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Announcing Liz Adler as the recipient and Ash Woolf as the runner-up for the 2024 Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) Residency Career Launcher!

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OCAD University’s RBC Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce Liz Adler as the recipient and Ash Woolf as the runner-up for the Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) Residency Career Launcher!



Liz Adler

Liz Adler is a Toronto based stop-motion animator and documentary filmmaker. She studied Experimental Animation at OCAD University, exploring video production, sound design and illustration along her animated practice. Last year, she worked on Birutė Sodekaite’s animated short, In Perpetuum, as an intern at Stop Motion Department Inc. She is currently experimenting with a music documentary (Halocline Trance) and building sets/props  (Gazelle Automations).Liz’s most recent work visualizes one of her mother’s anecdotes from a childhood in Soviet-era Moscow, in a 2-minute animated documentary.




Ash Woolf

Ash Woolf is a Toronto-based artist and animator enrolled in OCAD University's experimental animation program. They explore their creativity through animation and film, their practice focuses on storytelling.Even dabbling in the more abstract variety. By mixing an abstract element into a more serious mood or setting.  

Instagram: @fern.goblin  



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