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The National Film Board Takes Center Stage at OIAF 2020

10 NFB original films/VR projects, representing unique visions and personal stories, will screen in both competitive and curated programs; the festival runs September 23-October 4.

Festivals Headline News

OIAF 2020 Official Selections Announced

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 1:08pm

A diverse group of 155 animated shorts, features, series and VR works will compete at upcoming Ottawa International Animation Festival, running online September 23 – October 4.

Festivals Headline News

Ottawa International Animation Festival Announces 2020 Jury

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 5:16pm

The now virtual event, scheduled for September 23 – October 4, will feature screenings, virtual artist talks, workshops, and meetings with schools and recruiters.

Festivals Headline News

44th Ottawa International Animation Festival Moving Online

Scheduled for September 23 – October 4, the event will feature screenings, virtual artist talks, workshops, and meetings with schools and recruiters.

Animated Feature Films Headline News

Chinese Artist Sun Xun Invites Everyone to Contribute Art to His Animated Feature

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 22, 2020 at 2:25pm

To celebrate being active in the face of the pandemic, famed painter and animator is looking for artists everywhere to participate in a special sequence within his new 90-minute film. 

Festivals Headline News

Quirky, Unique and Compelling: OIAF 2019 is More than Just About Films

From September 25-29, Ottawa plays host to kindred spirits, collaborators and experts in all things animated, sharing tall tales and lots of good Canadian ale.

 

Festivals ANIMATIONWorld

Films to Watch: Ottawa Animation Festival Competition Highlights

Many notable shorts and features standout in a competition artistic director Chris Robinson calls ‘weird, disorienting and divisive.’

Tributes ANIMATIONWorld

Beautiful Maladies – The Uncanny World of Rosto

Ottawa Animation Festival artistic director Chris Robinson shares a previously unpublished 2015 Pimpcast interview with the iconic Dutch musician and director, who passed away at 50 on March 7.

OIAF ANIMATIONWorld

OIAF 2018: A Chat with Artistic Director Chris Robinson

From the international competition to this year’s Collideoscope program spotlighting collage animation, the 2018 Ottawa International Animation Festival is packed with screenings, talks, master classes, parties and more.

Festival Headline News

Ottawa Honors Schermer, Ready for Entries

Co-founder of the Holland Animation Film Festival is known for extensive support of animation in all its forms.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: OIAF’s Chris Robinson Talks Indie Animation and More at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Friday, April 28, 2017 at 4:30pm

The Ottawa International Animation Festival artistic director and author shares his insights on independent animation, festival judging, evaluating films and animation education. 

Festivals Headline News

GLAS Animation Festival Announces 2017 Selections

GLAS 2017 unveils a terrific programming lineup, including ‘Monkey’ by Shen Jie (China), ‘Nighthawk’ by Spela Cadez (Slovenia), Igor Kovalyov’s ‘Before Love’ (Russia), and the Dave Cooper/Rune Spaans collaboration, ‘Absence of Eddy Table’ (Canada).

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Brad Bird, Masaaki Yuasa Among Special Guests at GLAS Animation Festival 2017

Brad Bird, Mathieu Labaye, Peter Burr, Madeline Sharafian, Masaaki Yuasa, Amy Lockhart, Ana Ramirez, Georges Schwizgebel, Lei Lei, and AWN contributor Chris Robinson among special guests at the second edition of the GLAS Animation Festival taking place March 2-5, 2017.

People Headline News

Chris Robinson Returns to Animation World Network!

By Dan Sarto | Friday, November 4, 2016 at 9:00am

AWN’s Animation Pimp and OIAF artistic director Chris Robinson hangs up his pimp hat and gets to work as a new contributing editor for AWN, bringing his unique perspective to covering the art and business of animation.

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A Kick in the Head: OIAF Artistic Director Chris Robinson Reflects on 40 Years of Ottawa

The Ottawa International Animation Festival’s artistic director tries not to take himself too seriously as he celebrates the landmark 40th anniversary edition of the largest independent animation festival in North America.

FMX 2016 Headline News

FMX 2016 Sets ‘Blending Realities’ Theme

Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia to host director Mark Osborne and stop-motion creative director James Caliri as they discuss their successful blend of animation techniques in ‘The Little Prince.’

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