Selection student films

For this first international edition of the competition for student films, 67 films have been selected.


Of more than 1,300 entries the selections have been completed for the international competitions for features, shorts, student films and films for 8+ and the competition for Dutch films.

Trailer HAFF 2015

Russian filmmaker Konstantin Bronzit made the energetic and cheerful trailer for the 18th edition of HAFF. Bronzit is the director of moving and funny films like Switchcraft (1994) and At the End of the World (1999).

Poster HAFF 2015

Every year a different artist is invited by the Holland Animation Film Festival to design the festival poster. The Swiss Graphic designer Gwénola Carrère was asked to give her vision on HAFF for the 18th edition.

Solo presentations Move On...!

For Move On...!, an international gathering of animation filmmakers has been invited to give solo presentations: Andreas Hykade, Motomichi Nakamura, Piotr Dumala and Chris Landreth. Kunsthal KAdE Amersfoort, 31 January through 3 May.

Application form HAFFTube

Submit your film for the international competition for web films. HAFFTube is our official channel within YouTube. Deadline for submitting films is March 6th.

Installations at HAFF

Starting from the festival heart at the Louis Hartlooper Complex, an international programme animated installations thread their way through the city of Utrecht. Some installations are already on display from 3 March.

Competition HAFF Junior

The selection has been completed for the 2015 international HAFF Junior competition, a programme for primary school pupils. Prior to the HAFF in March, the programme makes a tour along film theatres across the country.

Guide to Animation Festivals

Useful and comprehensive introduction to the submission process for animation festivals and helpful in deciding whether to attend a festival. A must-read for all animation students and upcoming talents.

Oscar nomination A Single Life

A Single Life by Utrecht-based studio Job, Joris & Marieke has been nominated for an Oscar in the category Animated Short Film.