The Netherlands’ main wildlife film festival is held in the city center of Rotterdam from 26-29 October 2017 and is now open for entries! WFFR screens movies with a central focus on the natural world, but also critical and informative documentaries on raising awareness, the environment and sustainability. We would like to invite both professional and non-professional filmmakers from anywhere in the world to participate. The competition is free of fees. The extended deadline for entries is 1 June 2017.
The competition offers awards in a wide range of categories of which this year the WFFR Virtual Reality Award is new.
Awards can be won in the categories:
- Best Film Professional
- Best Film Non-Professional
- WFFR Environmental/Sustainability Award
- WFFR Underwater Award
- WFFR Newcomer Award
- WFFR Virtual Reality Award
- WFFR Awareness Award.
In addition to the awards attributed by the jury, an audience award will also be awarded to the most popular film chosen by the general public in the professional and the non-professional category.
You can find the submission form here and for any questions you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Selected filmmakers are invited to the festival to meet other filmmakers, professionals and our audience.
Many other activities are scheduled around the festival like photo exhibitions, an educational kids program, a gathering for filmmakers and a Nature Cafe. WFFR creates a unique platform in the Netherlands for wildlife filmmakers. We aim to inform and inspire the public by screening wildlife movies.