Daily News Bytes: Disney Is ‘Poppins’ Off, ‘Voltron’ S6 Dated and a Flurry of Festivals

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival North America’s leading dedicated toon fest OIAF returns to Canada’s capital September 26-30. Entries are now open for Animated ... Continue Reading →
I Like Girls

NFB Offers Animated Valentine Online with ‘I Like Girls’

To mark Valentine’s Day, the National Film Board of Canada is sharing the love with Diane Obomsawin’s award-winning animated film I Like Girls (J’Aime les Filles), now streaming ... Continue Reading →
Frank Ternier

10 Questions for Frank Ternier

Filmmaker, graphic artist and animator Frank Ternier first made a splash with his animated short 8 Bullets in 2014. His new short, Riot, about the murder of a young black man, made ... Continue Reading →
Night Is Short, Walk on Girl

‘Ugly’ and ‘Night Is Short’ Win Grand Prizes at Ottawa

The 2017 Ottawa International Animation Festival wrapped this weekend with the announcement of this year’s Official Competition winners. This year’s festival received 1,992 ... Continue Reading →

Telus Storyhive Team Wins TAC’s Pitch This! Competition

The team of Denver Jackson and Alain Williams won the Pitch This! Competition at the Ottawa International Animation Festival’s TAC with their pitch for the 13 x 22 min. series Somnius. ... Continue Reading →
Masaaki Yuasa

OIAF: Masaaki Yuasa’s Double Exposure

Over the past 10 years, Japanese TV and film director, writer and storyboard artist Masaaki Yuasa has received a lot of attention for ... Continue Reading →
Chris Robinson

OIAF: No Time for Conventional Narratives!

The fall season officially begins this month when the much-loved Ottawa International Animation Festival opens its doors for a week ... Continue Reading →

Two by Masaaki Yuasa Debut at OIAF

Two highly original, new films by Japanese auteur Masaaki Yuasa will be showcased at this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival. Over the past 10 years, Japanese TV and ... Continue Reading →
Owl & Cloud

Ottawa Animation Fest Opens Pitch Contest

North America’s top toon fest, the Ottawa International Animation Festival, has opened submissions for the 2017 Pitch THIS! competition, presented in partnership with Corus Entertainment’s ... Continue Reading →
Anthea Kerou

2017 World Animation Celebration Judges Announced

The official judges panel for The World Animation Celebration 2017 international short film animation festival have been announced, with pros from across the animation and visual effects ... Continue Reading →