FAFF will return in 2020 for a second edition at a new venue, filmtheater De Fabriek in Zaandam.

Organised by the FluXus art center in Zaandam, the festival will take place in only one day. There will be multiple screenings for both children and adults, and the audience will vote for the best film.

Children's Audience Award
The audience will vote for the best children's film and the winner will receive a trophy.

Adult Audience Award
The audience will vote for the best film and the winner will receive a trophy.

International animated short films, student, professional and amateur films, of any technique, made within the last 2 years, are accepted. Films should not be longer than 12 minutes and contain at least 50% animation. Non animated puppet films are also welcome. Films submitted to previous editions of FAFF are not accepted.

Please no more than 1 film submission per director.

We are looking for narrative films. Abstract films and music videos are not accepted at this time.

Submitting your film is free of charge. We only accept submissions on FilmFreeway. By submitting your film you declare to be the owner of the copyright of the film including the music and you give FluXus permission to screen you film on the date of the festival. FluXus can not be held responsible for any violation copyrights used by the participant.

If your film is selected we will need an unencrypted DCP of your film. You can send the DCP through FilmFreeway, Dropbox or WeTransfer. If your film is not in English or Dutch you should also provide English subtitles.

If your film is selected FAFF will provide the director of the film with free entrance to the festival. Unfortunately we're not able to reimburse travel expenses. We're also able to provide accomodation for a selected amount of foreign directors.

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  • Suze Gil

    I myself couldn't be present. But their communication was spot on and I heard from colleagues, who were present, they had a nice time. I will gladly re-enter when I will have the opportunity again.

    February 2019