Kids at the OIAF
Kids at the OIAF



Kids Jury
The Ottawa International Animation Festival is inviting local kids to enter its annual Kids Jury contest. Ten animation enthusiasts, ranging from the ages of 8 to 12 years old, will be chosen to judge this year's competition of film and television made for young audiences.

To be chosen for the jury, local kids are invited to write one paragraph about their favourite animated film. Ten lucky winners and their families will be whisked away to the Festival on Saturday, September 29, 2018 to watch either the Animation for Young Audiences – Preschool Competition at 9:30 a.m. or the Animation for Young Audiences – Ages 6-12 Competition at 11 a.m. They will pick their favourite film or TV episode and award prizes on stage to the winning filmmakers later that evening, at 7:30 p.m.

To enter the OIAF's Kids Jury contest, the paragraph must be submitted by e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , by fax: (613) 232-6315, or by regular mail: Ottawa International Animation Festival, 2 Daly Avenue, Suite 120, Ottawa, K1N 6E2.

CONTEST DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED to 4pm on SEPTEMBER 10th. Entrants MUST include their name, age and an e-mail address or phone number where they can be reached.

GOOD LUCK TO ALL!
 
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A DAY FOR FAMILIES at the Ottawa International Animation Festival and the Ottawa Art Gallery

Discover the ingenuity and genius of animation. Bring your family for a fun day of screenings and FREE hands-on workshops, all in one location. Try out scratch animation at IFCO, collage and pixilation at the OAG, and voice acting in the UofO Labs. While you are here, take a tour of the OAG’s new Firestone Gallery.


Screenings at Alma Duncan Salon
 9:30 AM        Animation Made for Young Audiences – Preschool Competition - GALA    Tickets available soon!
 11:00 AM Animation Made for Young Audiences – (Ages 6 – 12) – GALA Tickets available soon!
 1:00 PM Captain Morten and the Spider Queen - GALA
Tickets available soon!
 3:00 PM Hilda “The Midnight Giant” Tickets available soon!

Free Workshops!    |   Ateliers gratuits!
(Families, Kids 12 and under  |  Familles, enfants de 12 ans et moins)

Drop-In Pixilation Workshop
9:00am – 3:00pm
Have fun with friends and family creating scenes using Pixilation – the animation style featured in Norman McLaren’s award-winning NFB film Neighbours.

Atelier ouvert de pixilation
9 h à 15 h
Amusez-vous avec des amis ou votre famille à créer des scènes en vous servant de la pixilation – le style d’animation présenté dans le film de l’ONF primé de Norman McLaren, Neighbours.
Voice Acting Workshop
9:30am | 10:30am | 1:30pm (45 minutes)
Preregistration required (limited preregistration online, or onsite)
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.)

Atelier de doublage
9 h 30 | 10 h 30 | 13 h 30 (45 minutes)
Préinscription requise (préinscription limitée en ligne et sur les lieux)
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.)
Scratch Animation Workshop
10:00am | 11:00am | 1:00pm | 2:00 pm (30 minutes)
Preregistration required (limited preregistration online, or onsite)
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.

Atelier d’animation par grattage
10 h | 11 h | 13 h | 14 h (30 minutes)
Préinscription requise (préinscription limitée en ligne et sur les lieux)
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.
Collage Animation Workshop
11:00am | 12:00pm | 1:30pm | 2:00pm (30 minutes)
Preregistration required (limited preregistration online, or onsite)
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.

Atelier d’animation de collages
11 h | 12 h |13 h 30 | 14 h (30 minutes)
Préinscription requise (préinscription limitée en ligne et sur les lieux)
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.
Firestone Gallery Tours
10:00am | 11:00am | 12:00pm | 1:00pm (30 minutes)
Preregistration required (limited preregistration online, or onsite)
Kid-focused guided tours of the newly opened Firestone Gallery, featuring the works of Tom Thompson and the Group of Seven. Tours provided by the Ottawa Art Gallery.

Firestone Gallery Tours
10 h | 11 h | midi | 13 h (30 minutes)
Préinscription requise (préinscription limitée en ligne et sur les lieux)
Visites guidées à l’intention des enfants de la galerie Firestone nouvellement ouverte, où sont exposées les œuvres de Tom Thompson et du Groupe des sept. Visites guidées fournies par la Galerie d’art d’Ottawa.

 
Other Screenings for Kids and Families at OIAF 2018
Sunday, Sept 30 - National Gallery of Canada 


As part of Ontario Culture Days, the National Gallery of Canada is offering FREE general admission to its collections. Bring your family and make a day of it!
 
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.

Presentations take place at Ottawa Art Gallery on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 11am* and 1pm. 

Schools may reserve their spots now, with approximate numbers, and confirm in September. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 613-232-8769 to register. 

To complete your day, Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) offers a range of fun and educational activities for Animation Celebration attendees on September 26. Book a tour or workshop here (spaces are limited): https://oaggao.ca/teachers-schools Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


*11am session is now full.