The Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) has issued its call for entries for the 23rd edition, taking place in the German city from April 16 to May 1, 2016. The Festival, which this year attracted 80,000 visitors, takes into its scope the spectrum of current productions in the animated film sector, including the intersections between games, architecture, art, design and comedy.
Animated films produced after October 1, 2013, can be submitted by December 1, 2015 for the following competition categories:
- International Competition (Short film competition)
- Young Animation (Student film competition)
- Tricks for Kids – shorts and series (Competition for short films and TV series for children)
- Cartoons for Teens (Competition for animated short films and series, animes and machinimas for youths)
- AniMovie (Feature-length film competition)
A separate call for entries to the Animated Com Awards will be issued soon. Further information is available at www.itfs.de/en.