Christopher Schläffer - AFFR
9–13 Oct 2024
film • stad • architectuur


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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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Job alert: AFFR is looking
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AFFR is hiring! For our marketing and communications team, we are currently looking for a Ticketing Assistant. Are you a student or (entry-level) freelancer with organisational talent and an eye for detail, who would like to strengthen our team in…
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Christopher Schläffer

Christopher Schläffer

Christopher Schlaeffer is the Founder, CEO and Chairperson of NYOUM, the London-based generative AI company. He previously served as Group Chief Commercial & Digital Officer of VEON (NASDAQ: VEON), Chief Product & Innovation Officer, Corporate Development Officer and Chief Strategy Officer of Deutsche Telekom (Xetra: DTE), Chief Marketing Officer of T-Mobile International and CEO of T-Online. Christopher is a Member of the Board at Amnesty International.

Together with Andy Rubin, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Peter Chou and Cole Brodman he unveiled the world’s first mobile phone based on Android, T-Mobile G1. In 2007, he and Tim Cook closed Apple ́s first partnership on iPhone outside the US.

Christopher has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader, ranked one of the Top50 Innovators To Watch and named Manager of the Year 2022 in his native Austria. He is the Patron of iamtheCode Foundation and Founder of, a social enterprise aiming at Equality of Opportunity.

film • city • architecture 9 - 13 Oct. 2024