The programme of the 24th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film 2017

Animated films, award ceremonies, workshop for kids and a lot more: Her you go to our programme calender

Short- & feature films


All films, in all cinemas: Here you will find short- and feature-length films, which run in the comeptitions or special programms. International competition, Tricks for Kids or Young Animation – be inspired by the latest films of the national and international animation scene.

Open Air Programme


Right in the center of the city we present you animated films for the young and the old every day ob a huge LED-Screen. The family program runs from 2 pm with animated short films and in the evening we show animated blockbuster und cult films! The entrance is free of charge.



Welcome in the GameZone! The place, where game lovers of every age meet to play or talk about the latest gaming trends. This year’s GameZone take place at Kunstgebäude right at the Schlossplatz. The motto is “Playful Art / Meaningful Games”. The entrance is free of charge.

Family & Kids

Discover the exciting world of animated film with your children at the 24th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film. In workshops and while watching animated filme: The whole family will enjoy!

ITFS as a guest at

Stuttgart will be the center of Animation in May. Offside the cinemas, you can discover a lot of things, too. accompany us on a discovery journey and visit all the exciting events around the topic animation!

Galas & Award Ceremonies

Do you like the red carpet? And are you excited about, who is winning the Trickstar in  the competitions? Here you will find all dates for the award ceremonies of the 24th International Festival of Animated Film.

Music & Animation

Music meets animation! The ITFS shows in several programmes that music plays an important role in the animation. From classical opera music, to jazz or a crazy musical theater adventure!

School & studio presentations

Internationally renowned animation studios and universities are presented. Take a look behind the scenes and learn about the latest news and insights from the experts! In addition screenplay workshops show how animation films are created.


ITFS Pocketguide
(German only)