The Giant Incandescent Resonating Animation Festival is the only exclusively independent animation festival in Canada, with a focus on experimental and self-produced animated film. GIRAF plays an essential role in the promotion, education and appreciation of independent animation from around the world, exposing hungry local audiences to the best animated content from at home and abroad.
GIRAF is hosted by Quickdraw Animation Society- A Non-profit artist run society dedicated to the art of animation. We offer everything the independent animator needs: courses, equipment, a library, knowledge and more
Official GIRAF5 Blog
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