Archive for April, 2015

Help a Friend: Ted Heeley

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

We don’t do too much of this kind of thing here, but I figure I get to abuse the power of this site every now and then, especially for something like this. Ted Heeley is a member of our animation community. He’s one of those journeymen artists who don’t fit in a conventional slot. He’s… »

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from the internets: Kim Wilson Out at Kids’ CBC

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Kidscreen received confirmation that  longtime creative head of children’s content at the CBC,Kim Wilson,  is no longer with the Canadian pubcaster. No other info about her sudden departure has been made public. A search for replacement is underway. Read more:… »

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Showcase: Cats Can Wear Suits, by Cale Atkinson

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Fun. By Cale Atkinson. Sometimes it’s just about cartoons. Cats Can Wear Suits from cale atkinson on… »

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jobby: 2D Digital Animators, Disney’s “the Lion Guard”, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking talented 2D Digital Animators to work on Disney’s “The Lion Guard”. This is an exciting new Disney series based off the original feature film “The Lion King”. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated animators who want to work at the highest level of television animation. Pay… »

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jobby: 2D Digital Animators, “Atomic Puppet”, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking talented 2D Digital Animators to work on our very own in-house show “Atomic Puppet”, which will air internationally on Disney XD and in Canada on Teletoon. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated animators who want to work at the highest level of television animation. Pay is… »

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Showcase: Lost Daughter & Interview with Dylan Glynn

Monday, April 27th, 2015

I knew little of Dylan when I was at Sheridan (I was two years ahead) but it didn’t take long for me to notice his great sense of art when I saw his beautiful illustration. More than that, I love how he translate his illustrative style to the animation medium and invoke emotional response from… »

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Ontario Budget: Tax Credits Targeted

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Ontario’s provincial government unveiled it’s new budget yesterday. Though nowhere near the sweeping scale of the recent cuts in Nova Scotia, we’re not coming away unscathed. Here’s the relevant passage: Film and Television Tax Credits Ontario provided significant support of approximately $335 million in 2014–15 to the film and television industry through the Ontario Film and… »

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Nova Scotia Tax Credit update: Deal or No Deal?

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Word’s just getting out that a deal may have been struck between the province of Nova Scotia and the film industry. CBC has coverage, and I’m pulling quotes from Marc Almon (Chairman of Screen Nova Scotia) and Scott Simpson (VP of Screen Nova Scotia) from here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nova-scotia-film-tax-credit-deal-struck-between-province-industry-1.3045946 Here’s what Marc had to say as he… »

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Events: Tonight in Toronto, Animatic TO presents House of Cool’s Ricardo Curtis

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Animatic TO continues to present engaging speakers from the animation community. Tonight, it’s  Ricardo Curtis of House of Cool! House of Cool is a world renowned studio that has provided services for such clients as Disney, Blue Sky, Warner Bros, Universal, 20th Century Fox to name a few. Join us as we hear from HoC’s… »

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Faces of Film Nova Scotia: Daniel Luke

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

I grew up in a small town an hour’s drive from Melbourne, Australia. I graduated from RMIT University Melbourne in 2008, and in 2012, at the age of 24, I moved to Nova Scotia in pursuit of my dream of working in the Canadian animation industry. It hurts that the proposed budget is making my… »

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Animatic TO brings lecture series to the internets!

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Animatic T.O. the animation lecture series and social event that has been bringing education, inspiration and community building to Toronto’s animation scene for two seasons is taking those lectures online! Starting today with Designing with Genevieve FT online now! New lectures will go up every two weeks on the Canadian Animation YouTube channel. Just follow… »

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Meanwhile, in Toronto: SO MANY JOBS!!!!!! TAAFI Job Fair coming up fast!

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

 Canadian and US Studios Battle for Talent at Toronto Animation Job Fair TAAFI helps the booming Canadian animation industry connect with much needed talent   TORONTO, Ontario (April 20, 2015) – The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) is pleased to announce the Animation Job Fair will be held on May 2 at George Brown… »

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jobby: DHX Halifax is hiring.

