October 09 - 11, 2020


The Festival of Animation Berlin annually presents an outstanding selection of recent regional and international animation films. Filmmakers from Berlin and from around the world thereby have an opportunity to associate with like-minded people, as well as to connect with an audience that admires and appreciates their work.
The festival aspires not only to promote filmmakers but also to pay tribute to the art of animation. As a platform where inspiration, creative exchange, innovation and communication come together it seeks to create a point of connection between both emerging and established filmmakers and an interested local audience. The festival wants to liaise with the independent and other animation filmmakers and build a strong networking platform for the various representatives of the animation industry.


Information on the current situation

As you might imagine, even FAB can the feel the impact of COVID-19. But rest assured that we do our best to give a stage to your artistic animation films on FAB again as they deserve it! However, we’ll keep you posted on the ongoing development and until then: do it like our little alien and submit your recent animation films until May 15, 2020 for FAB#s next festival edition!



The third edition of the festival FAB2019 took place on 21 September 2019 at Kino Central Berlin. 27 films were presented in three competition categories. The jury awarded the best films with handmade trophies and monetary prizes. Besides the competition screenings, a Focus-on-Italy screening, a masterclass by special guest Roberto Biadi, a pitching session and social events were part of the festival event.


Latest News

Selection jury 2020

Introducting this year’s selection jury: Find out who’s behind the festival programming, viewing the numerous film entries in order to arrange a diverse and exciting lineup for the next #FAB2020[…]

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COVID-19 information

To our community in quarantine: We wanted to let you know that we’re observing & staying put on the latest news and public decisions on COVID-19. As of now, we’re[…]

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Open Call

Festival of Animation Berlin is calling for animation short and feature film submissions for their fourth edition #FAB2020 in October. This year films can be submitted to six competition categories:[…]

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