Posts Tagged ‘Ottawa International Animation Film Festival’

Animation News: Sharp Shorts for a New Millennium

Production

The idea that animation can serve as a vehicle for important public messages is embedded in the very foundations of the NFB animation tradition. Back in 1941, when John Grierson hired his first staff animator, a gifted New York-based Scottish artist by the name of Norman McLaren, his most pressing assignment for the wildly inventive

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Cheer and Loathing at OIAF 16

OIAF is like an acid trip, euphoric and excruciating at once.

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NFB Shines at Canada’s Fall Festivals

Production

Autumn is film festival season in Canada and the NFB English Program is embarking on the busy fall circuit with over a dozen new releases.

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Hothouse 9 | Paloma in Ottawa

Production

* This post was written by Hothouse 9 intern, Paloma Dawkins. So this past weekend was the Ottawa International Animation Festival, and me and most of the Hothouse 9 crew were able to go. (Kyler stuck around Montreal and ran a marathon, which he finished in 4 hours, YAY). FRIDAY I hitched a ride with

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NFB Animation Workshops at the 2012 Ottawa International Animation Festival

Education

This is a guest post written by Anne Koizumi and Fouad Sassi, Education Specialists and Workshop Facilitators at the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal, QC. On September 19, NFB Education Specialists Fouad Sassi and Anne Koizumi filled a mini-van with NFB animation equipment and headed off to meet a crowd of over 450

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Romance

The Ottawa International Animation Festival is here

FilmsNews

The Ottawa International Animation Film Festival (OIAF) is upon us. The largest animation film festival in North America kicked off this past Wednesday and continues until Sunday, 25 September 2011. For its 35th edition, the festival is presenting a great selection of international co-productions and brand new animated shorts by Canadian talent. The screenings themselves

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