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gradfilm showcase: Beauty, by Alice Lemma (Sheridan)

By Mike Valiquette
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I’m really thrilled to see so many of the films from last week’s Sheridan Gradshow actually online. A lot of grads hold off due to somewhat archaic festival rules. I’m 3 for 3 on some of my favourites so far. So here’s Beauty, by Alice Lemma. Amazing work. Easily one of my favourites from this… »

gradfilm showcase: Veggiemancer, by Justin Chan (Sheridan)

By Mike Valiquette
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Veggiemancer was another standout at the Sheridan Industry Day this year. Great design and colour styling, solid storytelling, and excellent animation. Justin Chan did a really great job on this one. I’m now a fan. VEGGIEMANCER from Justin C on Vimeo.   VEGGIEMANCER: MAKING OF… »

gradfilm showcase: Blue, by Jason McLean (Sheridan)

By Mike Valiquette
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This is beautiful. Great work by Jason McLean. Blue. from Jason McLean on Vimeo. There;s a great interview with Jason over here on Character Design… »


showcase: Star Wars: The Force Awakens as told by Emoji, Copernicus Studios

By Mike Valiquette
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This is timely. Disney’s shared a new video on Youtube that tells the story of Star Wars: the Force Awakens using animated emojis. It’s got 372 341 views in 2… »

jobby: Senior Storyboard Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

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Senior Storyboard Artist 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… »

jobby: Production Coordinator, Switch VFX, Toronto

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Switch VFX is looking for a production coordinator to work on exciting projects for Nickelodeon’s, Sy-Fy Channel and other clients. Start date: immediately End date: TBD (long term) Term of… »

jobby: Professor-Animation, Okanagan College, Kelowna BC

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 Okanagan College Professor – Animation Competition Number: C000087 Location: Kelowna, British Columbia   The Division of Science, Technology & Health is seeking a full-time term College Professor to develop the… »

jobby: 3D Animators, Gallus Entertainment, Toronto

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Gallus Entertainment is a Canadian CG animation studio located in Downtown Toronto. Gallus Toronto is looking for 3D Animators to work on our latest animated series Luna Petunia (Cirque Du… »

jobby: Senior Designer/Design Supervisor, 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 studio and is dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our talent… »

TAAFI 2016 in Review: 8 Takeaways from TAAFI 2016 by a Toonsmith

By Mike Valiquette
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Reposted with permission from Brent Smith. Brent had been a whirlwind lately at animation events here in Toronto, and we were able to persuade him to share some of his… »

Event Report: Sheridan Industry Day 2016

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Yesterday (April 28, 2016) was Sheridan’s annual industry day. The attendance from studios was high and there still seemed a lot of positions needed to be filled so it looks like… »

Gradfilm Showcase: Luggage & Interview with Tracy Harris

By Kyu-bum Lee
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Grad film season is upon us yet again. With Calart films popping up on the web and Sheridan Industry day 2016 happening very soon, lets warm up with one from… »

Event Report: TAAFI 2016

By Kyu-bum Lee
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Happening this past weekend, (April 22-24, 2016) was the third TAAFI festival. TAAFI opened on Friday with 3 workshops and the opening ceremony including screening of Spark (Toon Box Entertainment)…. »

TAAFI 2016! NOW! TODAY!

By Mike Valiquette
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C’mon down to Corus Quay! Say hi! Find a job! Watch a… »

TAAFI 2016 STARTS TOMORROW!

By Mike Valiquette
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It’s going to be a busy few days for animation here in Toronto! TAAFI 2016 launches tomorrow and there’s too much to see and do. We’ll be at our table… »

jobby: Art Director (Preschool), Mark Media, Toronto

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Join us! Mark Media is an exciting Toronto-based company that combines culture, storytelling and technology to create unique learning & interactive experiences across film, tv and interactive digital media platforms…. »

jobby: DHX Studios Vancouver – Toronto Meet & Greet, FRIDAY APRIL 22ND

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DHX Studios Vancouver – Toronto Meet & Greet FRIDAY APRIL 22ND, 12:00PM-7:00PM Centre for Social Innovation, Mind Bomb Room – Ground Floor 720 Bathurst St. Toronto, ON M5S 2R4 DHX… »

jobby: Technical Director, Arc Productions, Toronto

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Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in Toronto, Ontario Canada is looking for Technical Directors to join the team. With over 500 artists and… »

jobby: Animator, Arc Productions, Toronto

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Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for an Animator to join our team. With over 500 artists and technical… »

jobby: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Pipeline, Hamilton ON

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT  Pipeline is looking for a skilled and passionate Administrative Assistant to join its growing team. Pipeline is an industry leader and creates some of the most innovative projects… »

jobby: Background Artists, Welcome to the Wayne, Toronto

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Job description We are currently looking for talented background artists to work on Nickelodeon’s original series ‘Welcome to the Wayne’. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated… »

jobby: Layout Artists, Welcome to the Wayne, Toronto

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Job description We are currently looking for talented layout artists to work on Nickelodeon’s original series ‘Welcome to the Wayne’. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated… »

jobby: 2D Animators, Welcome to the Wayne, Toronto

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Job description We are currently looking for talented animators to work on Nickelodeon’s original series ‘Welcome to the Wayne’. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated artists… »

jobby: Rigging Supervisor (3D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

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About Us DHX Media is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just… »

jobby: Animation Revisionist (2D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

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About Us DHX Media is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and for our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. Our staff dig into a… »

jobby: Talent Acquisition Manager, DHX Studios, Vancouver

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About Us DHX Media is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and for our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. Our staff dig into a… »

jobby: 2D Key Animator (Harmony), Copernicus Studios, Halifax

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2D Key Animator (Harmony), Copernicus Studios, Halifax. Previous experience with Toonboom is an asset but not a necessity. This is a new high-quality animated series using a combination of character… »

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