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.

Current submission deadlines:

December 1, 2019

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

Entry deadline: December 1, 2019

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

To submit your film, please use our submission platform at itfs.picturepipe.net.

If you have technical problems with our submission platform please submit your film via email. For more information please click here: Problems with submission platform

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 the Animation Production Days (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.

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.

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.

This award aims to promote excellent screenplays in German or English language for
feature-length animated fi lms.

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.

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