Kids at the OIAF
Kids at the OIAF

Shaw Rocket Fund InGenius Jr Day

Discover the ingenuity and genius of animation! Bring your family for a fun day of screenings (free for kids 12 & under), plus free hands-on workshops and activities, plus a special visit from True (True and the Rainbow Kingdom) all in one location! All day, Saturday, Sept 28 at the Ottawa Art Gallery. 

Découvrez l'ingéniosité et le génie de l'animation! Emmenez votre famille profiter d'une belle journée de projections (gratuit pour les 12 ans et moins), ainsi que d'activités et d'ateliers pratiques. Il y aura également une visite spéciale de True (True and the Rainbow Kingdom / Talia et le royaume arc-en-ciel) — le tout, au même endroit!



Special Guests & Activities

10:45am — 1:30pm

Meet True from True and the Rainbow Kingdom

10:00am — 2:00pm

Face Painting

9:00am — 5:00pm

Colouring Station with colouring sheets from True and the Rainbow Kingdom, plus classic OIAF posters by Ottawa artists Dave Cooper, Andrea Stokes and Howie Tsui.

Screenings at Alma Duncan Salon (FREE for kids 12 & under)

This is your chance to see some of the best animation made for kids from around the world!

Tickets are available online or at the door 30 minutes before showtime.

Vous pouvez réserver les billets en ligne ou vous les procurer 30 minutes avant le début de a projection.


Animation Made for Young Audiences (Preschool Competition)
Join us to watch fun animations that make you want to sing, dance, and laugh! Watch as clever kids and charismatic animals go on adventures.


Animation Made for Young Audiences (Ages 6 – 12)
Bring the entire family to watch charismatic animals, to laugh at clumsy characters and to hear old and new tales.


Warner Bros. Animation Cartoon Showcase
Sneak peeks! New episodes! Familiar favourites! Spend your festival afternoon with some of the most iconic and beloved cartoon characters in the world. From the Looney Tunes to Scooby-Doo to Batman and the heroes of DC Comics, Warner Bros. Animation has been entertaining audiences for generations so sit back and enjoy a specially curated selection of cartoons from the studio.


Behind-the-Scenes of The Most Magnificent Thing

Catch a screening of the newest award-winning short film from Canada’s own Nelvana (Max and Ruby, Ranger Rob, Franklin), followed by an engaging talk with the creators about how it was made.

Free Workshops & Activities!    |   Ateliers gratuits!
FREE — Families, Kids 12 and under (youth must be accompanied by an adult)

Pre-registration recommended, but some drop-in spaces available on site.

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Gratuit pour les familles et les enfants de 12 ans et moins (les jeunes doivent être accompagnés d'un adulte)

Il est recomandé de s'inscrire d'avance. Il y aura quelques places de dernières minute sur place.

Cartoon Music with Matt (45 min.)
10 am | 11 am | 1 pm | 2 pm

Emmy-nominated composer and songwriter Matt Ouimet (Nickelodeon, Sesame, Disney) will show you all his tips and tricks in the realm of putting music to animation. Will Matt embarrass himself by singing an improvised score? Can a group of new friends create a score together? Do cats have knuckles? Show up and find out!

SIGN UP HERE (Online registration is limited; there will be spots left to sign up in person)

La musique de cartoon avec Matt (45 min.)
10 h | 11 h | 13 h | 14 h

L'auteur-compositeur mis en nomination pour un Emmy, Matt Ouimet (Nickelodeon, Sesame, Disney) vous donnera tous ses conseils et ses trucs pour ajouter la musique à l'animation. Est-ce que Matt se mettra dans l'embarras en chantant une trame sonore improvisée? Est-ce qu'un groupe de nouveaux amis peut créer une trame sonore ensemble? Les chats ont-ils des jointures? Venez pour l'apprendre!

Collage Animation Workshop (45 min.)
10 am | 11 am | 1 pm | 2 pm

Animation artist Tina Lemoine (MASC) will show you how to use cut-outs and found materials to create simple collage animations that you can recreate at home.

SIGN UP HERE (Online registration is limited; there will be spots left to sign up in person)

Atelier d’animation de collages (45 min.)
10 h | 11 h |13 h | 14 h

L’artiste en animation, Tina Lemoine (MASC), vous montrera utiliser des découpes et du matériel pour créer des animations par collage simples que vous pouvez recréer à la maison.

Scratch Animation Workshop (45 min.)
10 am | 11 am | 1 pm | 2 pm 

Create a short animated film! Scratch animation is fun for beginners and accomplished artists. Participants will draw, paint, or scratch on film stock. Presented in partnership with the Independent Filmmakers Co-operative of Ottawa.

SIGN UP HERE (Online registration is now closed for the 1 pm and 2 pm slots; there will be spots left to sign up in person)

Atelier d’animation par grattage (45 min.)
10 h | 11 h | 13 h | 14 h

Créez un court métrage animé! L’animation par grattage est amusante tant pour les débutants que les artistes accomplis. Les participants vont dessiner, peinturer ou gratter sur de la pellicule de film. Présenté en partenariat avec la Independent Filmmakers Co-operative of Ottawa.

Voice Acting Workshop (60 min.)
10 am | 11:15 am | 1:45 pm

Voice casting agent Roberta Romano (Fountainhead Talent) and voice actor Denise Oliver (Dot/YTV’s Treehouse) will take you through the world of voice acting for animation and then give you a chance to put it all together with a script! (Recommended for children who can read.)

SIGN UP HERE (Online registration is now closed for the 1:45 pm slot; there will be spots left to sign up in person)

Atelier de doublage (60 min.)
10 h | 11 h 15 | 13 h 45

L’agente de doublage Roberta Romano (Fountainhead Talent) et l’actrice de doublage Denise Oliver (Dot / Treehouse de YTV) vous feront visiter le monde du doublage pour l’animation et vous donneront l’occasion de le pratiquer avec un script! (Recommandé pour les enfants qui savent lire.)

Firestone Gallery Tours (30 min.)
10 am | 11 am | 12 pm | 1 pm

Kid-focused guided tours of the Firestone Gallery, featuring Molly Lamb Boback: A Woman in the Crowd. Tours provided by the Ottawa Art Gallery.
Visites guidées de la galerie Firestone (30 min.)
10 h | 11 h | 12 h | 13 h

Visites guidées à l’intention des enfants de la galerie Firestone, présentant Molly Lamb Boback: La femme des foules. . Visites guidées offertes par la Galerie d’art d’Ottawa.

Animation Celebration
Our Animation Celebration presentations are a chance for kids (ages 8-12) to get an inside look at the art of animation. The hour-long presentation includes a screening and a talk from an animation industry professional.

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