Film & Architecture Studio -June 2023, early bird discount until April 9 - AFFR
4–8 Oct 2023
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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Architectenweb interviews AFFR interim director Marieke Berkers

Marieke Berkers has been AFFR interim director since 1 January 2023. An architecture historian with over twenty years of experience as an independent researcher and writer, Marieke became treasurer of the AFFR board back in 2016 - so she is…
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Film & Architecture Studio –
June 2023, early bird discount until April 9

AFFR and the Independent School for the City have again joined forces and are organizing, for the fifth time, the celebrated Film & Architecture Studio, under the supervision of the architect, curator and filmmaker Jord den Hollander. The central theme of this year’s event is heat stress: 'Hot in the City’.

Film & Architecture Studio –<br>June 2023, early bird discount until April 9

The Film & Architecture Studio is a practice-orientated course that focuses on cinematography as a way of exploring the built environment. Participants – sociologists, historians, writers, urban designers, planners, architects and activists – will discover the essential elements of filmmaking and learn how to relate them to the city and to architecture. The focus will lie not so much on the technical aspects of filmmaking and post-production, but rather on film as a way of structuring your thoughts and turning your findings into a captivating story: filmmaking as a research tool to gain a better understanding of your urban surroundings.

In recent years the studio has proven to be one of the world’s most relevant courses in the field of film and architecture. A new aspect is the timing, because this year’s event takes place in June, during Rotterdam Architecture Month. That gives participants more time before their film premieres at AFFR in October.

Pratical details
Schedule: 2, 3, 7, 9, 10 + 26 & 28 June
Regular rate: € 250,-
Early bird rate of € 200,- available until 9 April 2023
Click here for more information about the full programme and registration

film • city • architecture 4 - 8 Oct. 2023