Month: November 2012

Michael Fukushima Interview, Part II

Here’s the second, and final part of the interview I conducted with NFB producer, Michael Fukushima. Part I can be found here. Thanks again to Michael, Grayden Laing, TAAFI, and the NFB.  This was a pleasure.

jobby: 3D Animators, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton

November 29, 2012 Pipeline Studios has an exciting opportunity in our CG department. We are looking for 3D ANIMATORS. Join the Pipeline team as a key member of the animation crew in our Hamilton studio. Pipeline Studios is always looking…

jobby: Lighter, Arc Productions, Toronto

November 28, 2012 Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Lighter with Renderman experience to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most…

Tonight: VFX & Animation Industry Party, Toronto

If you’re in Toronto, and you’re looking to hobnob with some animation and VFX types, this would be a pretty good place to do so: the 2nd Annual VFX & Animation Industry Party.  TAAFI is involved, CASO is involved.  Tickets…

jobby: Rigger, Arc Productions, Toronto

November 23, 2012 Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in Toronto, Ontario Canada is looking for Riggers to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to date…

jobby: Producer, Arc Productions, Toronto

November 23, 2012 Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Producer to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to date…

jobby: Production Manager, Arc Productions, Toronto

November 23, 2012 Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Production Manager to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to…

jobby: Production Coordinator, Arc Productions, Toronto

November 23, 2012 Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Production Coordinator to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to…

jobby: Production Assistant, Arc Productions, Toronto

November 23, 2012 Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Production Assistant to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to…

jobby: Assistant Production Manager, Arc Productions, Toronto

November 23, 2012 Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for an Assistant Production Manager to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up…

jobby: 3D Animator, Barskool.com, Toronto

November 21, 2012 Independent producer requires 3D animator (preferably 3D studio max) to create opening sequences and bumpers for a tv show. The animation will include integration of video footage, a logo, and Google maps with an artistic rendering of…

jobby: Lead Rigger, Arc Productions, Toronto

November 20, 2012 Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for Lead Riggers to join the team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to date…

jobby: CG Supervisor, Arc Productions, Toronto

November 20, 2012 Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a CG Supervisor to join the team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to…

jobby: Senior Surfacing Artist, Arc Productions, Toronto

November 19, 2012 Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Senior Surfacing Artist to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up…

Michael Fukushima at Reel Asian Film Festival

Following part one of our interview with Michael Fukushima, we present, care of Grayden Laing, Michael’s presentation at this year’s Reel Asian International Film Festival.  Michael is the first producer to be honoured by the festival.  Traditionally they recognize directors.…

jobby: CG Asset Supervisor, March Entertainment, Toronto

November 16, 2012 CG Asset Supervisor March Entertainment is looking for a skilled and experienced CG Asset Supervisor to oversee production assets for our animated properties in our Toronto studio. The CG Asset Supervisor guides the asset team while working…

jobby: Designer, Arc Productions, Toronto

November 15, 2012 Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for Designers to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources…

jobby: Project Manager, Production Engineerig, Arc Productions, Toronto

November 15th, 2012 JOB TITLE:  Project Manager, Production Engineering DEPARTMENT: Technology REPORTS TO: Head of Technology POSITION OVERVIEW The Project Manager, Production Engineering, manages the successful delivery of production engineering group projects.  This role is required to generate project status…

tonight: HELLO AMIGA, Toronto

NEW WORK COMMISSIONED BY THE TORONTO ANIMATED IMAGE SOCIETY (facebook event page) The Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) in conjunction with Trinity Square Video (TSV) and Vtape, present Hello Amiga, a special animation project. TAIS has commissioned six artists to…

A conversation with Michael Fukushima

Last week felt like Michael Fukushima Week here at Canadian Animation Resources.  He was in town being honoured by the Reel Asian International Film Festival, and I had a two day period that was pretty much all him.  For those…

typesetter blues

another Toronto-area production, this one’s called Typesetter Blues: Typesetter Blues is a 3-minute animated short starring a likeable monster named Harold. In this melancholy love story, Harold falls for a new coworker, who unfortunately falls harder for someone else. Voiced…

Ringo, by M.R. Horhager

M.R. Horhager is a Toronto-based animator and film-maker.  His film, Ringo has been popping up all over the place: RINGO or: The story of a couple who tried to revitalize their relationship but instead ruined a child. from MR Horhager…

Snowboy and Crow, by Ken Turner

Toronto’s Ken Turner has been making cartoons.  They’re called the World of Snowboy and Crow, and they’re about a boy made of snow, and a crow.  And Ken likes Tim Burton.  I think. I’ve been meaning to post Ken’s work…

jobby: Storyboard Artist, Little Tugboat, Toronto

November 13, 2012 Little Tugboat is looking for a storyboard artist to start immediately on an exciting new preschool series. Must be an Ontario resident. Please send CVs and any samples of work to: Brenda@littletugboat.com Little Tugboat is a Toronto-based…

jobby: 3D Animator, Nelvana, Toronto

Nelvana Limited has an exciting opportunity for a 3D Animator in our Toronto office.  Reporting to the Animation Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for: RESPONSIBILITIES: Work closely with the Animation Director to bring our characters to life. Character…

jobby: Previs Shot Creator, The Third Floor, Vancouver

Title: Seeking Previs Shot Creators – Vancouver, BC The Third Floor, Inc. is seeking local BC artists for Feature Film.  Candidate must be a BC resident, will be working in Vancouver. By using the language of cinematography and animation in…

jobby: Previs Editors, The Third Floor, Vancouver

Title: Seeking Previs Editors – Vancouver, BC The Third Floor, Inc. is seeking local BC editors for Feature Film. Candidate must be a BC resident, will be working in Vancouver.  Job Functions: Edit animated Quicktime movies and storyboards. Coordinate with…

jobby: Motion Graphics Designer, via Boost Agents, Waterloo Ontario

Job Title: Motion Graphics Designer Location: Waterloo, ON Employment Type: Full-Time Our client, a major Canadian media company, is seeking a Motion Graphics Designer to join their team on a full-time basis (working out of their creative studio in Waterloo).…