“The Kitten” and “The Night Song” Screened at the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film

Upated on :July 16, 2014

“The Kitten” by Shiva Sadegh Asadi and “The Night song” by Moeen Samadi were shown in the short film competition section of the 21st Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film respectively for 8 year old and 4 year old age groups.

The 21st edition of the festival was held on April 22-27, 2014 in the city of Stuttgart. The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) is one of the largest and most important events for animated film worldwide. The Festival takes into its scope the entire spectrum of current animated films, including the intersections between games, architecture, art, design and fashion. The Festival offers directors and production companies a platform for film screenings and, for six days, becomes a home to animated film fans of all ages, offering them a place to see and experience short and feature length animated films.

Since its founding in 1982, the Festival has developed into the premiere event for animated film in Germany, and, likewise, has also become one of the most significant animated film events at the international level. Stuttgart‘s city centre provides a one-of-a–kind backdrop for the Festival’s open-air film screenings, lending them a truly special atmosphere. The large LED projection screen allows animated short films and popular features to be screened starting in the afternoon, which makes the ITFS a true family festival. In 2013, more than 80,000 visitors came to Stuttgart and watched more than 1,000 films at the open-air screenings, at venues in the city centre, and at venues in Ludwigsburg. Award-winning,

In the special program of the children’s film festival TRICKS FOR KIDS, countless workshops, special screenings and interactive activities for children, teenagers and school classes are presented. Experienced animators provide viewers with a personal insight into the fantastic world of animated films.

The Festival of Animated Film honors innovative and outstanding animated series with two competitions. The competition TRICKS FOR KIDS SERIES shows the best animated series for children up to 12 years, CARTOONS FOR TEENS shows series, animes and serial cut scenes for computer games for youths aged between 12 and 18 years.

It’s worth mentioning that the various competition categories award cash prizes totaling more than 70,000 Euros including a 15000 euro Grand Prize.

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