The 27th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film is going to take place from May 5 to 10, 2020. It is one of the most outstanding events for animated film worldwide. Animated films produced after October 1, 2018 can be now submitted to the main competition categories.
To directors, production companies, distributors, to everyone involved in the process of creation and distribution, the ITFS offers a platform where they can showcase their films and transmedia projects to a wide and interested audience and a multitude of industry representatives. The Festival presents a full, up-to-date spectrum of animated filmmaking and its intersections with visuals effects, architecture, art, design, music, and games. The Festival focus is on artistic animated films, innovations in the field of interactive and transmedia projects, as well as the promotion of young talent. A total of up to 90,000 € in prize money is awarded in the various competition sections.
Films can be now submitted to the following competition categories:
The submission deadline is December 1, 2019.
Other important competitions that are launched seperately are:
2020 Festival Coverage
2018 Festival Coverage
2018 Festival trailer:
ITFS Dream Lab Trailer by Pascal Schelbli (dir.)