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ITFS Issues Call for Submissions

The deadline for submissions to the 2014 edition of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is December 1, 2013.

 In 2014 Stuttgart will again open up the doors to the great world of animated film. The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) will offer a platform to filmmakers, directors and production companies to present their films and give to fans of animated film the chance to watch animated short and feature films of all genres for six days.

It is the art of animation and the promotion of up and coming talent that makes up the core of the ITFS. The various competition categories award cash prizes totaling more than 70,000 Euros.

Be a part of it! You are kindly invited to submit animated films produced after October 1, 2012, to one of the Festival’s following competition categories:

  • International Competition (Short film competition)
  • AniMovie (Feature-length film competition)
  • Young Animation (Student film competition)
  • Tricks for Kids – shorts and series (Competition for short films and TV series for children)
  • Cartoons for Teens (Competition for short films, series, animes, machinimas and cut scenes from computer games for teens aged 12 to 18)


Here you find the Call for Entries for the Animated Com Award (best applied animation in advertising, spatial communication and technology, Special Award “future needs derivation – individual mobility” launched by the Daimler AG)

To submit your film, please use your ITFS community account or create one. Then you will get access to the ITFS online registration form. After completing the form you can upload your film. Films may also be submitted on DVD. Please read the regulations carefully.

On submitting a film, the applicant agrees to the regulations and accepts that the film can be selected for any of the competitions or for another program section.

There are special entry forms for the competition for applied animation for the Animated Com Award, the German Screenplay Award (from October 15, 2013), and for the Live Animation Competition Crazy Horse Session – 48-hour Animation Jam (from November 1, 2013). 

Source: 21st Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.