À propos de CINEMANIA
Festival de films francophones montréalais fondé en 1995, CINEMANIA est le seul événement consacré au cinéma francophone de cette envergure au Canada. Chaque année plus de 100 films issus des plus grands festivals internationaux (Festival Cannes, TIFF, Berlinale) sont présentés, et projetés en version originale sous-titrée anglais. L'événement, dont la dernière édition s'est tenue en ligne en novembre 2020, rassemble chaque année près de 30 000 spectateurs. Cette année, pour sa 27ème édition, CINEMANIA se tiendra sous un format hybride permettant aux spectateurs d'avoir accès à large catalogue de films francophones, à la fois en salle mais également sur notre plateforme en ligne.
Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema investigates and develops cinema as a means of artistic expression. Its programs aim to graduate filmmakers, film animators, and scholars who have a rich appreciation of the artistic and cultural potential of the medium, and also of its history and traditions. Students are exposed to the possibilities of both digital and analog technologies, and the School’s scholarly and artistic community celebrates its celluloid heritage and participates in the construction of the cinema of the future.
School programs -always evolving- embrace diversity, both in artistic formats and in the cultural values espoused through the study, creation, and dissemination of the cinema. The School's mission is inseparable from its commitment to the relevance and responsibility of its activities to the community, understood as being rooted here in Montreal and Quebec, throughout Canada, and internationally
Casteliers is an organization that specializes in theatre puppetry arts and presents year-round puppet shows of traditional or contemporary forms. They also organize an annual festival that takes place over the spring break. The 14th edition of the Casteliers Festival will take place from March 6th to 10th and will feature numerous puppet shows for adults as well as children from Quebec, Canada and other countries around the world.
March 3-7 mars, 2021
Founded in 1992 and located in Montréal, the School of Digital Arts, Animation and Design at the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi (NAD-UQAC) is a university campus offering academic programs and research in 3D animation, visual effects, design and digital arts. For 26 years now, the school has educated thousands of 3D animators working in reputable companies around the world in different industries: film, television and video games. Since 2008, NAD School is associated to UQAC, welcoming each year over 450 students in quality degree programs.
Recognized since 1989 by the Quebec Ministry of Labour, the Concordia University Part-time Faculty Association is an association of part-time faculty employed by Concordia University to defend and negotiate on behalf of its members. The Association not only defends the rights of its members, it supports and showcases their achievements relating to their professional development, their creative endeavors, and their academic research.
Located in the heart of Old Montreal, TONIC DNA (formerly Studio Pascal Blais) is an internationally acclaimed animation production company. With over 35 years of experience in the animation industry, the studio is at the forefront of creative innovation, offering a full range of services related to the production of commercials, animated series, short films and feature films, as well as branded, digital and interactive content solutions for clients across the globe.
animation-festivals.com aims to provide the international animation community with a continuously updated directory of festival listings; specialising in festivals that are exclusive to animation, or film festivals with a dedicated animation category. The website is completely free to use.
We would like to thank our generous sponsors for their support in the 13th edition of the Festival Stop Motion Montreal. We are very pleased to announce the names of our new partners, as well as our loyal supporters who have been with us from the start of this wonderful adventure!
On behalf of the entire Festival Stop Motion Montreal team and all festival-goers taking part in the 2021 edition activities; we thank you enormously!
The Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA) is the National Arts Service Organization for the Media Arts. With a coast-to-coast-to-coast membership of nearly 100 artist-run centres, festivals, and distributors, we represent over 16,000 independent media artists and creators engaged in independent film, video, audio and new media arts.
Festival Stop Motion Montréal is a member of the Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA)
The Quebec Association of Puppeteers (AQM) is a service organization whose mission is to promote the development and recognition of puppetry. Its membership is made up of practitioners, creative and production companies, professional artists from the field, as well as cultural organizations and people interested in the arts of puppetry, in order to promote the evolution of practice, to help them integrate into the contemporary theatrical movement and to sensitize public opinion and public authorities to the work, research and stakes of the puppeteers. The AQM acts exclusively as an organization for the profession of puppeteer in Quebec.
