Live from Ottawa, It’s OIAF22!

***This article originally appeared in the Sept./Oct. ’22 issue of Animation Magazine***

Chris Robinson

Chris Robinson is the longtime artistic director of the Ottawa International Animation Festival and author of many books, including Estonian Animation, Unsung Heroes of Animation, Canadian Animation and Mad-Eyed Misfits: Writing on Indie Animation. He also wrote the award-winning short Lipsett Diaries

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What Visual and Street Artists Need to Know about NFTs and

Whether you are an artist, a creator, or an investor, you have probably come across the term Non-Fungible Token (NFT). Be it rumors of young artists raking in millions of dollars selling NFTs, or cautionary tales from those who have been scammed, NFTs have recently exploded in popularity. NFT art is rapidly changing the way artists are paid and revolutionizing

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A great bag for city folk

The Gura Gear Kiboko City Commuter camera bag has certainly caught the attention of photographers and creators on social media thanks to the bag’s well-funded Kickstarter campaign; however, does the camera bag live up to the hype? Find out in our full review.

Editor’s note: Gura Gear sent us the Kiboko City Commuter 18L to review and keep; however, all

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Is A Website Part Of Your Marketing Approach? If So

No matter what kind of business you run, a website will adapt it to the digital age and ensure accessibility, perhaps from worldwide clients or customers, is possible. Of course, we won’t need to tell you of the purposes a website can fill, or the features you may wish to …

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CBS Unwraps First Look at Holiday Original ‘Reindeer in

Families can add to their holiday season celebrations with a jolly new CBS Original animated special: Reindeer in Here. The one-hour event will premiere Tuesday, November 29 (9-10 p.m., ET/PT), immediately following the Rankin/Bass stop-motion classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (8-9 p.m., ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.


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Member Spotlight: Carol Gibson | ARTS Blog

Compassionate Artists, a nonprofit in Long Beach, California, brings music, dance, and art to financially disadvantaged seniors living in residential care facilities in Southeast Los Angeles County. Founder and Executive Director Carol Gibson launched Compassionate Artists in 2016. For six years, the team has offered live performances and activities, bringing joy and creativity to seniors.

Carol Gibson, photo by Daniel

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A for Aperture Priority –

When I bought my first DSLR — a fancy Nikon D5100 — I was completely overwhelmed. I had watched a ton of YouTube videos and read the manual, but really didn’t feel like I had a deep knowledge of how to use my camera.

There was one piece of advice I heard that paved the way to where I am

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International Poster Exhibition titled “Ukraine’s War”

The opening ceremony of the International Poster Exhibition titled “Ukraine’s War” along with all the posters received from the invited designers about Ukraine’s War was at the Gallery Online of Borderless Graphic designers Group Website on April 18 – 2022.

80 posters and 45 designers from 21 countries are present at this

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