Friday, April 17th, 2015

BE different from the Rest! DHX Media (Halifax) enjoys its unique presence on the east coast. As the largest animation company in Canada’s Ocean Playground, we attract talented people who are passionate about animation, love adventure and want to experience all that life has to offer. Good talent is something we nurture, encourage and grow…. »

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jobby: (Full Time) Senior Instructor: Animation and Concept Art

Friday, April 17th, 2015

About VFS VFS is a dynamic organization known for its innovative and responsive approach to education and training in entertainment arts. Since opening its doors in 1987, VFS has played a central role in developing both local and global Animation, Visual Effects, Film, Television, Games, and Design industries. We invite you to become a part… »

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jobby: Full-Time Instructor: Animation and Concept Art, Vancouver Film School, Vancouver

Friday, April 17th, 2015

About VFS VFS is a dynamic organization known for its innovative and responsive approach to education and training in entertainment arts. Since opening its doors in 1987, VFS has played a central role in developing both local and global Animation, Visual Effects, Film, Television, Games, and Design industries. We invite you to become a part… »

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jobby: Teaching Assistant, Animation and Concept Art, Vancouver Film School, Vancouver

Friday, April 17th, 2015

(Contract) Teaching Assistant: Animation and Concept Art About VFS VFS is a dynamic organization known for its innovative and responsive approach to education and training in entertainment arts. Since opening its doors in 1987, VFS has played a central role in developing both local and global Animation, Visual Effects, Film, Television, Games, and Design industries…. »

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Faces of Film Nova Scotia: Rosemary Travale

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Hi! My name is Rosemary Travale and I work in Halifax, Nova Scotia currently as a Layout Artist at DHX Media. I’m originally from Stoney Creek, Ontario and I went to Sheridan College for animation, graduating in 2014. I’m only a recent transplant to Halifax, moving here with my finacee at the very start of… »

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Faces of Film Nova Scotia: MK Harris

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Hi – my name is MK Harris! I’m 25 years old, and I just moved to Halifax in January to be a Key Poser at Copernicus Studios, in Halifax. I graduated from Sheridan College in Oakville around this time last year, but when I got the offer to work at Copernicus, I jumped at the… »

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Faces of Film Nova Scotia: Aisling Doyle

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

I just moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia from Dublin, Ireland on 17th February 2015. I had no intention of coming to Canada as a temporary thing, a fleeting “Let’s have a lark in the Great White North and come home afterwards.” I came to Canada to build a life here and immigrate. I initially had… »

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jobby: Previs Artist, Nerd Corps Entertainment, Vancouver

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

 Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is a DHX Media company, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged. But we’re more than… »

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jobby: Lead Character Designer, Nerd Corps Entertainment, Vanocuver

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

 Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is a DHX Media company, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged. But we’re more than… »

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Faces of Film Nova Scotia: Jordan Shereck

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Hello! My name is Jordan Shereck. I’m 22 years old and I’m an animator at Copernicus Studios, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I love my job and I don’t want to lose it. I feel incredibly lucky to be able to work at a studio where the people are so warm and friendly, and where I… »

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Breaking Down the Nova Scotia Tax Credit Cut

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Pulled this from Copernicus’ facebook feed, thought I’d share it here. I see many comments from the general public who see the tax credit as a hand out, and “if your industry needs heavy subsidy how is it successful?” Here’s how the NS tax credit worked: nova scotia 50% of labour +10% rural bonus(not HRM)+5%… »

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jobby: Animators, Arc Productions, Toronto

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for Animators to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available, we bring the vision to both major Hollywood studios and independent producers to life in a wide… »

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Nova Scotia Film Rally: Right Now.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Screen Nova Scotia has organized a rally today in Halifax outside of Province House. It’s set to start at noon, and CBC is reporting that supporters are assembling now. Yesterday saw a confusing and disappointing series of events after representatives of the film industry met for two hours with Finance Minister Diane Whalen. Both sides… »

