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jobby: Concept Location Designer, PIP Animation Studios, Ottawa

By Mike Valiquette

PIP Animation Studios We are currently seeking to hire a Concept Location Designer for our second feature. When applying for this position, please email Dave Fortier david@pipanimation.com and include “Concept Location Designer” in the subject of the email with your name. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and preferably living in Ontario. Experience:   Applicants should be… »

UPDATED: DHX Media Selling Halifax Animation Studio to Former CEO Dana Landry

By Mike Valiquette

Here’s the link. There’s no info regarding the buyer, so that will remain a mystery for now. UPDATE: the Chronicle Herald has more info. Dana Landry is the person behind the purchase. He’s the former CEO of DHX and was replaced in February of this… »

Press Release: Feature Documentary, Hand Drawn, Seeking Support On Indiegogo

By Mike Valiquette

I like this. It’s got a bunch of awesome people, including a whole whack of Canadians, so I’m sharing. If you can support them, please do. This is the kind of discussion and documenting we always need more of. HAND DRAWN – A feature documentary… »


Canadian Networks: CBC Kids and CORUS Execs Break Down What They’re Looking for in 2018

By Mike Valiquette

Networks – What are they looking for? From last months’s The Animation Conference (TAC)’s Meet the Networks was a brief talk by development executives about what the networks are seeking… »

OIAF 2018 In Review: Fred Seibert

By Mike Valiquette

We were fortunate enough to have Brent Smith in attendance this year at the Ottawa International Animation Festival, and he was taking notes! We’re going to share some of his… »

jobby: Mini Job Fair at TAAFI Industry This Weekend, Toronto

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No pass required for job seekers looking to meet with studios this weekend during TAAFI Industry 2018.  That’s right! FREE ACCESS TO JOB SEEKERS! These companies are recruiting and want… »

jobby: Clean-up/Revision Artists, Wuzzals, Remote/Full-time Permanent Position

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About Us. Wuzzals is a growing publisher that is passionate about creating books for children with dyslexia and ADP, so that they can learn how to read. How We Help We create… »

jobby: Animators (2D Harmony) for Hotel Transylvania – Yeti Farm Creative, Kelowna, BC

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Yeti Farm Creative is now hiring for an exciting, high profile production… HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA: THE SERIES About us Yeti Farm is a full-service 2D and 3D studio covering every aspect… »

press release: THE TORONTO ANIMATION ARTS FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES FULL PROGRAMMING FOR TAAFI INDUSTRY 2018

By Mike Valiquette

TAAFI INDUSTRY 2018 runs from November 3-4 Toronto, ON (October 24, 2018) – Today, the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) released the full official program for TAAFI INDUSTRY 2018… »

from the internets: Pixar’s Catmull Announces Retirement, Nelvana Nabs Whoopi Goldberg, and Broadcasters Attempt to Predict the Future

By Mike Valiquette

Cartoon Brew has an excellent article up regarding Ed Catmull’s retirement announcement from Disney/Pixar. Catmull’s impact on the global animation industry and culture is hard to measure, and it’s not… »

Events: TAAFI Industry is Right Around the Corner! Toronto, November 2 – 4

By Mike Valiquette

It’s coming up fast, and it looks like I’m going to be opening my big mouth and hoping to not get into too much trouble. The Toronto Animated Arts Festival… »

jobby: Architectural 3D Modeler, Proslide Technology, Ottawa

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ProSlide Technology creates the most innovative water rides for the best waterparks in the world. Almost 70 percent of the waterparks in North America own our rides, including Disney, Six… »

Press Release: 9 Story Announces Key Appointments and Promotions

By Mike Valiquette

9 Story Strengthens Creative Affairs with New Appointments and Key Promotions Additional promotions within Brown Bag Films, 9 Story Distribution International, and Marketing also announced Toronto, Canada – 9 Story… »

press release: Toonbox Signs Jackie Chan for New Feature, ONCE UPON A ZODIAC

By Mike Valiquette

Jackie Chan to produce and voice in ONCE UPON A ZODIAC Toonbox Entertainment and GAMA Entertainment announced that Jackie Chan has been tapped as an Executive Producer and cast to… »

jobby: Animators, Smiley Guy Studios: Corner Gas Animated, Toronto

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You itchin’ to animate?  Ready to show off your acting chops?  Come and join our talented crew on Season Two of Corner Gas Animated.  We are looking for experienced animators… »

jobby: Line Producer, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton ON

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Pipeline Studios www.pipelinestudios.com LINE PRODUCER Pipeline Studios is looking for skilled and passionate Line Producer to join our growing team. As an industry leader, Pipeline creates some of the most innovative… »

jobby: Freelance After Effects Animator, Taqqut Productions, Toronto

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Job Opportunity: Freelance After Effects Animator Employer: Taqqut Productions (Toronto Office) Reports To: Series Producer Terms of Employment: 1 month Compensation: negotiable Contact Information: Rebeka Herron, rebeka.herron@taqqut.com We are looking for a… »

jobby: Layout Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

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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 for a… »

OIAF 2018!

By Mike Valiquette

Tomorrow is the big day, it’s Day o1 of the Ottawa International Animation Festival and The Animation Conference (TAC). AND, for the first time in a very loooong time, I’M… »

jobby: 3D Animator, Lofty Sky Entertainment, North York ON

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3D Animator Lofty Sky is seeking a 3D Animator with good animation skills to join our team. The candidate should have a good understanding of 3D Animation in Autodesk Maya… »

jobby: 3D Model & Texture Artist, Lofty Sky Entertainment, North York ON

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3D Model & Texture Lofty Sky is seeking a CG Artist with 3D Model & Texture skills to join our animation team. The candidate should have a good understanding of… »

jobby: 2D Lead Animator, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

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2D Lead 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: Director, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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DIRECTOR Snowball thrives on creativity. Being in the animation business, leaders with a clear and concise vision are the backbone of any production. We want to expand our collective of… »

jobby: Compositor, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

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Are you a creative problem solver? A puzzle master? Some kind of matte cutting ninja who’s a pro with shadows and reflection? Then look no further and join our amazing… »

jobby: Modeling Artist, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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MODELING ARTIST Snowball Studios is looking to expand its amazingly talented modelling team. Our modelling artists work closely with top creatives and production personnel to achieve the overall vision of… »

jobby: Technical Director, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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TECHNICAL DIRECTOR Snowball Studios has an exciting opportunity for an animation Technical Director on a huge hit property. The TD will work closely with the CG Supervisor to establish proper… »

jobby: CG Supervisor, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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CG SUPERVISOR Snowball Studios is looking to fill an integral role within our top tier talent pool for an upcoming big brand TV show. The CG Supervisor will work with… »

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