Wednesday, 28 August 2013

FYI, IFFR Trainee Project for Young Film Critics - Application:

IFFR Trainee Project for Young Film Critics - Application:

Criteria for application
- Age under 30 years

- Fluent command of the English language (written and spoken)

- Demonstrable experience in film criticism (print or online media)

- Not yet established enough to profit from facilities as attending international film festivals outside your country

- Have agreement(s) with relevant print and/or online media to publish reports on International Film Festival Rotterdam 2014

How to apply
Your application should include digital versions (Word, jpg or pdf) of the following documents and information:

- A motivation letter to support your application: explain why this project and the Rotterdam festival appeals to you and what you can offer the festival

- Your resume (CV) including your contact details and date of birth.

- Up to three proofs of recent work you published on (independent) film or film festivals. If not in English, provide the original articles with English translations to demonstrate your command of this language

- Information about your affiliation(s): title, name of chief editor, postal address, phone number, email account, periodicity, circulation, web address, estimated unique page views per month.

- A recommendation letter (on company letterhead) of your principal affiliation’s chief editor assigning you to cover IFFR 2014 and confirming that your report will be published.

- Please send in your application by e-mail to or by land mail to IFFR Press Office, PO Box 21696, 3001 AR Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The deadline is Friday November 1, 2013. You will receive notificiation on the selection Friday December 6 at the latest.