Toronto Animation Film Festival

Toronto Animation Industry Conference

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Where: Corus Quay, Toronto, Canada, 25 Dockside Dr.

When: Saturday to Sunday, November 2-3, 2019

Previous Events:

Toronto Animation / VFX Job Fair


Ashley Spires

Author and Illustrator

Ashley is the author and illustrator of many books including the best selling The Most Magnificent Thing and the Binky The Space Cat series. She is a drinker of tea, eater of candy and lover of cats. Ashley lives just outside Vancouver, BC with her husband, her dog and far too many felines. 

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Corus 8th Floor Theatre

BTS: The Most Magnificent Thing

This past year saw the debut of The Most Magnificent Thing, a family classic transformed into one of the most beautiful shorts by the team at Nelvana. Join the team from Nelvana as they talk about transforming this Kids Can Press book by Ashley Spires into an animated short and taking it on the road to various festivals around the world.

With Ashley Spires Author and Illustrator Ross Maudsley Head of Nelvana Operations and Technology, Nelvana Yaleh Paxton-Harding Art Director, Nelvana

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