45th edition 27 January - 7 February 2016
<strong>HBF supported films win Hivos Tiger Awards </strong>
<strong>HBF+Europe</strong> Support for (co-)production and distribution!
The Hubert Bals Fund (HBF) is an initiative of International Film Festival Rotterdam that provides grants to remarkable cinema projects in various stages of completion. Please follow the links below to find out more about the HBF.

The Hubert Bals Fund is designed to bring remarkable or urgent feature films by innovative and talented filmmakers from developing countries closer to completion. Here is a complete...

HBF+Europe provides substantial financial support to European producers serving as minority co-producers in feature films with theatrical potential. Deadline: 1 April 2015

Each year, the Dioraphte Award (€10.000) is conferred upon the Hubert Bals Fund-supported film with the highest votes from the festival audience.

All the past HBF selections and Harvests in a row may be found here.

The HBF gives financial support twice a year. Application deadlines are 1 March and 1 August. Find out more about the official regulations and entry forms.

Netherlands Film Fund - Hubert Bals Fund Coproduction Scheme. In order to stimulate Dutch producers to get involved in international co-productions, and to support the Hubert Bals Fund...

Read all about the HBF-supported films that were part of IFFR 2015.

So many years, so many films! For a full overview of all selected projects since 1988, click here!