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Best of Ottawa Animation Program 2016

Recommended for mature audiences only.

The Best of Ottawa 2016 is a collection of juried short films and fan favorites from the 40th anniversary edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival, which took place in September 2016.

This year's highlights include the late-night driving misadventure, Nighthawk, The Absence of Eddy Table, a ravenous romance designed by Nickelodeon's Dave Cooper, Begone Dull Care 2015, an 8-bit shot-for-shot adaptation of legendary animator Norman McLaren's 1949 film by almost the same name, and Fired on Mars, the tale of a poor schmuck at the end of his luck a million miles from home. 

OIAF 2016 Signal Film

Dir. Andreas Hykade/Theodore Ushev, Germany/Canada, video, 1 min.


Begone Dull Care 2015

Dir. Paul Johnson, Canada, video, 4 min.



Dir. Sander Joon, Estonia, video, 6 min.


Nočna ptica (Nighthawk)

Dir. Špela Čadež, Slovenia/Croatia, video, 9 min.


Suijun-Genten (Datum Point)

Dir. Ryo Orikasa, Japan, video, 6 min.



Dir. Elizabeth Hobbs, UK, video, 1 min.


Frankfurter Str. 99 (99A Frankfurt Street)

Dir. Evgenia Gostrer, Germany, video, 5 min.



Dir. Nicolas Brault, Canada, video, 4 min.


The Absence of Eddy Table

Dir. Rune Spaans, Norway, video, 12 min.


Fired on Mars

Dir. Nick Vokey/Nate Sherman, USA, video, 6 min.