Ottawa International Animation Festival has a glorious 41 year old record of attracting art lovers and film-makers around the world. OIAF has been hosting film competition featuring the most interesting and original animated features from around the world. The festival celebrates the latest technology in animation at the same time honouring the tradional animation as well. The filmmakers were provided with a distinct venue to show their films, discuss issues, and meet other young filmmakers, animation educators, and industry representatives.
ABOUT OIAF : From September 20-24, 2017 downtown Ottawa will once again be the stage where you can enjoy the world's most cutting-edge, thoughtful, funny and provocative animation films while mingling with many of animation's most celebrated stars, studios and characters. Whether you love classic cartoons, mind-bending experiments, fantastic digital creations, dazzling effects, technical fireworks, thought provoking observations, or pure gut-busting fun, there is something for everyone and anyone at the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OlAF). For 41 years, the OlAF has attracted film and animation buffs, art lovers and filmmakers from around the globe. You won't want to miss this year's exciting line-up of screenings, workshops, panels and parties taking place at the ByTowne Cinema, National Gallery of Canada, Arts Court, Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts, and the Chateau Laurier.
DATE : 20 Sep to 24 Sep 2017
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Seven most interesting highlights at this year's festival :
With an emphasis on edgy and independent, the OIAF programming team picks the most interesting, original animated features from around the world to screen in the competition. Join us for the Gala screening with the jury. The filmmakers are often in attendance!
SHORT FILM COMPETITIONS: The Official Competition section of the Festival consists of works selected by the programming team from 1992 entries. These short works are programmed into eight different screenings that feature something for everyone. Join us for each programme's Gala presentation with the jury and many of the filmmakers in attendance.
PANORAMA SCREENINGS : Check out these collections featuring some outstanding, new animated work from across Canada and around the world.
RETROSPECTIVES AND SPECIAL SCREENINGS : We've brought to together some special animated programs specially curated for the OIAF 2017.
VR @ OIAF : Put a headset on and immerse yourself in some highly creative VR experiences!
Know more about OIAF Competitions
To know more, visit animationfestival.ca
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