Month: August 2013

press release: OIAF 2013 Special Screenings!

MEATBALLS, SPIRITS, AND MISFITS: OIAF Welcomes Award-Winning Animators For Special Screenings of Their Work OTTAWA (AUGUST 27, 2013) – ADAM ELLIOT, CHRIS SULLIVAN, and directors CODY CAMERON and KRIS PEARN from Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 will be…

jobby: FX Artist(feature), The Little Prince, Montreal

  August 28, 2013 FX Artist The Little Prince is looking for a FX Artists to join its team in Montreal. The Little Prince, based on the beloved book by Antoine de Saint-­‐Exupéry, is an Animated Feature Film directed by…

jobby: Storyboard Artist(feature), The Little Prince, Montreal

August 28, 2013 Storyboard Artist The Little Prince is looking for a Storyboard Artist to join its team in Montreal. The Little Prince, based on the beloved book by Antoine de Saint-­‐Exupéry, is an Animated Feature Film directed by Mark…

jobby: CG Lighting Supervisor, Guru Studio

August 28, 2013 CG LIGHTING SUPERVISOR     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…

jobby: CG Lighting Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

August 28, 2013 CG LIGHTING 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 is looking for a CG…

jobby: BG Paint Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

August 28, 2013 BG PAINT 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 is looking for…

jobby: Animation Revisionists and Key Posing Artists, Slap Happy Cartoons, Vancouver

August 28, 2013 Slap Happy Cartoons is seeking talented Animation Revisionists and Key Posing Artists to join their 2D Flash Production “Nerds and Monsters” team immediately. Must have series production experience and be willing to work in-house at their Vancouver…

jobby: Character and Props Builds, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

August 26, 2013 Job Description: Mercury is looking for five exceptional artists to join our Character & Props Build Team. These talented individuals will perfect rough designs for a high-profile animated children’s television show and will also rig characters and…

jobby: 2D Digital Animators, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

August 26, 2013 Job Description: We are currently seeking ten highly talented 2D digital animators for an exciting high profile production with worldwide exposure. Type:   Permanent full-time employee. Ottawa, ON. Salary:   Varies. Pay is by approved frame. Medical/Dental benefits available.…

jobby: Layout Artist, Pixar Canada, Vancouver

About Pixar Canada Pixar Canada is looking for a Layout Artist for its studio in Vancouver.  Pixar Canada is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pixar Animation Studios, the world leader in animated films.  The Vancouver studio produces short-form animation focusing on…

jobby: Animators, Pixar Canada, Vancouver

  About Pixar Canada Pixar Canada is looking for experienced Animators for its Vancouver studio. Pixar Canada is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pixar Animation Studios, the world leader in animated films. The Vancouver studio produces short-form animation focusing on legacy Pixar characters…

Press Release: Atomic Cartoons goes exclusive with Yeti Farm

ATOMIC CARTOONS INKS JOINT VENTURE FOR OKANAGAN EXPANSION WITH YETI FARM CREATIVE (Vancouver, BC) – Atomic Cartoons is pleased to announce a joint venture agreement with Kelowna based animation studio Yeti Farm Creative. The exclusive three year deal, which will…

Style5’s CRIME makes an appearance at TIFF 2013

It’s great to see so much Canadian animation on this year’s TIFF lineup. Toronto boutique shop, Style5, is getting in on some of this action, with the inclusion of “the Beirut Bandit” from their CRIME series. It’s the true-crime story…

Asphalt Watches animated feature at TIFF 2013

Asphalt Watches got into TIFF. That’s awesome. If you’re not aware of the project, it’s an animated feature film of the most independent variety. Seth Scriver and Shaybe Ehman ran a successful Indiegogo campaign and managed to raise a little…

press release: OIAF 2013 Kids Jury! Ottawa kids needed!

Calling All Toon Lovers: OIAF 2013 Kids Jury Contest CALLING ALL TOON LOVERS!!! Kids to judge films and TV shows at OIAF 2013 The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is inviting local kids to enter its annual Kids Jury contest.…

press release: NFB animated films featured at TIFF

Short Cuts Canada to feature Claire Blanchet’s The End of Pinky, Bruce Alcock’s Impromptu, Theodore Ushev’s Gloria Victoria and Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password Toronto, August 7, 2013 – A world-renowned creative laboratory making breakthroughs in animation and stereoscopic 3D (S3D)…

events: Building Digital Media Leaders, Toronto

I’m long over due posting about this, but there’s a new initiative in Toronto that looks kind of interesting:   Producers, Production Managers, Assistant Production Managers and Department Supervisors who are looking to advance in their careers in digital media…

TAAFI 2013 in review

This year TAAFI was kind enough to let me attend their animation weekend, as long as I promised to tweet the whole time. I think I did a good job.  This was TAAFI’s 2nd year, of which I did not attend…

jobby: Background Painting Supervisor, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

August 1, 2013 Job Description: We are currently seeking a full time Background Painting Supervisor for an exciting high profile production with worldwide exposure. This exceptionally talented individual will lead a crew to deliver stunning background art from initial layout…