Archive for July, 2014

jobby: FX Artists, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

FX Artists Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Entry Level Position Overview: The FX artist is responsible for creating and conceptualizing CG FX Sequences as required, which meet the aesthetic, creative, and technical quality standards of the production and in accordance with the production deadlines. Deliverables and Responsibilities: Demonstrate a broad range of FX abilities in a collaborative… »

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jobby: 2D Harmony Animators, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

2D Harmony Animators Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Experienced Position Overview: Calling all Animators who can conceptualize, create and execute 2D animation sequences, under the direction of the Lead Animator/Director, in accordance with the established style, technical requirements and the production schedule of the project. Duties & Responsibilities: Demonstrate a broad range of 2D Animation abilities in… »

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jobby: Rigger, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Rigger Position Overview: Ensure the technical and creative success of rigging as per the established look of picture. Meet production deadlines.   Solve technical production issues, define workflows, streamline processes, and develop tools/frameworks for CG characters. Primary Responsibilities: Develop character framework working in conjunction with the CG Supervisor and other department heads. Framework includes skeletal system,… »

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jobby: Editor, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Editor Position Overview: Provide online editing services from assembling storyreels, cutting dialogue through final edit QC and mastering. Primary Responsibilities: Demonstrate superior editorial skills both technical and creative with an understanding of pacing and storytelling. Work with Directors to cut the picture to time, and layback audio tracks as required for delivery Cut in sequences… »

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press release: Tricon Kids & Family welcomes Frank Saperstein as new Executive VP

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Tricon Kids & Family expands with the appointment of Frank Saperstein as EVP, Kids, Family & Animation Toronto/Los Angeles – July 30, 2014 – Tricon Films & Television continues to grow its boutique Kids & Family division with the appointment of Frank Saperstein as Executive Vice President, Kids, Family & Animation.  In this new position,… »

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jobby: Production Manager, DHX Media, Toronto

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

About DHX Media DHX Media (www.dhxmedia.com) is a leader in the creation, production and marketing of family entertainment.  DHX Media owns, markets and distributes over 10,000 episodes of entertainment programming worldwide and licenses its owned properties through its dedicated consumer products business.  DHX Media is recognized for brands such as Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, Teletubbies,… »

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jobby: Storyboard Artists and Revisionists, Slap Happy Cartoons, Vancouver

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Slap Happy Cartoons is looking for talented storyboard artists and storyboard revisionists to join the team on Nerds and Monsters Season 2! Positions available to start in October. Please email george@slaphappycartoons.com for… »

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jobby: Lighting/Compositing Artists, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Lighting/Compositing Artists Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Mid Level Position Overview: The CG Lighting / Comp artist is responsible for creating and conceptualizing CG Lighting / Comp Sequences as required, which meet the aesthetic, creative, and technical quality stands of the production and in accordance with the production deadlines. Deliverables and Responsibilities: Demonstrate a broad range of… »

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jobby: 3D Character Animators, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

3D Character Animators Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Mid Level Position Overview: Calling all Animators who can conceptualize, create and execute CG animation sequences, under the direction of the Lead Animator/Director, in accordance with the established style, technical requirements and the production schedule of the project. Duties & Responsibilities: Demonstrate a broad range of 3D Animation abilities… »

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even more cool beans: Over the Garden Wall Promo

Monday, July 28th, 2014

So, this weekend we shared some news regarding Angora Napkin co-creator Troy Little and the announcement at Comicon that he’s going to be adapting Hunter Thompson’s seminal novel, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas in comic book form from IDW. Now it’s other Angora Napkin co-creator Nick Cross‘ turn in our dimly-lit spotlight. Nick has… »

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more cool beans: Angora Napkin’s Troy Little adapting Hunter Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

This finally got announced at Comicon in San Diego: PEI-based comics/animation pro, Troy Little (co-creator of cult-fave Angora Napkin and arguably the holder of the title: Most tiny leaves ever drawn in an episode of Franklin the Turtle) will be adapting Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas as a graphic novel for… »

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cool beans: Hobo Divine Teases Superhuman Cartoon Extravaganza!

