The 2005 Television Animation Conference take place on Wednesday, September 21 and Thursday, September 22, at the Ch√Ęteau Laurier, in the heart of the Capital. In addition to the panels, TAC 05 presents a number of new components such as Roundtables, Pitch THIS!, and Fast Track meeting sessions.

 

DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2005

   
7:30 am Complimentary Buffet Breakfast (Adam Room)

 

 
8:30 am Keynote Address (Adam Room)
Scott Dyer ( Executive VP of Production and Development, Nelvana)
 

9:00 am

Panel: The Canadian Market -Meet the Broadcasters (Adam Room)
 
11:00 am Panel: Boutique Studios - Reinventing the Scene (Adam Room)

 

Roundtable: Merchandising and Licensing (MacDonald Room)

   

1:30 pm

Screening: TV Competition 1(Adam Room)
  Fast Track: Session 1 (MacDonald Room)
   
3:00 pm Coffee Break (Adam Room)
 
3:30 pm Panel: Planet Sketch - A Co-production Case Study (Adam Room)
   
4:00 pm Roundtable: MIP Primer (MacDonald Room)
   
5:00 pm Begin boarding for TAC Boat Curise (Ottawa Locks, foot of Rideau Canal)
   
5:30 pm TAC Boat Cruise (Rideau River)
   
9:00 pm Screening: Short Competition 1 (Bytowne)

 

 
   

DAY 2: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2005

   
7:30 am Complimentary Buffet Breakfast (Adam Room)
 
8:30 am Keynote Address (Adam Room)
Linda Simensky
(Senior Director of Children's Programming, PBS)
 

9:00 am

Panel: Distribution Alternatives - Animation for the Digital Masses (Adam Room)

  Roundtable: Funding Opportunities with Telefilm Canada (MacDonald Room)
 
11:00 am Pitch THIS! (Adam Room)

 

Roundtable: Growing Markets - Focus on Singapore (MacDonald Room)

   

1:30 pm

Screening: TV Competition 2 (Adam Room)
  Fast Track: Session 2 (MacDonald Room)
   
3:00 pm Coffee Break (Adam Room)
 
3:30 pm Panel: The Great Debate - Business and Cartoons (Adam Room)
   
4:00 pm Roundtable: Direct to Home Video - Strategies for Success (MacDonald Room)
   
Please visit the Festival Schedule for evening screenings and events.