2014 Selections
Selections This year, the Ottawa International Animation Festival received a total of 2033 entries from 70 different countries. Of those, 101 short films and 5 feature films were chosen for competition. In addition, 71 showcase films were chosen to represent the efforts of the Canadian, International, and Student communities.
Title Director(s) Company/School Nationality Category
"Her" Alien Child Sequences David OReillyUSA E - Promotional
00:08 Yutaro KuboTokyo University of the ArtsJapan D - Graduation
1000 Plateaus (2004-2014)  Steven WoloshenCanada C - Experimental
Saison 1992 (1992 Season) Brigitte ArchambaultBrigitte ArchambaultCanadaCanadian Showcase
2013 Festival National du Film d'Animation 'Fight!' Marc James RoelsBelgium & France E - Promotional
Idents 'France 3 2013' (2013 France 3 Idents) Nicolas DeveauxCube Creative ProductionsFrance E - Promotional
365 Greg McLeod & Myles McLeodThe Brothers McleodUK C - Experimental
A Blue Room Tomasz SiwinskiSacrebleu ProductionsFrance & PolandInternational Showcase
Ein kurzer Film ueber den Igel (A Hedgehog’s Visit) Kariem SalehFilmakademie Baden-WuerttembergGermanyInternational Student Showcase
A Horse Throat David Barlow-Krelina & Jenna MarksCanada C - Narrative
A Pair Neely GoniodskyCanadaCanadian Showcase
A Tale of Momentum & Inertia Kameron Gates & Kirk Kellley (Creative Director)LAIKA/houseUSA C - Narrative
La Bûche de Noël (A Town Called Panic : The Christmas Log) Vincent Patar & Stéphane AubierPanique / Autour de Minuit / Beast AnimationBelgium & France F - Series for Kids
A Very Large Increase in the Size, Amount, or Importance of Something Over a Very Short Period of Time. Max HattlerProduced by Multivision Festival.Russia & United Kingdom, GermanyInternational Showcase
La Testa tra le Nuvole (Absent Minded) Roberto Catani & Andrea MartignoniRoberto CataniItalyInternational Showcase
Alfred Jarry & 'Pataphysics Skizz CyzykUSA C - Narrative
Amnesty International 'Stop the Show (aka WAR)' Max HattlerUK & Spain/Germany E - Promotional
An Adventurous Afternoon Kirsten Carina Geisser & Ines Christine GeisserSchool of Art and Design KasselGermanyInternational Student Showcase
La petite casserole d'Anatole (Anatole's little saucepan) Eric MontchaudJPL FilmsFrance F - Shorts for Kids
Animafest Zagreb Trailer Lei LeiZagreb Animafest China & Croatia E - Promotional
Animation School Dropout Vince CollinsUSA C - Experimental
Anomalies Atsushi WadaJapanInternational Showcase
Ascension Thomas Bourdis, Martin de Coudenhove & Caroline DomSupinfocom ArlesFranceInternational Student Showcase
Aug(de)mented Reality Martin CooperMarty CooperUSAInternational Showcase
Laznia (Baths ) Tomek DuckiStudio Miniatur FilmowychPoland C - Narrative
Maj so mnou strpenie (Bear with me) Agata BolanosovaAcademy of AnimationSlovakia D - High School
Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design Showreel Department of Screen Based Arts Bezalel Academy of Arts & DesignBezalel Academy of Arts & DesignIsrael B - School
Chornozem (Black soil) Stepan KovalNovatorfilmUkraine F - Series for Kids
Black Sugar Jiani CaoSheridan CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Black tape Uri Kranot & Michelle KranotTinDrum animationDenmark C - Experimental
Blobby Laura StewartConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Boston Pizza 'High Note' Paul HarrodBent Image LabUSA E - Promotional
Butter Ya'Self Julian PetschekUSA D - Undergraduate
Caméos de lumières (Cameo of Lights) Jullian HoffCanada & FranceCanadian Showcase
Canis Marc Riba & Anna SolanasI+G Stop MotionSpain C - Narrative
Soupe aux Carottes (Carrot Soup) Charles LavoieConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Celestial Red & Blue Lynn Dana WiltonLDW Freelance Animation, Art & DesignCanadaCanadian Showcase
Christopher Bono 'Unity' Tobias StretchOur Silent CanvasUSA E - Music Video
Cowboydrøm (Cowboy Dream) Lars HegdalNorway F - Shorts for Kids
Yodomi no sawagi (Crazy Little Thing) Onohana .Tokyo University of the ArtsJapan D - Graduation
CRIME: The Animated Series Sam Chou & Alix LambertStyle5.TVCanada & USA E - Series for Adults
