After the world premiere at the Berlinale in 2019, the Czech-Slovak-Polish co-production film The Kite by Martin Smatana was presented at more than 110 festivals around the world, including the most important animation film festivals in Annecy, Zagreb, Ottawa and Stuttgart.

This year it has added another 6 awards to its 23 awards from the previous festivals. These are the Next Generation Awards of the 5th SIFFCY International Film Festival for Children and Youth in India, the Best Animated Film Award from the 3rd PSIAF 2019 International Animated Film Festival in Palm Springs, USA, The Audience Award  from 4th Indie Junior Allianz 2020 in Porto, The Payot Black Movie Award for Best Children’s Film from the Festival Black Movie 2020 in Geneva, the Prize for Best Short Film from J.E.F. International Film Festival in Belgium and the award for Best Youth Short Film at REGARD – Saguenay International Short Film Festival 2020, Saguenay in Canada.