OIAF 2021 Drops Official Trailer and New Software Highlights

OIAF 21 runs on the web September 22 – Oct 3 showcasing the most preferred occasions of the stay competition, such as the Official Competitiveness and Panorama screenings showcasing the most effective new animated movies from all over the world. Participants can choose element in a extensive-range of artist and marketplace talks, fulfill with animation universities and recruiters, and just cling-out with some of the world’s finest animators. InGenius Jr Day for Households will return, together with free activities for high faculty pupils. The function will lengthen its dates, giving individuals two complete months to just take in all the material at house.

The good individuals at OAIF have released the official pageant trailer to present a glimpse of factors to occur. Other previews consist of facts about the picks for the brief film competitors screenings and newly declared at the rear of-the-scenes talks and market insights.

This year’s competition garnered a overall of 2,528 entries from 104 various nations. 107 shorter films, including animated sequence, and 7 aspect films were being picked for competition. 5 assignments were picked for competition in the Best Virtual Truth (VR). In addition, 23 movies have been selected in the Canadian University student Levels of competition and 48 panorama movies have been picked to represent the efforts of the Canadian, worldwide, and scholar communities.

Far more facts about the formal limited film opposition screenings and schedule is accessible listed here.

WIA Vancouver is coming up ACEs as it Expands Throughout Canada!

With the help of Netflix Canada, WIA Vancouver’s ACE (Animation Profession EXCELerator) Plan expands across Canada. Built to progress the careers of ladies in the animation industry, the ACE plan offers mid-degree profession industry experts with focused and targeted mentoring, guidance, and schooling, offering participants the exceptional chance to produce, make, and own initial intellectual residence.

Be a part of ACE’s govt producers, studio allies, and past members as they share insights from the program’s initially iterations and offer direction for these interested in making use of to take part.

Speakers incorporate:

  • Kim Dent Wilder (Govt Vice President, Mainframe Studios)
  • Brenda Gilbert (President, BRON Media Corp)
  • Maisha Moore (Art Director)
  • Rose-Ann Tisserand (Founder and co-Government Producer, WIA Vancouver’s ACE Method)

Moderated by Tracey Mack (Co-Govt Producer, WIA Vancouver’s ACE System)

Black Produce Expertise Incubator: Identifying New Black Storytellers and Illustrators

Supported by Nelvana and Children Can Press, the recently released initiative aims to uncover, aid and mentor emerging Black storytellers and illustrators. Its eyesight is to match promising expertise with industry specialists from two of Canada’s main children’s content material corporations in purchase to produce unique get the job done.

Master how the Black Generate Expertise Incubator will give budding creators the prospect to create their do the job and make vital connections in the television, animation, and publishing industries. The discussion will be adopted by a Q&A.

 Speakers contain:

  • Athena Georgaklis (Head of Growth, Nelvana)
  • Carl Brundtland (Director, Legal Counsel, Corus Enjoyment)
  • Naseem Hrab (Affiliate Publisher, Creative, Young ones Can Press)

My Career as Storyboard Artist – ANIMATION EXPOSÉ

  • Be a part of Ottawa-dependent animation vets José Pou and Bradley Cayford as they talk about their professions as storyboard artists, from remaining active to deciding on jobs and collaborators.

Telling Genuine Tales

This panel will mirror on building authentic configurations, stories, and figures in projects that check out many underrepresented cultures and communities. Introduced in partnership with ASIFA-Hollywood.

 Speakers involve:

  • Sidney Clifton (Senior Vice President of Animation and Mixed Media, Jim Henson Organization)
  • Raul Garcia (Director and Producer)
  • Niki López (Creator and Government Producer, Nick Jr’s Santiago of the Seas)

Moderated by Aubry Mintz (Director of Animation and VFX, Chapman College)

Convos with Creators: Vivienne Medrano (Hazbin Hotel, Helluva Manager)


Hear from the creators guiding some of this season’s new new animated collection.

  • Join Creator Vivienne Medrano (aka Vivziepop) for an personal dialogue about producing her Youtube hit sequence, Hazbin Hotel and Helluva Manager.
  • Bryan Dimas, Associate Producer, Advancement at Warner Bros. Animation and Co-Director of LatinX in Animation joins the discussion.

A finish schedule of applications is available in this article.

Source: The Ottawa Global Animation Festival