Archive for November, 2013

jobby: Art Director, Guru Studio, Toronto

Friday, November 29th, 2013

November 29, 2013 Guru Studio’s dedicated creative team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world. Our award winning and internationally renowned  animated entertainment company is looking for an ART DIRECTOR. The Art Director ensuring all artistic aspects of production are of the highest standard and delivered on schedule. This… »

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DHX buys Family Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior.

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Today’s big news is DHX Media getting into the broadcast game. A press release is going around with the details, but the short form is that DHX Media, one of our big media companies here in Canada, has bought Family Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior. This is a very smart move, on their part,… »

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jobby: Storyboard Revisionist, Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Storyboard Revisionist 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 Storyboard Revisionist to join our team on an upcoming 3D preschool series. This position will report directly to the producer and director…. »

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press release: Stella and Sam Celebrating the Holidays

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Toronto, Canada – November 27, 2013 – Radical Sheep Productions’ Stella and Sam Holiday Special premieres Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 2:25pm ET on Disney Junior Canada and 2pm ET on Disney Junior Canada en français.  It will air throughout the month of December on both channels. The special features two magical episodes that explore… »

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jobby: Animator/Modeller, NFB Calgary

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

National Film Board of Canada (Calgary Studio)-  Animator/Modeller Position Job information: The NFB Calgary studio is currently expanding it’s team! This is an opportunity to work on the National Film Board of Canada first animated feature film, WALL, written by British playwright David Hare, which explores both sides of the Israel/Palestine separation barrier. Acerbic, challenging,… »

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from the internets: NFB Animation Blog

Monday, November 25th, 2013

For anyone who’s interested in a peek at the world of NFB animation, they update their blog on a pretty regular basis. You’ll find posts from the Hothouse program, occasional thoughts from famed Canadian animator Cordell Barker, and other animated ephemera. I make it a regular stop. Check it out… »

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from the internets: Canadian Animation Blog has pictures of last night’s TAAFI party….

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

…and this one is my favourite. Oh Noam. Here’s the link…. »

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cool beans: Raccoons Graffiti in Dartmouth, NS

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Courtesy of animator Corinne Gibeault, a little bit of Canadian Cartoon street art found in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Corinne also runs a cool tumblr, full of tutorials and other resources she sources and shares. It’s here…. »

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jobby: Information Support Coordinator, DHX Media, Toronto

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

About DHX Media DHX Media (www.dhxmedia.com) is a leader in the creation, production and licensing of family entertainment rights.  DHX Media owns markets and distributes 9,500 half hours of children’s entertainment content, and exploits owned properties through its consumer products licensing business.  DHX Media is recognized for brands such as Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, Teletubbies, In the… »

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jobby: 3D Animators, Mark Animation, Toronto

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Mark Animation is hiring talented animators 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 as iPad game. If you are interested, please send your resume and links to your demo reel (a cover… »

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jobby: 3D Animation Instructor, part time, Atlantica Centre For the Arts, any location

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Part time, Remote Animation Instructor  Are you interested in sharing your passion for Animation with aspiring students? If so, we want to hear from you.   Atlantica is looking for a part time, remote, Animation Instructor to join our team. As an animation instructor for our 3D Program,  you would be responsible for providing quality… »

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jobby: Production Designer (CG), DHX Media, Halifax

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Job Title: Production Designer Name: DHX Media Ltd. Location: Halifax, NS, Canada Job Type: Contract CG Opportunities – Production Designer CG production for DHX Media (Halifax) Ltd., seeks a talented Production Designer to create the visual direction for characters, props and sets. Strong working knowledge of Photoshop required. Studio environment is fast-paced and committed to… »

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Animatic TO presents: Everything Horrible About Starting Your Own Studio And So Can You

Monday, November 18th, 2013

THIS TUESDAY NIGHT IN TORONTO!!!!   Animatic TO‘s innaugural event was a big success, so Barry Sanders has put together an encore. Next up is the ins and outs of getting your own studio off the ground, presented by Tinman Creative Studios‘ Bett Jubinville. If you don’t know Tinman, you should. They’re one of the… »

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Events: TAAFI Holiday Party, November 21st, Toronto – 2 Free Tickets Available!

Friday, November 15th, 2013

TAAFI’s annual holiday party is coming up next week, and we have two free tickets to give away!!!! Email mv@canadiananimationresources.ca for a shot at the tickets!!!! Get VIP access to Santa’s Nice List by attending the TAAFI holiday party and fundraiser in Toronto. When: Thursday November 21, 2013 Where: Vogue Supper Club (42 Mowat Avenue… »

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events: Waterloo Festival of Animated Cinema!

