Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • The festival takes place since 1972.

Time Specification: regular

Geographic Specification: international


Tiger Award
Given: 1995-
1999: The festival had more than 300,000 admissions, 460 titles presented at 1,060 screenings, 1,999 guests. All of this was covered by 487 journalist, 211 of which were foreign press.

Tiger Award - Special Mention

Tiger Award for Short Film
Given: 2005-

Tiger Club Award
Given: 2005-
Eligible films must be of no more than thirty minutes in length.

Tiger Club Award - Special Mention

Rotterdam Award
Given: 1986-1987

Prix UIP Rotterdam (European Short Film)
Given: 2006-

Audience Award

Dioraphte Award
Awarded by the festival audience for the most highly regarded film made with a contribution from the Hubert Bals Fund. (2009)
Awarded by an international jury to one of the Hubert Bals Fund supported films within the 2008 festival selection (2008)

KNF Award
Given: 1983-

KNF Award - Special Mention

Given: 1990-

FIPRESCI Prize - Special Mention

Critics Award

Netpac Award
The Netpac Award for the best Asian film is chosen by a jury of Asian participants of the festival.

Netpac Award - Special Mention

Amnesty International - DOEN Award
Given: 2003-

Amnesty International - DOEN Award - Special Mention

MovieZone Award
Given: 1999-
The award is handed out by the MovieZone youth jury. The awards grant is intended for publicity specially aimed at youth.

MovieZone Award - Special Mention

Movies That Matter Award
The award is given to a film from the festival selection which deals with human rights.

Movies That Matter - Special Mention

Arte France Cinéma Award
Given to the best films from the festival's CineMart section.
The endowment is given to the producers towards financing the development of the awarded projects.

Golden Cactus
Given: 2005-

Prince Claus Fund Film Grant
Given: 2001-

Return of the Tiger Award

New Arrivals Award

Tiger Award for Short Film - Special Mention

Big Screen Award

Lions Film Award

Hubert Bals Fund Lions Film Award

Eurimages Award

Wouter Barendrecht Award

WorldView New Genres Fund Development Award

Lions Club Award

Bright Future Award

Prix Rotterdam (EFA European Short Film)

Community Cameras Section