After hosting an online edition for 2020, Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film 2021 looks forward to a post-pandemic gathering.
Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) is an Oscar-qualifying festival which offers directors, production companies, distributors, talent and other professionals from the animation and games industries a platform to present their films. Interactive and transmedia works, as well as VR and AR projects, are presented to a wide audience including industry representatives. The competitions and film programs are the heart of the festival with a total of up to 90,000 € in prize money awarded by international expert juries in currently twelve competition categories.
Due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 edition of the festival shifted to a virtual platform and was hosted online in May. Dates for ITFS 2021 have been announced, May 4–9, 2021 with plans to host the event once again in Stuttgart, Germany.
More information is available on the event website.