Festival of Animation Berlin 2023

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
29/09/2023 - 01/10/2023
Berlin, Germany
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Festival Description:

The Festival of Animation Berlin (FAB) is the first film festival dedicated to animation films in Germany's capital city of Berlin. The festival's focus is on artistic animation of all kinds – from traditional Cartoon, Stop Motion, CGI, Cross-Media-Experiments to 360° film. 

2023 Call for Entries

Any animated film including combinations of live-action and animation completed after May 1st, 2021 may participate. Only completed films qualify for the selection. For participation in the short film competition categories, productions up to a running length of 15 minutes are admitted.

The following competition categories are open for submission:

• International Animation Film: Animated shorts by international artists
• German Animation Film: Animated shorts made by animators based in Germany
• New Talents: Animated shorts made by students
• Commissioned Animation: Animated shorts with commercial background
• Pink Panda: Animated shorts suitable for children and teens. TV series for children can be submitted to the children’s film competition. Please do not submit more than two episodes per series.
• Animated feature film: Animated films over 45 min made by international animation artists.


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Event Dates

  • From 29/09/2023 to 01/10/2023

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