Tricks for Kids 2


27. April 2023    
15:00 - 17:00


Gloria 2
Königstraße 20, Stuttgart, 70173


The Tricks for Kids competition programme is this year’s gem for our youngest animation fans. Each and every story told through the animated films is as diverse and colourful as our world, life and the people within. Discover exciting new worlds and entertaining events that will make you giggle, but also invite you to experience deeply touching occurences of every day life. Once again centered around animals and humans who overcome challenges and solve problems through the power of friendship and solidarity. Join us on our international expedition and dive into fantastic and real worlds presented through animated film.

Recommended for children aged 6 and older.

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PaperplanesDirector: Arvind Singh Jeena / India / 2022 / 6:52 min / Screenplay: Arvind Singh Jeena / Production: Totem Creative LLP / World Sales: Arvind Singh Jeena

In a primary school classroom, a fun filled, hyper mischievous, noisy bunch of 4th graders are caught off-guard as the teacher walks in unannounced; followed by a surprise test of creativity and character. Will all of them complete it in time?

Magnet Mayhem
Magnet MayhemDirector: Yurie Rocha / USA / 2022 / 12:26 min / Production: Sesame Workshop / World Sales: Sesame Workplace, Sesame Workplace

A huge magnet on a construction site gets accidentally turned on by a bird. It causes many problems and that’s when the Mecha Builders come to the rescue.

Swing to the Moon
Swing to the MoonDirector: Adriana Bouissie, Chloé Lauzu, Elisa Drique, Marie Bordessoule, Nadine de Boer, Solenne Moreau, Vincent Levrero / France / 2022 / 6:41 min / World Sales: Yummy Films

Living in the forest, little spider Temi dreams of catching the moon. For that, she will do anything.

Théo le château d’eau
Théo le château d’eauDirector: Jaimeen Desai / France, Switzerland / 2021 / 8:35 min / Screenplay: Jaimeen Desai / Production: Folimage, Nadasdy Film / World Sales: Folimage

Every morning, Theo the water tower cries and disturbs the village’s peace. Robert and his dog try to cheer him up by singing songs. But Theo is in no mood to sing and tries to escape, which leads him out of the village and into the city.

La Colline aux Cailloux
La Colline aux CaillouxDirector: Marjolaine Perreten / Belgium, France, Switzerland / 2022 / 29:56 min / Screenplay: Antoine Lanciaux, Marjolaine Perreten / Production: NADASDY FILM / World Sales: NADASDY FILM

A small family of shrews, made up of a grandmother, a mother and her three children, lives on the edge of a stream. But one day, heavy rains fall, bringing floods that sweep away the village. Luckily, the family escapes the worst, but their house is totally destroyed. Forced into exile, the little family then sets out to find a new place before winter.

Spin & Ella
Spin & EllaDirector: An Vrombaut / Belgium / 2022 / 7:06 min / Screenplay: An Vrombaut / World Sales: Lunanime

Ella is a spider fairy and she lives in Branch City. She is energetic and full of ideas . She has a magic wand that she can use to draw spider webs. But she can’t do it on her own, she needs her best friend Spiders help for that! Especially now, when her magic wand goes haywire, and Branch City becomes a jumble of knots.