Organisation - 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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Learn more about the people behind the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam

Board AFFR foundation:
Jacob van Rijs, chair
Rob Vester, treasurer
Nathalie Windhorst
Moon Brader

Organisation AFFR:
Festival director: Herman Van Dongen
Curator: Cristina Ampatzidou
Film- and printresearch: Renate Bergsma
Debate Programmer: San Dino Arcilla
Press, PR & Communications: Rookje Meijerink
Social Media: Dielian Dijkhoff
Production: Samga Nguyen
Coordinator Volunteers: Janek Bosman and Max de Groot
Technique: Frank Koppelmans
Projection: Martin Putto and Hans de Ruiter
Administration: Ryanne Ruijsbroek

Text & visuals AFFR:
Concept en graphic design website: Studio Beige
Technical development website: Rob Peters
Leader & banners: Harold Houdijk
Fotography: Sander van Wettum
Translation: Billy Nolan

Critical Viewers AFFR:
Martine Bakker, Marina van den Bergen, Paul van den Bergh, Marieke Berkers, Floor van Ditshuyzen, Meta van Drunen, Sylvain Hartenberg, Jorge M. Hernandez, Lada Hrsak, Paulius Kliučininkas, Christel Leenen, Ania Molenda, Floris Paalman, Giulia di Pietro, Joeri Pruys, Michiel van Raaij, Sasa Radenovic, Yvonne Rijpers, Renzo Sgolacchia, Harm Tilman, Hanne Verwoert, Jeroen Visschers, Sander van Wettum, Arthur Wortmann.

Stichting Architectuur Filmfestival Rotterdam (AFFR) is recognised as an Organisation of General Interest (ANBI). This means that there are certain tax exemptions regarding gifts, legacies and inheritances for both yourself (as a donor) and us (as a recipient). Please find all legally required details regarding the ANBI status of the Stichting Architectuur Filmfestival Rotterdam (AFFR) below:

RSIN, bank and contact details:
For information regarding our Chamber of Commerce, VAT, IBAN, BIC and address details please click here.

Remuneration policy:
The board of the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam Foundation does not receive a remuneration. AFFR does not employ staff but hires freelancers and small entrepreneurs on the basis of an annual assignment; remuneration is in line with the customary rates in the cultural sector. In addition, AFFR works with a large group of volunteers during the festival and in its preparation (the critical viewers).

Statutory objectives:
The aim of the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam is to organise a recurring Rotterdam-based film festival aimed at promoting both public and professional interest in architecture, the city and urban development. Download the AFFR foundation statutes here.

Strategic plan 2021-2024:
Over the next four years, AFFR aims to expand the diverse and innovative profile of the festival, maintain the continuity and efficiency of the organisation, broaden the audience and deepen the programme. Download the strategic plan 2021-2024 here.

Annual report and financial accountability AFFR 2019:
Download the annual report 2019 and the financial statement 2019.

Annual report and financial accountability AFFR 2020:
Download the annual report 2020 and the financial statement 2020.

Annual report and financial accountability AFFR 2021:
Download the annual report 2021 and the financial statement 2021.

Annual report AFFR 2022:
Download the annual report 2022 and the financial statement 2022.

film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2024