Friday, July 25th, 2014

I can’t get enough of the sweet, sweet teases showing up on Hobo Divine’s blog these days. He’s making what appears to be the greatest cartoon ever. If you don’t believe me you should seriously rethink your life choices. I can not wait…. »

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jobby: Flash FX Animator, DHX Media, Toronto

Friday, July 25th, 2014

About DHX Media DHX Media (www.dhxmedia.com) is a leader in the creation, production and marketing of family entertainment.  DHX Media owns, markets and distributes over 10,000 episodes of entertainment programming worldwide and licenses its owned properties through its dedicated consumer products business.  DHX Media is recognized for brands such as Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, Teletubbies,… »

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jobby: Animator, Disruptive Publishers, Vancouver

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Animator Job Description Creating high quality 3D assets Be willing to learn (and teach) new tools and techniques Take Art Direction and closely follow art and design concepts Be meticulous and organized in the approach to tasks, adhering to pipeline workflow Take ownership for tasks assigned, be accountable for work, and follow through Video game… »

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DHX deal is a go!

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Family Channel, Disney Junior, and Disney XD just became a part of the DHX corporate family. Here’s the ruling…. »

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from the internets: Disney extends Netflix deal to Canada

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

This news broke last week, but I was busy. So that. http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/2014/07/17/disney_pixar_marvel_lucasfilm_movies_coming_to_netflix_canada.html Basically, Disney has set up an exclusive distribution deal with Netflix, that they’ve now extended to Netflix Canada. What this means: if you want to watch Disney movies, which now include productions from Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, Pixar, and Walt Disney Animation Studios, you… »

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from the internets: Chris Walsh’s Stop-Mo Horror, The Shutterbug Man

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Fangoria’s got the coverage: http://www.fangoria.com/new/excl-canadian-animator-launches-stop-motion-horror-the-shutterbug-man/ but the Cole’s notes version is Chris Walsh and Mad Lab Productions’ latest, the Shutterbug Man, is scary, puppety and getting close to done! Go… »

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jobby: Senior Multi-Disciplinary Designer, BRON Studios, Vancouver

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Senior Multi-Disciplinary Designer You’ve been at this for a while, and you know that Designing and solving problems is absolutely the right career for you. The only problem is that when you’re not working, you watch A LOT of movies, and have always wondered if there was a place for a Designer like you in… »

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jobby: Shading/Look Dev TD, BRON Strudios, Vancouver

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Summary: The Shading/Look Dev TD serves the critical role of ensuring that the final rendered look of the environments, props & characters achieve the artistic vision set forth for the production. The ideal candidate should possess a strong artistic eye with a solid technical understanding of how to achieve a variety of visual aesthetic targets…. »

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jobby: Previz Lead, Bron Studios, Vancouver

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Are you a digital artist with a strong desire and ability to enhance and tell story through camera? Do you posses a deep understanding of composition, lensing, and lighting and how to effectively use these to achieve the tone of a given scene? Do you embrace the challenge of creatively planning and shooting a full… »

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jobby: CG Lighters, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Atomic Cartoons Inc.  is an award-winning independent full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District.  Since its inception 15 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos.   Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers,… »

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jobby: Toonboom Harmony VFX Artist, 9Story Entertainment, Toronto

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

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 most respected children’s channels.   Job Title: ToonBoom Harmony VFX Artist Job Type: Contract Start… »

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jobby: ToonBoom Harmony Animator, 9Story Entertainment, Toronto

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

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 most respected children’s channels.   Job Title: ToonBoom Harmony Animator Job Type: Contract Start Date:… »

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jobby: Junior Character Animator, DHX Media, Halifax

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Job Title: Junior Character Animator Job Type: Contract Location: Halifax, NS, Canada   DHX Media Studio (Halifax) Ltd., based in Halifax, Nova Scotia is seeking talented 3D Character Animators to join our growing team. Experience and knowledge of the principles of character animation and strong working knowledge of Maya required. Studio environment is fast-paced and… »

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jobby: TV Series Animation Director, House of Cool, Toronto

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Available positions: TV Series Animation Director House of Cool, an outstanding full service animation studio that specializes in pre-production for feature film and television is seeking a talented, creative Animation Director to join our team in the coming months. Position Overview Flexing your creative and managerial skills working in collaboration with a senior creative team… »

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jobby: Senior Story Artists, House of Cool, Toronto

