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TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2022 /CNW/ - Women in Animation Vancouver's ACE Program deadline has been extended to January 31, 2022. This third iteration of the program is expanding across Canada with the support of Netflix Canada as the premiere sponsor. The ACE Program is WIA Vancouver's immersive animation career accelerator mentorship program for mid-level animation professionals who identify as women and non-binary.

The program is currently looking for applications from the following key creative professionals:

  • Producer

  • Writer

  • Director

  • Art Director

  • Storyboard Supervisor

  • Animation Director

  • Editor

  • Composer

In a statement, Rose-Ann Tisserand, WIA Vancouver Advisor & ACE Program Founder/Co-Executive Producer said:

WIA's mission is to promote diversity and gender equity in the animation industry, with the goal of 50/50 by 2025. We are thrilled Netflix Canada has recognized the value of the ACE program and the impact it has had on the animation industry in BC. We are excited this new partnership allows us to not only continue the program but expand it to reach animation professionals from across the country.

Applications are open until January 31, 2022. All candidates will be announced in 2022 on International Women's Day.

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ABOUT WOMEN IN ANIMATION: Women in Animation (WIA) envisions a world in which women share fully in the creation, production and rewards of animation, resulting in richer and more diverse entertainment and media that move our culture forward. The mission of WIA is to bring together a global community of animation professionals to empower and support women in the art, science and business of animation by increasing access to resources, creating opportunities for education, encouraging strong connections between individuals, and inspiring excellence. For more information or to join WIA, please visit

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