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Animaze - Montreal International Animation Film Festival


August 16-19, 2018 

Animaze is an international film festival and conference exploring the world of animation in all its diversity. Filmmakers and professionals from over 65 countries will converge on Montreal from August 24-26 2018. Over the course of three days Animaze celebrates animation with:

  • Screenings of over 160 films at the McCord Museum and Moyse Theatre McGill University Art Building  with an exhibition hall, panels and speakers, networking opportunities 
  • The Virtual Reality Cinema installations and panels
  • Talks and special events
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Le Festival International du cinéma d'Animation présente des longs métrages d'animation, des courts ainsi que des films expérimentaux. Des conférences de l'industrie, des panels d'intervenants ainsi que des coproductions internationales seront au rendez vous. Des Ateliers sur l'état de l'art. Une Sélection internationale de films pour le public, des panels d'intervenants et une plate-forme éducative pour enfants. Nous présentons aussi un concours de film étudiant : un défi ouvert à toutes les écoles de film d'animation à travers la province du Québec et le Canada.
Nous sommes heureux d'annoncer cette nouvelle édition de notre festival, incluant les conférences de l'industrie du 16 au 19 Aout 2018. De nouveaux films excitants, une programmation originale et un cycle de conférences de l'industrie sont prévus.

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Archive 2015 : Click to Download the Poster I  Download The full Program I  Les dailies en français I in english


Telefilm presents Film Finance Forum, VR conference, pitch session MIAFF 2017

Alain Rondeau SODEC - Société de développement des entreprises culturelles, Paul Thinel of Canada Council, Pierina Corbo Telefilm Canada, Athena Georgaklis Nelvana Animation, Hughes Dufour Teletoon in attendance at Montreal International Animation Film Festival 2017. Moderated by festival director Laurie Gordon

Colin Rondeau - film director presents projection mapping and AR talk on the intricacies of mapping on large and small scale for cross platform applications

Virtual Reality panel at McCord Museum discuss astounding results of virtual therapy for brain injuries and rehabilitation

Neil Bell creator Migrants Journey, Peter Wilkinson multi-media consultant, Hannah Cohen founder of Osmos Academy Samir Sangani head of McGill Neuroscience Research VR for brain injury. In conversation with MIAFF director Laurie Gordon

Film Funding and pitch session for independent producers and content creators panel moderated by MIAFF director Laurie Gordon

Recap of Montreal Edition 2017 at McGill University Moyse Hall and McCord Museum


As part of MIAFF industry panels which is a cornerstone of the festival industry professionals from Canada and Quebec film and television industry assemble in Montreal.  Producers and directors were in attendence to listen and learn about various financial film funding models in the Canadian film and television industry including tax credits and international co-production strategy.

The ins and outs of Canadian  film funding in open questions and answers from local filmmakers and visiting filmmakers from around the world.What are the complexites of classic and not so standard Canadian and international financing structures.

Ari Cohen, Rick Trembles present Building 108 to animation producers, television broadcasters and funders


Alexandre Brakha creator of Death on Wheels MIAFF 2017 PITCH FORUM


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About Animaze - Montreal International Animation Film Festival

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( Animaze MIAFF)




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