The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), runningSeptember 16-20, is inviting local kids to enter its annual Kids Jury contest.
Ten junior animation buffs, ranging from the ages of 8 to 12 years old, will be selected to judge this year’s competition of short films or TV series made for kids. To be chosen for the Jury, local kids are invited to submit one paragraph about their favourite animated films.
The fun takes place Saturday, September 19, 2015 at the National Gallery, where the ten lucky winners and their families will watch either the Short Films for Kids at 11:00am or Animated TV Series for Kids at 1:00pm. Following the screenings, the Jury will pick the winners for each category. Award presentations will take place later that evening, held at Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, at 7:30pm.
Submissions for the OIAF’s Kids Jury contest must be submitted by e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org, by fax: (613) 232-6315, or by regular mail: Ottawa International Animation Festival, 2 Daly Avenue, Suite 120, Ottawa, K1N 6E2. Entrants MUST include their name, age and an e-mail address or phone number where they can be reached.
The contest deadline is 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. Jury members will receive a full pass to the Festival and tickets for family members/guardians.
Once again the OIAF is presenting a full range of programing for kids and teens at this year’s Festival, including free animation workshops and special screenings. For more information, please visit www.animationfestival.ca – Kids & Teens.
Ottawa International Animation Festival
The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is one of the world’s leading animation events providing screenings, exhibits, workshops and entertainment since 1976. OIAF is an annual five-day event bringing art and industry together in a vibrant hub and attracting more than 28,000 artists, producers, students and animation fans from around the world. This year’s OIAF runs September 16th-20th. For more information, visit the OIAF website at: www.animationfestival.ca.