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!


“Black is Back” – The Festival Trailer 2022

The 29th ITFS Festival Trailer was created by François Chalet. Read an interview and watch more clips here:


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.