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20th Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (April 23-28, 2013) Submission Deadline: December 01, 2012 Online, by letter, by email – each day we receive many many interesting film entries from all over the world. At this point we would like to express our thanks to all those who already have submitted their works for pre-selection to the 20th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film. And we would like to remind all those who have not yet sent in their films that the entry de...

CALL FOR ENTRIES: 20th Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (23 - 28 April 2013)

There’s a reason to celebrate in 2013: The Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (ITFS) will take place for the 20th time! And in its anniversary edition, too, the festival will offer a platform to directors and production companies to present their films as well as a chance to fans of animated film to watch animated short and feature films, to meet well-known filmmakers and young talents, and participate in numerous workshops, informational events and presentations for six days. Since its...

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Extended deadline: Cartoons for Teens and AniMovie

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film – ITFS – (May 08 – 13, 2012) was founded in 1982 and is one of the world’s largest and most important festivals for animated film. The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film presents the Trickstar in seven different competition categories which cover a spectrum from short animated film and animated series to feature-length animated films. Cash prizes worth approximately 68,000 Euros will be awarded in 2012. The submission deadline for the following...

CALL FOR ENTRIES: 19th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (May 8. - 13., 2012)

The festival, founded in 1982, has developed into an essential event for animation film in Germany over the past 30 years and is one of the biggest and most important festivals for animated films around the world. Artistic animation films and the support of young talent represent the core of the festival. The various competition programmes are endowed with prize money of more than 60,000 euros in total. You are kindly invited to submit films produced after October 1, 2010 to one of the F...

Anmeldeschluss für Einreichungen zum Deutschen Animationsdrehbuchpreis: 24. Februar 2011

Liebe Filmemacher, Drehbuchautoren, Produzenten und Verleiher, liebe Freunde des Internationalen Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart! Im Rahmen des 18. Internationalen Trickfilm-Festivals Stuttgart – Festival of Animated Film 2011 (3.–8. Mai 2011) wird zum fünften Mal der Deutsche Animationsdrehbuchpreis ausgeschrieben. Der Preis für das beste deutschsprachige Drehbuch für einen Animationskinofilm wird während des Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart vergeben. Ziel des Preises ...


Closing date for submissions: February 15, 2011 Dear filmmakers, producers and distributors, Dear friends of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film! The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film has been awarding prizes for animated spots, TV trailers and music videos in the "Under Commission" competition since 2007. After assessing their past experience, the organisers have decided to further develop the competition. The competition now focuses more cl...

Extended Deadline: Category AniMovie

CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS TO THE ANIMOVIE FEATURE LENGTH FILM COMPETITION EXTENDED: JANUARY 28, 2011 We thank all those who have submitted their films for pre-selection during the past weeks and days. We are delighted to announce that the number of entries is already far greater than last year. The call for entries for the short film competition – the International Competition, Young Animation and Tricks for Kids has now closed and the pre-selection committees have begun wit...

Ausschreibung Deutscher Animationsdrehbuchpreis. Deadline 24.Februar 2010

Im Rahmen des 17. Internationalen Trickfilm-Festivals Stuttgart – Festival of Animated Film 2010 vergeben die Universum Film GmbH und das Internationale Trickfilm-Festival den vierten Deutschen Animationsdrehbuchpreis. Der Preis für das beste deutschsprachige Drehbuch für einen Animationskinofilm wird am Mittwoch, 5. Mai 2010, in einer gesonderten Veranstaltung auf dem Trickfilm-Festival vergeben und durch die großzügige Unterstützung der Universum Film GmbH mit einem Preisgeld in H...

Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film

Together with the fmx - Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Interactive Media, the Internationale Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart - Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) is developing into the biggest and most important meeting in the world of animated film. With an enthusiastic audience, a unique location and countless international guests, the ITFS is a regular fixture on the international animation scene and is one of Germany's outstanding cultural events.

Founded in 1982, the Festival of Animated Film has always promoted artistic animated films, young talented artists and the entire animated film sector. The prize categories, with prize money of over 50,000 Euros, attract the newest and most up-to-date animation films from around the world.

The accompanying events and programmes range from presentations by schools and studios, showcases of famous animation artists and the popular “Best Of Animation” series, right up to screenplay writer workshops with well-known animated film professionals. Industry professionals value the numerous workshops, lectures, and presentations as they provide a unique opportunity to make contacts and familiarize oneself with the latest developments. The public enjoys the variety of the presentation and the relaxed festival atmosphere. At the festival’s open air programme on the Schlossplatz in Stuttgart, the people of Stuttgart celebrate the art of animated film together with guests from all over the world.


International Competition
The International Competition is the heart of the Festival. Artistically outstanding short animated films, released over the last 12 months can be seen here.

Young Animation
The Young Animation competition shows the best films produced by talented young filmmakers and students from international film and art schools.

Tricks for Kids
Competition for the bestanimated shorts made for children.

The feature film competition AniMovie screens a selection of internationally outstanding feature-length animated films.

Cartoon for Teens
The competition features the best animated short films, series, Animes, miachinimas, and cut scenes from computer games for young people aged 12 - 18 years.

Animated Com Award
Award for applied animation in the field of advertising, technology and spatial communication

German Voice Actor Award
Award for the best voice Actor in an animated feature film

German Animation Screenplay Award
Award for the best screenplay in  for an animated feature film

Crazy Horse Session - 48h Animation Jam
International teams take on the challenge to produce an animated short film involving the festivals's mascot Trixi within 48 hours.

Impressions of the 16th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film

Impressions of the 16th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film, May 05.-10., 2009.

Call for entries: Submit your film for the competition UNDER COMMISSION (commissioned films only)

LAST CALL FOR ENTRIES - EXTENDED DEADLINE for entries of animated commercials, music videos and TV trailer: 29. JANUARY 2010 The 17th International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart / Germany (4.-9. May 2010) invites international advertising agencies, filmmakers and production companies to submit their films to our international competition Under Commission until January 29th 2010. Under Commission is the competition for commissioned animations. Prizes are awarded in the categori...

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