TAC Program

2022 program coming soon!

 

Industry Panels and Talks

A series of panels exploring current industry issues, including technology trends, co-productions, successful content creation and much more.

TAC offers a series of panels exploring current industry issues, including technology trends, co-productions, successful content creation and much more.   

Past speakers have included:

  • Butch Hartman (The Fairly OddParents)
  • Seth Green and Matthew Senreich  (Robot Chicken)
  • Lauren Faust (My Little Pony)
  • Mike Rianda (The Mitchells vs. the Machines)
  • Peter Lord (Aardman)
  • Vivienne Medrano (aka VivziePop)
  • Peter Ramsey (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)
  • Daniel Chong (We Bare Bears)
  • Sanjay Patel (Sanjay’s Super Team)
  • Guillermo García Carsi (Pocoyo)
  • Shabnam Rezaei ( The Bravest Knight)
  • Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars)
  • David Silverman (The Simpsons)
  • Jennifer Oxley (Peg and Cat)

 

Pitching

TAC is an invaluable resource for the animation industry, by offering two specialized programs dedicated to pitching:

  • Pitch THIS Semi-Finals & Pitch THIS! Finale Two creators get the chance to pitch their new project to the TAC audience for a Grand Prize
  • Fast Track : Speed pitching sessions for animation content creators. Pre-registration required.

Networking

In addition to the many parties and social events throughout the Festival, TAC offers a number of networking events specially created to help you mingle with your targets, build relationships with your peers, and have a good time doing it.

  • Delegate Lounge
  • Networking Luncheons
  • Opening Night Party
  • Happy Hours
  • Screenings & Cocktail Hours
  • Salon des Refusés
  • Cartoon Network Studios Animators’ Picnic

Screenings 

TAC Delegates can take in  OIAF screenings and talks happening at the ByTowne Cinema, the Ottawa Art Gallery and the Arts Court.  Stay for the weekend and enjoy the behind-the-scenes talks at Animation Expose and the Career Fair.

  • VR @ OIAF
  • Short Competitions 1-5 (Gala)
  • Feature Competition (Gala)
  • Animated Series Competition (Gala)
  • Canadian Student Competition (Gala)
  • Feature Competition (Gala)
  • World Student Panorama
  • Canadian Panorama
  • World Panorama
  • Animation for Young Audiences

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