The 25th ITFS is now open for submissions!

Find here details on film submission to the ITFS at a glance — including submission deadlines, registration forms and regulations.

You are kindly invited to submit films produced after October 1, 2016 to one of the Festival’s following competition categories!

  • Animated Com Award International: Competition for applied animation in the field of advertising

Submission deadline: February 15, 2018

  • Trickstar Business Award: Award for innovative business concepts in the field of animation

Submission deadline: March 1, 2018

  • Arab Animation Forum

Submission deadline: Februar 15, 2018

You are kindly invited to submit your applied animation in the field of advertising

  • Animated Com Award International (Competition for applied animation in the field of advertising)

Submission deadline: February 15, 2018

More information on the terms and conditions of the competition you will find in the regulations. Please read them carefully before completing the entry form and submitting your film. The registration to participate in ITFS18 will be taken as acknowledgement of the regulations. On submitting a film, the applicant accepts that the film can be selected for Animated Com Award International or for another programme section at ITFS18.

Entry forms and films must be received by February 15, 2018

Regulations (pdf)

Entry form (pdf)

Submission:      Send the completed entry form to aca@festival-gmbh.de

You’ll receive an automated answer with the login details to our FTP-Server. Please consider the details for the upload onto the FTP-Server. Altnernatively you can send  a download link combined with your entry from to aca@festival-gmbh.de

You are kindly invited to apply for:

  • Crazy Horse Session – 48 H Jam – Live animation competition

Submission deadline: February 2, 2018

More information on the terms and conditions of the competition you will find in the regulations. Please read them carefully before completing the entry form and submitting your film. The registration to participate in ITFS18 will be taken as acknowledgement of the regulations.

Entry forms and films must be received by February 2, 2018

Regulations and Registration (pdf)

Submission:      Send the completed entry form to projects@festival-gmbh.de

You are kindly invited to apply for:

  • Trickstar Business Award – Award for innovative business concepts in the field of animation

Submission deadline: March 1, 2018

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 APD also qualify for the Trickstar Business Award. Companies with an innovative business model can also apply for the award independently of participation in APD.

More information on the terms and conditions of the competition you will find in the regulations. Please read them carefully before completing the entry form and submitting your film. The registration to participate will be taken as acknowledgement of the regulations.

Regulations (pdf)

Submission and Registration (pdf)

Submission:      Send the completed entry form to BusinessAward@festival-gmbh.de

Call for submission for the following competitions will be made separately:

  • Arab Animation Forum

Deadline: Februar 15, 2018. The application form and regulations can be found here.

The Deadline for submission for the following competitions is already over:

  • International Competition (International short film competition)
  • Young Animation (International student film competition)
  • Tricks for Kids – shorts (International competition for short films
  • Tricks for Kids– series (International competition for animated TV series for children)
  • AniMovie (International feature-length film competition)

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:

Mr. Thomas Fellner
Email: fellner@festival-gmbh.de
Tel.: +49-(0)711-92546-117