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Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film

Internationales Trickfilm Festival Stuttgart
c/o Film- und Medienfestival GmbH
Stephanstr. 33
70173 Stuttgart
Germany
phone +49-7 11-92 54 60
fax +49-7 11-92 54 61 50
http://www.itfs.de
email: itfs@festival-gmbh.de

Program Director
Ulrich Wegenast

Managing Directors
Ulrich Wegenast, Dieter Krauss

Program Realization
Andrea Bauer

Animation Production Day
Marlene Wagener

Year of Foundation 1982

Event Date from 30 April 2019 till 05 May 2019

in Stuttgart, Germany

International Competition

Sections International Competition, Young Animation Competition (student films), Tricks for Kids Competition (children's films and TV series), AniMovie (Feature Competition), Crazy Horse Session - The 48h Animation Jam, Animated Games Germany Competition, Best of Animation, Panorama International, In Persona, Studio Presentations, School Presentations, Game Zone, Tricks for Kids, Guest Country, Animated Commercials, Workshops, Arab Animation Forum, Animation Production Day, FMX Conference

Category Short, Feature, Mini-Series, Student Film

Terms of Entry any kind of animation, including combination of live action and animation; films must have been completed after 1 October 2018; International Competition, Young Animation, Tricks for Kids: 35 min. or less; Feature Animation: 60 min. and longer; TV series: maximum of 2 episodes per season

Genre Animation, Children & Youth, Family, Comedy, Drama

Subtitles English subtitles necessary

Format DCP, Digital File, HD QuickTime

Registration Deadline General Deadline: 1 December 2018
Germany's Next Animation Talent: 15 January 2019
Animated Games Award Germany, German Animated Screenplay Award, Crazy Horse Session-48h Animation Jam: 1 February 2019
Arab Animation Forum: 15 February 2019

Attendance Figures 100,000

Participants of the Film Industry approx. 2,500

Prizes/Awards INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
Grand Prix (Euro 15,000)
Lotte Reiniger Promotion Award for Animated Film (Euro 10,000)
Audience Awards (Euro 6,000 and Euro 5,000)

TELE 5 "LEIDER GEIL!" SPECIAL AWARD (Euro 5,000)

YOUNG ANIMATION COMPETITION
Young Animation Award - Best Student Film (Euro 2,500)
The FANtastic Award (Euro 1,000)

TRICKS FOR KIDS
Best Children's Film (Euro 4,000)
Best TV Series

CARTOONS FOR TEENS
Best Animation for Teens (Euro 2,500)

ANIMOVIE
Best Feature Film

TRICKSTAR BUSINESS AWARD

GERMANY'S NEXT ANIMATION TALENT

ANIMATED GAMES AWARD GERMANY

LAPP CONNECTED AWARD

ANIMATED COM AWARD
Best Animated Commercial/Technology

GERMAN VOICE ACTOR AWARD
Best German Voice Actor in Animated Feature

GERMAN ANIMATION SCREENPLAY AWARD
Best German-Language Screenplay for Animated Feature (Euro 2,500)

CRAZY HORSE SESSION - THE 48H ANIMATION JAM

Number of Films Shown around 600

Media Coverage 150 journalists (80% national, 20% international)

Specific Characteristics The winner of the short film competition automatically qualifies for the OSCAR competition for the Best Short Film.

Evaluation One of the largest festivals worldwide for animated films and well-received by the press, audience and filmmakers. In cooperation with the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg (which has a long tradition in animation film), and the regional film fund MFG Baden-Württemberg, the festival provides a meeting ground for animation professionals and newcomers. Well-received initiatives like the FMX and the Animation Production Day further establish the festival as one of the most important events of this kind worldwide.

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