Quickdraw is dedicated to helping independent animators expand their practice and knowledge of animation by connecting them through a network of community partners and online animation resources.

If you have any questions about production resources, grants and funding, or screening opportunities,  please contact our offices at info@quickdrawanimation.ca, by calling (403) 261 5767, or by dropping by for a visit during our office hours.


Animation Links

Animation Software

Adobe http://www.adobe.com/ca/

Dragon Frame Stop Motion www.dragonframe.com/

Toonboom http://www.toonboom.com


Animation Festivals: submit your films, friends! 

GIRAF Calgary, Canada November No submission fee, pay artist fee, love the local
Ottawa International Animation Festival Ottawa, Canada September No Submission fee, excellent networking and showcase opportunities
Melbourne International Animation Festival Melbourne, Australia June

No submission fee

Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film Germany April/May  
Klik! Amsterdam October June deadline
Tricky Women  Vienna, Austria  March  Shows animation made by Women



John Kricfalusi Blog 

Chris Oatley: Disney Character Designer Blog 

Animation World Network 

Roughhouse Animation 

Laika Entertainment 

Aardman Animations

Pixar Canada 


Frederator Studios


Community Partners













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