COVID-19 information

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 trying our best to make FAB happen as planned between 9-11 Oct 2020, but we hope you understand that we’re obliged to handle the situation responsibly and according to official…
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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: International Animation German Animation Berlin Animation “Berlin’s Best” Animation for Kids and Teens “Pink Panda” Student Animation “New Talents” Animated Feature Film submissions can be…
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FAB Special: Animation about Menstruation

For this year’s International Women’s*day on March 8th, FAB has planned a special screening for you: We present a selection of interesting animated short films about menstruation. There will be a small gathering with the filmmakers and KüFa (kitchen for everyone) after the screening. The animated shorts we are going to show, deal with the…
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Awardees 2019

Announcing the winners of the third festival edition FAB2019! In the category Pink Panda the first price goes to the film “Ailin en la luna” by Claudia Ruiz. A special mention was given to the film “Cat Lake City” by Antje Heyn. The winner of the German Animation competition is the film “Obon” by Anna…
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Ticket pre-sale has started

Book your first-row seats – or last-row, as per your liking – for the festival edition #FAB2019 online! Find ticket pricing information and advance sale here:

Masterclass Registration

At #FAB2019 you can explore an exclusive masterclass session with the title “The Transformation of Material Things”. Look forward to several hours of exploring the fun world of morphing with animation artist Roberto Biadi and learn how to create stunning transformative animations yourself in this hands-on workshop. Limited seats, registration required!

Programme is online

The programming for the third festival edition #FAB2019 is complete! Find an overview of our official programme and side events here: We’re positive you can’t wait to see the film lineup of the competition categories and our special screening. Don’t waste any more time and browse the sections now:


We accomplished a lot the past 2 years, now we need your support to start the 3rd festival edition #FAB2019! In this interview, Pia, Daniel, Gitte and Monira tell you more about organizing Festival of Animation Berlin and their impressions during the last tweo festival editions. Please visit our Startnext Campaign to find our how…
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Halfway point in call for entries – submit now and save!

We’re about half-way in the submission process of #FAB2019. You can still submit your films within the late deadline until MAY 15TH. If you missed the regular deadline you now have the chance to save a few bucks on your submission via filmfreeway: FAB2019SAVER But beware its valid only 10 times – first come first…
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Call for Entries

Call for entries is open for our third festival edition FAB2019! Eligible are all animation films produced after January 1st 2018. This year we’re looking for submissions in the following short film competition categories: German Animation Film International Animation Film Animation Film for Kids This year we’re accepting submissions exclusively with Filmfreeway. Deadline for all…
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