Dynamic, colourful, diversified: the Conseil des arts de Montréal is a reflection of its city and artistic community.
Motivated by its mission to support and recognize artistic excellence, the Conseil identifies, supports and recognizes experimentation, discovery and boldness. Its policies stimulate innovation and promote emerging artists and cultural diversity.
Through its grants, tours, residencies, awards, like the Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal, and mobilization initiatives, often created in partnership, the Conseil annually supports over 400 cultural organizations.
By valuing public participation in the arts, most notably by showcasing local artists in all areas of the island, the Conseil has helped make Montreal the vibrant and creative city it is today.
Fondée à l’initiative de Casteliers, diffuseur spécialisé en théâtre de marionnettes, et l’Association québécoise des marionnettistes, la MIAM a ouvert ses portes à l’automne 2018 en tant que legs du 375e anniversaire de la Ville de Montréal, au cœur de l’îlot Saint-Viateur à Outremont. Centre de création, de diffusion, de formation et de médiation culturelle entièrement voué aux arts de la marionnette, elle met à disposition des artistes, des citoyens et des visiteurs :
un laboratoire de création équipé,
un atelier de fabrication outillé,
une salle multifonctionnelle ouvert à la collectivité,
des ressources et une expertise spécialisées.
MOMAKIN is a Polish company, which combines the world of animation filmmaking with international production, distribution and promotion. It supports animation projects at every stage of their development: from planning and financing through production to distribution. It runs a talent agency, and initiates and produces film projects in Poland and abroad based on a network of contacts that ensure effective distribution and promotion. It has an extensive distribution catalog for the cinema, TV and VOD. It is involved in education and professionalization of the film industry.
MOMAKIN is the organizer of the ANIMARKT Stop Motion Forum which is the only event in Europe that caters to the representatives of the film industry focused on puppet animation. Pitching, expert consultations and networking are designed to consolidate the industry as well as facilitate the establishment of international contacts and cooperation.
Skwigly is a leading online resource for all things animation; bringing the animation community a wide range of up-to-date content including news, interviews, reviews, podcasts, videos and tutorials.
See Learn Academy is an education platform focusing on the fundamentals of animation taught through stop motion. The online course are led by the dynamic duo behind the Montreal studio, See Creature Productions.
Métaux Solutions est une entreprise de service spécialisée dans la distribution des métaux ferreux et non-ferreux ainsi que des plastiques industriels. En opération depuis 1995, l’entreprise répond aux besoins de métaux pour la réparation, l’entretien et la maintenance; des secteurs d’activités pour lesquels la fiabilité des produits et les délais de livraison sont cruciaux.
En offrant à sa clientèle des magasins accueillants, un personnel courtois, bien informé et fort sympathique, ainsi qu’une gamme de produits métallurgiques et des services connexes de haute qualité, Métaux Solutions s’est taillé une réputation enviable dans l’industrie en fournissant à ses clients des produits de qualité, un service fiable et des livraisons rapides.
A proud champion of Canadian talent and stories, at home and abroad, Telefilm has been at the heart of the Canadian audiovisual industry for more than half a century.
November 2-14, 2021
déalement situé, l'Hôtel Monville est au cœur du quartier des affaires et proche du Vieux-Montréal, centre touristique de la ville. Hôtel de 20 étages, il se distingue par son emplacement, son concept nouvelle génération dans un décor urbain très montréalais.
