Month: July 2014

jobby: FX Artists, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

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…

jobby: 2D Harmony Animators, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

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…

jobby: Rigger, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

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…

jobby: Editor, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

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…

jobby: Lighting/Compositing Artists, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

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…

jobby: 3D Character Animators, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

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…

even more cool beans: Over the Garden Wall Promo

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.…

jobby: Animator, Disruptive Publishers, Vancouver

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…

DHX deal is a go!

Family Channel, Disney Junior, and Disney XD just became a part of the DHX corporate family. Here’s the ruling. http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/archive/2014/2014-388.htm

from the internets: Disney extends Netflix deal to Canada

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,…

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

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 read.

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

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…

jobby: Previz Lead, Bron Studios, Vancouver

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…

jobby: CG Lighters, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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…

jobby: Toonboom Harmony VFX Artist, 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: ToonBoom Harmony Animator, 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: TV Series Animation Director, House of Cool, Toronto

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…

jobby: Senior Story Artists, House of Cool, Toronto

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…

jobby: Junior Story Artists, House of Cool, Toronto

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…

jobby: Designer, House of Cool, Toronto

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…

jobby: Art Director, House of Cool, Toronto

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…

jobby: Media Services Technician, BRON Studios, Vancouver

  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…

jobby: IT Systems Administrator, BRON Studios, Vancouver

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…

events: Draw By Night, Toronto, July 23rd

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…

jobby: BG Painter, Guru Studio, Toronto

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…

jobby: Associate Production Manager, Bron Studios, Vancouver

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…

jobby: Art Director, Bron Studios, Vancouver

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…

jobby: Character Designer, Bron Studios, Vancouver

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…

jobby: Environment Designer, Bron Studios, Vancouver

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…

events: PITCH THIS! at TAC 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…

jobby: Harmony Builders, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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…

jobby: Line Producer, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

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…

jobby: Layout Artist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

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…

jobby: Junior Storyboard Artist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

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…

jobby: Senior Animator, Elliott Animation, Toronto

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…

jobby: Animation Revisionist, Elliott Animation, Toronto

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…

jobby: Storyboard Revisionist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

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…

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…

OIAF 2014 Announces Selection For Feature Film Category

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…

Bite on Mondo Pitch Deadline, July 15th

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…

Fly Colt Fly on HBO Canada this weekend

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.…

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

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…

jobby: Harmony Animators, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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…

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

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,…