The Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film is gearing up for its 2015 edition next spring, issuing a call for entries with a deadline of Dec. 1.
Animated films produced after Oct. 1, 2013, can be submitted 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)
The various competition categories award cash prizes totaling more than 50,000 euros.
Founded in 1982, the 2014 edition of the festival attracted 85,000 visitors to Stuttgart to watch more than 600 films.
The festival also includes an Animation Production Day and the industry conference FMX.
More information on the competitions can be found online at www.itfs.de/en/festival-2/competitions/.