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

The Waterloo Festival for Animated Cinema starts today! Much to my great dismay, I’ve never attended. I’ve always heard great things, and I know the organizers are just the right kind of crazy-passionate about what they’re doing. Case in point, check out the description of what they have in store for opening night: On opening… »

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from the internets: a conversation with Tinman’s Brett Jubinville

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

M.R. Horhager is back with another interview via TAAFI. This time he’s chatting with Brett Jubinville, one of the partners at Toronto’s Tinman Creative Studios. I’m a genuine fan of all things Tinman, it’s a good little read. Check it out… »

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jobby: 2D Animators, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

November 12, 2013 Job Description: We are currently seeking 10 intermediate to senior level 2D Digital Animators for an exciting high profile production with worldwide exposure.   This position is an excellent opportunity for highly skilled and motivated animators who are willing to push the envelope of what is possible in order to create beautiful, memorable… »

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from the internets: Guys with Pencils talk to Adam Brown

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Remember Calvin & Hobbes? Remember that sweet animated clip of them dancing that the internets loved soooo much a few weeks back?! Well, Guys with Pencils want to remind you, and more! On their latest podcast, they talk to Adam Brown, the Hamilton-based animator who created the clip. Check it out… »

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from the internets: Interview with 9Story’s Brandon Lane, via TAAFI

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Our pals over at TAAFI just posted an interesting conversation between M.R. Horhager and Brandon Lane. Brandon works at 9Story, until recently, as a development executive, and has just shifted into a creative producer role. Brandon’s taken a different route than some to get to where he is. Check out his origin story. Here’s the… »

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events: TAAFI Holiday Party, November 21, Toronto

Monday, November 11th, 2013

A Holiday Party with the Animation Arts Community! When: Thurs November 21, 2013 Where: Vogue Supper Club (42 Mowat Avenue Toronto) Affordable: $15 Online, Advance TIckets ($20 at the door) Reunite with the Toronto Animation Community and celebrate the end of another fantastic year with dancing, schmoozing door prizes and cheap drinks during the Fresh… »

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Evangelion Screening tonight in Toronto

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Care of the Reel Asian International Film Festival and our pals at TAAFI. If you’re around tonight, you should check it out. I’ve never been huge on Anime, but Evangelion is pretty awesome. Here’s the link. Here’s the… »

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jobby: Posers/Key Animators(Flash), Yowza Animation, Toronto

Friday, November 8th, 2013

November 8, 2013 George of the Jungle Season II Inc. is looking for POSERS/KEY ANIMATORS for FLASH series George of the Jungle Season II Inc. has several exciting opportunities for POSERS / KEY ANIMATORS (Sr. & Jr.) for an upcoming show. Strong drawing skills and understanding  of anatomy are a must, experience in FLASH is… »

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jobby: Line Producer, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton ON

Friday, November 8th, 2013

  November 8, 2013 Pipeline Studios Inc – has an exciting opportunity for a Line Producer to join the team as a key member in the television and film division in our Hamilton studio. Reporting to Studio Manager. Join the Pipeline team as a key member of the Production crew in our Hamilton studio. Interested… »

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jobby: CG Animators, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton ON

Friday, November 8th, 2013

  November 8, 2013 Pipeline Studios has an exciting opportunity in our CG department. We are looking for CG ANIMATORS. Join the Pipeline team as a key member of the animation crew in our Hamilton studio. Pipeline Studios is always looking for creative, talented artists with a clear vision to deliver high caliber work. Interested… »

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Dick Figures Movie Ticket Giveaway!!!!!

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

The Dick Figures Movie is playing in Toronto this Saturday at 1pm, and we’ve got tickets to throw at you!!! EMAIL ME!! RIGHT AWAY!!! LIMITED QUANTITIES!!!!!!! FREE HILARITY!!!!! And of course, you can learn all about the new Bite on Mondo initiative at the Q & A afterwards. Have we mentioned that lately? That whole… »

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jobby: Nuke Compositors, Sinking Ship Entertainment, Toronto

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Sinking Ship Entertainment is looking for Senior (5+) and Junior (2+) Nuke Compositors to join our team.  We create our own IP and we are expanding our comp team, we focus in on making dynamic TV shows and if you like to work with photo-real Dinosaurs and Robots then we have a job for you. … »

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jobby: Layout Artists (CG Feature), The Little Prince, Montreal

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

  Layout Artists The Little Prince is looking for a Layout 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 Mark Osborne (Kung Fu Panda) with Production Design by Lou Romano (The Incredibles) and Character Design by Peter… »

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jobby: Scene Set-Up, The Little Prince, Montreal

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

  Scene Set-up The Little Prince is looking for Scene Set-up & Assembly 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 Mark Osborne (Kung Fu Panda) with Production Design by Lou Romano (The Incredibles) and Character Design… »

