Selected German Film Festivals

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 04 May 2021 till 09 May 2021

Event Date

in Stuttgart, Germany

International Competition

Sections International Competition, Young Animation Competition (student films), Tricks for Kids Competition (children's films and TV series), Trickstar Nature Competition, 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, 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 2019; International Competition, Young Animation, Tricks for Kids: 30 min. or less; Feature Animation: 60 min. and longer, no previous theatrical release in Germany; 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 2020
Animated Games Award Germany, German Animated Screenplay Award: 1 February 2021
Trickstar Business Award: 1 March 2021

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 Award (Euro 6,000)

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 NATURE AWARD (Euro 7,500)

TRICKSTAR BUSINESS AWARD (Euro 7,500)

ANIMATED GAMES AWARD GERMANY (Euro 5,000)

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)
Best German Screenplay with the Best Potential for the International Market (Euro 1,500)

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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