2014 Selections
Selections This year, the Ottawa International Animation Festival received a total of 2033 entries from 70 different countries. Of those, 101 short films and 5 feature films were chosen for competition. In addition, 71 showcase films were chosen to represent the efforts of the Canadian, International, and Student communities.
Title Director(s) Company/School Nationality Category
00:08 Yutaro KuboTokyo University of the ArtsJapan D - Graduation
1000 Plateaus (2004-2014)  Steven WoloshenCanada C - Experimental
Saison 1992 (1992 Season) Brigitte ArchambaultBrigitte ArchambaultCanadaCanadian Showcase
2013 Festival National du Film d'Animation 'Fight!' Marc James RoelsBelgium & France E - Promotional
Idents 'France 3 2013' (2013 France 3 Idents) Nicolas DeveauxCube Creative ProductionsFrance E - Promotional
365 Greg McLeod & Myles McLeodThe Brothers McleodUK C - Experimental
A Blue Room Tomasz SiwinskiSacrebleu ProductionsFrance & PolandInternational Showcase
Ein kurzer Film ueber den Igel (A Hedgehog’s Visit) Kariem SalehFilmakademie Baden-WuerttembergGermanyInternational Student Showcase
A Horse Throat David Barlow-Krelina & Jenna MarksCanada C - Narrative
A Pair Neely GoniodskyCanadaCanadian Showcase
A Tale of Momentum & Inertia Kameron Gates (Director) & Kirk Kellley (Creative Director)HouseSpecialUSA C - Narrative
La Bûche de Noël (A Town Called Panic : The Christmas Log) Vincent Patar & Stéphane AubierPanique / Autour de Minuit / Beast AnimationBelgium & France F - Series for Kids
A Very Large Increase in the Size, Amount, or Importance of Something Over a Very Short Period of Time. Max HattlerProduced by Multivision FestivalRussia & United Kingdom, GermanyInternational Showcase
La Testa tra le Nuvole (Absent Minded) Roberto Catani & Andrea MartignoniRoberto CataniItalyInternational Showcase
Alfred Jarry & 'Pataphysics Skizz CyzykUSA C - Narrative
Amnesty International 'Stop the Show (aka WAR)' Max HattlerUK & Spain/Germany E - Promotional
An Adventurous Afternoon Kirsten Carina Geisser & Ines Christine GeisserSchool of Art and Design KasselGermanyInternational Student Showcase
La petite casserole d'Anatole (Anatole's Little Saucepan) Eric MontchaudJPL FilmsFrance F - Shorts for Kids
Animafest Zagreb Trailer Lei LeiZagreb Animafest China & Croatia E - Promotional
Animation School Dropout Vince CollinsUSA C - Experimental
Anomalies Atsushi WadaJapanInternational Showcase
Ascension Thomas Bourdis, Martin de Coudenhove & Caroline DomSupinfocom ArlesFranceInternational Student Showcase
Aug(de)mented Reality Martin CooperMarty CooperUSAInternational Showcase
Laznia (Baths ) Tomek DuckiStudio Miniatur FilmowychPoland C - Narrative
Maj so mnou strpenie (Bear with me) Agata BolanosovaAcademy of AnimationSlovakia D - High School
Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design Showreel Department of Screen Based Arts Bezalel Academy of Arts & DesignBezalel Academy of Arts & DesignIsrael B - School
Chornozem (Black soil) Stepan KovalNovatorfilmUkraine F - Series for Kids
Black Sugar Jiani CaoSheridan CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Black tape Uri Kranot & Michelle KranotTinDrum animationDenmark C - Experimental
Blobby Laura StewartConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Boston Pizza 'High Note' Paul HarrodBent Image LabUSA E - Promotional
Butter Ya'Self Julian PetschekUSA D - Undergraduate
Caméos de lumières (Cameo of Lights) Jullian HoffCanada & FranceCanadian Showcase
Canis Marc Riba & Anna SolanasI+G Stop MotionSpain C - Narrative
Soupe aux Carottes (Carrot Soup) Charles LavoieConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Celestial Red & Blue Lynn Dana WiltonLDW Freelance Animation, Art & DesignCanadaCanadian Showcase
Christopher Bono 'Unity' Tobias StretchOur Silent CanvasUSA E - Music Video
Cowboydrøm (Cowboy Dream) Lars HegdalNorway F - Shorts for Kids
Yodomi no sawagi (Crazy Little Thing) Onohana .Tokyo University of the ArtsJapan D - Graduation
CRIME: The Animated Series Sam Chou & Alix LambertStyle5.TVCanada & USA E - Series for Adults
Dance of Death Choi Ye Won, Lee young guen & Park So YoungGyeonggi Arts High SchoolSouth Korea D - High School
