Internationales Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart – Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS)

The Worldwide Centre of Animated Film

The Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) ranks among the world’s most important events for animated film. Every spring animation enthusiasts, artists and industry professionals come together in a unique, inspiring festival atmosphere to celebrate the world of animation in all its diversity. The focus of the ITFS is on artistic animated film with it’s short and feature film competitions, innovative interactive and transmedia projects, and the promotion of young talent.

Audience talks, presentations and get-togethers foster direct exchange between filmmakers and audiences and promote discourse on films, aesthetics, techniques, and contents.

The free Open Air cinema brings international flair to Stuttgart’s Schlossplatz and offers a unique experience for visitors from Stuttgart and the region. The family-friendly and accessible offer includes programmes for all those interested, regardless of age or background.

In addition, the synergy of ITFS, Animation Production Days and the FMX expert conference provides Stuttgart with a unique platform for the animation industry. The ITFS will take place from April 23 to 28, 2024 – the organizer is Film- und Medienfestival gGmbH (FMF).

Organizer Film- und Medienfestival gGmbH


The Film- und Medienfestival gGmbH located in Stuttgart started its work on December 1, 2000. Our tasks and goals are the promotion of high-quality media content, the organisation of outstanding film and media events and thus the strengthening of the Stuttgart media region.

Film- und Medienfestival gGmbH
Stephanstraße 33
D-70173 Stuttgart
Tel: +49-(0)711-925460
Fax: +49-(0)711-92546-150