The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is in full swing. After having watched 85 of the 150 films pressented at this year’s festival, Barbara Popel offers recommendations for some of her favourites.
This year’s virtual Ottawa International Animation Festival runs from September 22 to October 3, 2021.
Apt613 contributor Barb Popel has attended every OIAF since 1976.
Since 1976, Ottawa has hosted the OIAF, one of the largest and most prestigious animation festivals in the world.
These kids will hem and haw over the short films and TV episodes before they present awards to the winning filmmakers later that evening at OIAF Awards Ceremony the National Arts Centre.
After the destruction and darkness last weekend, it’s time to celebrate this wonderful city we live in. There is plenty to see and do on this fine fall weekend and we’re happy to share the details with you.
For decades, the Ottawa International Animation Festival 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.
Highlights from the 40th year of the Ottawa International Animation Festival
Today is the first day of fall and, fingers crossed, this weekend’s weather may actually suit the season. With the arrival of the best season of the year (OK, I may be pushing my personal bias here), we’ve a great bunch of things on the roster, to celebrate. Festivals First off, the festivals. The Ottawa […]
These suggestions should get you started. We encourage you to dive in!
And it has been here for 40 years. See films at the Ottawa International Animation Festival in September.
After years of Ottawa International Animation Festival attendance, I’d call myself something of a veteran. And in my time covering the event, I’d have to say that I get the most out of the short film competitions. Each competition feels meaty and substantial – a huge assortment of perspectives, backgrounds, storylines and animation styles crammed […]
Animation aficionados rejoice! It’s Ottawa International Animation Festival season once again, with five full days of fantastical images and stories from Canada and around the world being presented on the big screen. Now in its 39th year, the OIAF is a well-established fixture on the Ottawa festival scene, and a much loved and anticipated one […]
Basement 819 du 17 septembre 2014 :: Éric se fait historique. Nuit Blanche Ottawa-Gatineau. Grandiloquent Festival international de films d’animation à Ottawa. Chic pique-nique Harvest Noir.
Basement 819 trippe fort sur le cinéma cette semaine. Éric est toujours aussi thématique, il se fraye un chemin vers le passé d’Ottawa pour explorer le mythique Capitol Theatre construit en 1920 sur la rue Bank au coin de la rue Queen. À l’époque, ce cinéma pouvait accueillir rien de moins que 2430 spectateurs. Il […]
So The Little Mermaid turns 25 this week. What better excuse to get out and party like it’s 1989? 1989 isn’t the only reason to party – 5th birthdays are a pretty good reason, too. Auntie Loo’s Treats marks their 5th year with all things vegan, including a taco bar, drag sensations, and local roller […]