•Réception 24h /24
•Enregistrements et départs électroniques
•Stationnement privé avec service de voiturier
•Salle de sport 24h /24 gym (1076 pi2)
•WIFI haut débit dans tous les espaces communs
•Terrasse sur le toit
H2Z 1M7 Canada
E.D. FILMS is an animation studio and tools lab based in Montreal since 2007. Known for hybrid, holistic animation production, technical experimentation and innovation, E.D. FILMS does it all in the animation, immersive, and gaming industries, for clients and their own productions. The studio's work has travelled to festivals worldwide. Their awards include a Webby for Best Animation in 2011, a MIFA-Annecy pitch selection in 2016, and a 2020 Canadian Screen Award for the animated short "Giant Bear". Along the way, the company has committed to sharing their knowledge, offering online tutorials and downloadable assets that empower other animators to take their projects to the next level.
A cinema on the move, on screens big and small. Cinéma Public presents an online program and, starting this Summer, screenings of films on the big screen in various locations. The team is also working on opening a new theatre to give Montreal moviegoers another great big-screen option, and developing new cultural outreach activities.
• Combat isolation and suicide among First Nations youth while developing artistic, technical, social, and professional skills
• Broadcast films and various public awareness issues facing First Nations while enhancing a rich culture, too often overlooked
• Contribute to the preservation of First Nations cultural heritage
Our studio was founded by two experienced stop-motion specialists: Philip Eddolls and Evan DeRushie. Since 2009 we've been immersed in the world of handcrafted animation - each creating a diverse collection of music videos, commercials and award-winning short films. Together we have many years of experience as character animators for broadcast series with Cuppa Coffee Animation, on the major motion picture "The Little Prince" (2015), and on numerous commercials. Our shared passion is rooted in keeping the rich tradition of puppet-animation alive and progressing forward.
Animation Toolkit was established in 2006 and specialises in supplying Stop Motion animation parts, kits and supporting products to professionals, enthusiasts and student film makers across the globe.
Here at DZED Systems, we have a point of view. We’re animators, directors of photography, and artists, and we designed Dragonframe to be the software we’ve been waiting for. The software that allows us to do feature-level, performance-based animation in any format. Because we designed Dragonframe (formerly ‘Dragon Stop Motion’) in the stress of real productions, our features are concise and powerful. We focus on capturing high-quality digital stills or video and allowing you to work directly with those files. Dragonframe organizes your images simply and gives you access to them in high resolution.
Ciné-motion est le festival du stop-motion amateur pour petits et grands. Vous avez déjà réalisé un ou plusieurs films en stop-motion ou bien vous envisagez de vous lancer dans l'aventure de l'animation ? Saisissez l'occasion du festival Ciné-motion pour participer au concours en soumettant votre film au vote du jury et remporter un prix.
Le parrain de cette seconde édition est Claude Barras, réalisateur de Ma vie de Courgette.
Depuis sa fondation en 1996, le Festival international de films Fantasia est maintenant reconnu comme le plus grand et plus influent festival de sa catégorie en Amérique du Nord, une référence majeure sur la scène internationale du cinéma de genre et l’un des évènements cinématographique les plus courus au pays. Avec une programmation diversifiée, privilégiant le cinéma de l’imaginaire provenant d'Asie, d'Europe et des Amériques, Fantasia offre un éventail de films allant de visions d’auteurs percutantes aux films populaires rarement vus en Amérique du Nord.
The Canada Council for the Arts contributes to the vibrancy of a creative and diverse arts and literary scene and supports its presence across Canada and around the world. The Council is Canada’s public arts funder, with a mandate to “foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts.” The Council’s grants, services, initiatives, prizes, and payments support Canadian artists, authors, and arts groups and organizations. This support allows them to pursue artistic expression, create works of art, and promote and disseminate the arts and literature. Through its arts funding, communications, research, and promotion activities, the Council fosters ever-growing engagement of Canadians and international audiences in the arts. The Council’s Public Lending Right (PLR) program makes annual payments to creators whose works are held in Canadian public libraries. The Council’s Art Bank operates art rental programs and helps further public engagement with contemporary arts through exhibition and outreach activities. The Council is responsible for the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, which promotes the values and programs of UNESCO to contribute to a future of peace, reconciliation, equity, and sustainable development.