Public Service Announcement:


The Ottawa International Animation Festival will take place September 20 – 24, 2023. Attendance is strongly recommended.


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Canadian films sweep top prizes at OIAF 2023

The Ottawa International Animation Festival, the largest and longest-running festival of its kind in North America, announces Miserable Miracle and Adam change lentement (When Adam Changes) as its Grand Prize winners.

See the full list of OIAF 2023 Award Winners →


Volunteer at OIAF

The OIAF would not be possible without the enthusiasm, commitment, and hard work of the volunteers who support OIAF each year.

Volunteering at OIAF is a fun way to get involved in the animation industry, earn volunteer hours for school, meet new people, and learn new skills.


Learn more about volunteering at OIAF ➝


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. We also have OIAF designs on Redbubble!

OIAF 2023 merch will be available for pre-order soon!


2022 OIAF Poster


  • 18 x 24 inches.
  • Designed by Wong Ping
  • Protective poster tube included in price.


2022 OIAF Tote Bag


  • Awesome tote with lots of room for your festival t-shirts and other merch


Canadian Animation Directory

The Canadian Animation Directory is an accurate and comprehensive guide to the Canadian Animation industry. Covering a broad spectrum of Canada’s animation scene, it highlights existing and emerging production companies, funding agencies, schools and post-production services.

Researched and published by the OIAF team, the directory is an excellent resource for animation professionals, students, independent artists, organizations, and industry leaders.

Take a look ➝

Helping make it happen

Thanks to our 2023 sponsors!

We’re fortunate to receive support from international industry leaders, national programs and grants, and local businesses and institutions.

Want to support us?  Email our Development Manager, Sarah Lamoureux.




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