Day 40 Sol FriedmanCanadaCanadian Showcase
Delicious Adam MassicotteCanadaCanadian Showcase
Dino Busters J.J. JohnsonSinking Ship EntertainmentCanadaTAC TV Showcase
Dinopaws 'The Thing That Fell Down' Harold HarrisGuru Studio Ltd. Kindle Entertainment Ltd. & Laughing Gravy Media Ltd.Canada & United KingdomTAC TV Showcase
Dipendenza Panna Horváth-MolnárMOME AnimHungaryInternational Student Showcase
Distances Raquel SancinettiConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Eager Allison SchulnikUSA C - Experimental
Le Sapin d'Éloïse (Éloïse's Fir Tree) Dominic Etienne SimardNational Film Board of CanadaCanadaCanadian Showcase
Evelyne Rebecca St JohnConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Padre (Father) Santiago 'Bou' GrassoopusBou / Les Films de L'ArlequinArgentina & France C - Narrative
Firefly Tae Ri KimGyeonggi Arts High SchoolSouth Korea D - High School
Matzofim (Floats) Idan Barzilay & Mor IsraeliBezalel Academy of Arts & DesignIsraelInternational Student Showcase
Ações em alta (Flying High) Vivian AltmanOtto desenhos animadosBrazil E - Series for Adults
Corps étrangers (Foreign Bodies) Nicolas BraultCanadaCanadian Showcase
Fruit Fruit Peter MillardUKInternational Showcase
Geidai Animation Showreel 2014 Yantong ZHU, Yewon Kim, Yutaro Kubo, Onohana . & Ayaho KawakamiTokyo University of the ArtsJapan B - School
Goodbye Rabbit, Hop Hop Caleb WoodUSAInternational Showcase
Gotye 'Giving Me a Chance' Nacho RodriguezSpain E - Music Video
Graduate Films EMCA 2013Ecole des Métiers du Cinéma d'AnimationFrance B - School
Grounded Margaret Perrie, Justine Howard, Kelsey Ryan, Khoebe Magsaysay, Melody Wang, Evan Sangster-Keeley, Bronwyn Jackson, Inna Testolini, Alex Kolano, Shiyou Li, Tasha Surendra, Jeung-ha Kim & Steven BryantSheridan CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Happy & Gay Lorelei PepiUSAInternational Showcase
Happy Holidays! Leah ShoreLeah Shore is AWESOMEUSAInternational Showcase
Hatch Corrie Francis ParksUSA E - Promotional
Heaven's Countryland 'Part 1: Childhood story of Kim Jong Un' David OReillyAdult SwimUSA E - Series for Adults
Heaven's Countryland 'Part 2: The Death Of Kim Jung Ill' David OReillyAdult SwimUSA E - Series for Adults
Heaven's Countryland 'Part 4: Children' David OReillyAdult SwimUSA E - Series for Adults
Heaven's Countryland 'Part 7: Pharmaceuticals' David OReillyAdult SwimUSA E - Series for Adults
Her 'Alien Child Sequences' David OReillyUSA E - Promotional
Hipopotamy Piotr DumalaFUMI StudioPoland C - Narrative
Holland Animation Film Festival '2014 Festival Leader' Andreas HykadeStudio Film BilderGermany & Netherlands E - Promotional
Hollow Catherine DubeauConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Horse Shen JieChina C - Experimental
Hundred Waters 'Cavity' Michael LanganLangan FilmsUSA E - Music Video
Glad (Hunger) Petra ZlonogaBonobostudioCroatia (Hrvatska)International Showcase
Imperial Provisor Frombald Elizabeth HobbsUK C - Narrative
Imposteur (Impostor) Elie ChapuisHélium FIlms Switzerland & FranceInternational Showcase
Improvisation no. 1: Cumulative Loops Luigi AllemanoCanadaCanadian Showcase
Insolation Morgane Le PéchonLa Poudrière France D - Graduation
Internationales Trickfilm Festival 2014 'Spiegelei' (Internationales Trickfilm Festival 2014 'Egg Sunny-Side Up') Peter LamesFilmakademie Baden-WuerttembergGermany E - Promotional
Internationales Trickfilm Festival 2014 'Elevator' Valentin KemmnerFilmakademie Baden-WuerttembergGermany E - Promotional
IOA Gabriel MöhringLucerne University of Applied Sciences and ArtsSwitzerlandInternational Student Showcase
Itch Su-An NgNational Film Board of CanadaCanadaCanadian Showcase
James 'Moving On' Ainslie HendersonUK E - Music Video
Jiro Visits The Dentist Gina KamentskyUSA C - Experimental
Journey Into Womanhood LaMar Ford, Simon Wilches & Fernando RabeloUniversity of Southern CaliforniaUSA D - Graduation
KEN mode 'The Terror Pulse' Christopher MillsNumber Four Films IncorporatedCanada E - Music Video
KFC & E4 'Wise Words 3' Andrew GriffinFIELDTRIPUK E - Promotional