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Available positions: Senior Story Artists House of Cool, an outstanding full service animation studio that specializes in pre-production for feature film and television is seeking talented Senior Storyboard Artists to add to our roster. Position Overview As a Senior Story Artist you will help visualize written scripts and develop story ideas for major animated film… »

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jobby: Junior Story Artists, House of Cool, Toronto

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Available positions: Junior Story Artists House of Cool, an outstanding full service animation studio that specializes in pre-production for feature film and television is seeking talented Junior Storyboard Artists to add to our roster. Position Overview As a Junior Story Artist you will help visualize written scripts and develop story ideas for major animated film… »

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jobby: Designer, House of Cool, Toronto

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Available positions: Designer House of Cool, an outstanding full service animation studio that specializes in pre-production for feature film and television is seeking talented Art Director to add to our roster. Position Overview Responsible for creating the visual direction for characters, props and sets as assigned by various asset departments. This role will work with… »

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jobby: Art Director, House of Cool, Toronto

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Available positions: Art Director House of Cool, an outstanding full service animation studio that specializes in pre-production for feature film and television is seeking talented Art Director to add to our roster. Position Overview Flexing your creative and managerial skills working in collaboration with a senior creative team to help produce a visually engaging, high-end… »

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press release: OIAF announces short film competitors, Canadians representing

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

CANADIAN COMPETITION SHINES ON THE WORLD STAGE Ottawa (July 17, 2014) – The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is pleased to announce the Short Film Competition for 2014. Once again, Canada is well represented with 53 films in the spotlight. From a total of 2185 entries received, 110 films representing 24 countries have been chosen… »

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jobby: 2D Animators, Guru Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

2D ANIMATOR Guru Studio’s dedicated creative team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world. Our recently-launched and expanding 2D animation division is crewing up for a new project, and we’re currently seeking 2D HARMONY ANIMATORS to join our team! Responsibilities: *   Manage and produce quality animated pieces on schedule… »

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jobby: Junior 2D Animator/Character Designer, bm6 studios, Vancouver

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Junior 2D Animator, Character Designer, Vancouver We are looking for a freelance Flash animator with comedy skills to work on a web series commissioned from us by Mondo Media. The position is temporary but if the work goes well it could turn into full-time employment. The work is done in-house downtown Vancouver. We are looking… »

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jobby: Media Services Technician, BRON Studios, Vancouver

Friday, July 18th, 2014

  POSITION OVERVIEW Under the guidance of the Post and Technical Operations Manager, the Media Systems Technician assists with the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of video and data equipment used within the studio supporting editorial, dailies, Screening Rooms and Studio Colour Calibration.   PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY ·       Assist with processing all digital media assets… »

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jobby: IT Systems Administrator, BRON Studios, Vancouver

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Summary: The successful applicant will work closely with the Director of Technology to ensure that all IT equipment/software is functioning efficiently, enabling staff members to do their jobs as efficiently as possible. If you like variety in your day, this is the job for you. As a member of the IT team at BRON, you… »

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events: Draw By Night, Toronto, July 23rd

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Calling all artists who love drawing and meeting new like minded artists! Join us for a Draw By Night Toronto (www.facebook.com/DrawByNightTO) hosted event. This is going to be our first anniversary! A year ago we did our first Draw By Night event at the Handlebar in Kensington Market. This time we will be featuring an… »

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jobby: BG Painter, Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

BG Painter Guru Studio’s dedicated creative team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world. Guru is looking for a BG Painter to join our team of over 50 2D digital artist in producing a ground-breaking drama series! Responsibilities: ·         Collaborate with Art Director, paint and layout… »

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jobby: Associate Production Manager, Bron Studios, Vancouver

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Summary: Working closely with the Producer or equivalent, the Associate Production Manager is responsible for the day-to-day running of assigned elements of the show, through production planning, coordination and trouble-shooting. This particular position will require working knowledge of Shotgun and a solid understanding of the technical aspects of the production process. Responsibilities: • Contribute to… »

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jobby: Art Director, Bron Studios, Vancouver

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

We are seeking a great Art Director to join our team at Bron as we embark on development of our first animated feature film. We are seeking an experienced designer and leader to spearhead and supervise the design team in crafting the overall visual target and style for our production. You must have a passion… »

