Month: February 2012

Call for entries: Blackrock 2012

Call for entries for Blackrock Animation Film Festival 2012 Competition Monday 27th February 2012 Details of the second Blackrock Animation Film Festival Competition were announced today (Monday) at a photo call in Blackrock.  Festival Director, Fionnghuala Ní Néill and President…

jobby: Nuke compositor, Tendril, Toronto

February 28, 2012 Nuke Compositor: Toronto-local only please. Assemble elements from a variety of sources and integrate them artistically into a seamless image. In the case of compositing CG elements into live-action footage, the compositor’s goal is to create a photorealistic…

press release: Tinman Creative Studios officially opens

ANNOUNCING THE LAUNCH OF TINMAN CREATIVE STUDIOS! Morghan Fortier (gemini award winning Bossy Type) has teamed up with Brett Jubinville, (infamously Eclectic Cartoon Doodler), to launch their new animation studio, Tinman Creative. The dynamic Toronto based studio focuses on design…

jobby: 2D Character Animator, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

February 17, 2012 Copernicus Studios Inc. is looking for a lot of new animators to start this spring on a Flash-animated television series. We need a large crew of traditionally trained animators to work on this production. Position: 2D Animator…

jobby: Visual Effects TDs, Pixar Canada, Vancouver

Pixar Canada is looking for Visual Effects TDs for its Vancouver studio for a contract position ending  August 2012.  Must have working knowledge of Houdini. In Pixar’s production process, the term “TD” means “Technical Artist”.  The Visual Effects TD works with other crew…

from the internets: Patrick Doyon on Cartoon Brew

Cartoon Brew does carry a lot of good content.  Today they’ve posted an interview with Oscar-nominated, Canadian filmmaker, Patrick Doyon.  They’ve got Canada’s NFB as a sponsor, so they seem to be getting a direct line to NFB talent and…

Last chance to submit for the Vimeo Awards

Hey filmmakers, Vimeo’s giving out money.  Here’s the blurb: THERE’S JUST ONE WEEK LEFT TO SUBMIT Like a cheetah on roller skates, the Vimeo Festival + Awards are fast approaching, and we don’t want you to miss a thing —…

Call For Entries: Remembering Helen Hill, a Mentorship Residency with Amy Lockhart, Toronto

Call for applications to: The Toronto Animated Image Society Remembering Helen Hill: A Mentorship Residency with Amy Lockhart Submission Deadline: Friday, March 2, 2012 The Toronto Animated Image Society is seeking proposals for a commissioned, mentored project. Selected artists will be inspired by the…

press release: Treason Media launches with “Lucas Rocks!”

Aron Dunn launches his new Canadian independent prodco Treason Media with a deal with fellow Canadian indie Hop To It Productions to develop “Lucas Rocks!”, a live action comedy series for kids 8 to 12. Susan Nation, President of Hop To It…

jobby: 2D Animator, Rotating Planet Productions, Montreal

Company: Rotating Planet Productions Location: Montreal, Quebec Job title: 2D Animator Job Type: Contract Start Date: February 2012 Description: We are seeking a professional 2D animator for a short comix inspired animated film to be produced this summer-fall 2012.  Looking…

Annie Awards streaming live on CAR

Unless something goes terribly wrong (which isn’t out of the question), we’re going to be streaming the Annie Awards live from LA tomorrow!  Hosted by Patton Oswalt!  Cool Beans!

press release: TELETOON CANADA INC. AND TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC. BRING CARTOON NETWORK AND ADULT SWIM TO CANADA IN 2012

Canadian Broadcaster launches new ad-supported channel with a platform-integrated and portable approach (Toronto, ON, February 2, 2012) – TELETOON Canada Inc. and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. today announced a partnership that will bring Cartoon Network and Adult Swim to Canadian television…