British Animation Awards, 19/3/2020

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
25 October 2019
London, UK
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2020 Call for Entries:

Now accepting submissions for the two Student categories- Best Undergraduate Student film & Best Post-Graduate Student Film ONLY. The other main categories will be announced in September 2019.

The British Animation Awards (BAA) are passionate about animation and ensuring our art form is supported, credited, promoted and gets celebrated the way it deserves. The unique prizes which are 'one-off' pieces of art, produced by some of the best artists and animators working in the creative industries, are a testament to the passion we all share.

UK broadcasters, software companies, animation studios and companies, ad agency creatives, web companies, post-production houses, bankers, lawyers, others involved in the entertainment business and jury members who include influential figures from the industry e.g writers, actors, gallery/ museum curators and art critics.



2018 Festival News:

You are invited to enter animation produced in the UK in 2016 &/or 2017 for the 2018 British Animation Awards.

Competition categories are:

  • Best Short Film*
  • Best Animation in a Commercial
  • Best Film/TV Graphics/Motion Design
  • Best Long Form Animation
  • Best Voice Performance
  • Best Use of Sound
  • Best Music Video
  • Best Children’s Pre School Series
  • Best Children’s Series
  • Best Commissioned Animation
  • Writers Award
  • Best Original Short Form Content
  • Best Expanded Animation (VR, AR, 360°)
  • Craft Award
  • Best Student Film*

Link to short film form and regulations.

*Entry for both Short film and Student category is free.

The below colleges have already entered all work from 2016 and 2017. Students can enter work individually if their college does not enter.

College that have entered already: Central St Martins; NFTS; RCA; Stafforshire; UWE; Sheffield Hallam University; Middlesex; LCC; Bournemouth; Farnham; Westminster; Falmouth; Gloucester; Bradford; ECA; UCLAN; Kingston; Derby; Wolverhampton; Portsmouth; University of East London; University of South Wales; Farnham; Norwich University of the Arts; University of Derby; Edge Hill University; Teeside University; University of Hertfordshire.

Link to student form .



Event Dates

  • 19 March 2020
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