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Experimental Animation

Learn the skills to bring your imagination to life in OCAD University's new Experimental Animation program. Students mix traditional and digital media using 2D, 3D, stop-motion, digital compositing and augmented/virtual reality to push the boundaries of animation as a contemporary art form.
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Amanda Lam
Amanda Lam

Experimental Animation

Amanda Lam aka. A.L Animations

“Pee Time is a 1 min 15 second CG short film centered around Chad's nightly escapades to the washroom. The animation offers a unique perspective by portraying children's challenges in their daily struggles through Chad's eyes. What adults may... More

Michelle Vu
Michelle Vu

Experimental Animation

Michelle Vu aka. crea

“The name, crea, comes from the word "create", and it refers to my desire to fill my works with a warm and hopeful atmosphere while also touching upon the fleetingness and delicate nature of having to grow up. More

Marisa Chan
Marisa Chan

Experimental Animation

Marisa Chan

“Marisa's work is an exploration of immersive space and the artistic experience from a perspective of self-growth and the natural cycles of life. More

Jesse Glanzmann
Jesse Glanzmann

Experimental Animation

Jesse Glanzmann

“The film New Reality, is an exploration of the relationship between humanity and technology in More

Yiyun Zhang
Yiyun Zhang

Experimental Animation

Yiyun Zhang

“In this experimental animation, I use a first-person perspective to explore the life of a cat, slowing down the pace and allowing the viewer to observe life through the eyes of the cat. The visual style is reminiscent of a rough pencil sketch,... More

Tir Tabandeh
Tir Tabandeh

Experimental Animation

Tir Tabandeh

“Recent grad with experience in animation production and storyboarding. More

Camille Ubay
Camille Ubay

Experimental Animation

Camille Ubay

“Hi there! My name is Camille and I’m a multidisciplinary artist with a focus on animation, illustration, poetry and digital media. More

Kim Luong
Kim Luong

View Medal Winners

Experimental Animation

Kim Luong

“ I use fantastical elements in order to create a sense of whimsy while reflecting upon ideas related to the philosophy of humanity and the melancholy of life. More

Holly Bygrove
Holly Bygrove

Experimental Animation

Holly Bygrove

“Unconventional Family is a 2D digital hand drawn animation created frame-by-frame in ToonBoom Harmony. The film is 2-min in duration and centers on my character, Kyle Faiser and his family. Kyle comes home in the evening and greets his kids, Lex... More

Sara Khalil-Bayley
Sara Khalil-Bayley

Experimental Animation

Sara Khalil-Bayley

“Sara Khalil-Bayley enjoys telling stories in a way that blurs the boundaries of the real and fictional worlds. With her focus on extraordinary events happening in ordinary cities, diverse character designs drawing inspiration from day-to-day... More

Selena Shangguan
Selena Shangguan

Experimental Animation

Selena Shangguan aka. Enderdog

“I call myself Enderdog. I draw stuff, and tell stories. ”

Sarah Dubiel
Sarah Dubiel

Experimental Animation

Sarah Dubiel

“My name is Sarah Dubiel and I’m a 2D animator interested in dark humour and psychological horror. My most recent project, “The Worst Day of Your Life" follows a young man who is forced to come to terms with a traumatic workplace incident on a... More

Liliya Eruysal
Liliya Eruysal

Experimental Animation

Liliya Eruysal aka. Printer

“Printer's journey as a concept artist began at a young age with a simple online alias, which became the foundation of her artistic identity. With a passion for art and a desire to effortlessly "print" whatever comes to mind, Printer has become an... More

Liz Adler
Liz Adler

Experimental Animation

Liz Adler

“I am an interdisciplinary artist interested in the mundane and the absurd. Some of the themes I explore in my work are: the post-soviet, relationships, and womanhood. ”

Seungju Kim
Seungju Kim

Experimental Animation

Seungju Kim

“I am an artist with ambitions of creating a dreamlike world in various experimental ways. My world reflects my history, experiences and feelings. ”

Kenzie Abenhaim
Kenzie Abenhaim

Experimental Animation

Kenzie Abenhaim aka. OroRoach

Ege Ersoy
Ege Ersoy

Experimental Animation

Ege Ersoy

“Fairy Garden" is a 3D animated short film that aims to evoke a sense of tension and unease in the audience through its use of symbolism and eerie tones. The plot centers around a fairy who collects human skulls. In this short film the absence of a... More

Yuri Lee
Yuri Lee

Experimental Animation

Yuri Lee

“My ultimate goal as an artist is to breathe life into my imaginative ideas and create delightful stories that bring joy to people of all ages. More

Laiba Malik
Laiba Malik

Experimental Animation

Laiba Malik

Ivy Wu
Ivy Wu

Experimental Animation

Ivy Wu

Celebrate the work of OCAD U’s class of 2022/2023!