Residencies

Mid- and long-term artistic residencies to help you move on to the next phase of your animation career.

All opportunities

Posted Jan 23, 2024

DS4Y & Quickdraw MOCAP Residency

6 week residency, to be completeted approx feb 13 to mar 23

Recently, Quickdraw has acquired 2 Rokoko Smartsuite II motion capture suits and we're excited to support ONE resident artist to explore the ways this technology intersects with their discipline, depending on their interests and abilities.

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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 Mar 16, 2023

The Intermediate Animators Production Residency is a production-focused program offered by the Quickdraw Animation Society (or QAS) intended to assist an emerging or mid-level animator in completing an independent animated short film, and targeted towards animators developing their practice.

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Posted Jan 19, 2023

Procedural Electrifying Projections aka PEP Residency call!

1 month contract, 25 hours/week at $25/hour

QAS and DS4Y are partnering to make a 1-month residency for 1 artist with the expectation that the artist will use procedural or generative technology + projection mapping in their artistic process and exhibition upon completing the residency.

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Posted Dec 10, 2021

AMAAS: Call for XR Residency Participants

Apply by January 6. Projects will be presented from June 23-26, 2022 in St. Paul, Alberta

The Alberta Media Arts Alliance Society is seeking participants interested in researching and developing eXtended Reality (XR) projects

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Posted Jul 26, 2021

The Intermediate Animators Production Residency is a production-focused program offered by the Quickdraw Animation Society (or QAS) intended to assist two projects (two separate residencies) in completing an independent animated short film, and targeted towards animators developing their practice.

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