2015 Festival

Thank you to all of the artists, sponsors, volunteers and audience who made the 2015 IFAO such a success!

CAOS in the School

Let your imagination run wild with a ridiculously fun CAOS Media Art Residency.

About CAOS

Learn about the IFAO team.

The 7th biennial International Festival of Animated Objects, a celebration of masks, puppets and animated objects took place in Calgary, Alberta, Canada March 7-15, 2015.

This festival isn’t just about artistry, technical mastery and creativity in the field of animated objects; … it’s just a little bit about magic.

FFWD Weekly

Calgary… has become one of the most fertile spots in North America for ground-breaking puppetry.

Globe and Mail

[IFAO] contributed hugely over the years to Calgary’s unlikely evolution as one of the centres of the adult puppet universe. Calgary Herald

Putting Calgary in the pop-culture vanguard.

Globe and Mail