Archive for October, 2012

Happy Halloween Canada.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

In honour of this very odd holiday, here’s the zombie-riddled Teletoon pilot for Angora Napkin, by Troy Little and Nick Cross! Angora Napkin – pilot from Troy Little on Vimeo…. »

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jobby: Assistant Animator, Bradleez Cartoonz, off-site freelance

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Hello. I’m looking for an experienced Flash animator to assist me with a short film for festivals. The story is adapted from a children’s book. This is a contract position and the animator will have credit in the film. More details will be provided when the contractor is chosen from their portfolio. Thanks…. »

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CBC Radio’s WireTap: Animated…UPDATE: Contest rules amended!!!

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

UPDATE: We posted this a few days ago, and a few of our regulars chimed in over the specifics of the ownership breakdown in the contest rules…. well, looks like the kind folks at the CBC were paying attention, and producer Mira Burt-Wintonick had this to say in our comments thread: We want you to… »

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jobby: Multiple positions (designers, directors, storyboard artists, etc), DHX Media, Vancouver

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

DHX Media Vancouver is hiring! We’re looking for talented, inspired, creative artists that are passionate about creating quality animation to join our team. Opportunities are available to work with us on exciting Flash Animation Series such as Packages from Planet X, Pound Puppies and My Little Pony. We have a great artist-centric environment, staff events… »

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press release: Arc Announces Canterville Ghost as First Original Feature

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

DORADO MEDIA AND ARC PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCE MULTI-PICTURE PARTNERSHIP The Canterville Ghost to be the first film in slate October 24, 2012 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – Dorado Media and Capital Ltd. and Arc Productions Ltd. have entered into an agreement through which Dorado will facilitate financing for a slate of projects that will be produced at… »

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jobby: 2D Animators, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton ON

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Pipeline Studios is always looking for creative, talented artists with a clear vision to deliver high caliber work. If you are someone who thinks the impossible just takes another try to achieve we want to talk to you. Pipeline Studios has an exciting opportunity in our 2D department. We are looking for 2D ANIMATORS. Join… »

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jobby: Production Managers, Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

PRODUCTION MANAGERS Posting Date: Oct.23rd 2012 Closing Date: Nov.16th 2012 Location: 110 Spadina Ave Suite 500, Toronto Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience 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 SEVERAL PRODUCTION… »

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jobby: FX/CG Generalist, Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

FX / CG Generalist Posting Date: Oct.23rd, 2012 Closing Date: Nov.16th 2012 Location: 110 Spadina Ave Suite 500, Toronto Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience 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… »

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jobby: Character Designers, Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

CHARACTER DESIGNERS Posting Date: Oct.22nd, 2012 Closing Date: Nov.16th 2012 Location: 110 Spadina Ave Suite 500, Toronto Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience 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 CHARACTER DESIGNERS,… »

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jobby: Animatic Revision Artist, Tinman Creative, Toronto

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Animatic Revision Artists Needed! Tinman Creative is looking for Storyboard Revision Artists.  You must know flash and have a good sense of timing and character performance. Please send links, along with animatic examples to: info@tinman.tv Only qualified applicants will be contacted. We look forward to meeting… »

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jobby: Production Manager, Spinmaster Entertainment, Toronto

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

PRODUCTION MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION Position Summary We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Animation Production Manager in the Spin Master Entertainment division, based out of our Toronto head office. Reporting to the Supervising Producer, Spin Master Entertainment, the Production Manager will be responsible for asset management, tracking, scheduling and managing the day to day… »

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press release: Radical Sheep Options Fangbone

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Radical Sheep Productions Options Michael Rex’s Fangbone! Toronto, Canada – October 22, 2012 – Radical Sheep Productions has optioned the rights to the hilarious graphic novel series Fangbone! Third-Grade Barbarian, written and illustrated by New York Times best selling author Michael Rex. Fangbone is a nine-year-old barbarian warrior from Skullbania who has landed in Eastwood… »

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events: Vancouver Short Film Festival, Oct 26th and 27th

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

VANCOUVER SHORT FILM FESTIVAL October 26, 27th, 2012 Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street Vancouver Check out a selection of award-winning Hometown Favourites, two local short film screenings in competition, and a panel of established BC filmmakers. The festival celebrates International Animation Day with the NFB’s free Get Animated! animation workshop for families and the NFB… »

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Benj Arcand’s WACKATDOO

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Our pals at Cartoon Brew have an admirable policy about not posting links to online funding campaigns.  They keep it very black and white, as I’m sure they need to.  We at Canadian Animation Resources, however, have no such policy. We don’t post every campaign we come across, and I wish I could tell you… »

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press release: NFB’s Get Animated! International Animation Day, Nationwide events October 26th to November 10th

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is launching the sixth edition of Get Animated!, bringing many of the country’s finest and funniest animated films to communities across Canada in celebration of International Animation Day (October 28). Taking place this year from October 26 to November 10, Get Animated! will bring the magic of animation… »

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events: Montreal Stop Motion festival! This Weekend!

