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Tags: Arts & Entertainment | Carnivals, Fairs, & Festivals | Film Festivals | Children's & Family Entertainment | Cultural Attractions, Events, & Facilities | Performing Arts
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About
Otafest is an annual Japanese Animation convention held in Calgary, Alberta. Our next event is Otafest 2014 on May 16th - 18th. Hosted by Seph!
Mission
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community collaboration and volunteerism.
Company Overview
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community collaboration and volunteerism.
Description
Otafest was born in 1999 when the University of Calgary's Dedicated Otaku Anime Club decided to have a 1 day film festival showing Japanese Animation (anime) to the public.

Over the next decade, Otafest has grown to become a three day festival with approximately 4000 attendees annually. The festival is run by a non-profit organization (Otafest Film and Cultural Festival Planning Committee), and while we still showcase anime, it is just a part of the festival experience.

Otafest is an annual conference for anime enthusiasts. We act as a creative outlet for fans, an occasion where they can show their passion and appreciation of the hobby. We are an event where fans can show off the costumes they have made, the music videos they have created, and the art they have painted and drawn. Otafest is a forum for discussion and education. We host educational panels introducing others to the basics of the Japanese language and tips on how to use computer programs to enhance music videos and CG art. In the past, we have hosted guests who explained the process of donning a kimono,...

1 Location(s)

120 9 Ave SE, Calgary, T2G 0P3

403-261-8500 | Email

1 Location(s)

120 9 Ave SE, Calgary, T2G 0P3

403-261-8500 | Email


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