Russian animation in Ottawa International Animation Festival selection
The official selection of Ottawa International Animation festival (OIAF) is announced including Russian animation.
‘The Nose or The Conspiracy of Mavericks’ by Andrey Khrzhanovsky is selected for A-Feature section. A Russian-Chinese coproduction ’10 000 Ugly Inkbots’ by Dmitry Geller and ‘Happiness’ by Andrey Zhidkov take part in B-Narrative section. ‘Naked’ bu Kirill Khachaturov is selected for C-Student Section. ‘Kaspersky: Interview’ is included in D-Commissioned section. ‘The Girl-Bird’ by Ekaterina Nevostrueva is selected in E-Shorts for 6-12 and ‘Blanket’ by Marina Moshkova in E-Shorts for Preschool. ‘Incomplete Venereal Disease Antology’ by Michail Lazarev is selected for World Panorama section.
In 2020 the Ottawa International Animation Festival received a total of 1950 entries from 84 different countries. Of those, 92 short films, including VR and Animated Series, and 6 feature films were chosen for competition. In addition, 16 films were selected in the Canadian Student Competition and 41 panorama films were chosen to represent the efforts of the Canadian, international, and student communities.
OIAF will be hosted online from September, 23rd till October, 4th, 2020.