Student-made ‘Small People,’ ‘Garden Wall’ Top Ottawa Awards

This year’s Grand Prizes went to Sarina Nihei’s Small People With Hats won Best Independent Short Animation, and Patrick McHale’s Over The Garden Wall took the Grand ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Announces Feature Contestants

The Ottawa International Animation Festival, the leading toon-centric fest in North America, announces its official selection for its Grand Prize for Best Animated Feature at this year’s ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Fest Announces 2015 Line-Up

Organizers of the 2015 Ottawa International Animation Festival — North America’s premiere animation event — has unveiled the complete list of films programmed for the ... Continue Reading →

TAC Offers Networking Ops at Ottawa

The 11th edition of The Animation Conference (TAC) will be running alongside this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival, taking place in the Canadian capital September ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Sets Feature Competition Slate

Two animated documentaries highlight the feature film competition slate for the Ottawa International Animation Festival, set for Sept. 17-21. The documentaries are Seth’s Dominion ... Continue Reading →

Japan Dominates Ottawa Lineup

Visitors to the Ottawa International Animation Festival this year (September 18-22) will definitely get their fix from the animation masters of the East: out of the record-breaking ... Continue Reading →

‘Regular Show’ Creator to Speak at OIAF

Chris Robinson and the team at the Ottawa Intl. Animation Festival are preparing a stellar program for this year’s event, which takes place Sept. 18-22. One of the big highlights ... Continue Reading →

‘The Banker,’ ‘Tableau’ to Screen at Ottawa

Phil Mulloy’s The Banker, Jean-Francois Laguionie’s Le Tableau (The Painting) and Don Hertzfeldt’s latest short It’s Such a Beautiful Day are part of the terrific lineup for ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Fest Plans Tribute to Ralph Bakshi

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) has announced some of its major plans for the 2012 edition of North America’s premier animation festival. Running from September ... Continue Reading →

Meet Mr. Robinson

Longtime Ottawa Animation Festival director Chris Robinson tells us about how he and his team put together a world-class, kick-ass toon event. Anyone who has attended Ottawa’s wonderful ... Continue Reading →