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Art Book Tribute to Dominic Kardasiewicz

By Mike Valiquette

The recent, tragic passing of Toronto animator Dominic Kardasiewicz has hit a lot of people in the animation community really hard. Dominic was really loved, and his sudden death is hard to process. Friends and colleagues have organized to pay tribute to Dominic’s life in a very simple and natural way, they’re going to make… »

jobby: Senior 2D Animator, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton ON

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Pipeline Studios is an industry leader and creates some of the most innovative projects currently on the market, delivering over 2000 minutes of high quality content per year; credited to our solid reputation in the global industry. Pipeline’s world class creative and technical talent join… »

press release: Blues Clues Creator Joins 9Story Media as Chief Creative Officer

By Mike Valiquette

9 Story Media Group Appoints ANGELA C. SANTOMERO  As Chief Creative Officer Out of the Blue to be Rebranded 9 Story USA Toronto, Canada – June 18, 2018 – 9 Story Media Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Angela C. Santomero to the… »


jobby: Senior Technologist, Bachelor of Animation, Sheridan, Oakville ON

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Senior Technologist, Bachelor of Animation Job Description Employee Group: Support Staff Faculty/Department: Animation, Arts & Design Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus) Reference Number: 18/S/53 Payband: K Hourly Range: $39.43… »

TIFF Presents: In Conversation With Brad Bird (video and highlights)

By Mike Valiquette

I wasn’t able to make it to the Brad Bird talk held at TIFF a few weeks ago, but thankfully I have good friends who were willing to share the… »

Events: (Toronto) Elliott Animation Presents, Animation Masterclass with Michael Makarewicz (Incredibles 1 and 2, Finding Dory)

By Mike Valiquette

Very cool event coming up thanks to the gang at Elliott Animation, July 28-29th Hello fellow animation friends! Elliott Animation will be hosting a master animation workshop with Michal Makarewicz… »

jobby: Character Designer, Elliott Animation, Toronto

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Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! Elliott Animation is one of Canada’s few artist owned and managed studios that is dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our team… »

jobby: Background Painter, Elliott Animation, Toronto

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Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! Elliott Animation is one of Canada’s few artist owned and managed studios that is dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our team… »

jobby: Artist Manager, Guru Studio, Toronto

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Artist Manager Guru Studio’s dedicated team is passionate about bringing inspired character-driven stories to screens around the world. Our award winning and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment company is looking… »

jobby: Art Director, Guru Studio, Toronto

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ART DIRECTOR Guru Studio’s dedicated team is passionate about bringing inspired character-driven stories to screens around the world. Our award winning and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment company is looking… »

jobby: Production Manager, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

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Manage Much? Mercury Filmworks is looking for an experienced in-studio 2D animation production manager to work in our Ottawa studio. This position is an excellent opportunity to live and play in Canada’s… »

RIP Dominic Kardasiewicz

By Mike Valiquette

We shared some troubling news recently about a member of our animation community who went missing a week and a half ago. Dominic Kardasiewicz was found a few days ago,… »

press release: Oasis Animation Announces Major Expansion in Montreal

By Mike Valiquette

Reports are popping up in the usual places about some interesting news out of Quebec. Oasis Animation is expanding in a big way. Here’s the press release. OASIS ANIMATION LAUNCHES… »

jobby: 2D Character EFX Artists, Deluxe Animation, Toronto

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Deluxe Animation is looking for experienced and dynamic 2d Character EFX artists. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a fun and quirky hand drawn animated television series that… »

jobby: Editor, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

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9 Story Media Group’s Toronto studio is now Brown Bag Films! Brown Bag Films is one of the world’s most exciting, original and successful creative-led animation studios. Editor At Brown… »

jobby: Accounting Administrator, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

By Mike Valiquette

Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Accounting Administrator to join the Mercury Filmworks finance team. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Finance, this employee will… »

jobby: Software Developer (Pipeline TD), 9Story Media, Toronto

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Software Developer (Pipeline TD) 9 Story Media Group is an industry leading creator, producer and distributor of award-winning animated and live action content for young audiences around the world. 9… »

TAAFI Presents: EXCLUSIVE SCREENING AND BEHIND-THE-SCENES TALK BY PIXAR’S DOMEE SHI, DIRECTOR OF “BAO.”

By Mike Valiquette

DIRECTOR IN ATTENDANCE: TAAFI ANNOUNCES AN EXCLUSIVE SCREENING AND BEHIND-THE-SCENES TALK BY DOMEE SHI, DIRECTOR OF “BAO.” Toronto, ON (May 30, 2018) – Today, the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International… »

jobby: Producer, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

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Are You an Animation Producer? Mercury Filmworks is looking for an experienced in-studio 2D or 3D animation producer to work in our Ottawa studio and oversee multiple series. This position is an excellent… »

Missing: Dominic Kardasiewicz, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

One of our own went missing in Toronto on Friday night. Dominic Kardasiewicz was last seen in Toronto’s west end, around 11:30 pm on May 25th. He was walking home… »

jobby: 2D ToonBoom Harmony Builds and Rigging Artist, Titmouse, Vancouver

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: – Builds and constructs rigs for 2D characters, vehicles and props using Toon Boom Harmony – Creates animation interfaces that meets the requirements and the artistic vision of… »

jobby: 2D Animator, Titmouse, Vancouver

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: – Create high quality 2D Flash/Harmony animation sequences by creating storytelling poses and putting them on model – Animate scene from rough to clean and complete work by… »

jobby: Compositor, Titmouse, Vancouver

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Build all of the elements necessary to assemble the final shot to the satisfaction of the director and producer Use of software including, but not limited to Adobe… »

jobby: Technical Director – Animation, L’Atelier Animation, Montreal

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L’Atelier Animation is an animation studio that specializes in the creation of 3D feature films and television series. Founded in Montreal in 2012, L’Atelier has distinguished itself by its choice… »

TIFF Wants Tiny Films: TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival

By Mike Valiquette

Do you make (tiny) films? We want to see your miniature masterpieces TIFF joins forces with Instagram to present the TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival, a digital shorts competition that invites aspiring… »

Call for Submissions: Vancouver Short Film Festival Invites British Columbia Residents to Submit

By Mike Valiquette

Vancouver, BC (May 22nd, 2018) – Calling all short filmmakers around BC: The Vancouver Short Film Festival (VSFF) is seeking submissions for its 9th edition, which will run January 25-26,… »

jobby: Series Producer, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

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9 Story Media Group’s Toronto studio is now Brown Bag Films! Brown Bag Films is one of the world’s most exciting, original and successful creative-led animation studios. Series Producer In… »

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