the stop motion community

a variety of stop motion to our audience


With its use in television and feature films, stop-motion animation has experienced a resurgence over the pass few years. Despite this, getting their work screened can still be a huge struggle for many artists. Festival Stop Motion Montréal is working to change that...


Created in 2009 by Érik Goulet, a stop motion animation teacher at Concordia University, the Festival is first created under the name of Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival (MSMFF). The event is since organized around the following goals:

Our mission

The Festival gathers professionals and independent creators alike as well as enthusiasts and fans of all ages for a truly unique cinematic experience. We invite you to consult our Activities page to view our full program of activities.

Our Team


the Stop Motion industry in Montreal



Festival Stop Motion Montréal is the world’s first festival dedicated to showcasing films animated exclusively using stop motion techniques.

Stop Motion Power !

work by both local and international stop motion artists    


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