Gerwin Tamsma worked with the International Film Festival Rotterdam from 1996 until 2022. Among his many responsibilities at IFFR, he selected films from China, Korea, Latin America, and several European countries, including Portugal and Spain. Over the years, he has curated and instigated various retrospectives and thematic programmes, as well as developed returning strands, such as Bright Future, focusing on the discovery of emerging talents. Tamsma also served on committees for the Hubert Bals Fund, the Dutch Film Fund, and the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts. He has participated in many international film festivals as a jury member: including Locarno, BAFICI, Morelia, Busan, Jeonju, and CPH:DOX. Before his time at IFFR, he worked as an editor and critic.
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