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jobby: Character Designer, Bron Studios, Vancouver

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

We are seeking a Character Designer to join our team at Bron as we embark on development of our first animated feature film. We are looking for a talented designer with a strong understanding of anatomy, visual aesthetics, caricature and appeal to bring our character designs to life. Working closely with the Director and key… »

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jobby: Environment Designer, Bron Studios, Vancouver

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

We are seeking an Environment Designer to join our team at Bron as we embark on development of our first animated feature film. We are looking for a talented designer with a solid understanding of scale, composition and colour in relation to storytelling from a cinematic perspective. Following the guidance of the Production Designer/Art Director,… »

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jobby: Rigger, DHX Media, Halifax

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Job Title: Rigger Job Type: Contract Location: Halifax, NS, Canada   DHX Media Studio (Halifax) Ltd., based in Halifax, Nova Scotia is an international leader in children’s television production. We are currently seeking a talented and experienced rigger to join our growing team. This is a creative and technical problem-solving position which requires a solid… »

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jobby: Texture Artist, DHX Media, Halifax

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Job Title: Texture Artist Job Type: Contract Location: Halifax, NS, Canada DHX Media Studio (Halifax) Ltd., based in Halifax, Nova Scotia is seeking a talented Texture Artist to join our growing team. Strong working knowledge of Photoshop and Maya required. Studio environment is fast-paced and committed to creating high quality animation. Candidates should thrive as… »

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events: PITCH THIS! at TAC 2014

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

GET YOUR IDEAS OFF THE PAGE AND ON THE AIR with TAC and PITCH THIS! 2014 OTTAWA, Ontario – Do you have an animated series idea that needs to be seen? Are you looking for the perfect audience to present your idea? Put together your best pitch and submit it to PITCH THIS! a program… »

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press release: Markle Productions and TVO developing Craft Kids

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Craft Kids enters development with help of TVO Markle Productions has entered into a deal with TVO to develop the animated 2D pre-school series Craft Kids (26 x 22 mins). The storyline follows the 6-year-old creative whirlwind Kian and her intrepid best friend, Luca, as they find inspiration in the daily objects around them to… »

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Press release: Media entrepreneur Neil Court and ZM Capital make equity investment in 9 Story Limited

Monday, July 14th, 2014

  I’m going to post this and just let it hang there. This is a big, big move for a company that’s already got unprecedented momentum. It’s hard to imagine that adding one individual to the mix could mean so much to an organization, but Neil Court’s potential impact on the growth of 9Story should… »

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jobby: Harmony Builders, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Atomic Cartoons Inc.  is an award-winning independent full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District.  Since its inception 15 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos.   Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers, and writers,… »

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jobby: Line Producer, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Line Producer Type:  Permanent – Full Time Salary: TBD; 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 leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Mercury… »

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jobby: Layout Artist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Layout Artist Type:  Contract – remote Salary:  Commensurate with experience Positions: Multiple Start Date:Immediately   Company Info: Mercury Filmworks is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and internationally recognized as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Mercury has helped bring to life many of the most… »

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jobby: Junior Storyboard Artist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Junior Storyboard Artist Type: In house Salary: $ TBD Positions available: 1 Start Date: Immediately Company Info: Mercury Filmworks is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and internationally recognized as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Mercury has helped bring to life many of the most… »

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jobby: Senior Animator, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! We are looking for an experienced animator to join our team. We are one of Canada’s few Artist owned and managed studio and are dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our talent thrives on our innovative, entrepreneurial spirit and respect for talent and ability. Responsibilities will include… »

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jobby: Animation Revisionist, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! We are looking for an experienced animator to help with revisions. We are one of Canada’s few Artist owned and managed studio and are dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our talent thrives on our innovative, entrepreneurial spirit and respect for talent and ability. Responsibilities will include… »

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jobby: Storyboard Revisionist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Storyboard Revisionist Type:  In house Salary:  $ TBD Positions available: 3 Start Date: Immediately Company Info: Mercury Filmworks is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and internationally recognized as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Mercury has helped bring to life many of the most memorable… »