Ladies' Night Simeon KondevRhode Island School of DesignUSAInternational Student Showcase
Land Masanobu HiraokaJapanInternational Showcase
Last Dance on the Main Aristofanis SoulikiasConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Leggo My Preggo Derek Desierto & Gabe ArrellagaSheridan CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Les larmes du crocodile Agnés Lecreux, Steven De Beul & Ben TesseurVivement Lundi !, Beast Animation & Nadasdy FilmFrance F - Series for Kids
Lesley the Pony Has an A+ Day! Christian LarraveRhode Island School of DesignUSA D - Undergraduate
Lisa Limone ja Maroc Orange: tormakas armulugu (Lisa Limone and Maroc Orange: a Rapid Love Story) Mait LaasOÜ Nukufilm / Bufo LTD / FinlandEstonia A - Feature
Espacitos Pequeños (Little Tiny Spaces) Jose Ignacio Betancourt SimanEmily Carr University of Art and DesignCanada & El SalvadorCanadian Student Competition
Lucy & the Limbs Edlyn CapulongSheridan CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Lumberjacked Joel MackenzieCanada E - Music Video
Malaise Daniel BeaulieuVancouver Film SchoolCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Man on the Chair Dahee JeongSacrebleu ProductionsFrance & South Korea C - Narrative
Marilyn Myller Mikey PleaseHornet, BlinkinkUK & United States C - Narrative
Me and My Moulton Torill KoveA Mikrofilm AS and the National Film Board of Canada co-productionCanada & Norway C - Narrative
La Chair de ma chère (Mimma) Calvin Antoine BlandinJe Suis Bien ContentFrance C - Narrative
Monkey Love Experiments Ainslie Henderson & Will AndersonDigicult & Hopscotch FilmsUK C - Narrative
Monsieur Pug Janet PerlmanNational Film Board of CanadaCanadaCanadian Showcase
MTL Rush Mathieu GuimondConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Competition
My Mom is an Airplane Yulia AronovaAcme Filmworks, Studio PChelaRussia & USA F - Shorts for Kids
Nerds and Monsters 'Maiden Cheena is Missing' Josh MephamCanadaTAC TV Showcase
Never Stop Cycling Colin LepperSheridan CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Nuggets Andreas HykadeStudio FILM BILDER GmbHGermany C - Narrative
Observer Brendan MatkinNational Film Board of CanadaCanadaCanadian Showcase
On The Subway Mike GeigerCanadaCanadian Showcase
Didochok zadumav zhenytisja (One old man decided to marry) Yuriy BorysenkoNovatorfilmUkraine F - Shorts for Kids
ONED Amica KuboJapan E - Promotional
Oreo 'Hockey Dream' Dan Abdo & Jason PattersonCanada & United States E - Promotional
Papi Pong Peng Carol-Ann Belzil NormandUniversité LavalCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Das Huhn auf meiner Schmusedecke (Patchwork Chicken) Angela Steffen & Andrea DeppertGermany F - Series for Kids
Myszochujek (Penismouse) Kristof BabaskiPolish Film ClubPoland & United KingdomInternational Showcase
Pet Alice CoolEmily Carr University of Art and DesignCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Phantom Limb Alex GriggUK & Australia C - Narrative
Pilots on the Way Home Priit Pärn & Olga PärnEesti Joonisfilm and the National Film Board of CanadaCanada & Estonia C - Narrative
Pineapple Calamari Kasia NalewajkaNational Film and Television SchoolUK D - Graduation
Plugin Sergio Di BitettoVancouver Film SchoolCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Priorities Gints ZilbalodisLatvia D - High School
Proem (To Brooklyn Bridge) Suzie HannaSuzie HannaUK C - Experimental
Punch a Judy (Punch and Judy) Martin MájFAMUCzech RepublicInternational Student Showcase
Rainy Days Vladimir LeschiovLunohod & National Film Board of CanadaLatvia & Canada C - Narrative
Regular Show 'The Last Laserdisc Player' JG QuintelUSA F - Series for Kids
RISD School Reel Steven Subotnick, Brent Sievers, Jordan Wong, Koji Yamamoto, Lynn Kim, Simeon Kondev, Taylor Beldy, Christian Larrave, Leslie Tanaka, Annie Zhao & Joanna LinRhode Island School of DesignUSA B - School
Sandy Joseph MannBlinkinkUKInternational Showcase
Seth's Dominion Luc ChamberlandNational Film Board of CanadaCanada A - Feature
Kamakura (Snow hut) Yoriko MizushiriJapan C - Experimental
Soif Michèle CournoyerUnité Centrale en co-production avec l'Office national du film du CanadaCanada C - Experimental
