The Big Picture: Working Conditions of Independent Animators

What is it like to be an independent animator? What challenges do independent Animators face finding funding for their work, conveying their visions to producers, and scrounging for the vast amount of time needed to make films frame by frame? What supports are available from arts organizations? And how can we put our heads together … Continued



We’re partnering with the Halifax Animation Festival (AFX) to bring you two exciting events! COVID UPDATE: All AFX events are presented online and are not impacted by the current provincial lock down. FULL DETAILS at DOWNLOAD OUR PROGRAM APP FOR ALL EVENT & TICKET UPDATES   This World's Not Done (films by Helen Hill) … Continued

The Work We Do: An Animation Retrospective

The Bus Stop Theatre Coop 2203 Gottingen St, Halifax, NS

Online stream at until May 15th Tickets to Online Screening at Presented in partnership with the Animation Festival of Halifax (AFX) Craft. Labour. Practice. Drudgery. Vocation. We work every day, sometimes with joy and a sense of fulfillment, sometimes with loathing and a sense of alienation. We labour for pay, for free, or … Continued


How the Animation Industry Works: Globalization, Integration, Unionization

Museum of Natural History 1747 Summer Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Saturday, May 7th 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Museum of Natural History, Auditorium (1747 Summer St) Tickets available at Are you new to the animation industry? Trying to get into it? Just curious? Here’s a chance to find out about how financial policies and practices shape the animation workplace. We’ll discuss how international studios … Continued


Being Present: Spotlight on Martins Madumere

Museum of Natural History 1747 Summer Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Presented by AFX - Animation Festival of Halifax Saturday, May 13th @ 4:30pm Location: Museum of Natural History (1747 Summer St) Duration: 60 mins FREE Check out the full AFX Schedule Multidisciplinary artist Martins Madumere practises animation as he practises life – with an inspiring balance of self-discipline and openness. In this artist spotlight, we … Continued