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Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Young Mississauga Animators

Cawthra Park Animation Festival 2008
A secondary school student competition or link from

Date: Wed. June 4th, 7pm -10pm $5 at the door

Address: Cawthra Park S.S.
1305 Cawthra Road.
Mississauga, Ont. L5G-4L1

Contact: Festival Director
John Bissylas, Cawthra Park S.S.

The festival is a student contest with awards given to the best in each of six categories.
It will be an evening of exciting entertainment and an opportunity for students to showcase their talents to their peers and to the arts industry as well as build their portfolios.

Animation has been a fast growing industry in the fields of entertainment and advertising and many new jobs and career opportunities have opened as a result of this phenomenon. Promoting animation as an art form and employable skill would benefit students as they begin to consider post-secondary educational and career pathways.

Participating boards: Peel, Toronto District, York Region and Halton District

Awards: 1st and 2nd Place animations in each of 6 categories. Trophies given by the festival. Educational/professional opportunities given by the sponsors.

Categories: Flash Narrative, Flash non-narrative, Stop-motion, Mixed Media, 3D and Music Videos

2007 winning entries can be viewed on our website

Participating sponsors:

9Story Entertainment
Max the Mutt Animation School
Sheridan College
Thinnox Design Academy
Curry's Artists' Materials
Frischkorn Audiovisual

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