Toronto has long been the home for some great annual events, and often the place where the world comes to enjoy the best of the best. Next month the first ever Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) comes to Toronto and celebrates the best of animation arts from around the world. The three-day festival features screenings of shorts and full-length features, plus intimate and exclusive workshops and master classes. The exciting new festival that showcases the local and international animation industry comes to the TIFF Bell Lightbox, July 6-8, 2012.
Other highlights this year will include talks and lessons from trailblazing cartoonist John Kricfalusi, creator of The Ren and Stimpy Show, a special screening and workshop for kids at the National Film Board of Canada’s Mediatheque, plus over a 100 local and international short films.