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We had plenty of sunshine and lots of inspiring panels on the first two days of the Ottawa International Animation Festival and the TV Animation Conference (TAC) held this week in the charming capital city in Ontario, Canada. On Wednesday morning (September 19), Moira Marguin, head of animation at the [...]
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 this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), it was announced today. Ignacio Ferreras’ Arrugas (Wrinkles), Paul Bush’s Babeldom, Chris Sullivan’s Consuming Spirits and [...]
The Television Animation Conference, held each year for industry insiders at the Ottawa International Animation Festival, is continuing its Pitch THIS! program. Presented by 9 Story Entertainment, the event allows content creators the chance to pitch their ideas to a panel of international broadcasters. Following the five-minute pitches, panel members will [...]
The Fairly OddParents creator Butch Hartman will be delivering one of this years keynote addresses at the 2012 Ottawa Intl. Animation Festival’s industry event this September. Hartman developed The Fairly OddParents, which tells the story of Timmy Turner, a boy who is granted fairy godparents in 1998. The show immediately [...]
The Ottawa International Animation Festival revealed its very cool 2012 poster yesterday. Created by acclaimed Japanese animator Koji Yamaura (Mount Head, Muybridge’s Strings) who won the grand prize in 2007 for his short A Country Doctor. “Drawing a poster for Ottawa 2012 is a great honor for me, “says Yamamura. [...]
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 animation festival since 1976 will tell you that it’s one of the best global events of its kind. It’s not just the [...]
Pjotr Sapegin’s charming stop-motion animated short The Last Norwegian Troll is having a great week. After picking up a special mention honor for Best Narrative Short at the Ottawa Festival, the 13-minute short received the Best Animated Short prize at the Fantastic Festival in Las Vegas this weekend. Produced by [...]
Indie British animator Phil Mulloy’s Dead But Not Buried won the Best Animated Feature Award at the 2011 Ottawa International Animation Festival this weekend. The fact that Mulloy also took the same prize last year at the fest for the film’s prequel Goodbye Mister Christie must set some sort of [...]
A deadpan keynote speech about the rewards of staying true to one’s vision by Moral Orel creator Dino Stamatopoulos kicked off the second day of the Ottawa Intl. Festival of Animation and TV Animation Conference panel (Sept. 22). Stamatopoulos, who is perhaps best known for playing the character Star-Burns on [...]
Teletoon at Night’s Pilot Project and its French-language sister program Teleteoon la Nuit Projet Pilote contests have announced their winning toons for 2011: Sheryl Vedamani of Vancouver and Philippe Ramsay Goudreau of Lemoynte, QC have each received $10,000 CDN and a trip for two to this week’s Ottawa International Animation [...]