Incorporated in 1984, the Quickdraw Animation Society (QAS) serves as a fulcrum for independent artists and the larger community with progressive artistic and community-based initiatives. Quickdraw engages in cultural exchange with other like-minded organizations and actively promotes a diverse membership by welcoming all individuals. Our in-house resources include western Canada’s largest animation library, and an exciting foundation of introductory through professional-level film and digital production equipment. Quickdraw Animation Society builds welcoming, healthy communities by fostering connection, innovation, creativity and artistic excellence through animation production, education and appreciation.
What We Do:
  • Animation Courses and Workshops for all ages 
  • Equipment and Studio Rental
  • Animation for your School or Business
  • Animation Library (books and videos)
  • Screenings and Events
  • GIRAF Animation Festival (November)
  • Memberships ($25-$50 a year)
 Our Facilities and Equipment:
  • Animation-specific programs and tools including ToonBoom, Dragon Stop Motion, After Effects, TVPaint, Wacom drawing tablets, light tables and more! 
  • Editing programs, Adobe Premiere/Final Cut Pro
  • 16mm and 35mm Film cameras/stands for animation
  • Audio recording, lighting and editing equipment
  • 3D stop motion production studio
  • Computer, digital SLR and studio rentals

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