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Quickdraw Animation Society is a member driven not-for-profit that fosters a creative community through resources and opportunities that further animation arts and culture.

Recent posts

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The Calgary-shot Fraggle Rock reboot is out! Plus trailers for Inu-Oh, Shenmue the Animation, and The Cuphead Show, animated GLAAD Media Award nominees, and other news from the world of animation

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Plenty of interesting opportunities this week, including calls for Calgary festivals, mentorship and scholarships for Alberta media artists, an international residency at Hiroshima, and a chance to help steer the Alberta animation and VFX industry


Monday Shorts

Make your Mondays a little more pleasant with a newly curated short film each week, plus our insights into why we love them.

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Upcoming courses

Feb 06, 2022Feb 06, 2022

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Quickdraw helps animators apply for grants every year with great success - why not get paid to do something you love?

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Jan 20, 2022Mar 10, 2022

Thursdays, 6:30-9:30pm Session one: Jan 20 - Feb 10 Session two: Feb 17 - Mar 10 You only need one session to get the credential on your account.

Become trained in our brand-new Animator Cube for an official credential on your membership!

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Become a Member

Sign up for a one-year membership to gain access to Quickdraw's courses, resource library, and more. Whether you're a youth, a student, or a professional artist, we have the tools you need to support your animation practice.