Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS)

For six days and nights in spring, the Stuttgart region becomes the global centre of animated film: the festival presents the entire spectrum of current animation filmmaking with interfaces to visual effects, architecture, art, design, music and games.

Now open: Call for Entries ITFS 2022

Film submissions for the main competition categories of the ITFS 2022 are possible now!


Save the Date

The 29th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film will take place from May 3 to 8, 2022. The Motto: “Black is Back!”


Event Calendar

We show selected short and feature-length films throughout the year in Germany and worldwide.


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vr hub

Our online platform with the ITFS VR Hub, the digital Schlossplatz, which is still available.


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Our digital Catalogue 2021.