Contact Us

CAOS is a non-profit charity dedicated to the art of mask, puppetry, and animated objects. We spearhead community art projects like Spirit of White Buffalo, a giant white bison puppet created with inmates in Drumheller Institution, and Spirit of the Bluebird, an animated film honouring Blackfoot murder victim Gloria Black Plume.

Information: (403) 266-1503  |

IFAO office:
Tues-Thurs 9am to 5 pm
1904 – 11 St SE

Mailing Address:
1030 – 20 Ave SE
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
T2G 1M6


Members please call 403-266-1503 or email to receive your member booking code.

Not already a member? Consider joining CAOS as a voting or non-voting member to receive discounts on Festival shows.


Xstine Cook

Xstine Cook

Curator / Artistic Director

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Thomas Hall

Thomas Hall

Production Manager

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Sarah Scott

Sarah Scott

Assistant Producer

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Alyssa Ellis

Alyssa Ellis

Fundraising Queen

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Heather Cook

Heather Cook

Volunteer Coordinator

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Kelly Phelan

Kelly Phelan

Marketing & Publicity

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Peter Moller / Egg Press

Peter Moller / Egg Press


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Sean Dennie

Sean Dennie


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Carl Spencer

Carl Spencer

Animovies Curator

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Neil Evenson

Neil Evenson


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Johanna Schwartz

Johanna Schwartz


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Read the Program Guide

Follow us at animatedobjects_yyc or #animatedobjects on Instagram


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Board of Directors

Becky Scott President

Sean Dennie Vice-President

Yvonne Jobin Treasurer

Megan Hodgkinson Secretary

Kerry Clarke Director

Mooky Cornish Director

Kyle Hinton Director

Xstine Cook Founding Director


Team Leaders

Catherine Cartmill Info Booth & Merch

Cherie Ratte Front of House

Megan Evans Décor

Adele Sanoy Single Volunteers of Calgary

Becky Scott Online Auction

Giang Trinh Youth Central Volunteers