TAIS supported projects are heavily featured at this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival!
This year’s OIAF screenings and presentations promise to be incredible, in no small part due to the inclusion of many TAIS-supported productions!
To help you get there, TAIS Members are able to access a discount on the purchase of a festival ANIMAPASS – details available HERE
Head to Ottawa for September 26-30 and check out the following incredible projects (and be sure to buy the animators a drink!):
by Julian Gallese, 2018
(commissioned by TAIS)
A 360º 2D animation experience featured as part of the Animation Expose VR Zone – Sept 29 from 9am-5pm and at NightOwl: An Interactive Party – Sept 29th from 9pm-2am
Banana Bread invites you to hang out at a chill yet surreal garden party. Get comfortable, lounge by the pool, and observe your quirky companions. It’s a sweet time, complete with hot BBQ. Commissioned by TAIS for the 2018 Artist in Residence program.
A one-eyed hand and a toy drummer who answers to the name of Zeitlieb are the fictitious band Death Van. The space-rock duo tours through a miniature world inhabited by surreal creatures that are haunted and terrorized by a menacing and mischievous entity. Commissioned by TAIS for the 2016 Artist in Residence program.
Weaving together a series of surrealist scenarios inspired by the monstrous women of Ancient Greek mythology. Commissioned by TAIS for the 2018 Microres program.
Filmmaker Charlie Tyrell seeks to better understand his emotionally distant late-father through the personal belongings he left behind… including a stack of VHS dirty movies. Narrated by David Wain.
On the open road, three queer friends in three cars are separated by an unexpected fork in the road. From the surprise journey, the friends encounter a butch mermaid, Frida Kahlo, a fabulous companion, and a sense of queer pride. A short with heart, fantasy, and a whole lot of yarn.
About the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF):