The Festival

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Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam (WFFR) is the first and largest wildlife festival in The Netherlands. It focuses on the screening of wildlife, environment, sustainability and conservation documentaries. The next edition will takes place from 27 October – 1 November 2020.

The 2020 festival will take place over six days in beautiful Rotterdam, The Netherlands on October 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 and November 1st and will feature some of the best wildlife films from all over the world. We will be screening all of our Official Selections in the heart of Rotterdam at Cinerama Movie Theater. The festival programme offers 100+ public screenings and events. All screenings and events take place at one venue.

WFFR welcomes independent filmmakers, new or established broadcasters, film and television production companies/distributors from anywhere in the world to participate in our strong international competition.

During the festival there is plenty of time for filmmakers to meet each other and the audience. In 2019 WFFR welcomed more than 10,000 visitors. Filmmakers can win prizes in 10 different categories. Winners will be announced during the Flamingo Award Ceremony on Saturday 31st of Oct 2020.