The 2022 edition of Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (Internationales Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart, ITFS) started on May 3rd and ended on 8th.

Winners were announced, visit their website to know about all the awards, we are only listing shorts.

International Competition

Grand Prix
Bestia by Hugo Covarrubias (Chile)

Special Mentions
Hysteresis by Robert Seidel (Germany)
Steakhouse by Špela Cadež (France, Germany, Slovenia)

Lotte Reiniger Promotion Award for Animated Film

Award for the best graduation film
L’Immoral (The Immoral) by Ekin Koca (France)

SWR OnlineFilm Audience Award
Bis zum letzten Tropfen (To the last Drop) by Simon Schnellmann (Germany)

Young Animation 2022

Award for the best student film
Underwater Love by Andrea Falzone, Maria Cristina Fiore, Veronica Martiradonna (Italy)

Special Mention
Les larmes de la Seine (The Seine’s Tears) by Alice Letailleur, Eliott Benard, Etienne Moulin, Hadrien Pinot, Lisa Vicente, Nicolas Mayeur, Philippine Singer, Yanis Belaid (France)

The FANtastic Award

Award for the best animation talent
The Soloists by Celeste Jamneck, Feben Elias Woldehawariat, Mehrnaz Abdollahina, Razahk Issaka, Yi Liu (France)

Special Mention
Les larmes de la Seine (The Seine’s Tears) by Alice Letailleur, Eliott Benard, Etienne Moulin, Hadrien Pinot, Lisa Vicente, Nicolas Mayeur, Philippine Singer, Yanis Belaid (France)

Trickstar Nature Award

Award for the best international animated short film that deal with the topics of climate protection, biodiversity, environment and sustainability
Varken (Pig) by Jorn Leeuwerink (The Netherlands)

Tricks for Kids

Award for the best children’s animated film
Die allerlangweiligste Oma auf der Welt (The most boring Granny in the whole world) by Damaris Zielke (Germany)

Special Mention
Maman Pleut des Cordes (Mum is Pouring Rain) by Hugo De Faucompret (France)

Tricks for Kids Audience Award
Giuseppe by Isabelle Favez (Switzerland)