Call for entries: Crazy Horse Session – 48h Animation Jam | 29th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS)


48 hours non-stop live animation? If you would like to take up this challenge, you can apply now until March 1, 2022 for the Online Live Animation Competition “Crazy Horse Session – 48H Animation Jam” at the 29th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS).

The Competition

Within 48 hours, five teams, each consisting of two main persons responsible, develop a short animated film (30 seconds to a maximum of 2 minutes) around the festival mascot Trixi. The best film will be awarded a prize.

The competition will start on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 12 noon and will end on Friday, May 6, 2022 at 12 noon. The topic of the film will be announced at the kick-off on May 4. During the competition, the organisers will provide the teams with a digital meeting room. Teams of two from animation students, international film and art schools as well as freelance animators and animation producers who are no older than 30 can apply. All participants will also receive a free ONLINE accreditation for the current festival.

The winning team will be appointed to the 48h Animation Jam Jury of the ITFS 2023 and will receive an invitation to the festival for 2023 – subject to further pandemic developments!

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Winner of Crazy Horse Session 2019: “Horse” (Team China: ZiYi Jin, ZiQian Zhao)