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jobby: Animators (CG Feature), The Little Prince, Montreal

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

  Animators The Little Prince is looking for Animators 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 Osborne (Kung Fu Panda) with Production Design by Lou Romano (The Incredibles) and Character Design by Peter De Sève (Ice… »

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jobby: Lighters, The Little Prince (feature), Montreal

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

  Lighters The Little Prince is looking for Lighting 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 Mark Osborne (Kung Fu Panda) with Production Design by Lou Romano (The Incredibles) and Character Design by Peter De Sève… »

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jobby: Character FX Artists, The Little Prince, Montreal

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

  Character FX Artists The Little Prince is looking for Character 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 Mark Osborne (Kung Fu Panda) with Production Design by Lou Romano (The Incredibles) and Character Design by… »

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jobby: FX Artists, The Little Prince(Feature), Montreal

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

  FX Artists 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 Mark Osborne (Kung Fu Panda) with Production Design by Lou Romano (The Incredibles) and Character Design by Peter… »

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jobby: Final Set Dressing, The Little Prince (feature), Montreal

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

  Final Set Dressing The Little Prince is looking for Final Set Dressing/Final Layout 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 Mark Osborne (Kung Fu Panda) with Production Design by Lou Romano (The Incredibles) and Character… »

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Bite on Mondo: the start of a conversation with Josh Bowen

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

As announced earlier today, Mondo Media has teamed up with Toronto-based Blue Ant Media in a joint production called Bite on Mondo (Blue Ant owns the comedy-oriented TV channel Bite, thus the name). It’s an ambitious endeavour that’s aimed at creating a pretty massive volume of short form animated programming. They’re reaching out to the… »

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press release: BLUE ANT MEDIA & MONDO MEDIA TEAM UP WITH YOUTUBE TO LAUNCH $3 MILLION ANIMATED COMEDY PROGRAM IN CANADA

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

We’ve been watching for this announcement for a little while, and it’s going public today. Mondo Media, the hugely successful animation YouTube Channel, has teamed up with Blue Ant Media here in Canada for a new cross platform inititative. They’ve been quietly reaching out to talent for the last little while, but they’re making this… »

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jobby: Riggers, The Little Prince (feature), Montreal

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

  November 4, 2013 The Little Prince is looking for Riggers 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 Osborne (Kung Fu Panda) with Production Design by Lou Romano (The Incredibles) and Character Design by Peter De… »

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jobby: Look Development Artists, The Little Prince(feature), Montreal

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

  November 4, 2013 The Little Prince is looking for a Look Development 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 Mark Osborne (Kung Fu Panda) with Production Design by Lou Romano (The Incredibles) and Character Design… »

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jobby: Modelers, The Little Prince (feature), Montreal

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

The Little Prince is looking for modelers 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 Osborne (Kung Fu Panda) with Production Design by Lou Romano (The Incredibles) and Character Design by Peter De Sève (Ice Age)…. »

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jobby: Production Coordinators, The Little Prince (Feature), Montreal

Monday, November 4th, 2013

  November 4, 2013 The Little Prince is looking for Production Coordinators 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 Osborne (Kung Fu Panda) with Production Design by Lou Romano (The Incredibles) and Character Design by Peter… »

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AWESOMESAUCE! Michael Fukushima named Executive Producer of NFB English Animation Program!!!

Monday, November 4th, 2013

  NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA NAMES MICHAEL FUKUSHIMA EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF ENGLISH PROGRAM ANIMATION STUDIO Montreal, November 4, 2013 – Michael Fukushima has been named Executive Producer of the National Film Board of Canada’s acclaimed English Program Animation Studio in Montreal. Michael Fukushima has been making films since 1984. He first joined the NFB… »

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a “Bite” of “Mondo” in Canada

Monday, November 4th, 2013

This is a piece of a thing that is happening that will be interesting to some of you. More info is coming… »

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Cartoon Connection Canada Wrap-Up

Friday, November 1st, 2013

  A Record Number of Participants! Quebec City, November 1, 2013 – The 4th edition of Cartoon Connection Canada closed yesterday at the Loews Hotel Le Concorde. Close to 400 participants attended Cartoon Connection and the Mini Pixel. Top producers and broadcasters from 18 countries were present. With more than 1,000 meetings on the agenda,… »

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showcase: Adam Brown’s Calvin & Hobbes dance

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Toronto animator Adam Brown likes to make things. The latest thing he made was a short bit of animation featuring the iconic comic strip characters of Bill Watterson, Calvin & Hobbes. It’s a cute little dance, and the internets sure like it. Here ya… »

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