NFF welcomes and cherises talent. With the NFF Talentprogramme the festival offers a developmentprogramme for talent in various stages
At the NFF Speeddates young directors, producers and screenwriters are matched with professionals from the world of cinema and TV, both documentary and fiction. For young talents, this is the perfect chance to expand their network. Graduation students can apply for the NFF Student Competition. The selected films are screened at the festival and qualify for various awards. Read more about applications for the Student Awards 2018.
During the Talent Awards the graduation films are also awarded with Filmfund Wildcards. Read more about the Filmfund Wildcards.
For proven talent NFF organizes the NFF Feedback Sessies. Young professionals with plans for a (short) film in development receive feedback from experienced script editors and other film professionals. They are also matched with new directors and producers. In the process, new teams and partnerships can emerge.
And filmmakers can apply for the NFF Debuutcompetitie with their debut film. The selected films are screened at the festival and qualify for an award.
For the Talent en Route programme NFF selects a selection of new Dutch directors and producers is presented to the international film industry. They will be offered a programme custom-made by the NFF to help them with their international careers. Read more