This year, too: Online Only!

The festival takes place at There will be a live programme from May 4 to 9, and the media library with around 200 films will be available from May 3 to 16. Find out more about the individual sections of the festival and the current programme here.

Digital Catalogue (PDF)


Short & feature films

All films, in all cinemas: Here you will find short- and feature-length films, which run in the comeptitions or special programms. International competition, Tricks for Kids or Young Animation – be inspired by the latest films of the national and international animation scene.

Open Air (cancelled) /

ITFS Live-Stream

Due to the current pandemic developments and the decision of the Federal Government/States Conference on the coronavirus situation, we have decided to cancel the Festival’s Open Air. Nevertheless, there is consolation for all Festival fans: With the free ITFS Live-Stream, ITFS brings the Schlossplatz Open Air to viewers’ homes on their private screens.



Welcome to the GameZone! The place, where game lovers of every age meet to play or talk about the latest gaming trends. This years GameZone will take place at “Kunstgebäude”.

Family & Kids

You will have the chance to discover the exciting world of animated film with your children at the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film. In workshops and while watching animated films: The whole family can enjoy!

Galas & Award Ceremonies

Red carpet feeling and being at close quaters when the desired Trickstars are awarded is possible at the galas and award ceremonies during the festival.

Kitas & schools

Watch, understand, do it yourself! Especially for young kids and pupils from classes 1 to 6 the moderated short film programmes, supported by the vhs Stuttgart – Treffpunkt Kinder, offer the chance to dive into the exciting world of animation films. In complemented workshops they can get to know the first steps of producing an animation film.


School & studio presentations

Internationally renowned animation studios and universities are presented. You can take a look behind the scenes and learn about the latest news and insights from the experts! In addition screenplay workshops show how animation films are created.

Ad of our Partner Festival

Ad of our Partner Festival