Month: May 2014

jobby: Senior Nuke Compositors, The Little Prince, Montreal

The Little Prince is looking for Senior Nuke Compositors to join its team in Montreal. The Little Prince, based on the beloved book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, is a  CG/2D/Stop-Motion Animated Feature Film directed by Mark Osborne (Kung Fu Panda)…

jobby: Flash Animators, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver and Freelance

I got an email from Atomic. They’re hiring animators for Rocket Monkeys Season 3. Vancouver based, and freelancers. Flash Animator Atomic Cartoons Inc.  is an award-winning independent full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District.  Since its inception 15…

shameless self-promotion: Creating Success Panel at TAAFI 2014 featuring Natasha Allegri, Dave Cooper, Rob Davies, Michael Rex and Mike Geiger

With TAAFI 2014 just around the corner, you’re going to be hearing a lot about it on here. This festival just keeps getting better with each year, and we’ll have a few more exciting announcements over the next couple of…

ANIMATIC T.O. This Week: House of Cool Retrospective

  EDIT: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED    Ricardo Curtis will be hosting a retrospective on the past 10 years of House Of Cool. This talk will cover all the things House of Cool has been doing in feature animation…

press release: H.P. LOVECRAFT’S AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS TO BE ADAPTED INTO ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

Ottawa native and Algonquin College alum, Stephen Sloan, has just announced plans for an ambitious feature film debut. Here’s the press release:   H.P. LOVECRAFT’S AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS TO BE ADAPTED INTO ANIMATED FEATURE FILM Partial financing expected…

jobby: Line Producer, 9Story Entertainment, Toronto

9 Story Entertainment is an industry leading creator, producer and distributor of award-winning animated and live action content for young audiences around the world. 9 Story has produced over 800 animated and live action episodes, seen on some of the world’s…

jobby: 2D Digital Animator, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

2D Digital Animator Type:  Permanent full-time employee – in house Salary: Pay is by approved frame. Medical/Dental benefits and RRSP plan available Positions available: 5+ Start Date:  Immediately Company Info: Mercury Filmworks is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios…

Showcase: On the Subway, Mike Geiger

Mike Geiger is back, united once again with none other than the inimitable Hobo Divine! These guys are a dream team, and the latest concoction is On the Subway. Stick your eyes on this, readers! On The Subway from mike…

jobby: Administrtive Assistant, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Administrative Assistant Type:  Permanent full-time employee Salary:  $40,000/year plus Medical/Dental benefits and RRSP plan available Positions available:   1 Start Date:  Immediately About Mercury Filmworks: Mercury Filmworks is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and is internationally recognized as a…

jobby: Design Supervisor, 9Story Entertainment, Toronto

Company Info: 9 Story Entertainment is an industry leading creator, producer and distributor of award-winning animated and live action content for young audiences around the world. 9 Story has produced over 800 animated and live action episodes, seen on some of…

Gradfilm Showcase: JOHNNY SPACE CAT!, by Michael Robot

Michael Robot recently completed digital character animation course at Sheridan College and the end product is one hilarious film, JOHNNY SPACE CAT! I personally really dig the animation on the Evil Robot Dog. You can see more of Mike’s videos on…

jobby: Scene Planning Artist, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Scene Planning Artist Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! We are looking for someone with scene planning/layout experience to join our team. We are one of Canada’s few Artist owned and managed studio and are dedicated to creatively and technologically…

press release: Ottawa’s Mercury Filmworks launches European Production Studio under former Teletoon Content Exec Alan Gregg

Ottawa, Canada & Ireland – (May 2, 2014) – Mercury Filmworks, Canada’s premiere animation studio, proudly announces its expansion into Europe’s creative market with former Teletoon content chief, Alan Gregg, at the helm. Citing high demand for its creative services…

jobby: 3D Compositor, Guru Studio, Toronto

Guru Studio, an award winning internationally renowned animation house in Toronto, seeks an experienced and immediately-available 3D Compositor for a premier international animated TV series. The 3D Compositor will be required to work with the creative team to deliver the…

Event: Toronto Comics Arts Festival 2014 This weekend! May 10 & 11

At Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street. Saturday May 10th, 9am-5pm Sunday May 11th, 11am-5pm FREE ADMISSION Toronto Comics Arts Festival is happening this weekend! For those of you who don’t know, TCAF is a week long event that celebrates the works of…

TAAFI’s Pitch-A-Palooza Registration Now Open

Registration is now open! Now in its second year, Pitch-A-Palooza at Toronto’s animation fest will welcome 80 lucky writers and artists to pitch their next big idea to almost 30 industry leading production and broadcast executives on Friday, June 13, 2014, Corus…

Bite on Mondo announces shorts, next round of submissions.

(TORONTO, ON) APRIL 30, 2014: BLUE ANT MEDIA’S partnership with MONDO MEDIA and YOUTUBE, BITE ON MONDO, has received over 500 submissions since the program first launched in November of last year. BITE ON MONDO is designed to discover, foster…