DNEG Animation at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2022!

the world’s leading animation event for screenings, exhibits, workshops & entertainment

Our DNEG Animation team is heading to the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF)! 

One of the world’s leading animation events, the OIAF brings art and industry together in a vibrant hub providing screenings, exhibits, workshops and entertainment!

WHEN: September 21-25, 2022
WHERE: Ottowa, Ontario

Our team will be attending events at The Animation Conference (TAC), setting up a booth at the Animation Exposé Fair, and sponsoring the Canadian Student Competition. Learn more below!


TAC is an industry forum bringing together over 500 influential content creators and buyers, happening September 21st – 24th! Fostering growth of the animation industry, TAC focuses on networking, panels, keynotes, and pitching opportunities. Learn more about the events our team will be attending below!

Animation Network Breakfast

WHEN: Friday, September 23rd  // 9:30 – 10:30 AM EST
WHERE: Drawing Room, Fairmont Château Laurier – 1 Rideau St, Ottawa

Presented by the WIA Vancouver’s ACE Program, our team will be attending the Animation Network Breakfast. Join us to learn about the ACE Program, how it is so successful in advancing careers of diverse candidates, and more!

Animators Picnic 

WHEN: Friday, September 23rd  // 9:30 – 10:30 AM EST
WHERE: Strathcona Park, 25 Range Rd, Ottawa

Presented by Cartoon Network Studios, the picnic marks the closing afternoon of TAC, bringing together executives, artists, filmmakers, and animation students for food, pumpkin carving contests and more.

Interested in attending TAC? Register here

Meet our DNEG Animation team at this year’s Animation Exposé Fair! Members of our leadership & Talent Acquisition team will be at Booth 18, offering the opportunity for one-on-one conversations and portfolio reviews. Learn everything you’ve been wondering about life at our studio, our upcoming projects and our open positions, including CG Animators, Layout Artists, Junior Visual Development Artists, Assistant Technical Directors and Production Management positions!

WHEN: Saturday, September 24th // 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM EST
WHERE: Booth 18 // National Arts Centre (NAC), 1 Elgin St, Ottawa

Canadian Student Competition

WHEN: Friday, September 23rd  // 5:00 PM EST
WHERE: Alma Duncan Salon, 50 Mackenzie King Bridge, Ottawa

DNEG Animation is a proud sponsor of this year’s Canadian Student Competition! Featuring 19 Student Animation film submissions, the Gala screening will take place Friday, September 23 at 5:00 PM, with an additional matinee screening Sunday, September 25 at 11:00 AM. The winning film will be awarded ‘Best Canadian Student Animation Film’ during Saturday’s OIAF 2022 Awards Ceremony!

Interested in attending one of the Canadian Student Competition screenings? Purchase tickets here

OIAF 2022 Awards Ceremony

WHEN: Saturday, September 24th // 7:30 PM
WHERE: National Arts Centre (NAC), 1 Elgin St, Ottawa

Our DNEG Animation team is attending this year’s OIAF Awards Ceremony! Short animated films, animated feature films and VR works will all be vying for awards, decided by a six-person jury handing out prizes on Saturday, September 24.

We can’t wait to see you there!




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