Somewhere Nicolas MénardRoyal College of ArtUK D - Graduation
Sorry Grace AnConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Spoon Yikun WangTokyo University of the ArtsJapan F - Shorts for Kids
States United to Prevent Gun Violence 'Monster in the Closet' Yves GeleynHornetUSA E - Promotional
Steadfast Jay CastroEmily Carr UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Competition
StormJumper Malcolm SutherlandCanadaCanadian Showcase
Strawberry Girl Finds a True Friend Anthony DuskoUSA F - Shorts for Kids
Superjail! 'SUPERHELL!' Christy KaracasTitmouse, Inc.USA E - Series for Adults
Supervenus Frederic Doazan12fps.netFrance C - Narrative
Synesthesia Michel GagnéUSA E - Music Video
Tante Hilda Jacques-Remy Girerd & Benoît ChieuxFrance A - Feature
Le Banc (The Bench) Johann-Hugues LamarcheUniversité du Québec à MontréalCanadaCanadian Student Competition
The Bigger Picture Daisy JacobsNational Film and Television SchoolUKInternational Student Showcase
The Divide Brent SieversRhode Island School of DesignUSA D - Undergraduate
The Fish-Tailed Girl Serhiy MelnichenkoChervoniy SobakaUkraine F - Shorts for Kids
The Hunt Celina HulshofSheridan CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Der kleine Vogel und das Eichhörnchen (The Little Bird and the Squirrel) Lena von DöhrenSwitzerland F - Shorts for Kids
Den magiske tiden (The Magic Time) Kine AuneNorway F - Shorts for Kids
The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat Ross HoggThe Glasgow School of ArtUK D - Undergraduate
The Obvious Child Stephen IrwinUK C - Narrative
The Plug Dougall DawsonAlgonquin CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Competition
The Pride of Strathmoor Einar BaldvinUniversity of Southern CaliforniaUSA & Iceland D - Graduation
Le Parfum de la carotte (The Scent of Carrots) Arnaud Demuynck & Rémi DurinLes Films du NordFrance & France F - Series for Kids
The Shirley Temple Daniela ShererRoyal College of Art, Animation DepartmentUKInternational Student Showcase
Le Puits (The Well) Philippe VaucherCanadaCanadian Showcase
Things Don't Fit Tim DivallRoyal College of ArtUK D - Graduation
Think Before You Buy! 'Life Hazards' Edmunds JansonsAtom Art, VFS FilmsLatvia E - Promotional
Três Semanas em Dezembro (Three Weeks in December) Laura GonçalvesArts University College BornemouthPortugal & UKInternational Student Showcase
Through the Hawthorn Pia Borg, Anna Benner & Gemma BurdittUK C - Narrative
Timber Nils HedingerPrêt-à-tournerSwitzerland C - Narrative
Toro Lynn KimRhode Island School of DesignUSA D - Undergraduate
Totem Caleb WoodUSA C - Experimental
Toyota Canada Moving Story 'Marilyn's Family' Andria Minott & Julian GreyHead Gear AnimationCanada E - Promotional
Truth Has Fallen Sheila SofianSheila M. Sofian ProductionaUSA A - Feature
Skareducky (Ugly Cute) Filip WawrinskyAcademy of AnimationSlovakia D - High School
Unordinary Journey in an Ordinary Day Yoshino AokiConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Até que a Sbórnia nos separe (Until Sbornia Do Us Part) Otto Guerra & Ennio Torresan JrOtto Desenhos AnimadosBrazil A - Feature
Vol au vent Isabel BouttensLunanimeBelgium F - Shorts for Kids
Vrijwilligers Academie Amsterdam (Volunteers Academy Amsterdam) Robert BolwijnCatfishfilmsNetherlands E - Promotional
Wackatdooo Benjamin ArcandCanadaCanadian Showcase
Mi ne mozhem zhit bez kosmosa (We can't live without cosmos) Konstantin BronzitRussia C - Narrative
What Is Animation? Martin PicklesSagging Jaw ProductionsUKInternational Showcase
What Is Art? Stanley Ka Chun ChanSheridan CollegeCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Wide Awake Sarah CrepeauConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Wild Kratts 'Back In Creature Time' Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt, Louis Champagne - Animation Director, Chris Roy - Co-director & Alejandro Gutierrez- Animation DirectorCanadaTAC TV Showcase
Windsor 3:10 Louis RoyConcordia UniversityCanadaCanadian Student Competition
Wonder Mirai MizueCALF, CaRTe bLaNCheJapan & France C - Experimental
Yield Caleb WoodUSA C - Experimental
Zebra Julia OckerGermany F - Shorts for Kids