Awards

Prix Klingsor

Prix Klingsor is awarded by the Executive BAB Committee for the lifeftime achievement to a significant personality whose works perfectly connect artistic and film qualities and reach children´s viewers. Konstantin Bronzit is the winner of the PRIX KLINGSOR at BAB 2020. Award author : Miroslav Cipár

Prix Klingsor

Viktor Kubal prize

Viktor Kubal Prize for the Best Short Animated Film awarded by the international jury. The award is called after the founder of the Slovak animated film Viktor Kubal who made more than 200 films and his funny artistic way of work still inspires filmmakers today. Award author: Marián Polonský

Viktor Kubal prize

Grand prix

St. Vojtech prize

The international jury awards the St. Vojtech Prize for the best animated film coming from the Visegrad Group countries. Award author: Marián Polonský

St. Vojtech prize

Albín Brunovský honorary medal

The Honorary Medal is given to filmmakers from Slovakia and abroad for their extraordinary artistic and expert contribution to the field of animation. The Medal was created in honor of the significant Slovak graphic artist and illustrator Albín Brunovský who belonged to the founders of the festival. Award author: Marián Polonský

Albín Brunovský honorary medal

Children's Audience Award

A group of children´s jurors gives the Children´s Audience Award for the best film of the year. Award author: Jonatán Dubravay

Children's Audience Award

UNICEF Award

The film carrying the most realistic message of the United Nations organization wins the UNICEF Award represented by a wooden statue of a mother with her child.

UNICEF Award

ECFA Award

Prestigious award given by the members of the international ECFA (European Children´s Film Association) jury.

ECFA Award

Cena DAFilms Junior

Platforma DAFilms, ktorá prináša súťažné filmy festivalu BAB do online priestoru, udeľuje cenu na základe diváckeho hlasovania.

DAFilms Junior Price

Literary Fund Premium

Financial support for the best Slovak filmmaker awarded by the members of the Slovak Literary Fund.

Literary Fund Premium

JUNIOR Award by 365 Bank

The children's jury decides on the winning film in the category of creators under 15 years old – JUNIOR. The prize is a Wacom Cintiq graphics tablet, which was donated by 365 Bank.

JUNIOR Award by 365 Bank

Authors of the awards

Marián Polonský

He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava in 1969 and has dedicated his life to ceramics. Between his works we can find playful assemblages, plates, vases as well as massive pottery made by turning. Since 1995, he has been concentrating especially on the production of small bronze reliefs and medals. He has created several prizes for different institutions and organizations including the Biennial of Animation Bratislava. Occasionally he creates some bigger commemorative plates in Slovakia and abroad ( Kúty, Rome, Venice, etc.). He is the creator of the prizes awarded at BAB festival – Viktor Kubal Prize, St. Vojtech Prize and Albín Brunovský Honorary Medal.

Miroslav Cipár

He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts and as an excellent artist, illustrator and graphic designer he has received many awards not only in Slovakia but also abroad. He has worked in India, Sri Lanka and the United States. His illustrations are full of play, fantasy and romance as well as of humour. He is the creator of the little statue Klingsor awarded at BAB since 1991. It is given to extraordinary creators of animated film.

Jonatán Dubravay

Jonatán is 9 years old, from Bratislava, attends the fourth grade of his primary school and plays the violin. He likes fishing, wandering in the forest, collecting bugs and he is fascinated by encyclopedias. He enjoys drawing, sculpting marionettes, he likes to create ceramics, and together with his brother they have been making their own short animated films for several years.