The awards honor the best in German animation and screenplay, animated games, and innovation in business; awardees included ‘Butterfly Tale’ by Heidi Foss and Lienne Sawatsky, ‘Endzone – A World Apart’ developed by Gentlymad Studios, and Mitmalfilm UG with Uli Seis.
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International Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film concludes six-day virtual event that provided a global audience with live streaming access to more than 400 shorts and features; entire ITFS media library will stay available to accredited users until May 16, 2021.
Program highlights include feature film animation competition, screenings, film talks, and free live-streams; notable speakers include Oscar-nominated ‘Wolfwalkers’ director Tomm Moore and David Silverman, director of ‘Extinct.’
The planned live/online hybrid event makes decision to go all virtual due to continuing coronavirus restrictions; the program runs May 4-9 and will offer a new ITFS VR Hub accessible by VR headset or browser, with media library viewing extended until May 16.
Running May 4-6, the conference’s first online edition will provide a platform for the global FMX community to reflect collectively on the disruption and reinvention of the industry; program will include panels, keynotes, and presentations.
Highlights for this year’s Stuttgart Animation Festival include the international competition for short films; German premieres of ‘Wolfwalkers’ and ‘Josee, the Tiger and the Fish;’ ‘Creating*Diversity and Pandemic Animation’ film compilations hitting on current social and political topics; and ‘Wonderwomen – Women in Games & Animation.’
Selected films, series, and cross media projects for the upcoming May 4-7 event represent a variety of genres and animation technique ranging from adult gothic thrillers to topics focusing on diversity and sexuality; an additional eight projects were selected to participate in the APD talent program for young creatives and producers.
The festival will kick-off its first hybrid edition with an integrated program for in person and remote participants; this year’s theme is ‘Creating*Diversity.’
Program includes sessions with director Glen Keane on the making of ‘Over the Moon;’ RISE’s Florian Gellinger and their first in-house productions, ‘Dragon Rider’ and ‘Stowaway;’ and MR. X’s creative team discussing the film adaption of ‘Monster Hunter’ video game; project submissions being accepted until February 22 for Animation Product Days.
Entries are being accepted for competition in five categories; submission deadline is December 1, 2020.
The first hybrid edition of Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film will take place both onsite at various venues and feature an extensive oneline program.
Representatives from 21 countries discussed co-productions and animation projects in 600 pre-planned virtual meetings.
27th International Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film first OnlineFestival + concludes six days of live streaming of more than 250 shorts and features with a live awards ceremony.
Starting tomorrow, running through May 8 and then every two weeks through the end 2020, conference will post a new online piece dedicated to an outstanding personality from the event’s history.
On-demand edition of ITFS begins tomorrow, running through May 10, with nine features and more than 200 films in total.
Each day May 5-8 and then every two weeks through the end 2020, conference will post a new online piece dedicated to an outstanding personality from the event’s history.
After canceling their 27th ITFS edition scheduled for May 5-10, organizers will instead hold a digital festival during those same dates.
27th ITFS edition, running May 5-10, and 14th Animation Production Days, set for May 6-8, in Stuttgart, Germany, have been canceled.
25th Anniversary Edition of leading industry conference has been canceled because of the worldwide coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic; 2021 edition is set for May 4-7, 2021.
Writer-director will present his Oscar-nominated film, Netflix’s first original animated feature; ‘Mulm,’ the first 2020 conference trailer, is released.
25th Anniversary Edition will focus on visions of the future for media & entertainment; Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Volker Engel and Annecy Cristal-winning animation director Regina Pessoa among first confirmed speakers.
Deadline for entries to the 14th APD co-production and financing platform event is February 20, 2020.
New festival award, honoring best use of music in animation, will be presented at upcoming 27th Stuttgart International Festival of Animation.