Submissions 2019

WFFR, Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam. Foto Marco De Swart

WFFR is closed for entries!

Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam (WFFR) is the largest wildlife festival in The Netherlands. It focuses on the screening of wildlife, environment and  conservation documentaries.

The 5th edition will take place from Wednesday 30 October – Sunday 3 November 2019.

The festival is held in the city centre of Rotterdam at one venue.

The competition is free of fees. The deadline for entries is 1 May 2019.

As of 1 January 2020 entries for the 6th edition of WFFR can be entered!

In 2019 WFFR will recognise outstanding achievements in eleven Flamingo Award categories

You can submit your film via FilmFreeway. The rules and terms can be found on FilmFreeway. If you wish to submit your film otherwise, please contact for the possibilities.


Wednesday 1 May 2019: Official submission deadline
Friday 16 August 2019: Announcement of the selected finalists and Flamingo Award nominees
Wednesday 30 October – Sunday 3 November 2019: Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam, held in one of Europe’s most exhilarating cities according to the Lonely Planet.
Saturday 2 November 2019: The winning filmmakers will receive their Award during the Flamingo Award Ceremony.