26th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film: April 30 - May 5, 2019.

The Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) is one of the most outstanding events for animated film worldwide. The Festival presents a full, up-to-date spectrum of animated filmmaking and its intersections with visual effects, architecture, art, design, music and games. The ITFS offers a platform to directors, production companies and distributors where they can showcase their films and transmedia projects to an interested, broad audience and numerous industry representatives. For six days and nights, the Stuttgart region will again become the global centre for animated film in the spring of 2019! More Infos

The participants of the 1st Kids-Animation Academy produced their own film within four days. Here’s the result.

Catalogue ITFS 2018

What’s happening from April 24 – 29? The catalogue gives a review.

Special events


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The animated series of Joscha Sauer’s famous cartoons will celebrate its premiere at the ITFS! Joscha Sauer and Haiko Hörnig will show all six NICHTLUSTIG episodes for the first time on the big screen, open up about production secrets and answer questions from the audience. April 27, 10 pm, Metropol 1.

For the 25th anniversary there are more GameZone locations than ever! Within the pavillon and Kunstmuseum you can enjoy talks, exhibitions and lots of games.