Festival of Animation Berlin, 21/9/19

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
15 May 2019
Berlin, Germany
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Call for entries

The Festival of Animation Berlin (FAB) is the first film festival dedicated to animation film in Germany's capital city of Berlin. The festival focus is on artistic animation of all kinds – from traditional Cartoon, Stop Motion, CGI, Cross-Media-Experiments to 360° film. The third edition of the festival will be held as a one-day event, on September 21st 2019.

Any animated film including combinations of life action and animation completed after January 1st 2018 may participate. For participation in the competition categories productions up to a running length of 35 minutes are admitted. If not with English dialogues, films must be subtitled in English.

The following competition categories are open for submission:

  • German Animation Film: Animated short films made by animation artists based in Germany.
  • International Animation Film: Animated short films made by International animation artists.
  • Animation for Kids: Animated short films suitable for children (rated G or German FSK 0-6). TV series for children can be submitted to the children’s film competition. Please do not submit more than two episodes per series.

Deadline for all submissions is May 15th 2019. This year you can register your films exclusively through the online platform Filmfreeway.

Festival awards

The winners of the competitions will receive FAB2019 bear trophies. Additionally, a monetary prize is sponsored by AG Animationsfilm and wilI be given to the winner of the German Animation Film competition. Additional monetary prizes might be annouced later on as festival organisation is progressing.

  • Read the regulations
  • Submit your entry via Filmfreeway
  • Deadline: 21 April 2019 (regular), 15 May 2019 (late)
  • Submission fee: $3 USD (regular deadline), $5 USD (late deadline)



Event Dates

  • 21 September 2019
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