• Tricks for Kids Short Film Competition: the contest shows current short films from all over the world in four programs.
  • Feature-length film competition AniMovie / Kids: international feature-length animated films will take you to fantastic worlds. In addition to that there will be numerous German premieres!
  • Tricks for Kids Special
  • Festival Garden Schlossplatz: our cultural partners offer daily activities to join in and our open air cinema invites you to a cozy family picnic with exciting short and feature-length films. The gaming world can be discovered at the GameZone Kids.

The entire programme will follow shortly.

Festival Garden

Family program daily from 2 to 5 pm

Our festival program offers a lot of film and fun for the whole family! On the large LED cinema screen, you can daily watch the most beautiful animated short films to laugh, astonish and dream.

All around our partner’s action areas there are several hands-on activities to be discovered. And if you get hungry during all this open air animation, don’t worry: The Festival garden is topped off with a large selection of meals and drinks.

Tuesday 30.04. – Saturday 04.05.: 10:30 am to 8 pm // Sunday 05.05.: 10:30 am to 6 pm

In the GameZone Kids, which is supervised by the ComputerSpielSchule and the Stuttgarter Jugendhaus Gesellschaft, children and young people can daily discover the gaming world and play together. From tournaments to workshops exciting activities take place daily. It’s worth to have a look!

The ITFS as guest at the Bürger- und Medienzentrum (BMZ)

Fri., 03.05. to Sun., 05.05. // Fri. 3 pm – 5:30 pm, Sat., 10:30 am – 1 pm + 2 pm – 4:30 pm, Sun., 11 am – 1:30 pm + 2:30 pm – 5 pm // aged 10 or older

For all those who want to delve deeper into the subject of animation, the first ITFS Children’s Animation Academy offers plenty of opportunities: On four days of the Festival week in five interrelated workshops, participants develop and produce a stop-motion film, supported by professionals: from story and character development to sound design and the finished animation.

In cooperation with Kindermedienland Baden-Württemberg

Attendance fee: 35 € (for all four days). Register at www.ITFS.de/tickets.

Sat. 04.05. // 10:30 am – 12:30 am + 2 pm – 4 pm // aged 8 or older

Be there when the Bürger- und Medienzentrum (BMZ) at the Landtag von Baden-Württemberg opens its doors to the ITFS, extending an invitation to the little ones, in particular! Discover the exciting world of animation. Set out on a fantastic journey and bring your ideas to life.

Find out how animation works and make your own animated film from your own story and storyboard.

Register on www.itfs.de/en/tickets/

Ticket reservation and workshop registration

Tickets Innenstadtkinos:

Children up to 14 years: 4,50€
Teens and adults: 7€


Offer for families: 

Families with a child from 3 persons receive a 20% discount