Dance of Death Choi Ye Won, Lee young guen & Park So YoungGyeonggi Arts High SchoolSouth Korea D - High School
Day 40 Sol FriedmanCanadaCanadian Showcase
Delicious Adam MassicotteCanadaCanadian Showcase
Dipendenza Panna Horváth-MolnárMOME AnimHungaryInternational Student Showcase
Distances Raquel SancinettiConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Eager Allison SchulnikUSA C - Experimental
Le Sapin d'Éloïse (Éloïse's Fir Tree) Dominic Etienne SimardNational Film Board of CanadaCanadaCanadian Showcase
Evelyne Rebecca St JohnConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Padre (Father) Santiago 'Bou' GrassoopusBou / Les Films de L'ArlequinArgentina & France C - Narrative
Firefly Tae Ri KimGyeonggi Arts High SchoolSouth Korea D - High School
Matzofim (Floats) Idan Barzilay & Mor IsraeliBezalel Academy of Arts & DesignIsraelInternational Student Showcase
Ações em alta (Flying High) Vivian AltmanOtto desenhos animadosBrazil E - Series for Adults
Corps étrangers (Foreign Bodies) Nicolas BraultCanadaCanadian Showcase
Fruit Fruit Peter MillardUKInternational Showcase
Geidai Animation Showreel 2014 Yantong ZHU, Yewon Kim, Yutaro Kubo, Onohana . & Ayaho KawakamiTokyo University of the ArtsJapan B - School
Goodbye Rabbit, Hop Hop Caleb WoodUSAInternational Showcase
Gotye 'Giving Me a Chance' Nacho RodriguezSpain E - Music Video
Graduate Films EMCA 2013Ecole des Métiers du Cinéma d'AnimationFrance B - School
Grounded Margaret Perrie, Justine Howard, Kelsey Ryan, Khoebe Magsaysay, Melody Wang, Evan Sangster-Keeley, Bronwyn Jackson, Inna Testolini, Alex Kolano, Shiyou Li, Tasha Surendra, Jeung-ha Kim & Steven BryantSheridan CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Happy & Gay Lorelei PepiUSAInternational Showcase
Happy Holidays! Leah ShoreLeah Shore is AWESOMEUSAInternational Showcase
Hatch Corrie Francis ParksUSA E - Promotional
Heaven's Countryland 'Part 1: Childhood story of Kim Jong Un' David OReillyAdult SwimUSA E - Series for Adults
Heaven's Countryland 'Part 2: The Death Of Kim Jung Ill' David OReillyAdult SwimUSA E - Series for Adults
Heaven's Countryland 'Part 4: Children' David OReillyAdult SwimUSA E - Series for Adults
Heaven's Countryland 'Part 7: Pharmaceuticals' David OReillyAdult SwimUSA E - Series for Adults
Hipopotamy Piotr DumalaFUMI StudioPoland C - Narrative
Holland Animation Film Festival '2014 Festival Leader' Andreas HykadeStudio Film BilderGermany & Netherlands E - Promotional
Hollow Catherine DubeauConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Horse Jie ShenChina C - Experimental
Hundred Waters 'Cavity' Michael LanganLangan FilmsUSA E - Music Video
Glad (Hunger) Petra ZlonogaBonobostudioCroatia (Hrvatska)International Showcase
Imperial Provisor Frombald Elizabeth HobbsUK C - Narrative
Imposteur (Impostor) Elie ChapuisHélium FIlms Switzerland & FranceInternational Showcase
Improvisation no. 1: Cumulative Loops Luigi AllemanoCanadaCanadian Showcase
Internationales Trickfilm Festival 2014 'Spiegelei' (Internationales Trickfilm Festival 2014 'Egg Sunny-Side Up') Peter LamesFilmakademie Baden-WuerttembergGermany E - Promotional
Internationales Trickfilm Festival 2014 'Elevator' Valentin KemmnerFilmakademie Baden-WuerttembergGermany E - Promotional
IOA Gabriel MöhringLucerne University of Applied Sciences and ArtsSwitzerlandInternational Student Showcase
Isolation Morgane Le PéchonLa Poudrière France D - Graduation
Itch Su-An NgNational Film Board of CanadaCanadaCanadian Showcase
James 'Moving On' Ainslie HendersonUK E - Music Video
Jiro Visits The Dentist Gina KamentskyUSA C - Experimental
Journey Into Womanhood LaMar Ford, Simon Wilches & Fernando RabeloUniversity of Southern CaliforniaUSA D - Graduation
KEN mode 'The Terror Pulse' Christopher MillsNumber Four Films IncorporatedCanada E - Music Video
KFC & E4 'Wise Words 3' Andrew GriffinFIELDTRIPUK E - Promotional
Ladies' Night Simeon KondevRhode Island School of DesignUSAInternational Student Showcase
Land Masanobu HiraokaJapanInternational Showcase
