Mary and Max Wins Ottawa
"A poetic, artfully-realized stop-motion film about alienation, love and memories."
- For its visual variety and inventive animated interpretation of a classic French Canadian folk song, the CFI Award goes to Vive La Rose, by Bruce Alcock
- For its daring, dynamic graphic visualization of the Billy Collins poem, The Art of Drowning, by Diego Maclean
- For its intelligence, wit, and achieving maximum impact with minimal means, The Paper Prince, by Hamish Lambert
OIAF 09 was held October 14-18, 2009 in Ottawa. Events at the OIAF included screenings, panels, workshops, parties and the Television Animation Conference. The OIAF is a leading competitive animation film festival, featuring cutting edge programming, catering to industry executives, trend setting artists, students and animation fans. For more information about the OIAF, please visit www.animationfestival.ca.