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Animated Com Award, Stuttgart: Nominees selected
Monday, 15 April 2013 00:00

stuttgart-trickfilm-international-animated-film-festival-2013Ten nominees have been selected to compete for the Animated Com Award (best applied animation)  during the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS).


 The 20th edition of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS, April 23-28, 2013) has revealed its nominees for the Animated Com Award,  the best applied animation in the fields of advertising, spatial communication and technology.


10 nominees were selected for this year's contest out of 120 submissions.



  • BBC LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES: STADIUM UK Pete Candeland, Great Britain 2012, BBC; Y&R
  • METAMORPHOSIS Buck, USA 2012, Good Gooks / Oxfam New Zealand; String Theory
  • MTV EMA 2012 OPENER Mate Steinforth, Germany 2012, VIMN MTV World Design Studio
  • THE REAL BEARS Lucas Zanotto, USA 2012, The Real Bears


  • MASS EFFECT 3 – TAKE EARTH BACK Istvan Zorkoczy, Hungary 2012, Electronic Arts / Bioware
  • PICTOPLASMA FESTIVAL 2012 OPENER Mate Steinforth, Germany 2012, Pictoplasma
  • RED BULL STRATOS – MISSION TO THE EDGE OF SPACE Peter Clausen, Germany 2012, Red Bull Media House; Aixsponza GmbH

Spatial Communication

  • COCA COLA 125th YEAR ANNIVERSARY – FUTURE EXHIBITION Refik Anadol, Maurizio Braggiotti, Efe Mert Kaya; Turkey 2011, Coca Cola; Antilop
  • SWISS PAVILION EXPO YEOUSU: THE SOURCE - IT’S IN YOUR HANDS Marc Tamschick, Germany 2012, Booth Switzerland; Steiner Ssamen AG & Tamschick Media+Space
  • X - Max Hattler, Germany/Great Britain 2012, KXFS + VauxhalL


The selection shows the diversity of applied animation. The range includes spots for Red Bull showing Felix Baumgartner's phenomenal jump into the stratosphere, the science fiction computer game Mass Effect 3 – Take Earth Back and the trailers for the Olympic Games in London, the European MTV Music Awards and the Pictoplasma Festival. It also includes new and innovative concepts in the field of spatial communication, such as the Swiss Pavillion at the World Exhibition 2012 in Yeousu in South Korea.


This year the Daimler AG, U.I. Lapp GmbH, Mackevision Medien Design GmbH, the Art Directors Club Deutschland (ADC), the Virtual Dimension Center, Silkroad, Ilg Außenwerbung GmbH, ZDF Werbefernsehen GmbH, jazzopen Stuttgart, netzwerk P Produktion GmbH and the Animation Media Cluster Region Stuttgart are the partners of the Animated Com Award.


The Animated Com Award is endowed with prize money of about 18,000 euros in total, and the award ceremony will take place on April 26, 2013 in the Mercedes-Benz Museum.


The 2013 Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film takes place from 23-28 April.


See some of the programme highlights of the festival.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 April 2013 13:28