Call for Entries 23nd Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (April 26–May 1, 2015)

The Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) is one of theTrixi2015 most outstanding events for animated film worldwide. The Festival takes into its scope the whole spectrum of current productions in the animated film sector, including the intersections between games, architecture, art, design and comedy.

Together, the ITFS, the Animation Production Day, and the first-class industry conference FMX have developed into an important platform for the financing and development of animated projects.

Artistic animation and the promotion of up and coming talent make up the core of the ITFS. The various competition categories award cash prizes totalling more than 50,000 euros.

The accompanying events and programmes range from presentations by schools and studios, showcases of famous animation artists and the popular “Best Of Animation” series, right up to screenplay workshops with well-known film professionals.


The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is now open for submission. We kindly invite you to enter your film to the following competition categories:

The deadlines for International Competition, Young Animation and Tricks for Kids Shorts and Series already expired. Thank you for all the submissions!



More information on the terms and conditions, the competition categories and the awards you will find in the regulations. Please read them carefully before completing the entry form and submitting your film. The registration to participate in ITFS 16 will be taken as acknowledgement of the regulations. Please download as PDF the regulations and the entry form.

On submitting a film, the applicant accepts that the film can be selected for any of the competitions or for another programme section.


Online submission platform:

Please use our online submission platform to submit your film to ITFS16. In case you are already registred at PicturePipe due to any submission to the previous festival ITFS15, your login details are still active. In case you need a new password, please follow this link.


Also you’re able to submit for the following competition categories now (submission deadlines are varying):


For further information on the film submission and the competition categories please contact Ms. Andrea Bauer.


Phone: +49-(0)711-92546-115


For technical questions concerning the registration and online submission procedure, please contact Mr. Roland Held.


Phone: +49-(0)711-92546-117