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HAFFTube Opens 2016 Call for Submissions

The deadline to submit animated shorts with a maximum length of five minutes to the HAFFTube web competition is Friday, March 4.

The Holland Animation Film Festival has announced the start of the HAFFTube web competition. The deadline for submitting films is Friday, March 4. An international jury will select the winner of the web competition. The director of the winning film will be hosted at this year's Holland Animation Film Festival with a festival pass and an arranged stay in a hotel. 

HAFFTube is the Holland Animation Film Festival’s official YouTube channel. The channel will be filled with an international selection of state of the art contemporary animated films from all over the world with a maximum length of five minutes. At the set limit of 50 films, the voting begins. Holland Animation Film Festival will rate the submitted films and subsequently films will be voted out daily, creating possibilities for new films.

Visit the Holland Animation Film Festival website for more information and regulations.

Winners of previous editions of HAFFTube include:

  • 2015 -- Shaking Godspeed: She's Young, Alice Saey, (Suburban Records, Bart Wismans, France, Netherlands)
  • 2014 -- Little Freak, Edwin Schaap, Netherlands
  • 2013 -- Odio (Hatred), Adriano Vessichelli, United Kingdom
  • 2012 -- Bugging the Bug, Velislav Kazakov, Cuckoo Animation, Canada
  • 2010 -- Silver Junkie: Maria, Gitte Le Bruyn, Belgium
  • 2009 -- Jesus 2000, Rémi Bastie, Jean-Baptiste Cumont, Clément Desnos, Jonathan Djob Nkondo, Nicolas Pegon, France
  • 2008 -- Noteboek, Evelien Lohbeck

Source: Holland Animation Film Festival

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.