Sunday, October 2, 2011

14th IFFR (Rotterdam Film Festival) - -Trainee Project for Young Film Critics 2012 - Call For Applications

The International Film Festival Rotterdam welcomes applications for the 14th IFFR Trainee Project for Young Film Critics taking place during its 41st edition (January 25 - February 5, 2012).Rotterdam Festival supports film making, film producing and journalistic talent on several levels: the main festival section 'Bright Future' (including competitions for feature length and short films) presents recent works by first and second time filmmakers; Rotterdam's Hubert Bals Fund contributes to film projects in developing countries and CineMart organizes a talent development project for young film producers (Rotterdam Lab) in close collaboration with its partner organizations. Recognizing the important role of film criticism to the perception of independent cinema, the Rotterdam film festival organizes a trainee project for young film critics. It is a talent development programme that offers up to six young (under 30 years), motivated and talented professional film critics from outside The Netherlands a chance to travel abroad for covering a major international film festival, to get acquainted with the Rotterdam film festival in particular and the broad range of independent cinema it offers. The program of the Trainee Project includes taking part in the Rotterdam FIPRESCI Jury meetings; exploring an assigned part of the festival; publishing a blog on the IFFR website and writing up to three contributions for the festival's newspaper Daily Tiger; taking part in expert meetings; reporting about the festival for own affiliation(s).Those who are fulfilling the criteria viz under 30 years, fluent in English, demonstrable experience in film criticism (printed media, radio/television, online ,not yet established enough to profit from facilities as attending international film festivals outside your country and have agreement(s) with printed and/or online media to publish a report or reports on the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2012 may send in the application by email to . Deadline for applications: Friday November 4, 2011.
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