Month: November 2013

jobby: Art Director, Guru Studio, Toronto

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…

DHX buys Family Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior.

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…

jobby: Storyboard Revisionist, Guru Studio, Toronto

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…

press release: Stella and Sam Celebrating the Holidays

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…

jobby: Animator/Modeller, NFB Calgary

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…

from the internets: NFB Animation Blog

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…

cool beans: Raccoons Graffiti in Dartmouth, NS

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.  

jobby: 3D Animators, Mark Animation, Toronto

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…

events: Waterloo Festival of Animated Cinema!

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,…

jobby: 2D Animators, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

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…

from the internets: Guys with Pencils talk to Adam Brown

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…

events: TAAFI Holiday Party, November 21, Toronto

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…

Evangelion Screening tonight in Toronto

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 trailer:

jobby: Line Producer, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton ON

  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…

jobby: CG Animators, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton ON

  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…

Dick Figures Movie Ticket Giveaway!!!!!

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…

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

  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…

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

  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)…

jobby: Character FX Artists, The Little Prince, Montreal

  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…

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

  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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

  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…

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

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…

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

  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…

Cartoon Connection Canada Wrap-Up

  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…

showcase: Adam Brown’s Calvin & Hobbes dance

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…