23rd International Festival of Animated Film.

Mercedes-Benz Museum renews partnership with International Festival of Animated Film.
  • 23rd International Festival of Animated Film.

  • Sustaining its commitment to animated film.

    The Mercedes-Benz Museum is continuing in 2016 with its proven, long-standing partnership with the International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) and is engaging in some additional joint events and activities. From 27 April to 1 May 2016, the programme will again feature “Tricks for Kids” with film screenings and workshops. In addition, a special prize offered by the Museum, “A Future Always Needs A Past”, will be presented at the “Animated Com Award” gala evening on 29 April at the Museum. The Mercedes-Benz Museum, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2016, will for the first time have its own stand in Schlossplatz in Stuttgart.

    Premium sponsor.

    The Mercedes-Benz Museum will once again act as a premium sponsor of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS). With its focus on animated film, the Festival is one of the key global events in the field of cinematic culture.

    “This extension of the partnership gives rise to excellent synergies. The Mercedes-Benz Museum offers ITFS the perfect stage for animated film and, with 130 years of automotive history, enough material for some thrilling stories. We look forward not only to welcoming film-loving visitors, but also to receiving creative entries for our special prize, which takes up the Museum’s motto of “A Future Always Needs A Past”, says Alexandra Süss, a member of the management of the Mercedes-Benz Museum.

    Premium sponsor.

    The Mercedes-Benz Museum will once again act as a premium sponsor of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS). With its focus on animated film, the Festival is one of the key global events in the field of cinematic culture.

    “This extension of the partnership gives rise to excellent synergies. The Mercedes-Benz Museum offers ITFS the perfect stage for animated film and, with 130 years of automotive history, enough material for some thrilling stories. We look forward not only to welcoming film-loving visitors, but also to receiving creative entries for our special prize, which takes up the Museum’s motto of “A Future Always Needs A Past”, says Alexandra Süss, a member of the management of the Mercedes-Benz Museum.

    'Build Your Museum'.

    This year, the International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) will take place from 26 April to 1 May 2016. From 27 April until the end of the Festival, the Mercedes-Benz Museum will again act as the film stage for the 'Best of Tricks for Kids' with selected animation movies for a young target group. In addition, the young visitors will have an opportunity at expertly led workshops to show off their creative ideas and make their own animated films. In keeping with the tenth anniversary of the Museum, the theme of the 'Tricks for Kids' workshops will be: 'Build Your Museum'.

    One of the highlights will be the prize-giving gala at the 'Animated Com Award' on 29 April 2016 at the Mercedes-Benz Museum. The award will be presented in various categories in recognition of outstanding works of applied animation. The Mercedes-Benz Museum is offering a special prize 'A Future Always Needs A Past – Communication and Networking in a Mobile World'. Voting will start in March, for the first time in the form of a public vote on the Museum's homepage and Facebook page. Also for the first time, the Mercedes-Benz Museum will have its own stand at Schlossplatz in Stuttgart.

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