The Best Animated Frames [BAF] Awards was started in 2004 by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry [FICCI] to recognize and honour students and professionals in the field of Animation. This first ever Animation Awards in India grew over the years to encompass awards not only in Animation, but also in the VFX and Gaming fields. The contest now receives top-notch entries from across the globe. In fact, the last BAF Awards held in March 2015 received 400 entries from across 12 countries.


The 15th edition of BAF Awards will take place on March 5th, 2018 at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai for which entries are invited in various categories of Animation, Visual Effects & Gaming. The last date to send the entries is 15th February, 2018.



FICCI BAF Awards 2018 winners List



Download the Winners List

Download the Nomination List


Award categories

Animation Category

  • Short Film - Student
  • Short Film – Professional
  • AD Film
  • Promo Film
  • Episode
  • Film

Gaming Category

  • Mobile and Tablet Game: Sports
  • Mobile and Tablet Game: Puzzle
  • Mobile and Tablet Game: Action / Adventure
  • Mobile and Tablet Game: Arcade / Casual
  • Mobile and Tablet Game: Other Genres
  • PC, Console & Hand-held Game
  • Virtual & Augmented Reality Game
  • Student Game

VFX Category

  • Short Film – Student
  • AD Film
  • Promo Film
  • Episode
  • Film
  • Shot of the Year[Film]

Other Category

  • Open Category

who may participate

  • Indian Animators
  • Animators from outside India


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