Last Dance on the Main Aristofanis SoulikiasConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Leggo My Preggo Derek Desierto & Gabe ArrellagaSheridan CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Les larmes du crocodile Agnés Lecreux, Steven De Beul & Ben TesseurVivement Lundi !, Beast Animation & Nadasdy FilmFrance F - Series for Kids
Lesley the Pony Has an A+ Day! Christian LarraveRhode Island School of DesignUSA D - Undergraduate
Lisa Limone ja Maroc Orange: tormakas armulugu (Lisa Limone and Maroc Orange: a Rapid Love Story) Mait LaasOÜ Nukufilm / Bufo LTD / FinlandEstonia A - Feature
Espacitos Pequeños (Little Tiny Spaces) Jose Ignacio Betancourt SimanEmily Carr University of Art and DesignCanada & El SalvadorCanadian Student Showcase
lucy & the limbs Edlyn CapulongSheridan CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Lumberjacked Joel MackenzieCanada E - Music Video
Malaise Daniel BeaulieuVancouver Film SchoolCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Man on the Chair Dahee JeongSacrebleu ProductionsFrance & South Corea C - Narrative
Marilyn Myller Mikey PleaseHornet, BlinkinkUK & United States C - Narrative
Me and My Moulton Torill KoveA Mikrofilm AS and the National Film Board of Canada co-productionCanada & Norway C - Narrative
La Chair de ma chère (Mimma) Calvin Antoine BlandinJe Suis Bien ContentFrance C - Narrative
Monkey Love Experiments Ainslie Henderson & Will AndersonDigicult & Hopscotch FilmsUK C - Narrative
Monsieur Pug Janet PerlmanNational Film Board of CanadaCanadaCanadian Showcase
MTL rush Mathieu GuimondConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
My Mom is an Airplane Yulia AronovaAcme Filmworks, Studio PChelaRussia & USA F - Shorts for Kids
Nerds and Monsters - Maiden Cheena is Missing Josh MephamCanadaTAC Canadian Showcase
Never Stop Cycling Colin LepperSheridan CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Nuggets Andreas HykadeStudio FILM BILDER GmbHGermany C - Narrative
Observer Brendan MatkinNational Film Board of CanadaCanadaCanadian Showcase
On The Subway Mike GeigerCanadaCanadian Showcase
Didochok zadumav zhenytisja (One old man decided to marry) Yuriy BorysenkoNovatorfilmUkraine F - Shorts for Kids
ONED Amica KuboJapan E - Promotional
Oreo 'Hockey Dream' Dan Abdo & Jason PattersonCanada & United States E - Promotional
Papi Pong Peng Carol-Ann Belzil NormandUniversité LavalCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Das Huhn auf meiner Schmusedecke (Patchwork Chicken) Angela Steffen & Andrea DeppertGermany F - Series for Kids
Myszochujek (Penismouse) Kristof BabaskiPolish Film ClubPoland & United KingdomInternational Showcase
Pet Alice CoolEmily Carr University of Art and DesignCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Phantom Limb Alex GriggUK & Australia C - Narrative
Pilots on the Way Home Priit Pärn & Olga PärnEesti Joonisfilm and the National Film Board of CanadaCanada & Estonia C - Narrative
Pineapple Calamari Kasia NalewajkaNational Film and Television SchoolUK D - Graduation
Plugin Sergio Di BitettoVancouver Film SchoolCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Priorities Gints ZilbalodisLatvia D - High School
Proem (To Brooklyn Bridge) Suzie HannaSuzie HannaUK C - Experimental
Punch a Judy (Punch and Judy) Martin MájFAMUCzech RepublicInternational Student Showcase
Rainy Days Vladimir LeschiovLunohod & National Film Board of CanadaLatvia & Canada C - Narrative
Regular Show 'The Last Laserdisc Player' JG QuintelUSA F - Series for Kids
RISD School Reel Steven Subotnick, Brent Sievers, Jordan Wong, Koji Yamamoto, Lynn Kim, Simeon Kondev, Taylor Beldy, Christian Larrave, Leslie Tanaka, Annie Zhao & Joanna LinRhode Island School of DesignUSA B - School
Sandy Joseph MannBlinkinkUKInternational Showcase
Seth's Dominion Luc ChamberlandNational Film Board of CanadaCanada A - Feature
Kamakura (Snow hut) Yoriko MizushiriJapan C - Experimental
Soif Michèle CournoyerUnité Centrale en co-production avec l'Office national du film du CanadaCanada C - Experimental
Somewhere Nicolas MénardRoyal College of ArtUK D - Graduation
Sorry Grace AnConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Spoon Yikun WangTokyo University of the ArtsJapan F - Shorts for Kids
