This year the festival celebrates its 25th anniversary edition with a six-day celebration and associated events in the heart of Germany, running April 24-29, 2018.
The Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) is one of the most outstanding events for animated film worldwide. In 2017, ITFS celebrates its 25th anniversary edition. The Festival offers filmmakers, directors and production companies a professional platform to show their films to a wide audience as well as to professional visitors. Animation film fans of all ages have the opportunity to admire animated short and feature-length films, series and transmedia projects for six days.
The Festival presents a full, up-to-date spectrum of animated filmmaking and its intersections with visual effects, architecture, art, design, music and games. The Festival offers directors as well as production and distribution companies a platform to present their films to an interested and large audience as well as countless members of the industry. In the spring of 2018, Stuttgart will once again become the center of the world of animated film.