The ITFS is open for submissions! Find here details on film submission to the ITFS at a glance – including submission deadlines, registration forms and regulations.

International Competition, Young Animation, Tricks for Kids, AniMovie

Submission deadline: December 01, 2018

International Competition (International short film competition)
Young Animation (International student film competition)
Tricks for Kids (International competition for short films and series)
AniMovie (International feature-length film competition)

Submission deadline: December 01, 2018

  • International Competition (International short film competition)
  • Young Animation (International student film competition)
  • Tricks for Kids (International competition for short films and series)
  • AniMovie (International feature-length film competition)

For participation in the International Competition, the student film competition Young Animation and the children’s film competition Tricks for Kids are admitted productions up to a running length of 35 minutes. For participation in the student film competition Young Animation are admitted films produced by students or graduates of film schools, art colleges or other training institutions for animated film. Animated short films and series (one episode per series only) for children can be submitted to the children’s film competition Tricks for Kids. It is a submission requirement for series that a submitted episode has a story or partial story of a narratively self-contained nature. For participation in the feature-length film competition AniMovie are admitted productions from a running length of 60 minutes up. The films must not have been released commercially in Germany prior to the Festival.

To submit your film, please use our online entry form at itfs.picturepipe.net.

Closing date for film submissions: December 01, 2018 (date of receipt)

Entry form

Regulations

Submission deadline: January 15, 2019

Pitching competition by Studio 100 Media GmbH | m4e AG for an innovative, German
children‘s series project with international potential. The fi ve nominees receive 1,000 Euro
each, the winner is awarded an additional 5,000 Euro – along with the opportunity to
develop the series project up to market-readiness together with Studio 100. The call for
entries including competition regulations and conditions will be announced separately
in October.

Submission deadline: February 01, 2019

This award aims to promote excellent screenplays in German or English language for
feature-length animated fi lms. It comes with 2,500 Euro in prize money – sponsored by
Telepool GmbH. The call for entries to the German Animation Screenplay competition
will be announced separately in October.

Submission deadline: March 01, 2019

The selection criteria for projects to the Trickstar Business Award is an innovative business concept, for example, in the area of financing, distribution, marketing or exploitation of rights. All projects submitted to APDs also qualify for the Trickstar Business Award. Companies with an innovative business model can also apply for the award independently of participation in APDs.

Submission deadline: February 01, 2019

Award for the animation-based computer game from Germany with the best visual
design and aesthetics in the amount of 5,000 Euro, sponsored by MFG Medien- und
Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg mbH. Call for entries: November.

Submission deadline: February 15, 2019

Pitching competition for animated fi lm projects from the Arab world – in cooperation
with the Robert Bosch Stiftung. The winning project will be nominated for the Film
Prize of the Robert Bosch Stiftung for International Cooperation. The call for entries to
the competition will be announced separately in December.

Submission deadline: February 01, 2019

International teams take up the challenge to make an animated short fi lm involving
Trixi, the Festival mascot within 48 hours. The Crazy Horse Session is carried out in
cooperation with M.A.R.K.13 electronic media and supported by MFG Film Funding
Baden-Württemberg and the Landesanstalt für Kommunikation Baden-Württemberg.
The call for entries to the Crazy Horse Session competition will be announced separately
in November.

Info leaflet for film submissions

For further information on the film submission criteria, the regulations and the different competition categories please contact:

Ms. Andrea Bauer
E-Mail: bauer@festival-gmbh.de
Tel.: +49-(0)711-92546-115

For technical questions concerning the online registration and online submission procedure, please contact:

Ms. Christine Schäfer
Email: schaefer@festival-gmbh.de
Tel.: +49-(0)711-92546-117