Media advisory - 1st Edition of Le Montreal International Animated Film Festival announces launch and partnership with TELETOON, Meridien Hotel, TOONBOOM, Animation World Network (, Rosalie, and more
Programming, sponsors, industry conferences, Montreal University and CEGEP participation all to be presented
Rosalie Restaurant, Tuesday March 31st, 11am

MONTREAL, March 30, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Montreal-based film producer, Laurie Gordon (producer of Ryan Larkin's final film, Spare Change) and the ANIMAZE team are set to launch ANIMAZE/Le Montreal International Animation Film Festival (MIAFF).

The festival will be Montreal's first to be exclusively focused on animation in both cinema and technology. Ms. Gordon, together with sponsors TELETOON, Meridien Hotel, TOONBOOM,, Rosalie, KMF COM, and key members of the MIAFF team, will be holding a presentation for the media.                                                                      

To be presented are: le MIAFF's world-scale, world-class dimension - participants will come from as far afield as South Africa, Japan, Israel, Iran and Germany, Argentina, in addition to a strong Montreal-based contingent. Also to be presented are the industry conferences, and the MIAFF's promotion of linkages between Montreal-based animators and related specialists, as well as this year's international partners.

"Being a Montrealer, and a film producer, I envisaged le MIAFF! to celebrate  animation in all its forms whether through film and technology, video games... all very strong industries in Montreal.  Le MIAFF/ANIMAZE unites all of these sectors for great celebration in Montreal facilitating interplay among the various players and bringing together everyone engaged in animation in all its forms, while providing an opportunity to promote such a key sector of Montreal's economy and culture", said Ms. Gordon

Date& Time: The presentation will take place on Tuesday March 31st at 11:00AM             

Venue: Rosalie, 1232 de la Montagne, Montreal  

Cocktail to follow. R.S.V.P. see details below


SOURCE Animaze

For further information: To RSVP or for more information, contact Danny Payne at 514-621-8657 /; Ms. Andrea Floricel, 951-5986, or Mr. Ken Fernandez 438-878-1699/


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