IFFR Young Film Critics Trainee Program 2019 (Rich)


Due Date: October 30,2018

The IFFR Young Film Critics Trainee Program 2019 is now open for applications. IFFR recognizes the vital significance of film analysis and criticism and presented the Young Motion picture Critics Trainee Program to support a new generation of young and approaching film critics.
A group of young and figured out specialist film critics from outside the Netherlands are invited to come to Rotterdam to cover the event. They provide them with the approaches to develop their journalistic practice and take a look at the big landscape of independent cinema readily available at IFFR, amongst the considerable around the world film events for press, market members and audiences.
The program provides an unique insight into a broad series of programs readily available at their event, differing from motion pictures by well-known arthouse auteurs to more speculative and unidentified cinematic gems and from art setups and effectiveness to talks and film market conferences.
About the Program.
As a trainee, you come from the editorial group of the event. You will have conferences with well-informed film critics from different backgrounds, cover the event for your own journalistic association and enter into the FIPRESCI jury. Undoubtedly you will also get to experience the total satisfaction of being at International Film Event Rotterdam. With the changing media landscape in mind, this year’s program will put special focus on potential customers with mixed abilities– next to impressive composing capabilities, experience in (or exceptional ideas for) audiovisual, audio or other innovative modes of journalism are valued.
IFFR supports film making, film making and journalistic ability on various levels: the main event location Dazzling Future (including rivals for both functions and shorts) offers present works by extremely first and second time filmmakers; the Hubert Bals Fund contributes to film tasks in developing countries and co-production market CineMart sets up a trainee task for young film producers (Rotterdam Lab) in close cooperation with its partner organisations. Acknowledging the vital function of film criticism to the understanding of independent cinema, IFFR sets up a trainee task for young film critics.


Complimentary IFFR 2019 press accreditation.
Budget strategy hotel accommodations in Rotterdam.
A partial refund of travel costs when travelling from outside Europe.
A total schedule. IFFR concentrates on making trainees absolutely necessary to the event and lets them participate in the delivery of daily event outlets. The trainees will form a group, hosted by the IFFR Press Office and the event editorial workers. You get to take a look at all components of IFFR (screenings, displays, Q&A sessions, masterclasses and talks, disagreements, film market conferences) as part of the program and to cover for your own media.
If your participation prospers and you have in fact launched reports that satisfy IFFR’s requirements (both in quality and quantity), you get the opportunity to take a look at the next edition of the event as a qualified press reporter.


You are under 30 years of age.
Fluent command of the English language (made up and spoken).
Proven experience in film criticism (print, video, audio or online media) + storyboard or any creative sort of daily reporting.
Takes care of the list below topics: film assessment, event assessment, Motion picture Market reports and patterns, arts & culture assessment, masterclasses and talks assessment.
You’re not yet established enough to gain from chances such as taking part in around the world film events outside your country.
You have in fact made an agreement( s) with proper print and/or online media to launch reports on International Motion picture Event Rotterdam2019

To utilize to the program, send an email to [email protected] with the following devices (preferably in one PDF):.

Inspiring letter.
3 articles/blogs/vlogs or podcasts that represent your work.
Details about your affiliate (blood flow, copies/page views and so on).
Recommendation letter.

To discover more, see Young Motion picture Critics.



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