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jobby: Senior FX Artist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Senior FX Artist Type: Permanent full-time employee – in house Salary: Depends on experience – Benefits plan available Positions available: 1 Start Date: Immediately Company Info: Mercury Filmworks is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and internationally recognized as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Mercury… »

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jobby: 2D Digital Animator, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

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 and internationally recognized as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality,… »

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jobby: Flash Builders, DHX Media, Vancouver

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Builders Wanted DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows such as Kid vs. Kat and Martha Speaks. Employing a team of more than 200 of Canada’s top artists, our studio is full of talented and inspired professionals who are passionate about creating… »

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jobby: BG Layout & Colour Artists, DHX Media, Vancouver

Monday, July 7th, 2014

BG Layout & Colour Artists DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows such as Kid vs. Kat and Martha Speaks. We’re currently seeking BG Layout and BG Colour Artists to work on a hilarious and beautifully designed new show in the style… »

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jobby: Key Animators, DHX Media, Vancouver

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Key Animators (Classical) Want to work on a hilarious new show featuring some very well-known cartoon icons?! We’re hiring artists with classical animation skills to draw key poses (that’s right – you’ll actually be drawing!) at DHX. Employing a team of more than 200 of Canada’s top artists, our studio is full of talented and… »

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OIAF 2014 Announces Selection For Feature Film Category

Monday, July 7th, 2014

LEMONS, CONVICTS AND CARTOONISTS A RICH AND ENGAGING COLLECTION OF FEATURE FILMS TO BE SHOWCASED IN THE OIAF 2014 COMPETITION OTTAWA (July 4, 2014) – The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is pleased to announce the selection of films competing in the Feature Film Category at this year’s Festival running September 17-21. “This year’s feature… »

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Bite on Mondo Pitch Deadline, July 15th

Friday, July 4th, 2014

The deadline for the latest round of pitches to Bite on Mondo is just around the corner. If you think you’ve got it in you to make a cartoon for the Mondo crowd, get it out of you by July 15th. Here’s the link. And here’s a few of the cartoons that have come out… »

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Cuppa Coffee Moving Sale, July 13th, Toronto

Friday, July 4th, 2014

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Fly Colt Fly on HBO Canada this weekend

Friday, July 4th, 2014

This weekend, if you’ve got HBO Canada, you can watch a very cool documentary, with some very cool animation in it. The doc is Fly Colt Fly, and it’s the story of Colton Harris-Moore, better known as the Barefoot Bandit. Colton was just a teenager when he committed a series of crimes, including the theft… »

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jobby: Lighter/Compositor, DHX Media, Halifax

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Position Title: Lighter / Compositor Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia Job Type: Contract CG Opportunities – Lighter Compositor CG production for DHX Media, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, seeks Lighter / Compositor to join our growing team. Knowledge of Maya essential, Renderman and Nuke X highly desirable. Studio environment is fast-paced and committed to creating high… »

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jobby: Animation Revisionists, George of the Jungle Season II, Switch Animation / Yowza! Digital, Toronto

Friday, July 4th, 2014

George of the Jungle Season II Inc. is looking for a animation revisionists. This temporary position is available immediately and might lead to future considerations. We are looking for both in-house as well as freelance revision artists. Industry experience and strong understanding of acting and timing is a must. Candidates must have good understanding of… »

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jobby: Harmony Animators, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Harmony Animator Atomic Cartoons Inc.  is an award-winning independent full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District.  Since its inception 15 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos.   Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers,… »

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showcase: Mike Edel’s The Closer, Mike Edel, Jorge R. Canedo Estrada, Henrique Barone, Thanat Sattavorn, Cesar Martinez, Breno Licursi

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

The Closer, a short film wrapped up as a video for musician Mike Edel, premiered today on Vimeo. Henrique Barone, a west coast animator originally from Brazil, sent me the link last night. He described the project as extremely collaborative, but I was able to get a credits list out of him. Mike Edel’s The… »

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Gradfilm Showcase: Happy Unhappy, by Jean Liang

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Happy Unhappy. Jean Liang‘s film completed at Sheridan College. I’ve been waiting to see this film for awhile and now it’s publicly available for all to enjoy. Fantastic art direction and story telling. Great work,… »

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Happy Canada Day!

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

A little Log Driver’s Waltz, for those of you feeling… »

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