New World ClassicAnimation Award

Announcement regarding
cancellation of ITFS 2020

As the 27th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) has been cancelled based on the immediately effective and indefinite decree of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Integration Baden-Württemberg, the BCAAward will be postponed to the 28th ITFs in 2021. Be aware that submitted entries will be rewarded this year. For reasons of fairness there will be no new entries accepted for 2021.

About the award

The music competition New World Classic Animation Award is a new award organised by the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) and sponsored by New World Classic. It is aimed at animation students and graduates at international institutions of higher education for film, art and the media and honours the best use / the best implementation of music in an animated short film. For this purpose, music label New World Classic makes five pieces of music from its portfolio available, either for use as an integral part of an animated short film or for direct visualisation. The licence is free of charge in conjunction with a submission of the film to ITFS 2020. The award carries a value of 2,500 €.

The deadline for entries is March 01, 2020.
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