<strong>Grand Prix narrative shorts goes to Before Love (Igor Kovalyov)</strong>
<strong>Grand Prix non-narrative shorts for Track (Tochka)</strong>
<strong>Grand Prix features Cafard (Jan Bultheel)</strong>
<strong>Grand Prix Dutch animation for Witch Doctor (Floris Kaayk, Studio Smack)</strong>
<strong>MovieZone Award also to Track (Tochka)</strong>
<strong>HAFF 2016</strong>
<strong>Expanding Animation</strong>
<strong>Expanding Animation</strong>

HAFF innovative talent @ Hangzhou Biennale 2016

HAFF travels to Hangzhou (China) together with 2016 HAFF winners Marlies van der Wel (Zeezucht) and Nina Gantz (Edmond) to the third China International Youth Animation Biennale (29 April-1 May).

HAFF highlights @ Europe on Screen 2016

HAFF presents an animation programme with European highlights of the festival at Indonesian festival Europe on Screen from 29 April-8 May, in Jakarta, Medan, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, and Bali.

Video report Hand-colored No.1 in Utrecht

View the Chinese video report on the world premiere at HAFF in Utrecht of the installation Hand-colored No.1 by Lei Lei and Thomas Sauvin (China).

Paul & Menno de Nooijer in Centre Pompidou, Paris

Early photographs and films of Paul & Menno de Nooijer in the exhibition Les années 1980, l'insoutenable légèreté (The 1980s, The Unbearable Lightness) in Centre Pompidou.

The Refusal of Time by William Kentridge in Utrecht

The installation The Refusal of Time by William Kentridge on display in the art manifestation Hacking Habitat, about the balance between technology and humanity, in the former penitentiary Wolvenplein Utrecht.

Winners HAFF 2016

On Sunday March 20 the winners were announced. An impressive list of the state of the art. Read the complete jury statements.

Photo gallery

Five festival days in more than hundred pictures: the programme, the guests, the public, the winners, the volunteers and the crew.


Meet the festival bloggers. A small team of true animation fans, from a financial journalist to a 16-year-old MovieZone HAFF Jury reporter. Blogs about the inspiring breakfast shows, Expanding Animation and MovieZone.

Competition HAFFTube

For the international competition HAFFTube 50 films have been selected for the shortlist, an interesting collection of contemporary online animation. The shorts of HAFF's YouTube are also shown here.

Leader HAFF 2016

Lei Lei (China) has made the leader for HAFF 2016, inspired by a second-hand book that was used to train Chinese youths on how to make quick sketches of human figures in the 1980s.

Blexbolex designs poster HAFF 2016

The festival poster of HAFF 2016 was designed by the French illustrator Blexbolex. He also took part in the jury for shorts.