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FESTIVALS

Animation With Love
Description: A showcase for independent animation that expresses a heartfelt personal investment and reflects a creative connection with the audience.
Website: http://carbonarc.ca/animation-festival/
Date: (Halifax) Spring 2018
Blog: http://carbonarc.ca/blog/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarbonArcCinema/

Animaze - Festival d'Animation de Montréal
Description: A Tribute to Everything Animated
Website: http://www.animazefestival.com/
Date: Aug 17-20, 2017
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/animazefestival

Atomic Lollipop
Description: Atomic Lollipop is Canada's premier geek festival, packed with over 300 hours of interactive programming, amazing performances, awesome vendors, and incredible guests. Fusing elements of a fan convention, music festival, carnival, and circus, Atomic Lollipop is impossible to describe, and unlike anything you've ever experienced.
Date: Returning in 2017

Toronto Animation Arts Film Festival International (TAAFI)
Description: Highlights the vibrancy of both the local and the international animation industry
Date: Returning in 2018
Website: http://taafi.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/atthetaafi
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheTAAFI
Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/thetaafi
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/OttawaAnimationFest

Anime North
Description: Canada's Premier Fan Run Anime Convention
Date: (Toronto) May 25-27, 2018
Website: http://www.animenorth.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/29742860250/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/anime_north/

Con Bravo!
Description: A celebration of fandom, from indie video producers to video games, costuming, and everything in-between.
Date: (Hamilton) July 28-30, 2017
Website: http://www.conbravo.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConBravo
Google+: https://plus.google.com/116464501456186666401/posts
Twitter: http://twitter.com/TweetBravo

Unplugged: Expo

Description: A Weekend of Awesome
Date: (Toronto) Aug 12, 2017
Website: http://unpluggedexpo.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/unpluggedexpo
Twitter: https://twitter.com/UnpluggedExpo

Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF)
Description: The world's most cutting-edge, quirky, and important animation
Date: (Ottawa) Sept 20-24, 2017
Website: http://www.animationfestival.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OttawaAnimationFestival
Twitter: http://twitter.com/OIAF_Animation/

Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival
Description: A Celebration of Stop Motion Animation
Date: (Montreal) Sept 15-17, 2017
Website: http://www.stopmotionmontreal.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/montrealstopmotion
Twitter: https://twitter.com/StopMoMontreal

GIRAF Animation Festival 
Description: The Best in Experimental and Underground Animation
Date: (Calgary) Nov 23-26, 2017
Website: http://giraffest.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/quickdrawanimation
Twitter: http://twitter.com/GIRAFFEST
Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/quickdrawanimation

Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival
Description: Unique Showcase of Contemporary Asian Cinema
Date: (Toronto) Nov 9-17, 2017
Website: http://reelasian.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/reelasian
Twitter: http://twitter.com/reelasian
Blog: http://reelasian.com/blog/
Flicker: http://www.flickr.com/photos/reelasian/collections/
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/reelasianfilmfest

Les Sommets du Cinéma d’Animation

Description: An international festival dedicated to animation in all its forms.
Date (Montreal) Nov 22-26, 2017
Website: http://www.cinematheque.qc.ca/en/sommets
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cinematheque.quebecoise
Twitter: https://twitter.com/cinemathequeqc

Waterloo Festival for Animated Cinema (WFAC)
Description: A Celebration of Animated Feature Film Artistry
Date: (Waterloo/Kitchener) - on hiatus
Website: http://www.wfac.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WaterlooFest
Facebook (WFAC 2012 Page): https://www.facebook.com/events/279683578800722/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/WaterlooFest
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/WFAC

Darryl's Hard Liquor and Porn Film Festival (For Adults)
Description: A Comedy Film Festival about SEX
Date: (Toronto) - on hiatus
Website: http://hardliquorandporn.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HardLiquorAndPorn

Burlington Animation Festival (BAF)
Description: An annual celebration of outstanding local, national, and international cartoons
Date: (Burlington) - on hiatus
Website: http://www.burlingtonanimationfestival.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BurlingtonAnimationFestival
Twitter: https://twitter.com/__BAF__

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