Month: September 2013

jobby: 3D Animator, Mark Animation, Toronto

September 30, 2013 Mark Animation is hiring a talented animator to join our production team in Toronto. The position offers a chance to work in a creative environment to produce kids’ animation TV series and contents for digital platform such…

from the internets: Post-OIAF Roundup

Ottawa 2013 has come and gone, and I had a great time, as usual. TAC went really well, I was able to do some real business this year. It’s a more intimate event than other markets, and you get to…

press release: Cartoon Connection 2013! October 28-31!

  Quebec City Hosts 150 Top Animation and Video Game Decision-makers Cartoon Connection Canada now in its fourth year Quebec City, September 19, 2013 –Cartoon Connection Canada is back and better than ever this year from October 28 to 31…

OIAF 2013 Winners Announced!

AN UNEXPECTED TWIST: ROSTO AND TITO WIN GRAND PRIZES AT OIAF 2013 OTTAWA (SEPTEMBER 21, 2013)— THE OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL (OIAF) competition component has come to an end with the highly anticipated award ceremonies, which were held this evening…

The Chaperone is the BALLZ

I managed to get to a TIFF screening last week and saw a bunch of terrific short films. But if I had to single one out, and I don’t, but I will, it’s The Chaperone. You need to put your…

Creamers Kickstarter

Hilary Moses has been working on Creamers for a long time. She’s finally in the home stretch and is looking for some help via Kickstarter. I admire Hilary’s commitment to this project, and to independent production, so I’m more than…

jobby: CG Rigger, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

Atomic Cartoons is seeking a CG Rigger to join our studio for our next CG television series. Responsibilities: – The CG Rigger works closely with the Animators and Modelers to set up character, rigs that will maintain a cohesive look…

jobby: Modeling Supervisor, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

Modeling Supervisor The Modeling Supervisor is directly responsible for supporting the build of CG models and supervising the work of the modeling team. This role reports directly to the Line Producer. Responsibilities: -Build and execute CG models and supervise the…

press release: Yup Yups Launches on Multiple Platforms

Toronto, Ontario ­ September 11, 2013 ­ Radical Sheep Productions, along with Industrial Brothers Canada, is proud to announce the launch of Yup Yups on multiple platforms this month. Beginning on September 16, 2013 at 7:25pm ET, the 3D animated…

Face-off at TAC 2013!!!! Iron Developer Competiton!!!!

LAST CHANCE CALL FOR ENTRIES! Artists! Writers! Do you have what it takes to be an IRON DEVELOPER? Think you’ve got a great concept? think you can take development notes and keep the soul of your idea without selling your…

Tinman Animates the Impossible for McDonald’s

Tinman Creative Studios rock. I make no attempt to hide my affection for these guys and for what they do. Brett Jubinville and Morghan Fortier are two of my favourite people in this industry. They’re super nice, do great work,…

press release: 9Story to Distribute Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids

9 Story acquires international distribution rights to the hit animated series Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids   Toronto, Canada – September 11, 2013 – 9 Story Enterprises, the international distribution arm of 9 Story Entertainment, has acquired worldwide distribution and licensing…

press release: Montreal Stop Motion FIlm Festival, 2013!

  The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival 5th Anniversary Edition Montreal, September 3, 2013 – Mark your calendars for the fifth edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival, which will take place October 18th—20th at Concordia University’s J.A. de…

jobby: Pipeline TD, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

September 3, 2013 Atomic is looking for a Pipeline TD   Position Overview:   We are seeking a Pipeline TD to work closely with the Head Of Technology. The ideal candidate must have great asset management skills and the technical…

from the internets: Globe & Mail on Corus/Shaw acquisitions

This article might seem peripheral to the animation sector in Canada, but the subject matter will have a very direct effect on the working futures of animators across this country: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/crtc-raises-flag-over-ties-between-corus-shaw/article14015455/ The relationship between Corus and Shaw is the bigger…