States United to Prevent Gun Violence 'Monster in the Closet' Yves GeleynHornetUSA E - Promotional
Steadfast Jay CastroEmily Carr UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
StormJumper Malcolm SutherlandCanadaCanadian Showcase
Strawberry Girl Finds a True Friend Anthony DuskoUSA F - Shorts for Kids
Superjail! 'SUPERHELL!' Christy KaracasTitmouse, Inc.USA E - Series for Adults
Supervenus Frederic Doazan12fps.netFrance C - Narrative
Synesthesia Michel GagneUSA E - Music Video
Tante Hilda Jacques-Remy Girerd & Benoît ChieuxFrance A - Feature
Le Banc (The Bench) Johann-Hugues LamarcheUniversité du Québec à MontréalCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
The Bigger Picture Daisy JacobsNational Film and Television SchoolUKInternational Student Showcase
The Divide Brent SieversRhode Island School of DesignUSA D - Undergraduate
The Fish-Tailed Girl Serhiy MelnichenkoChervoniy SobakaUkraine F - Shorts for Kids
The Hunt Celina HulshofSheridan CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Der kleine Vogel und das Eichhörnchen (The Little Bird and the Squirrel) Lena von DöhrenSwitzerland F - Shorts for Kids
Den magiske tiden (The Magic Time) Kine AuneNorway F - Shorts for Kids
The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat Ross HoggThe Glasgow School of ArtUK D - Undergraduate
The Obvious Child Stephen IrwinUK C - Narrative
The Plug Dougall DawsonAlgonquin CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
The Pride of Strathmoor Einar BaldvinUniversity of Southern CaliforniaUSA & Iceland D - Graduation
Le Parfum de la carotte (The Scent of Carrots) Arnaud Demuynck & Rémi DurinLes Films du NordFrance & France F - Series for Kids
The Shirley Temple Daniela ShererRoyal College of Art, Animation DepartmentUKInternational Student Showcase
DINOPAWS - The thing that fell down (The thing that fell down) Harold HarrisGuru Studio Ltd. Kindle Entertainment Ltd. & Laughing Gravy Media Ltd.Canada & United KingdomTAC Canadian Showcase
Le Puits (The Well) Philippe VaucherCanadaCanadian Showcase
Things Don't Fit Tim DivallRoyal College of ArtUK D - Graduation
Think Before You Buy! 'Life Hazards' Edmunds JansonsAtom Art, VFS FilmsLatvia E - Promotional
Três Semanas em Dezembro (Three Weeks in December) Laura GonçalvesArts University College BornemouthPortugal & UKInternational Student Showcase
Through the Hawthorn Pia Borg, Anna Benner & Gemma BurdittUK C - Narrative
Timber Nils HedingerPrêt-à-tournerSwitzerland C - Narrative
Toro Lynn KimRhode Island School of DesignUSA D - Undergraduate
Totem Caleb WoodUSA C - Experimental
Toyota Canada Moving Story 'Marilyn's Family' Andria Minott & Julian GreyHead Gear AnimationCanada E - Promotional
Truth Has Fallen Sheila SofianSheila M. Sofian ProductionaUSA A - Feature
Skareducky (Ugly Cute) Filip WawrinskyAcademy of AnimationSlovakia D - High School
Unordinary Journey in an Ordinary Day Yoshino AokiConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Até que a Sbórnia nos separe (Until Sbornia do us apart) Otto Guerra & Ennio Torresan JrOtto Desenhos AnimadosBrazil A - Feature
Vol au vent Isabel BouttensLunanimeBelgium F - Shorts for Kids
Vrijwilligers Academie Amsterdam (Volunteers Academy Amsterdam) Robert BolwijnCatfishfilmsNetherlands E - Promotional
Wackatdooo Benjamin ArcandCanadaCanadian Showcase
Mi ne mozhem zhit bez kosmosa (We can't live without cosmos) Konstantin BronzitRussia C - Narrative
What Is Animation? Martin PicklesSagging Jaw ProductionsUKInternational Showcase
What Is Art? Stanley Ka Chun ChanSheridan CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Wide Awake Sarah CrepeauConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Wild Kratts: Back In Creature Time Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt, Louis Champagne - Animation Director, Chris Roy - Co-director & Alejandro Gutierrez- Animation DirectorCanadaTAC Canadian Showcase
Windsor 3:10 Louis RoyConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Showcase
Wonder Mirai MizueCALF, CaRTe bLaNCheJapan & France C - Experimental
Yield Caleb WoodUSA C - Experimental
Zebra Julia OckerGermany F - Shorts for Kids