Teens at the OIAF
Teens at the OIAF

If you enjoy anime, cartoons and comics - you will really like the OIAF.   There are a ton of interesting screenings and talks  and professional development with the people behind the scenes.

Come and check the Festival out on Saturday for free with a Toon Apprentice Pass .  You can also buy an animation six pack which gets you five screenings for the price of six or just buy a ticket online or at the door - just like you are going to the local movie theatre!  You can also volunteer - this way you can get a pass AND burn through some of those volunteer hours you have to do for school. 

If you are looking to study animation - you have to go to the Animation Career Fair .  We also have a free workshop for teens about Motion Capture !!!

Toon Apprentice Pass - High School students get a FREE pass for all day Saturday!!

Includes access to all screenings on Saturday, September 20th until 6pm. Just show up at Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts - the Kildare Room-  with a valid student ID that morning. Take in the Animation Career Fair while you are there.

Animation Career Fair FREE!
Saturday, September 20th, 2014, 9:00am,  Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts (Kildare Room)
Free Event!

If you are looking for an animation school  don't miss the Animation Career Fair taking place from 9 AM to 5 PM Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts. Head downstairs to the Kildare Room and meet with the schools at their booths.

Schools in attendance: Algonquin College, Sheridan College, VanArts, Laval University and Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) at Carleton University.

Si vous cherchez à intégrer une école d'animation ou même un emploi dans le domaine de l'animation, ne manquez pas la Foire à l'emploi en animation! L'événement se passe à St. Brigid's de 9h à 17h dans la salle Kildare, au sous-sol de l'édifice. Venez visitez les tables où les représentants des écoles seront ravis de vous parlez! Écoles en présence: Collège Algonquin, Collège Sheridan, VanArts, l'Université Laval et Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) de l'université Carleton. 

Motion Capture Workshop for Teens - Free!!
Sunday, September 21 at 11am and 2pm
Pre-registration required
613 232-8769

Hosted by BIT, the School of Information Technology, Interactive Multimedia and Design program, the workshop will showcase the use of optical motion capture technology to animate characters. As part of this hands-on workshop, participants will go through the entire process of how motion capture works including the basic setup, acquiring a capture and finally animating various characters.

Volunteer with us!

Students and teens can get more involved with the festival by volunteering. Completing volunteer hours can finish up a school credit, and provide valuable professional experience. Plus volunteers who work two full shifts for the OIAF get free access to screenings and workshops at this year's Festival. Spaces are limited, so sign up soon.

This OIAF is once again offering the unique opportunity to high school students to volunteer their school's representative for the 2014 Ottawa International Animation Festival. As our Animation Ambassador, they will help to get other students in their school involved in volunteering and help build the excitement leading up to the event by helping us promote it at their high school.The Animation Ambassador will receive a free pass to all OIAF events.

Volunteer positions are available throughout the summer, as well as on-site in September. Anyone interested can contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

For more info and to register for any of these programs:
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Si une carrière en animation vous intéresse, voici l'évènement idéal. Voyez des présentations données par des écoles d'animation de partout au pays, rencontrezseul à seul leurs représentants à leurs tables d'information dans le hall d'entrée et voyez deuz projections spécialement programmées.

Toon Apprentice Day for Teens - SORRY THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL
Friday, September 19th, 2014 - National Gallery of Canada (380 Sussex Drive), 9:30am to 3:00pm

High School students interested in animation won’t want to miss this free event that lasts all day (which means you get to miss a full day of school!) Come check out some radical animated films from around the world and catch presentations by Algonquin College, Sheridan College, BIT Bachelor of Information Technology and VanArts! 

9:30am - 10am - Sheridan College
10:00 am - 10:30am - Algonquin College
10:30 am - 11 am - VanArts
11:00 am - 12:30pm - Free Screening TBA
Noon - 1pm Lunch Break and meet with schools
1:00pm - 1:20pm - BIT Bachelor of Information Technology
1:30 pm - 2:30pm – Free Screening TBA