FICCI BAF Awards 2020

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 2019 received around 400 entries from across 12 countries.


The 16th edition of BAF Awards will take place during FICCI FRAMES 2020 on March 19th, 2020 in Mumbai for which entries are invited in various categories of Animation, Visual Effects & Gaming. The last date to send the entries is 5th February, 2020.



Award categories

Animation Category

  • Animated Short Film - Student
  • Animated Ad /Promo Film
  • Animated Non-Feature [Includes Short Films/ Music Videos/ Episodes etc]
  • Animated Film

Gaming Category

  • Mobile & Tablet Game - Student
  • Mobile & Tablet Game

VFX Category

  • VFX - Student work
  • VFX - Non-Feature [Includes Ad Films/ Promo Films/Short Films/Music Videos/ Episodes etc]
  • VFX in a Film
  • VFX Shot of the Year [Film]

Other Category

  • Open Category

who may participate

  • Indian Animators
  • Animators from outside India


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