About the Ottawa International Animation Festival
The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) has provided animation and entertainment since 1976. The second oldest film institute in the world and also the hub of animation in Canada, has a lot to offer. The festival will be held online from September 22 to October 3, 2021.
Ottawa International Animation Festival Shorts Competition 3
Director: Vladimir Leschiov
From: Latvia & Lithuania
About: It’s never too late for a comeback.
Director: Brandon Blommaert
About: A slow sensuous dance gives way to a technical barrage of prismatic shards of love.
Director: Géraldine Charpentier
About: Fleur and her brothers’ games are put on hold when their father, Zaza, is taken to the hospital.
World Brain ‘Dance II (Discovery Zone Cover)’
Director: Julian Gallese
From: Costa Rica & Germany
About: A dream computer land inhabited by animals that like to party and frequent museums.
Babičino seksualno življenje (Granny’s Sexual Life)
Director: Urška Djukić & Emilie Pigeard
From: Slovenia & France
About: A trip into grandmother’s youth and the memories of her intimate life illustrate the status of Slovenian women in the first half of the 20th century.
Festivalska špica Animafest Zagreb 2020 (Animafest Zagreb 2020 Festival Trailer)
Director: Yoriko Mizushiri
About: A trailer for the Animafest Zagreb 2020.
Director: Paul Hartmann
About: Since nothing really matters why not change things.
Rites of Spring
Director: Yiorgos Tsangaris
About: The Christian Orthodox tradition and traveling theatre troupes with their pagan roots are two seemingly opposite worlds, both mysterious and enchanting.
Dior ‘A New Continent’
Director: Bárbara Cerro
About: Femininity in the world of animation according to Dior.
Impossible Figures and Other Stories
Director: Marta Pajek
From: Poland & Canada
About: Following an explosion, a mysterious and elegant elderly woman wanders deserted city streets, recalling what was and what could have been.