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jobby: Layout Artists, PiP Animation, Ottawa

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

PIP Animation is looking for layout talent.  Applicants must be fluent in Photoshop and able to work from home.  If interested and for more information, please send a link to your online portfolio to… »

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jobby: Flash Animators, PiP Animation, Ottawa

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Animators Required PIP Animation currently has 3 productions in-house and is looking for Animators. You can work either in-house or from home.   Requirements Work efficiently in Adobe Flash CS6. Demonstrate strong character acting. A good sense of timing. Complete animation from start to finish. Industry experience is an asset.   Responsibilities Responsible to our… »

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Nova Scotia Tax Credit Update: Cautious Optimism DOUBLE UPDATE: WE’RE STILL SCREWED

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

UPDATE: I take it all back. Nova Scotia Finance Minister Whalen apparently was having a whole different conversation and is basically sticking to her guns. She agrees that the new system doesn’t work for the film industry, but it still works for the government. So nothing. Her mouth is moving, and words are falling out… »

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Faces of Film Nova Scotia: Brennan Bova

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

For the last 5 years I’ve worked on and off in the animation industry, culminating in about 4 years total. I’ve had the pleasure to work on a lot of awesome projects for companies like Warner Brothers and Disney and two of my childhood heroes, Chris and Martin Kratt. In that short time, I’ve managed… »

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Faces of Film Nova Scotia: Carmen Cameron

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Hello folks, My name is Carmen Cameron, an animator here in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I’m from Parrsboro, and moved to Halifax when I was 18 to attend college, where I learned 2D and 3D animation. For the last three years, I have been working at Copernicus Studios as an animator, and I have never felt… »

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jobby: CG Supervisor, Arc Productions, Toronto

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a CG Supervisor to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available, we bring the vision to both major Hollywood studios and independent producers to life in… »

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jobby: Junior Animator, Nerd Corps Entertainment, Vancouver

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is a DHX Media company, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged. But we’re more than… »

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jobby: Senior Lookdev/Shading Artist, Nerd Corps Entertainment, Vancouver

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is a DHX Media company, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged. But we’re more than… »

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jobby: Animation Supervisor, Tangent Animation, Toronto

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Start Date: June (specifics, TBD) Job Title: Animation Supervisor Contract: careers@tangent-animation.com Salary: Based on experience.   Animation Supervisor Tangent Animation is making a feature film, working title ‘Run Ozzy Run,’ a canine comedy, which is also an exciting prison break picture! Senior staff at Tangent in Toronto were also senior staff on Toronto features like… »

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press release: Dave Cooper’s Bagel and Becky Lands at Teletoon

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

April 13, 2015 – Toronto, Ontario – Corus Entertainment’s TELETOON has commissioned the animated comedy series, The Bagel and Becky Show from Radical Sheep Productions for their 2016/2017 slate. Production has started on 52×11 minute episodes of the animated series, based on the book “Bagel’s Lucky Hat” by Dave Cooper, co-creator of Nickelodeon’s PIGGOATBANANACRICKET.  … »

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Faces of Film Nova Scotia: Alex Branch

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Hello there, My name is Alex Branch and I’m a Builds Artist at Copernicus Studios Inc. This is my first studio job and I’m beyond excited to be working full time in the industry and to have my hard work broadcasted in the near future. Initially, I intended to move to Toronto, but decided to… »

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Faces of Film Nova Scotia: Amanda Hildisheim

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Hey Guys, My name is Amanda Hildisheim and I always knew I would be in the art industry. I’ve been here in Halifax almost two years working at Copernicus Studios Inc. I’ve worked on 6 different animated shows. I have learned so much and am progressing well in the industry. I love staying in Halifax… »

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jobby: 3D Artists, Tangent Animation, Toronto

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Tangent Animation – feature film looking for 3D artists Tangent Animation is making a feature film, working title ‘Run Ozzy Run,’ a canine comedy, which is also an exciting prison break picture! Senior staff at Tangent in Toronto were also senior staff on Toronto features like ‘9’ and ‘Gnomeo + Juliet’ and are creating a… »

