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.

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GIRAF19 Awards

NewsNov 25, 2023

We’re proud to share the winners of this year’s jury and audience prizes at GIRAF 19!

Recent opportunities

Posted Nov 14, 2023

Straight-Ahead Scholarships and Production Residency

Applications will be accepted in 2024 - stay tuned for more details

A Mentor-focused program offered by the Quickdraw Animation Society (QAS) intended to assist neurodivergent Youth (16-25 years of age) in learning animation or animation adjacent processes (gaming, 3D, storyboarding, etc) and discovering potential career pathways.

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Posted Aug 30, 2023

Chris J Melnychuk Memorial Scholarship and Production Residency

An 18-month residency oppoturinty for emerging animators to produce their first film.

A production-focused program offered by the Quickdraw Animation Society (or QAS) intended to assist individuals in making their first independent animated short film, and targeted towards emerging animators developing their practice

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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

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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.