Month: August 2012

Attention Directors: Directors Rights Collective of Canada may be holding foreign royalties for you, list attached.

This came in via Mark Mayerson, and seems to be on the up and up.  Basically, the DRCC collects foreign royalties on behalf of Canadian directors, and is affiliated with the Directors Guild of Canada.  There’s a very long list…

Comix: Angora Napkin gets a wee bit racy

It’s Wednesday, and Troy Little’s as good as his word.  Here’s another Angora Napkin comic (we’re up to number 10 aleady!) There’s a bit of wink-wink, nudge-nudge going on in this one.  Just sayin’.

new Goodwin VS Badwin on Mondo’s YouTube Channel

Well, it looks like Canadian-made Goodwin VS Badwin finally got it’s very own round 2.  The first four episodes found enough of a following to spawn a spin-off (Mrs Brickles) and now it looks like episode 5 is online. Co-creator…

jobby: Assistant Technical Director, Arc Productions, Toronto

August 24, 2012 Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for an Assistant Technical Director to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up…

jobby: CG Animator, Arc Productions, Toronto

August 24, 2012 POSITION OVERVIEW The Animator completes assigned shots in accordance with the show Director’s overall vision. The animator checks in regularly with supervising animators regarding individual progress and with the animation producer regarding tasks and available work.  This…

jobby: Technical Directors, 3D Generalists, Environmental Artists, Texture Artists, Lighters, FX Artists, Embassy VFX, Vancouver

Vancouver-based The Embassy Visual Effects, renowned for photo-realistic visual effects work in high-end film and commercials, is on the lookout for exceptional talent:   Technical Directors for Lighting, Softimage/ICE, Houdini , Dynamics and Particles (several positions) Experience 4+ years experience…

from the internets: Thunderpaw

It’s important we all see this.  It’s not Canadian, but it may be the future of everything I love.  It’s Thunderpaw.  Go experience it here, then come back and tell me how awesome your life becomes.

SUPERDUPERSUPERHERO!!!!!

Episode three!  Featuring the diabolical menace of…… the Future!!!! SUPER DUPER SUPER HERO – EPISODE 3 from mike geiger animation on Vimeo.

jobby: Layout Lead, Pixar Canada, Vancouver

August 14, 2012 About Pixar Canada Pixar Canada is looking for a Layout Lead for its new studio in Vancouver. Pixar Canada is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pixar Animation Studios, the world leader in animated films. The Vancouver studio produces…

press release: Canadian presence at OIAF 2012

CANADIAN ANIMATION TAKES CENTRESTAGE  AT OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL OTTAWA (JULY 24, 2012) – Canadian animation will be well represented at this year’s OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL (OIAF). The 2012 edition of the Festival, running September 19th-23rd, will see some…

jobby: 3D Designer, the Orb Factory, Halifax

August 13, 2012 The Orb Factory is looking for a highly organized and detail oriented individual to take a position with us as 3D designer. Our company currently works with a variety materials for developing play forms such as cardboard,…

jobby: Lighting Supervisor, Guru Studio, Toronto

Position: Lighting Supervisor Location: 110 Spadina Ave Suite 500, Toronto Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. Overtime as required. Guru Studio, the award winning internationally renowned animation house in Toronto, seeks experienced Lighting Supervisor…

jobby: Compositing Supervisor, Guru Studio, Toronto

Position: Compositing Supervisor Location: 110 Spadina Ave Suite 500, Toronto Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. Overtime as required. Guru Studio, the award winning internationally renowned animation house in Toronto, seeks experienced Compositing Supervisor…

Super Duper Super Hero! Episode 2!

It’s Monday!  It’s August!  You know what that means? Mike Geiger’s got another episode of Super Duper Super Hero all ready for you to stick in your eye-holes! SUPER DUPER SUPER HERO – Episode 2 from mike geiger animation on…

from the internets: Sandra Loke on Animation Insider

So the other day, Animation Insider drew my attention with a Dave Merritt interview.  As is usually the case, I started poking around to see who else had recently been subjected to the Insider questionnaire.  I found another Canadian: Sandra…