We will be hosting a “Coffee and Cartoons” every 3rd Wednesday morning of the month from 7:30-8:45 am. The morning lecturers will feature a who’s who of production and animation. Sponsored by the Centre for Arts and Technology in Kelowna and graciously hosted at The Downtown Bean...
About the Festival
The Okanagan International Festival of Animation (OkIFA) is an annual five-day animation and digital media event, market and conference set to launch in October 2018 in the beautiful city of Kelowna, British Columbia – in the heart of the Okanagan Valley.
This exciting new event will offer animated and digital media screenings that include independent and larger budget productions, blockbusters, commissioned and non-commissioned films, and student work. These screenings will be interwoven with a range of events including opening and closing galas, an awards ceremony, a guided walk through the beautiful downtown Kelowna, and a career day where aspiring animators and artists can have face time with world-class animation schools, studio recruiters and industry professionals.
For OkIFA 2018, highly respected but renegade animation professional Danny Antonucci has taken on the role of Artistic Director.
The OkIFA team is currently looking for festival sponsors. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please visit our sponsorship page for more information.
As you know OkiFA’s Student Signal Film Competition is officially on and the competition’s deadline has been extended for a year! OkIFA will be contacting various animation schools and departments to ensure they know about the extension. We have none other than Patric Caird writing the...