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Ottawa International Animation Festival Announces Panels and Programming


The Ottawa International Animation Festival has issued several press releases to detail the panel discussions and special features at this year’s festival, scheduled for September 19 – 23, 2007, in Ottawa, Canada. The 3rd Annual Technology Forum will host a number of discussions on the use of animation for feature films, television shows, and video games, with speakers from Walt Disney Animation Studios and numerous smaller effects studios.

A special program will also showcase the legendary UPA animation studio, which will include a four-part retrospective curated by Tee Bosustow, the son of UPA Founder Stephen Bosustow.

There will also be several programs dedicated to women in animation, which will include a screening of Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis, retrospectives on animators Joanna Quinn and Janet Perlman, a tribute to the late Helen Hill, and a special “Women in Animation” screening at the Barrymore’s nightclub.

Read the press release for the 3rd Annual Technology Forum here.
Read the press release for the Design Innovation/UPA Tribute Programming here.
Read the press release for the Women in Animation programming here.

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