Kaboom Animation Festival


Years running: 24 (since 1998)

Kaboom Animation Festival

International Animation Film Festival in Netherlands.


The festival aims at bringing high-quality animation films to the attention of an adult audience, as well as stimulating screening of these films in cinemas and on television. The festival plans to achieve this goal by screening different types of animation, by organizing competitions and raising publicity for the medium.


- Best Short

- Best Student Short

- Best Music Video

- Best Experimental Short (audience award)

- Best VR

- Best Dutch Short

- Best Documentary

- Best Commissioned Short (audience award)

- The Kaboom Nancy Award

- Kids Audience Award (audience award)

- Audience Award for Best Short

- Audience Award for Best Feature


  • The entered films must have had the première after the 1st of January 2020. 
  • The number of entries is unlimited. However, for every entry a separate entry form must be completed. 

Documents and Other Requisite Items

  • Fill out entry form.
  • At least one still in jpg or png (300 dpi) and a (downloadable) preview screener of the film are to be included into an entry form. Trailer, director’s picture, poster and/or bio are welcomed.
  • The screener has to be downloadable or send to us on an USB flash drive or hard drive.
  • No DVD and Blu-Rays!

Selection Media Type: USB, online
Screening Media Type: DCP and digital video (high quality QuickTime file)

Subtitle language: English

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Director — Gerben Schermer




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  • Deadline
    October 01, 2021
  • Event Dates
    28 March — 3 April 2022
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