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Swiss Animation Industry Award

Since 2018, Fantoche has presented the shortlist of the best animated commissioned works in Switzerland every year together with the SWISSFILM ASSOCIATION. The film selected by a top-class jury wins a nomination for the Edi. Award.


The Swiss Animation Industry Award (SAIA) aims to showcase the Swiss commercial and commissioned animation landscape in all its forms.
The submission of commissioned works is free of charge and takes place via Filmfreeway. Multiple works of unlimited duration can be submitted.


A jury consisting of experts from the film and advertising industry will evaluate all submissions and select a shortlist and the winning film.
The winning film will receive an award and a nomination for the Special Edi. at the Edi., the Swiss Commissioned and Commercial Film Award.