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from the internets: Catching Up on Canadian Animation News

By Mike Valiquette

2018 is in full force, and there’s been a lot going on. Here’s a little sampler. -Nelvana signed a big ole deal for the exclusive Canadian broadcast rights to Sesame Street. Read about it here. Here’s what I find interesting about this. It’s Nelvana, and not Corus, that made the deal. Nelvana isn’t a broadcaster,… »

jobby: 2D FX Animator, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

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 2D FX Animator (Full-time, Fixed term Contract) Copernicus Studios, Halifax Nova Scotia! Small town feel with big city amenities. Only minutes from the surfing beaches or the hiking trails. East Coast living at its best! Industry veterans and new grads working in a collaborative environment focusing on learning… »

jobby: 3D Animation Instructor, Atlantica College, Saint John, NB

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Atlantic Canada’s Premiere 3D Animation College is looking for the next great animation instructor. We are a small college that takes a different approach to teaching creative students. We have small class sizes and spend a lot of time working one-on-one with our students to… »


jobby: Freelance Designers, Art Directors, Epic Story Media

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EPIC STORY MEDIA has EPIC opportunities for part time freelance character designers, location designers and art directors. Please send your resume and online portfolio to epicopportunities@epicstorymedia.comand indicate the role that interests you. Only those selected… »

jobby: Lighting Artist (3D), DHX Media, Vancouver

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Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Lighting Artist to join our team! The role: As… »

jobby: 2D Animation Supervisor, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

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2D Animation Supervisor (Full-time, Fixed term Contract) Copernicus Studios is an entertainment content development and production company based in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada – only minutes from the surfing… »

jobby: 2D Harmony Animator, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

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2D Harmony Animator (Full-time, Fixed term Contract) Copernicus Studios, Halifax Nova Scotia! Small town feel with big city amenities. Only minutes from the surfing beaches or the hiking trails. East Coast living… »

jobby: Clean Up Artist, 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… »

Tonight: Toronto! Toon Hall!!!

By Mike Valiquette

This is tonight, and if you’re in any way invested in your career in this industry, and you’re nearby, you should come. We’re not the ones organizing it, but we… »

jobby: Breaking Artist, 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: Director, Big Jump, Ottawa

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Big Jump is seeking to fill a director position on one of its upcoming 2D animated series. Responsibilities:    Oversee all pre-production and production departments: Design, Storyboard, Animation, and Comp Maintain… »

Industry Vets Unveil New Prodco: Headspinner Productions

By Mike Valiquette

HEADSPINNER PRODUCTIONS SPINS ONTO the SCENE WITH THREE NEW PROJECTS TORONTO, ON, April 17, 2018– Industry veterans Michelle Melanson and Ken Cuperus have joined creative forces to launch HEADSPINNER PRODUCTIONS,… »

Friday fun: SKATE, by Diane Shaher

By Mike Valiquette

It’s Friday! Watch this! SKATE from Diane Shaher on Vimeo. And check out Diane… »

jobby: Professor of Animation (Digital Tools), Sheridan College, Oakville ON

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Faculty/Department: FAAD, Department of Animation and Game Design Employee Group: Academic Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus) Application Deadline: May 15th, 2018 Start Date: August 2018… »

jobby: Animator (3D), DHX Media, Halifax

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DHX Halifax – Job Description: Animator, 3D OVERVIEW DHX Studios is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment…. »

jobby: 2D Harmony Animator, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

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2D Harmony Animator (Full-time, Fixed term Contract) Copernicus Studios, Halifax Nova Scotia! Small town feel with big city amenities. Only minutes from the surfing beaches or the hiking trails. East Coast living… »

jobby: 2D Flash Animator, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

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2D Flash Animator (Full-time, Fixed term Contract) Copernicus Studios, Halifax Nova Scotia! Small town feel with big city amenities. Only minutes from the surfing beaches or the hiking trails. East Coast living… »

Studio Day at Algonquin College: April 25th, 2018

By Mike Valiquette

Algonquin College School of Animation Studio Day! It says by invitation only, but they sent it to me to post up, so here you go!! Algonquin’s got a great program,… »

Kidscreen Magazine Appoints New Editor: Mike Drach

By Mike Valiquette

Kidscreen is a publication familiar to most of us in the kids media industry. They run a big conference every year in Miami, and they’re pretty much the go-to publication… »

Guru EVP Mary Bredin Exits Studio

By Mike Valiquette

A surprising announcement this week from Guru Studio in Toronto: Mary Bredin, who has held the title of EVP of Content and Strategy for the past 10 plus years, will… »

jobby: Senior Previs Artist (3D), DHX Media, Vancouver

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Senior Previs Artist, 3D – Mega Man Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced… »

jobby: Lead Animator (CG), DHX Media, Vancouver

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DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Animator (Lead Animator) You will get to: Oversee and assist in training on an ongoing basis both technically and creatively Communicate and… »

GLAS Animation Launches Grant Program

By Mike Valiquette

This is some very cool shit. GLAS Animation (Global Animation Syndicate) has taken a simple, but fairly unprecedented step, and has launched the GLAS Animation Grant Program, currently consisting of… »

Upcoming Events: TOON HALL, Toronto, April 25th

By Mike Valiquette

This is coming up soon, and the timing is pretty great. The intention behind it is pure and honest, just a safe place to discuss the realities of the business,… »

jobby: Senior 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: Harmony Animator, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton

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HARMONY ANIMATOR Pipeline is looking for skilled and passionate Harmony Animators to join its growing team. Pipeline is an industry leader and creates some of the most innovative projects currently… »

It’s A Dance Off! Sublo and Tangy Mustard #9, by Aaron Long

By Mike Valiquette

Bojack Horseman director and amazing Canadian, Aaron Long, makes cartoons when he’s not making cartoons. If you’re not aware of the adventures of Sublo and Tangy Mustard, you’re about to… »

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