Volunteer Awards 2020

Posted on June 26, 2020 under Events and NewsNews

The following is a transcript of our programming director Ryan Von Hagen’s presentation of the volunteer awards at Quickdraw’s 2020 Annual General Meeting. As the […]

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Animation Lockdown Films Are Online!

Posted on June 19, 2020 under News

Did you miss the 2020 Animation Lockdown screening on June 6? If you did, you missed out on some animated mayhem and on your chance […]

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Happy Birthday to Us!

Posted on May 4, 2020 under News

On May 4th, 1984, the Quickdraw Animation Society went from an informal group of animation-loving local weirdos, to a legally incorporated group of animation-loving local […]

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Closed For Now

Posted on March 17, 2020 under Events and NewsNews

Before getting into the update on what’s happening at Quickdraw, I wanted to thank our staff for all the work they’ve done this past week. […]

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So long, Longmire

Posted on February 25, 2020 under Events and NewsNews

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After six years of overseeing our studios and gear, guiding members through the production process, and making sure our events and activities went off as […]

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Now Hiring: Production Director

Posted on February 25, 2020 under Job and Gig CallsNews

The Quickdraw Animation Society is a Calgary-based charitable organization dedicated to the art of animation in all its forms. We encourage the creation, exhibition and […]

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Updated Hours

Posted on February 12, 2020 under Events and NewsNews

Now that Quickdraw is running courses every day of the week, we’ve decided it’s a good time to update our public hours. For the last […]

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Website update

Posted on February 3, 2020 under News

You may have noticed that we’ve updated our website a bit. We know it’s been a bit, uh, troublesome to navigate, and it still has […]

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So that was 2019

Posted on December 20, 2019 under Events and NewsNews

The decade is drawing to a close, and with it, Quickdraw’s 35th year as an artist-run centre in Calgary. From our Lockdown and Student Screening […]

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GIRAF Awards!

Posted on November 29, 2019 under Events and NewsNews

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We’re excited to be able to announce the winners of this year’s jury and audience prizes at GIRAF. This year’s festival jury was Ryan Pierson, […]

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Labour Day Long Weekend

Posted on August 26, 2019 under Events and NewsNews

Hello friends! This coming Labour Day long weekend, Quickdraw will be celebrating the hard-fought victories of the labour movement by taking two days off. That’s […]

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SUMMER JOBS TIME

Posted on April 5, 2019 under Events and NewsNews

Summer is rapidly approaching and that means we’re looking for some talented folks to help keep Quickdraw in tip-top shape! Before we talk about the […]

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