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival Official Competition The fourth edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival will be held on October 19th, 20th and 21st, 2012 at Concordia University’s Alexandre de Sève Theatre (1453 Mackay Street, Montreal). This year’s festival opens Friday evening and includes 73 animated Stop Motion short films from 22… »

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from the internets: Winsor McCay Google Doodle

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Google’s got a Winsor McCay homage up today.  For those who don’t know him, he’s one of the defining pioneers of animation.  He’s best known in cartoon circles for Gertie the Dinosaur, his traveling Vaudeville show where he interacted with an animated Brontosauraus of his own creation, a process that precision timing, and painstaking animation. … »

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jobby: Studio Coordinator, Guru Studio, Toronto

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

STUDIO COORDINATOR Posting Date: Oct.11th, 2012 Closing Date: Nov.2nd 2012 Location: 110 Spadina Ave Suite 500, Toronto Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience 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… »

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jobby: Executive Assistant/Receptionist, Guru Studio, Toronto

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/RECEPTIONIST   Posting Date: Oct.11th Closing Date: Nov.2nd 2012 Location: 110 Spadina Ave Suite 500, Toronto Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience 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 an… »

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call for submissions: GRAPHIC Animaton Competition

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Sydney Opera House presents: Final Call for Submissions GRAPHIC Animation Competition Entries Close Sunday 28 October, midnight AEST Sydney Opera House today announced a final call for submissions into the third annual GRAPHIC animation competition, with entries due to close on Sunday 28 October, midnight AEST. Held as part of the GRAPHIC festival’s weekend of… »

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jobby: Compositors, Embassy VFX, Vancouver

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

October 10th, 2012 Vancouver based The Embassy Visual Effects, renowned for its photo-realistic visual effects work on feature and commercial projects, is currently on the lookout for exceptional talent: Compositors Experience 4+ years experience using Nuke; understanding of CG workflow helpful Previous experience compositing on stereoscopic projects a must Solid understanding of photography, light, camera… »

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jobby: Animators, the Embassy VFX, Vancouver

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

October 10, 2012 Vancouver based The Embassy Visual Effects, renowned for its photo-realistic visual effects work on feature and commercial projects, is currently on the lookout for exceptional talent: Animators Experience 4+years animating dynamic and realistic non-character and character assets Strong knowledge of Softimage a requirement, some scripting knowledge helpful Demonstrated knowledge of timing, posing… »

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jobby: Modelers, the Embassy VFX, Vancouver

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

October 10, 2012 Vancouver based The Embassy Visual Effects, renowned for its photo-realistic visual effects work on feature and commercial projects, is currently on the lookout for exceptional talent: Modelers Experience 4+years experience constructing poly models, UV mapping, blend shapes Strong knowledge of Softimage a requirement; basic scripting knowledge helpful Rigging experience an asset Preference… »

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jobby: Executive Producer, 90NineCents, Toronto

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

October 9, 2012 90NineCents – Executive Producer Wanted! 90NineCents was founded on the principle of enjoying and creating great cross-platform games. The immense talent and boundless experience of the team, combined with their passion for gaming, make 90NineCents a force to be reckoned with in developing top tier games. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, 90NineCents was… »

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press release: Radical Sheep Greenlights Two New Productions with Disney Junior Canada

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Toronto, Canada – October 2, 2012 – Radical Sheep Productions has begun production on the new animated preschool show Yub Yubs as well as two Stella and Sam Holiday Specials for Disney Junior Canada. Both productions are set to air in 2013.   Yub Yubs, created by Matt Fernandes of Industrial Brothers, stars three curious… »

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jobby: Storyboard Supervisor, Kratt Brothers Company, Ottawa

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Company: Kratt Brothers Company Location: Ottawa (Kanata), Ontario Start date December 2012 Job Title: Storyboard Supervisor Job Type: Contract Salary: Based on experience   Kratt Brothers Company is seeking an experienced in-house Storyboard Supervisor for the third season of Wild Kratts. The candidate will supervise half the Storyboard team (4 artists) and share responsibilities with another Storyboard Supervisor.   General Responsibilities: Work with the Storyboard team… »

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jobby: Maya Character Rigger, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

October 2, 2012 Industrial Brothers is actively looking for a skilled Maya character rigger to work on a series of preschool shorts. – Experience setting up and rigging character models in Maya – Ability to collaborate with animators to create rigs that are easy to work with and animation friendly – Design user interfaces and… »

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jobby: Maya Character Animator, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

October 2, 2012 Industrial Brothers is seeking a Maya character animator to work on a series of preschool shorts. – Responsible for bringing the characters to life – Able to animate in a cartoony style – Great sense of timing – Motivated to manage their own time and work effectively in a small team Please… »

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jobby: Maya Modeler, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

October 2, 2012 Industrial Brothers is seeking a Maya modeler to work on a series of preschool shorts. – Looking for models with a clean line flow and efficient topology for easy rigging – The series will feature our main characters turning into animals, plants, machines – Motivated to manage their own time and work… »

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press release: Complete And Utter Global Domination seems to be the plan for 9 Story: Pre-Mipcom Arthur Sales

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

9 Story Entertainment announces multiple pre-Mipcom sales for newly digitized Arthur season 16 Toronto, Canada – October 2, 2012  – 9 Story Entertainment announces multiple international sales of the 16th season of the award-winning children’s animated series ARTHUR (20×22’HD) to CBC (Canada), CBBC (UK), ABC (Australia) and Noga (Israel). 9 Story became producer and distributor… »

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comix: True Patriot indiegogo campaign launches

Monday, October 1st, 2012

I love this stuff.  Canadian superheroes, by Canadian creators.  Go check out the IndieGogo  campaign here: http://www.indiegogo.com/truepatriot The talent involved is top-notch: Jay Stephens, Tom Fowler, J. Bone (to name but a few).  I can’t wait to get my hands on a… »

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jobby: Rigging Artist / Lead Character Animator / Character Animator / Lead Lighting Artist / Lighting Artist / Visual Effects Artist / Layout Artist, Opus Visual Effects, Winnipeg

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Company: Opus Visual Effects Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba Start Date: Varies (Anywhere from October to January) Job Titles: Lead Character Animator / Character Animator / Lead Character Modeler / Character Modeler / Lead Environmental Modeler / Environmental Modeler / Lead Lighting Artist / Lighting Artist, Prop Modeler / Lead Surfacing Artist / Surfacing Artist / Lead… »

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