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9 films at the Ottawa International Animation Festival

The Ottawa International Animation Festival is right around the corner (Oct. 14 – 18), and this year we’ve got 9 films screening, 3 of which are in official competition.

In Competition

Cordell Barker’s Runaway:

Bruce Alcock’s Vive la Rose:

Phillip Eddoll’s Git Gob:

Git Gob, Philip Eddolls, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Canadian Showcase

Chris Landreth’s The Spine:

Brandom Blommaert’s Batmilk:

Batmilk, Brandon Blommaert, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Neely Goniodsky’s Pearl:

Pearl, Neely Goniodsky, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Cédric Louis and Claude Barras’ Land of the Heads:

Inés Sedan’s The Man Who Slept:

And Howie Shia’s Peggy Baker Four Phrases, a short documentary that blends live-action and animation to depict Canadian dance legend Peggy Baker’s view of the intersection between her art and life. (Sorry – I don’t have a clip for this one, but check out this cool image.)


For the complete festival lineup, and information on screening times, please visit the festival’s website.