Feast your eyes
The Ottawa International Animation Festival is North America’s oldest and largest animation festival, featuring the world’s most quirky, provocative and inspiring animation.
The Ottawa International
Online Sept 22-Oct 3, 2021
2021 Official Competition and Panorama selections are out!
Visit the Films & Screenings page for the full lists.
2021 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS
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If I Was a God by Cordell Barker, image courtesy of the NFB.
Elementary & High School Teachers!
It’s here! The OIAF 2021 poster has arrived. Learn more about this stunner by Amanda Bonaiuto + Angela Stempel here.
Wear what you watch
Want to show your friends and family just how unhealthy your relationship with animation is? Check out rare DVDs, books, vintage posters, festival T-shirts and more in the Aniboutique.
- A collection of essays about each of the OIAF Grand Prize winning films since 1976 with links to clips and commentary.
Helping make it happen
Thanks to our 2020 sponsors!
We’re fortunate to receive support from international industry leaders, national programs and grants, and local businesses and institutions.
Want to support us in 2021? Email our Development Manager, Sarah Lamoureux.
Our festival in their words
“Very impressive! All of the industry panels and talks I attended were so informative, kudos to the team that booked that programming. I have been unable to attend OIAF for the past few years because of work and expenses so it was so nice to have the virtual option more in my budget and with so much on demand content.“
"The best event of its kind"
“I think OIAF is the best event of its kind in the industry. Always fiercely independent, it presents the only true cross-section of what’s happening in the animation world.“
J.J. Sedelmaier Productions
“OIAF is consistently the festival that gathers the best mix of independent and commercial animators, encouraging us to cross-pollinate in the most inspiring, productive, and fun ways possible.“
LYNN DANA WILTON
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