The opening of the 23rd Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film will take place in the presence of Jürgen Walter MdL, State Secretary of the Ministry of Science, Research, and Art of Baden-Württemberg and Fritz Kuhn, Lord Mayor of the state capital of Stuttgart.

With special invitation only!
Thur, April 26th, Gloria 1, 08:00 PM
Thur, April 26th, Gloria 2, 08:00 PM (Live Stream)


Award Ceremony

Experience how the winning films are elected and how the happy winners receive their golden Trickstar. After the ceremony all winning films will be screened in full lenght.

With special invitation only!
Award Ceremony: Sun, May 1st, Gloria 1, 08:00 PM // winner’s screening short films: Sun, May 1st, Gloria 1, 11:00 PM // winner’s screening Animovie (feature): Sun, May 1st, Gloria 2, 11:00 PM

Stories and series in the new castle – presentation of the german animation screenplay award and the award for the best children’s animated series

The actresses Anna and Nellie Thalbach will present the german animation screenplay award and the award for the best chrildren’s animated series.

Wed, April 27th, Neues Schloss, Weißer Saal, 06:00 PM


Animation Comedy – Presentation of the german Voice Actor Award

The Animation Comedy Award will be presented by cabaret artist Christoph Sieber. Guests among other nominees, stars and voice actors are comedian Dodokay, cartoonist Ralph Rute and nominee and actress Bettina Zimmermann.

Wed, April 27th, Renitenztheater, 08:00 PM


Animated Com Award

Competition for applied animation in the field of advertising, spatial communication and technology as well as the special awards of the Daimler AG “Future needs Derivation: Mobility in a digital world” and of the U.I. Lapp GmbH “Lapp Connected Award”

With special invitation only!
Fri,  April 29th, Mercedes-Benz Museum, 08:00 PM