The 2021 edition of Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (Internationales Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart, ITFS) started on May 4th and ended on 9th.

Winners have been announced, we are only listing the awards concerning short films.

Grand Prix

Grand Prix 2021
Precieux (Precious) by Paul Mas (France)

Special Mention
Only a Child by Simone Giampaolo (Switzerland)

Lotte Reiniger Promotion Award for Animated Film 2021

Winner
Have a Nice Dog! by Jalal Maghout (Germany, Syria)

Special Mention
Jestem tutaj (I’m here) by Julia Orlik (Poland)

Young Animation 2021

Winner
Have a Nice Dog! by Jalal Maghout (Germany, Syria)

Special Mention
The Song of a Lost Boy by Daniel Quirke (United Kingdom)

Trickstar Nature Award 2021

Winner
Migrants by Hugo Caby, Zoé Devise, Antoine Dupriez, Aubin Kubiak, Lucas Lermytte (France)

Special Mention
Haboob by Mahsa Samani (Iran)

FANtastic Award 2021

Winner
Cha by Gagandeep Kalirai (United Kingdom)

Special Mention
Mon ami qui brille dans la nuit (My Friend who Shines in the Night) by Grégoire De Bernouis, Jawed Boudaoud, Simon Cadilhac, Hélène Ledevin (France)

Tricks for Kids 2021

Winner
Roberto by Carmen Córdoba González (Spain)

Special Mentions
Reven og Nissen (The Tomten and the Fox) by Yaprak Morali, Are Austness (Norway, Sweden, Denmark)
Les Chaussures de Louis (Louis’ Shoes) by Théo Jamin, Kayu Leung, Marion Philippe, Jean-Géraud Blanc (France)

New World Classic Animation Award

Winner
Flower Duet by Haemin Ko (United Kingdom)

Special Mention
Abadabude by Kim-Quy Nguyen (Germany)