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press release: NFB PAYS TRIBUTE TO FILM AND ANIMATION LEGEND GRANT MUNRO

By Mike Valiquette

December 11, 2017 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) mourns the passing of Canadian film and animation legend Grant Munro, O.C., who died in Montreal on December 9 at the age of 94. Born in Winnipeg on April 25, 1923, Munro attended the Musgrove School… »

TONIGHT!!!! TORONTO!!!!! Animatic TO presents: The War Stories on Christmas!!!!

By Mike Valiquette

 Last year was a blast. See?  And we’re doing it again! All the behind the scenes, crazy shit that’s usually not fit to tell. Here’s the details. For one festive night Toronto’s animation community comes together to tell their best “War Stories” about life in… »

jobby: Script Coordinator, 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. Script Coordinator Based out of our Toronto Studio the Script Coordinator will work closely with our Manchester Studio… »


TONIGHT: TAAFI presents Creator Driven Shows: A Cartoon Discussion, LIVESTREAM!!!!!!

By Mike Valiquette

UPDATE: Our pals at Canadian Animation Blog will be livestreaming, for anyone who can’t make it. You’ll find the live stream here: https://www.youtube.com/user/canadiananimation/live Creator Driven Shows: A Cartoon Discussion SOLD OUT! Rush… »

jobby: 2D Animator, Cartoon Conrad, Nova Scotia

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Cartoon Conrad is on the hunt for talented 2D Animators to work on several exciting new productions in Flash and Harmony! Position: 2D Animator Type: Full time, on site Start… »

press release: Youth Media Alliance Announces New Board Members and Andra Sheffer Scholarship Winner

By Mike Valiquette

Youth Media Alliance welcomes new board of directors and unveils the YMA Andra Sheffer Scholarship winner Youth Media Alliance (YMA) is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members… »

Robin Joseph’s Fox and the Whale shortlisted for the Oscars

By Mike Valiquette

Toronto-based animator Robin Joseph‘s self financed short film, Fox and the Whale, is on the short list for Oscar contention. CTV talks about it here. The film is among ten… »

jobby: Lighting/Comp Artist, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

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At Bardel, our greatest asset is our people. With multiple series currently in production, we are always looking for exceptional talent to join our winning team! We are currently recruiting… »

jobby: 3D Animator (Intermediate), Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

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Position: 3D Animator (Intermediate) Location: Vancouver, BC Company: Bardel Entertainment Inc. Address: 1523 West 3rd Ave, Vancouver BC, V6J 1J8 Terms of employment: Full-time (contract) Language of work: English Do you love to explore a story through… »

jobby: Storyboard Artist, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

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Position: Storyboard Artist Location: Vancouver, BC Company: Bardel Entertainment Inc. Address: 1523 West 3rd Ave, Vancouver BC, V6J 1J8 Terms of employment: Full-time (contract) Language of work: English Bardel is currently recruiting for talented Storyboard Artists to work… »

jobby: Storyboard Artist, Imagimation Entertainment, Remote/Freelance

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Storyboard Artist (Remote – Freelance) We are looking for storyboard artists to help us out with an award-winning CG series for an international client.  Residency is not an issue, and… »

events: Todd & The Book of Pure Evil: The End of The End, Toronto Screening, December 3rd, 2017

By Mike Valiquette

Todd & The Book of Pure Evil: The End of The End, Toronto Screening Cast and Crew in Attendance Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 7:00 PM–9:00 PM, Royal Cinema Continuing where the… »

from the internets: Add John Lasseter to the “terrible men” list.

By Mike Valiquette

Alright, we’re going to share this news too. Not with the obvious glee that Cartoon Brew is indulging in, but it’s real, and it’s big. Pixar’s chief creative officer, John… »

jobby: Modeler (Maya), 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. Modeler (Maya) The… »

jobby: Animator (CG), 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. Animator (CG) As… »

jobby: Character Designer, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

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Character Designer (Full-time, Fixed term Contract) Copernicus Studios is an entertainment content development and production company based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. We produce original, high-quality animated content for television,… »

jobby: Background Designer, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

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Background Designer (Full-time, Fixed term Contract) Copernicus Studios is an entertainment content development and production company based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. We produce original, high-quality animated content for television,… »

jobby: Storyboard Artist, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

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Storyboard Artist (Full-time, Fixed term Contract) Copernicus Studios is an entertainment content development and production company based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. We produce original, high-quality animated content for television,… »

jobby: Rigger (Maya), 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. Rigger (Maya) The… »

jobby: Lighter (CG), 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. Lighter (CG Animation)… »

jobby: Interstitial Animators, 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. Call out for… »

jobby: Digital Media 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. Digital Media Producer… »

events: Leadership Skills Workshop, Vancouver, November 29th

By Mike Valiquette

Coming up in Vancouver. Drawn Together Vancouver is hosting a Leadership Skills workshop On Wednesday November 29th. You can get tickets here…. »

from the internets: Women in Animation Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

By Mike Valiquette

This is important. We haven’t commented here about the recent surge in overdue “outings” of shitty men in the entertainment world and beyond. Honestly, it’s been overwhelming and finding a… »

jobby: Builds/Rigging Supervisor (2D Harmony), Yeti Farm, Kelowna BC

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Builds/Rigging Supervisor (2D Harmony) About Us: Yeti Farm is a full-service 2D and 3D studio covering every aspect of the animation pipeline. Located in beautiful Kelowna, BC, we partner with… »

jobby: Location and Prop Designer, Guru Studio, Toronto

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Title: LOCATION & PROP DESIGNER Date: November 2017 Guru Studio’s dedicated team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world. Our award winning and internationally… »

from the internets: Former CBC Kids Exec Lands at Titan1, Women in Animation launches Vancouver Chapter, Animation Art Collection At Risk in Sault St Marie

By Mike Valiquette

Kim Wilson, who ran CBC Kids for a decade, has signed on at Titan1 Studios to help develop their various graphic novel properties into other media. Consulting Producer Christina Rotsaert… »

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    I'm very excited to announce that the Canadian Animation Blog live screened the TAAFI Talk "Creator Driven Shows" to the world on Dec 7. The talk was presented by Corus Entertainment and held in their theatre screening room in downtown Toronto.This is first live stream that I've ever done! So, first off, thanks to TAAFI for […]

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