Connecting with potential buyers, funders, and partners is key at TAC. In addition to the many parties and social events throughout the OIAF, TAC offers a number of networking events especially created to help you mingle with your targets, build relationships with your peers, and have a good time doing it. All events are for TAC Passholders only, unless marked otherwise.
TAC DELEGATE LOUNGE PRESENTED BY PHILIPPINE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY
The TAC Delegate Lounge is located in the Canadian Room of the Château Laurier Hotel. TAC delegates may enjoy this spacious environment at anytime of the day for casual or spontaneous meetings or informal introductions. It is also an ideal hub for pre-arranged meetings amongst delegates.
THURSDAY LUNCHEON PRESENTED BY PHILIPPINE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Each afternoon, attendees are treated to a 75-minute complimentary luncheon catered by the celebrated team at the Château Laurier. This casual break in the day is ideal for getting acquainted with new friends, sharing ideas, and developing relationships.
AFTERNOON MEET UPS
Short Afternoon breaks designed to connect you with potential partners and hires over a coffee.
Wednesday: Producer Meet Up
Thursday: Writer Meet Up
TAC BOAT CRUISE PRESENTED BY TOON BOOM ANIMATION
The Toon Boom "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It" 90s themed Boat Cruise will be the ultimate nostalgic experience! This annual event offers the perfect opportunity to meet with other TAC delegates and speak more intimately about projects in development and potential collaborations, and to share Festival excitement. This 2-hour sightseeing cruise tours Parliament Hill, The Canadian Museum of History, Rideau Falls, and other popular sites in the beautiful Capital. Guests will be treated to drinks and hors d’oeuvres.
TAC CLOSING COCKTAIL PRESENTED BY CAMBRIDGE GLOBAL PAYMENTS
As the main social event at The Animation Conference, the TAC Closing Cocktail offers the opportunity to meet with other TAC delegates and speak more intimately about projects in development, potential collaborations, and to share Festival excitement. Please join us for a casual cocktail party!
ART+BIZ DAY NETWORKING BRUNCH PRESENTED BY NICKELODEON
A chance for TAC delegates to meet and network with OIAF 40 directors over brunch. Open to TAC passholders and OIAF 2019 competitition and showcase filmmakers. Filmmakers must check-in first at TAC reception.
ANIMATOR'S PICNIC PRESENTED BY CARTOON NETWORK
The Animator's Picnic is a Festival favourite. Enjoy complimentary lunch and drinks, and take part in the world-famous pumpkin carving contest at Strathcona Park. This is the perfect opportunity for executives, animators, and enthusiasts to come together and celebrate the completion of TAC 2019 and the commencement of weekend festivities. For TAC and Anima passholders only. Weekend passes do not apply.
COFFEE STATIONS PRESENTED BY TONIC DNA
Relax and catch up with friends during our afternoon breaks. Keep yourself rejuventated with our coffee stations which are available all day throughout the conference.
THE SHAPES OF CREATIVITY | Yoga and Mindfulness Masterclass
A yoga class and workshop designed to inspire your creative life. This practice blends all-level yoga for the creative soul with mindfulness and philosophy to help explore and illuminate the shapes of your creativity. Led by Tim Tyler and Carla Duval-Tyler, the founders of Cheshire Smile Animation Inc., and registered yoga teachers from Saskatoon Saskatchewan. This event is free and open to everyone.
Wednesdsay, September 25 - Friday, Septmber 27, 8:30 - 9:30 am, Sky Lounge (Ottawa Art Gallery)