Submissions 2021

WFFR, Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam. Foto Marco De Swart

WFFR 2021 is closed for entries

The submission proces for WFFR 2021 is closed and will open again on 1 January 2022 for WFFR 2022. The festival focuses on the screening of wildlife, environment, sustainability, climate change and conservation documentaries.

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.

The competition is free of fees. The deadline for entries is 1 May 2021.

The 7th edition will take place from Tuesday 26 – Sunday 31 October 2021.

In 2021 WFFR will recognise outstanding achievements in eleven Flamingo Award categories

You can submit your film via FilmFreeway. Please follow the blue button for submitting your film:

The rules and terms can be found on FilmFreeway as well.

Agenda for 2021:

1 May: Official submission deadline
15 August: Announcement of the selected finalists and Flamingo Award nominees
26 – 31 October: Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam, held in one of Europe’s most exhilarating cities
30 October: The winning filmmakers will be announced during the Flamingo Award Ceremony at the festival