Rotterdam Festival Unveils Dates for 2023, Plans 15% Staff Reduction – What We Know!

After going digital for 2 consecutive years as a result of pandemic, the Worldwide Movie Competition Rotterdam (IFFR) pageant is planning to scale back its core workforce by 15%.

The brand new workforce, which will probably be introduced in Might in the course of the Cannes Movie Competition, will work throughout 5 divisions, content material, communication and viewers attain, funding and enterprise development, enterprise affairs and operations.

As soon as once more be spearheaded by pageant director Vanja Kaludjercic and managing director Marjan van der Haar, Rotterdam can also be aiming to return as a bodily occasion for its 52nd version which can happen Jan. 25 and Feb. 5, 2023.

Kaludjercic stated the pageant has “deep respect for (its) workforce which has been ready in these previous two difficult years to have interaction the viewers and assist our filmmakers in progressive new methods.”

The manager added the pageant’s final purpose was to “create a number one cultural platform accessible to all that champions compelling cinema and audiovisual artwork.”

Van der Haar stated that Rotterdam pageant has been “impacted financially” by the “discount in enterprise.” She added that “modifications in each viewers behaviour and the business panorama” are been the driving forces behind this willingness to reorganize.

This 12 months’s on-line pageant recorded 177,267 on-line admissions and gathered greater than 1,562 attending movie professionals on-line. The choice boasted 220 function from greater than 60 nations. Paraguayan filmmaker Paz Encina’s “Eami” received the highest Tiger Award and a €40,000 money prize on the Dutch occasion.

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