Competitions

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.

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ITFS Award Trickstar

International Competition

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The Programme

Grand Prix

State of Baden-Württemberg and City of Stuttgart Grand Award for Animated Film with a cash prize of 15,000 euros.

Lotte Reiniger Promotion Award for Animated Film

Award for the best graduation film by a film student with a cash prize of 10,000 euros. Sponsored by MFG Film Funding Baden-Württemberg.

SWR Audience Award

6,000 euros in prize money.

Animated Com Award

Extended deadline: February 13, 2015

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Award for applied animation in advertising, technology and spatial communication, and special awards by Daimler AG and U. I. Lapp GmbH. 

Tele 5 “Leider Geil!” Special Award

The Special Award sponsored by Tele 5 is applicable across all categories and competitions 5,000 euros in prize money (tbc).

 

Young Animation

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The Programme – Part I

The Programme – Part II

The award for the best student film is accompanied by 2,500 euros in prize money and is sponsored by Landesanstalt für Kommunikation Baden-Württemberg and MFG Film Funding Baden-Württemberg.

German Animation Screenplay Award

Extended deadline: February 18, 2015

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The award aims to promote outstanding German-language screenplays for feature-length films. It is accompanied by 2,500 euros in prize money and is sponsored by Telepool GmbH.

German Voice Actor Award

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Award for the best German-language voice actor in an animated feature – granted in cooperation with Renitenz Theater Stuttgart.

 

Tricks for Kids

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The Programme – Tricks for Kids Series

The Programme – Tricks for Kids Shorts

The award for the best children’s animated film totals 4,000 euros and is sponsored by Studio 100 Media GmbH. The winner is selected by a jury of children.

Award for the best children’s animated series. The winner is selected by a jury of experts.

AniMovie

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Award for the best animated feature film

Crazy Horse Session – The 48H Animation Jam

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In the Crazy Horse Session, international teams put themselves at the mercy of the clock and take on the challenge of producing an animated short film about the ITFS mascot, Trixi, in just 48 hours.