TheInternational Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) has announced new industry andfilm sales services. The festival is starting a Sales Club, which will functionas a year-round mediator and also a meeting place during the next festival (Jan24-Feb 7). Also new will be improved industry accreditation procedures and morefrequent industry newsletters.

Inother Rotterdam news, Marnix van Wijk has joined the festival as head of International PR tocoordinate the new industry initiatives. Van Wijk wasformerly the VP of marketing and festivals for Fortissimo Films, where heworked since 1997.