Call for Submission

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 city, architecture, landscape or built environment somewhere in the world? If so, we kindly invite you to submit your film. Please include with your submission a secure online screener, trailer, synopsis and high-resolution...

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Lost in Transition

Enormous population growth, climate change, mass migration and increasing social inequality; the world is currently in a state of great flux. Insecurity is becoming paramount to our concerns now that new global forces arise, the power of populist movements is growing and pressure mounts on the European project. With the theme ‘Lost in Transition’ AFFR 2019 explores the need for...

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Information

The tenth AFFR takes place from 9 to 13 October 2019. After the opening film, the festival moves to LanterenVenster cinema. This year the AFFR will again welcome dozens of international filmmakers and an expected 7500 fans of films, city and architecture from all over the world. 

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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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Organisation

The people behind the festival

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Press

Press information

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Watch film during the Rotterdam Architecture Month

AFFR organizes two atmospheric film nights during the Rotterdam Architecture Month. These evenings are all about current themes in architecture and the city. On May 25, AFFR shows the film Human Shelter by Boris Bertram. It is one of the…
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Filmmakers

The information-page for filmmakers & professionals.

Filmmakers

Submissions 2017

The period for entering films for the next AFFR, to be held in October 2017, has drawn to a close. We aim to complete the definitive selection of films by mid-July. If your film is selected, you will receive an email with more information, and we will ask you to send us a master copy. More detailed information about technical requirements is contained in this document. AFFR Master Specifications.

For an overview of your submitted films, log on to affr.filmchief.com. You will find the overview under the heading My submitted films.

If you have any questions about your submission, send an email to entry@affr.nl

Accreditation to AFFR 2017
Keep an eye on the website for accreditations to AFFR 2017.

Accreditation to AFFR 2018:

You can submit a film for 2018 through filmchief .

film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2019
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