The Ottawa Worldwide Animation Competition (OIAF), since 1976 one of many world’s main animation occasions full of screenings, displays, workshops, and leisure, returns September 20-24. OIAF has introduced that submissions at the moment are being accepted, with the addition of an all-new Official Competitors class, “13+ Teen Audiences,” changing the longstanding “3+ Younger Audiences” class.
“This 12 months, we made just a few tweaks to the competitors; we’ve changed the three+ Younger Audiences Competitors with a 13+ Competitors that can be judged fully by Ottawa-area excessive schoolers,” stated OIAF Inventive Director Chris Robinson. “We’re working to interact Ottawa-area youth differently. We don’t need them to simply be passive viewers, we’re encouraging them to interact with the movies critically and to consider what they’re watching. It’s our hope that by creating this new competitors, we are able to construct a brand new relationship with native faculties and strengthen the assist of arts and tradition alternatives within the Ottawa group.”
The OIAF entry submission course of runs March 1 to Might 31, 2023. Entries in animated options and shorts are accepted free from animators world wide. As soon as acquired, entries are reviewed to find out if they are going to be chosen for the Competition’s Official Competitors, which is introduced in July.
Go to the OIAF web site for added info on submissions.
Supply: OIAF 2023
Debbie Diamond Sarto is information editor at Animation World Community.