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SAIA – Call for Entry

For the sixth time, the SAIA will take place on the occasion of the Fantoche Industry Day and provide a showcase and platform for animated Swiss commercial and commissioned films. A jury of experts will screen and evaluate the films received, curate a shortlist and select a worthy winning film. The SAIA - Swiss Animation Industry Award will be presented in collaboration with our partner Swissfilm Association and will take place on Friday, 8 September 2023, following the Fantoche Industry Day. The winner will receive the trophy and a free submission to Edi.23 at the award ceremony.

Submission information

  • The deadline for submission is 30 June 2023.

  • The number of works that can be submitted and their duration are not limited

  • All commissioned productions completed after 30 June 2022 and with a significant Swiss contribution (Swiss production company, execution in Switzerland) are eligible.

  • Submission is free of charge and takes place via Filmfreeway

  • A jury of experts will select a winning film, which will receive a free submission to Edi.23 and a trophy.

  • The award will be presented at an award ceremony during the SAIA - Swiss Animation Industry Award on 8 September 2023.

We look forward to receiving your submissions for the Fantoche SAIA - Swiss Animation Industry Award!

Click here to submit via FilmFreeway.

For questions, please contact cochet@fantoche.ch or montano@fantoche.ch