Association Internationale du Film d’Animation
International Animated Film Association

ASIFA Prize

ASIFA Prize 2016 ceremony at Zagreb

Since 1985 ASIFA has awarded a prize for the outstanding achievements in the art of animation. The ASIFA Prize is awarded annually to individual(s) or organisation(s) which have made a significant and innovative contribution towards the promotion and preservation of the art of animation. This internationally recognised prize plays an important role in the animation community.

Here is a list of previous ASIFA Prize laureates:

1985 

Kihachiro Kawamoto

Varna

1986

John Halas

Zagreb

1986

Louise Beaudet

Hamilton

1987

Katia Georgi

Annecy

1987

Karel Zeman

Hiroshima

1987

Dusan Vukotic

Varna

1988

Frederick Back

Zagreb

1989

Feodor Khitrouk

Annecy

1989

Bill Littlejohn

Varna

1990

Daniel Szczechura

Zagreb

1990

Bob Godfrey

Hiroshima

1990

Jan Svankmajer

Ottawa

1991

Paul Grimault

Annecy

1992

Nicole Salomon

Hiroshima

1993

Yoji Kuri

Annecy

1994

Paul Driessen

Ottawa

1995

Te Wei

Annecy

1996

Bretislav Pojar

Zagreb

1998

The Brothers Quay

Zagreb

1999

Clare Kitson

Espinho

2000

Jules Engel

Ottawa

2000

Rene Jodoin

Ottawa

2001

Priit Pärn

Ottawa

2002

David Ehrlich

Zagreb

2004

Bruno Edera

Annecy

2004

Raoul Servais

zagreb

2004

June Foray

Hiroshima

2006

Normand Roger

Hiroshima

2007

Margit (Buba) Antauer

Annecy

2008

Karl Cohen

Ottawa

2009

Moustapha Alassane

Accra

2011

Borivoj “Bordo” Dovnikovic

Cinanima

2012

Bruno Bozzetto

Annecy

2013

Joanna Quinn

Bradford Animation Festival

2014

William Kentridge

Etudia and Anima

2016

Giannalberto Bendazzi

Zagreb

2017 Jean Francois Laguionie Zagreb