This was the programme of the 24th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film 2017

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 presented you animated films for the young and the old every day on a huge LED-Screen. The family program run from 2 pm with animated short films and in the evening we showed animated blockbuster und cult films at free entrance!



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

Family & Kids

You had the chance 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 films: The whole family could enjoy!

ITFS as a guest at

Stuttgart was the center of Animation in May. Offside the cinemas, you could discover a lot of things, too. While accompanyin us on a discovery journey you could visit all the exciting events around the topic animation!

Galas & Award Ceremonies

Red carpet feeling and being at close quaters when the desired Trickstars were awarded was possible at the galas and award ceremonies during the festival.

Music & Animation

Music meets animation! The ITFS showed 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 were presented. You could 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 were created.

Overview 2017

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(German only)