Biennial of Animation Bratislava


Years running: 31 (since 1991)

Biennial of Animation Bratislava

International festival of animation.


In 1991, it achieved the status of international festival and has cooperated with international organization of UNICEF since its very beginning.

An international jury decides about the competition winners and awards prestigious prizes. The Festival also incorporates screenings of animated films from the whole world, specialized seminars, discussions, presentations of important personalities, competitions as well as animated film workshops. Important features of the Festival are numerous exhibitions...

… but above all, it is about fairy tales, fairy tales and once again FAIRY TALES!



  • The Main Prize - Viktor Kubal Award
  • UNICEF Award
  • St. Adalbert Prize 
  • Junior Audience award
  • Slovak Literary Foundation  Award
  • ECFA  Award


  • Only production finished after 31st October 2018 can be submitted
  • Preselection commitee decides about  participation of submitted programs in final competition. 


Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Festival is organized by BIBIANA - International House of Art for Children in Bratislava, Slovakia in cooperation with UNICEF and ECFA




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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    January 06, 2020
  • Earlybird Deadline
    April 30, 2020
  • Regular Deadline
    May 31, 2020
  • Notifications
    June 10, 2020
  • Event Dates
    5 — 10 October 2020
Categories & Fees

all animation films , dedicated for children up to 15yo

  • Earlybird Deadline — free
  • Regular Deadline — free
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