The festival also saw a rise in international attention. More film industryrepresentatives visited Rotterdam, including, 390 film-makers and morethan 800 CineMart guests.
The closing weekend included the presentation of the KPN Audience Award to Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's The Lives Of Others.
The festival closed with a screening of The Prestige by former Tiger Award winner Christopher Nolan.
The 37th festival will take begin on January 23rd 2008.