- VPRO Tiger Awards Competition
- Sturm und Drang: new angles on cinematography
- Time & Tide: films with social and cultural commitment
- Kings & Aces: masters of auteur cinema
- Short: As Long as It Takes: short films
- Filmmakers and Artists in Focus
- Cinema Regained: history of film, films on filmmakers
- Rotterdammerung: genre films from the twilight zone of cinema
- Exploding Cinema: cinema meets the visual arts
Rotterdam Lab is a five-day training workshop for emerging producers. Trainee Project for Young Film Critics gives six crix the chance to cover the festival for the fest website and in print, attend Fipresci jury meetings and get an intimate look at Rotterdam.
For full list of films, see FilmFestivalRotterdam.com.