Submissions are open for the 21st Holland Animation Film Festival — HAFF 2018. Taking place March 21-25 in Utrecht, The Netherlands, the fest is a unique and energetic international meeting place for all professionals, animation lovers, students, upcoming talents and all interested audiences. The program features competitions, thematic tracks, panels, exhibitions, installations and more.
Films for the international Features, Shorts (narrative and non-narrative), Student Films and Dutch Animation (shorts, student films, TV films, commissions) competitions can be submitted now through to Friday, December 1, 2017. Entry form and more information available here.
Winners of the 2017 HAFF were:
Grand Prix Short – Narrative: Nighthawk by Spela Cadez (Slovenia/Coratia)
Grand Prix Short – Non-Narrative: Strange Fish by Steven Subotnick (USA)
Grand Prix Feature Film: The Red Turtle by Michael Dudok de Wit (France/Belgium/Japan)
Grand Prix Student Film: Foreign Body by Marta Magnuska (Polish National Film School in Lodz, Poland)
Grand Prix for Dutch Animation: Polska Warrior by Camiel Schouwenaar
Audience Award for Dutch Animation: Golden Oldies by Joost Lieuwma & Daan Velsink
MovieZone Award (presented with EYE): Impossible Figures and Other Stories II by Marta Pajek (Poland)
Junior Audience Award (w/ EYE): Jubilé by Coralie Soudet, Charlotte Piogé, Marion Duvert, Marie El Kadiri & Agathe Marmion (France)