Renovations Sept. 15 – 21

Posted on September 14, 2017 under Events and NewsNews

Quickdraw will be closed to the public from noon on Friday, September 15 through Thursday, September 21 due to HVAC work in our main classroom […]

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Summer jobs!

Posted on April 12, 2017 under News

We’re hoping to hire three summer students this year: a graphic designer, production assistant and library coordinator. All three positions will be 16-week contracts, at $15/hr […]

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CALL FOR ANIMATORS: Zenkora Multi-Media Fantasy Multiverse

Posted on February 22, 2017 under Job Postings and Calls for SubmissionsNews

Zenkora, an entrepreneurial arts initiative based on an original fantasy multiverse, is calling for an animator to create a 2-3min project, “Everendgame”. The animation will be showcased at a live multi-media concert in August as part of Zenkora’s day-long convention event in Calgary, “Zenkora: The Seven Eras”, which features artists and collaborators from various mediums.

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GIRAF12 awards announced!

Posted on January 16, 2017 under Events and NewsNews

After much deliberation, the jury for the Quickdraw Animation Society’s annual GIRAF festival of independent animation has selected this year’s award-winning short films. Culled from […]

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: QAS Chris J Melnychuk Scholarship Applications 2016-2018 Intake Now Open!

Posted on August 24, 2016 under Job Postings and Calls for SubmissionsNews

Quickdraw Animation Society is now accepting applications for our Chris J Melnychuk Memorial Scholarship for Emerging Animators! We want you to learn how to animate and make your first animated film with us! Applications are due September 10 2016 at 12:00pm (noon).

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Shaw Media Diverse TV Director Training Program

Posted on February 24, 2016 under Job Postings and Calls for SubmissionsNews

This is an advanced two-phase training course for four diverse directors who are female and/or Aboriginal (male or female) and/or a visible minority (male or female) and/or a person with a disability (male or female). The program includes an intense boot camp in Toronto and a four-week director job shadowing experience on the set of a series in production.

The course is designed specifically for directing scripted television (drama or comedy) series. Applicants must have short film and/or feature film and/or non-series television directing experience and a desire to direct for the fast-paced, market-driven world of series television.

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – Gallery of Media Art (GAMA) Due March 11 2016

Posted on February 5, 2016 under Job Postings and Calls for SubmissionsNews

Gallery of Alberta Media Art (GAMA): GAMA is an exciting micro-cinema programming partnership between the Alberta Media Arts Alliance Society (AMAAS), Arts Commons (formerly EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts) in Calgary and Casa in Lethbridge. The media art appears on television monitors located in Arts Commons (formerly EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts)and Casa in Lethbridge.

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GIRAF11 jury and audience winners announced

Posted on January 22, 2016 under News

After much discussion and deliberation, the jury of the Giant Incandescent Resonating Animation Festival has announced its choices for the best short films at the […]

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Join The QAS Production Committee! Next Meeting Jan 16 2016

Posted on January 8, 2016 under News

If you’re a Producing Member at Quickdraw and want to help guide our staff on new equipment acquisitions, maintenance, and support, you should join our Production Committee! We meet roughly every two months for a couple hours. Now you can sign up online!

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The website is back up!

Posted on December 13, 2015 under News

Hi again! Remember that whole thing about the website not working? We’ve pretty much got it fixed. There might be some outdated info lingering around, […]

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