2D Animators Wanted

Posted on March 4, 2021 under Job and Gig CallsNews

Brite-star Productions is seeking animators to work an a cartoon pilot. Details below: Posting Category: Paid Closing Date of Opportunity: May 2021 Contact Email: natalia8chai.music@gmail.com  We […]

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This post was written by Erin Saunders


In memory of Amy Willier

Posted on January 25, 2021 under News

We are absolutely heartbroken to learn of Amy Willier’s passing. Amy was a vital part of so many communities, and Quickdraw was fortunate enough to […]

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This post was written by Peter Hemminger


We Want Workshops

Posted on December 5, 2020 under Job and Gig CallsNews

Quickdraw is planning a series of online workshops to take place throughout 2021, and we want to encourage any interested members of Calgary’s animation community […]

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This post was written by Peter Hemminger


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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This post was written by Peter Hemminger


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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This post was written by Peter Hemminger


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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This post was written by Peter Hemminger


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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This post was written by Peter Hemminger


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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This post was written by Peter Hemminger


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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This post was written by Peter Hemminger


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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This post was written by Peter Hemminger


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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This post was written by Peter Hemminger


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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This post was written by Peter Hemminger


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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This post was written by Peter Hemminger




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