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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.’

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Interview: Composer Judith Gruber Stitzer Talks About Her Creative Process

By Sharon Katz | Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 11:27am

Catching up with Judith Gruber Stitzer, whose music is as varied and exciting as the many animated and live-action films and TV productions she's created soundtracks for.

independent features ANIMATIONWorld

Side-by-Side: Animation Duo Brings Hand-Painted ‘Loving Vincent’ Feature to Life

Director Dorota Kobiela details the production process for creating 65,000 oil paintings comprising the film’s 853 shots alongside co-writer, co-director and producer Hugh Welchman for their first animated feature about the life of celebrated Dutch post-Impressionist Vincent Van Gogh.

National Film Board of Canada ANIMATIONWorld

Turner Classic Movies Showcases NFB Animation on Primetime

Curated by film analysts Ellen Besen and Aubry Mintz, 30 of the National Film Board of Canada’s master works by filmmakers such as Caroline Leaf, Cordell Barker, Norman McLaren, and Ryan Larkin airs on TCM on Sunday, April 9.

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