SPARK brings the most talented artists, inventors, directors and studio executives from around the world to Vancouver to share their experience and inspire the animation community. This 5-day festival and 2-day conference attract local and international animation leaders.


FILM FESTIVAL: October 22 – 26


A showcase and celebration of the best of animation arts from around the world, from independent animation to special premieres.

CONFERENCE: October 24 – 25

  • Panels and presentations from animation’s top players
  • Cutting edge exposure and insight into the latest techniques of the industry
  • Networking — build long-lasting relationships with a growing community of local and international attendees


JOB FAIR: October 24 – 25


Looking for work? Come meet recruiters from Vancouver’s leading studios! Online registrations are now open. Check Job Fair webpage for details.




Industry policy-makers, executives, professionals and students all have something to gain from the conference. The Festival offers something for all film buffs, art lovers and cartoon fans out there.

Get your tickets now!