INTRODUCING OUR 2021 AWARDS JURY

ANIMATION OBSESSIVE

Animation Obsessive is an outlet for shared passion. Run by a small collective of writers and artists in the United States, it celebrates animation from around the world — including the overlooked and underappreciated stuff. The Animation Obsessive newsletter reaches a global web of professionals, students and enthusiasts in animated art, and has been cited by publications like De Filmkrant, 2x2, Naked Capitalism, The Ringer and more.

SILOËN DALEY

Siloën Daley has supported the art of cinema for over twenty years as a curator, presenter, and filmmaker. In 2010 she founded the only independent cinema in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Carbon Arc Cinema, as well as the Animation Festival of Halifax. She has attended major film festivals and conferences in North America and Europe, shown her films internationally, and mentored and taught numerous emerging filmmakers. The pandemic helped to inspire a return to her childhood home of Nelson, British Columbia where she is proud to join the team at the Civic Theatre Society and continue supporting independent cinema in Canada.

Greg Doble is an animator Born and raised in Canada. Since graduating from the Alberta College of Art and Design with a BFA in Media Arts in 2011, Doble has moved to Montreal, QC, where he currently works as an animator and director of short animated films. His work is easily recognizable by its playful absurdity and whimsical nature.

GREG DOBLE