Founded in 1982, ITFS has evolved into one of the world’s leading events for animated film. The Festival presents a full, up-to-date spectrum of animated filmmaking and its intersections with visual effects, architecture art, design, music and games. Up to 100,000 visitors come to Stuttgart to see around 1,000 films at the Open-Air and Innenstadtkinos Stuttgart cinemas. The FMX takes place alongside the ITFS. As the largest professional conference for animation, effects, games and immersive media (Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media), it is organizing the Animation Production Days business platform, the only coproduction and financing market specialized in animation projects Germany.