ITFS 2011: Call for Entries

By ANIMATION XPRES... | 4 October, 2010 - 17:24

The 18th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film is now open for submissions and films produced after October 1, 2009 are invited to be submited to one of the Festival’s competition categories. The following are entry deadlines for the submission of entry forms and preview copies:

December 01, 2010

o International Competition (International short film competition) o Young Animation (International student film competition) o Tricks for Kids (International competition for short films and TV series for children) o AniMovie (International feature length film competition)

You can find the entry form and regulations at:;

If possible, please use the interactive entry form. From October 10, 2010 online registration is possible at;

Videos for preselection can be uploaded.

January 15, 2011

o Under Commission (International competition for commissioned film) A special entry form for the commissioned films competition will be available from November 1, 2010 at;

February, 14, 2011

o 48H Animation Jam (Live animation competition) The Live Animation Competition Crazy Horse Session – The 48H Animation Jam addresses to animation students from international film and art schools as well as independent animators and animation producers aged 30 years or younger. Five teams, each with two members, must develop live and within 48 hours an animated film. The competition will start at midday on Wednesday, May 04 and will end at midday on Friday, May 06. The best film will be awarded.

The application form and regulations will be soon available at;

The Festival, founded in 1982, has developed into an essential event for animation film in Germany and is one of the biggest and most important festivals for animated film around the world. Last year’s festival attracted around 50.000 visitors and approximately 2.000 accredited guests. Industry professionals value the high quality of the programme, the numerous workshops, lectures, information meetings, and presentations as they provide a unique opportunity to make contacts and familiarize oneself with the latest developments. Artistic animation films and the support of young talents represent the core of the Festival. The competitive sections with prize money of over 50.000 Euros, attract the best and newest animation films from around the world. With the Animation Production Day (APD) a joint venture from the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film and FMX, organized by Michael Schmetz Mediaconsult, the Festival has established another important business platform.