The 29th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) will take place from May 3 to 8, 2022. Animated films completed after October 1, 2020, can now be submitted for the main festival competitions.
Entries are now being accepted in the following categories:
- International Competition – International competition for animated short films
- Young Animation – International student film competition for animated short films
- Tricks for Kids – International competition for animated short films and series for children
- Trickstar Nature Award: Competition for animated short films that deal with the topics of climate protection, biodiversity, the environment, and sustainability
- AniMovie: International animated feature-length film competition
Future call for entries, categories, and dates:
- Trickstar Business Award – Prize for innovative business models for a project or a company in the field of animation (Call for submissions November 2021 / closing date March 1, 2022)
- German Animation Screenplay Award – Award for the best German- or English-language screenplay for a German animated feature-length film (Call for submissions October 2021 / closing date February 1, 2022)
- Animated Games Award Germany – Award for an animation-based computer game from Germany with the best visual design and aesthetics (Call for entries December 2021 / closing date February 1, 2022)
- Crazy Horse Session – 48H Animation Jam – International teams face the challenge to create an animated short film about the festival mascot Trixi in 48 hours. The Crazy Horse Session takes place in cooperation with M.A.R.K.13 electronic media and is supported by MFG Filmförderung Baden-Württemberg and the Landesanstalt für Kommunikation Baden-Württemberg. (Call for submissions December 2021 / closing date March 1, 2022)
Information about submissions is available here.
The folks at ITFS have put together a cool pamphlet answering questions related to all things ITFS 2022 – check it out here.
Source: ITFS 2022