmmakers will receive their Award during the Flamingo Award Ceremony.

On Saturday the 27th of October 2018 nine prizes were awarded at Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam’s Flamingo Award Ceremony: www.wffr.nl/winnaars-2018

Best Film: Queen Without Land

Best Short Film: Pangolin

Awareness Award: The Last Pig

Conservation Award: Wildlife Savers, Unsung Heroes

Environmental Award: Yasuni Man

Childrens award: Backyard Wilderness

Underwater Award: Sonic Sea

Virtual Reality Award: Orangutan School

Newcomer Award: STROOP

Audience Award: Jane

Congratulations to all!


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