The ITFS media library: unlimited from May 2 – 15, 2022

Find here around 200 selected animated films from the current competition year of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film 2022 as well as other supporting programs. Also vote for your favorite film!

You want full access to the media library ONLINE+?

With a Short Film Pass ONLINE+ you can watch all short films of the Media Library. You can purchase the Short Film Pass ONLINE+ directly via the video player on the respective film page.

Please note: The films in the ONLINE+ media library can only be viewed from Germany. If you have purchased an accreditation professionals, you can watch most of the films without geoblocking.

Do you have an accreditation? Register on this website to activate your access.


Competitions & Supporting Programme


International Competition

Short Films

The International Competition (IC) is the beating heart of the festival. The best of current animated shorts from around the world are shown in this section.


Young Animation

Short Films

TheYoung Animation Competition (YA) shows selected animated short films made by students of international film and art schools.


Tricks for Kids

Short Films

Das ITFS hält für unsere kleinen Animationsfilmfans mit dem topaktuellen Tricks for Kids Wettbewerbsprogramm ganz besondere Überraschungen bereit.


Trickstar Nature Award

The films in the Trickstar Nature competition are all dedicated to the topics of nature and sustainability in their own special, unique way. They show the beauty of our world and humorously point out grievances.


Ukraine Benefit: Animation by Linoleum

Short Films // Supporting Programe

In these challenging times, it is important to showcase the beauty and variety of Ukrainian animation. This programme is curated by Linoleum, the International Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival that is held in Kyiv every year, since 2014.

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Trickstar Professional Awards

Award Ceremony // Live Stream // Wednesday, May 4, 6:30 pm

The German Animation Screenplay Award, the Animated Games Award Germany and the Trickstar Business Award will be presented in a joint gala.


Award winner reel short film

Available from Sunday, May 08, 22:00 pm until Sunday, May 15, 2022


SMART COLLABORATION – Embracing New Technical Tools in Animation

Free Talk // May 3, 4:00 pm / live via Zoom

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