A gathering of the international animation scene since 1982, the festival returns to Stuttgart, celebrating 30 years.
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Launched in 1982, the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film - ITFS - continues to provide a gathering place for the international animation community while acting as a career springboard for young talent; the event runs April 25-30.
The festival wrapped with its May 8 award ceremony honoring winners of the main competitions; the Trickstar Professional Awards were presented May 7, with the Tricks for Kids Awards on May 4.
AWN’s Animation Pimp and Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson takes a close look at six ‘under the radar’ animated shorts in competition at next week’s hybrid Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film – ITFS – running May 3-8.
2,028 films were submitted from 80 countries in the hopes of sharing over 65,000 euros in prizes; upcoming hybrid event runs in person and online May 3-8, featuring screenings, presentations, talks, workshops, and a free film program every day on Stuttgart's Schlossplatz.
Upcoming hybrid event runs in person and online May 3-8; event will feature ‘In Persona’ series featuring a line-up of internationally renowned animators, The Gamezone with nominated games and interactive projects, a special program dedicated to the events theme ‘Black is Back!’ and more.
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.
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.’
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.
26th International Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film concludes with a host of awards for International and German animated projects.