Call for Entries - AFFR
9–13 Oct 2024
film • stad • architectuur

Film – City – Architecture

AFFR explores the relationship between film, cities and architecture by programming and screening architecture films and by organizing introductions and debates.

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AFFR History

The Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (AFFR) was established in 2000, and the foundation organized its festival the same year as the first architecture film festival in the world. Festivals also took place again in 2001 and 2003. In 2007 AFFR made a fresh start after a few years of silence. In 2009 the event expanded significantly in terms of visitor numbers and programming.

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Learn more about the people behind the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam

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Postal and visiting address, contact details

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Call for Entries

The Call for Entries for AFFR 2024 is now open, you can submit your film for selection until Monday 13 May!

Call for Entries

Are you a filmmaker, film producer or film distributor? And have you completed a feature film, documentary, animation film or short about a topical issue related to the urban society, city, architecture, landscape or built environment somewhere in the world? If so, we kindly invite you to submit your film for AFFR 2024. Please note that the deadline is Monday May 13, and include a secure online screener, trailer, synopsis and high-resolution stills with your submission.

Submission AFFR 2024

AFFR 2024
The sixteenth Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam takes place from 9 – 13 October 2024. The AFFR programmers  will select around 90 high-profile international films about recent developments in the city and architecture. In addition to screening feature films, documentaries and shorts, the festival includes talk shows, debates and lectures related to topical issues.

Filmmakers, producers and distributors are invited to submit their film, documentary or short via Filmchief. If any questions, please contact us at:


film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2024