Trickstar Business Award, 3/5/19

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Stuttgart, Germany
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The Trickstar Business Award is the world’s first animation award to be explicitly focused on business. The prize is worth 7,500 € sponsored by the Stuttgart Region. In 2018, the award winner was the Dutch project "House of Broken Hearts" by Tünde Vollenbroek (Studio Pupil). The Trickstar Business Award will be awarded on May 3, 2019 in an award gala at the Stuttgart L-Bank Rotunda. The participation of an official representative (director, producer) of the award-winning project is a prerequisite for receiving the award.

Eligibility conditions:

It is possible to apply for the Trickstar Business Award with a business model for a project or a company.

  • All projects which have an innovative business concept, for example in the areas of distribution, marketing, exploitation of rights or financing
    can be submitted to the Trickstar Business Award.
  • Applicants who submit a project to APD 2019 are kindly invited to submit the project also for participation in the Trickstar Business competition.
    To apply, we kindly ask you to complete also the Trickstar Business application form.
  • All companies with an innovative and groundbreaking model can apply for the Trickstar Business Award.

To apply for the Trickstar Business Award, the applicants must complete the submission form and provide the required material and information.
The completed form must be sent together with the documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before March 01, 2019.

A five-person industry jury will shortlist the finalists on the strengths of their project/company submission and application form.

Jury assessment criteria:

  • originality of the business model
  • innovation of the financing / evaluation / marketing concepts
  • competitiveness of the project / service / product
  • quality and feasibility of the business plan
  • qualifications and experience of the submitter




Event Dates

  • 03/05/2019
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