Opening Ceremony

Celebrate the opening of the 28th Stuttgart International Festival
of Animated Film with us. Presenter Alexander Franke
and the self-declared “stage hog” Franziska Glaser will guide you
through the evening and present the highlights of the 2021 Festival
programme and the lucky winners of the 2020 competitions.
Guests will either be digitally connected or live in the studio and
include Baden-Württemberg’s Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann.

TUE, 04.05., 7 PM
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Trickstar Professional Awards

Be there when the winners of the German Animation Screenplay
Award, the Animated Games Award Germany and the Trickstar
Business Award are honoured in the joint Trickstar Professional
Awards Ceremony.

Host of the gala presented in English language is Anja Lange

FRI, 07.05., 6 PM

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Tricks for Kids Award Ceremony

At this year‘s Tricks for Kids awards ceremony, you can experience
fantastic tricks in two respects: children‘s jury will present their
winners of the day and the winning film from the Tricks for Kids short
film competition.
The magical host Alexander Merk accompanies the children’s jury and
the audience with his magic tricks through the colourful animated
film show.

SAT, 08.05., 6 PM

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Award Ceremony New World Classic Animation Award

Celebrate the New World Classic Animation Award ceremony with us for free in the ITFS live stream.

Sun, 09 May 2021, 5 pm

Free to watch in the ITFS live stream at

ITFS Awards Ceremony

The winners of the film competitions will be honoured in a ceremony
hosted by Alexander Franke and Franziska Glaser. Studio guests include
State Secretary Petra Olschowski and Stuttgart’s mayor Fabian Mayer.

SUN, 09.05., 7 PM

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