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jobby: Animation Producer, Guru Studio, Toronto

Monday, April 13th, 2015

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 based  entertainment company is looking for a PRODUCER to oversee the production of an animated  television series. They will work with the Director and lead a diverse team of artists and… »

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Faces of Film Nova Scotia: Alyssa Penney

Monday, April 13th, 2015

A little under 3 and a half years ago I got an email saying I was hired to work as an animator on a new show starting about a week from that point. I was nervous and scared to leave home, but in a matter of days I picked up everything with the help of… »

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jobby: 2D Paint Supervisor, Legend 3D, Toronto

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Full-time The 2D Paint Supervisor’s primary responsibility is to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Clean Plate/Prep Comp team, ensuring that all the tasks are created according to the specifications outlined for productions they oversee. This role will require close partnerships with the production management team, VFX supervisor, and research and… »

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jobby: Mid/Senior/Lead Level Clean Plate Artist, Legend 3D, Toronto

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Evenings Full-time To add value to our team as we grow at our new Toronto studio, Legend3D is currently seeking Mid, Senior and Lead level Stereo Clean Plate Artists. With a strong background in 3-D conversion on feature films, the Clean Plate Artist will use compositing techniques to create elements for use… »

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jobby: I/O Technician, Legend 3D, Toronto

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Full-time The I/O Technician is a technical resource responsible for all input and output to and from Legend3D.   The I/O Technician has a solid understanding of the internal pipeline and ensures that all their tasks support the pipeline. This position is part of the I/O Department and reports to the I/O… »

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jobby: Render Wrangler, Legend 3D, Toronto

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Full-time The Render Wrangler administers render job queues, checks and validates outputs of completed jobs, and reports any issues or failed jobs to the original submitter. This role troubleshoots issues regarding inconsistent or failed render nodes, reports critical issues as necessary and ensures the continuous running of the render farm.  … »

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Faces of Film Nova Scotia: Shannon Perry

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Nineteen years out west. It was after nineteen years out west, at the age of 25, that I finally got the chance to move back to Nova Scotia. The decision to do so was easy; I have so much family out here, and even though I left the province at the age of six, I… »

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Faces of Film Nova Scotia: We Strengthen Nova Scotia

Monday, April 13th, 2015

The Digital Animators of Nova Scotia (DANS) are sharing many of the faces of the industry in this latest… »

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Faces of Film Nova Scotia: Cartoon Conrad

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Monday morning shout out to my pals at Cartoon Conrad in Nova… »

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Faces of Film Nova Scotia: Ron Doucet

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

The fight’s not over. Share your story. Send us your story, we’ll post it here. I’ve been working in the animation industry for over 15 years here in Nova Scotia. This is back when the television animation industry had just begun here in the province. I started out as a 2D digital animator, and later… »

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RIP: Nova Scotia TV and Film Industry “There is no tomorrow.”

Friday, April 10th, 2015

A reaction piece from the Chronicle Herald featuring Marc Almon, Chair of Screen Nova Scotia. And just like that, things are looking dire. I’ve been speaking to friends on the east coast, asking whether this is a death knell or something that can me managed. It’s going to be tough, and the sentiment is that… »

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Nova Scotia Film industry tax credit cut from 100 per cent refundable to 25 per cent refundable as of July 1, 2015

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

The numbers are in, folks. • $24 million for the Film Industry Tax Credit • The Film Industry Tax Credit will change from one that is fully refundable to one that is 25 per cent refundable. • The remaining 75 per cent of the eligible tax credit will be provided as a non-refundable credit, available… »

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Nova Scotia Film Tax Credit at Risk

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

We haven’t been covering this, and that’s inexcusable. Today, Nova Scotia will be presenting it’s new provincial budget, and as is often the case, the film tax credit is being eyed as a target for belt-tightening. Yes, the credit is responsible for a spend of 24 million dollars, a savings that any government would like… »

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jobby: 3D Animator, L’Atelier Animation, Montreal

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

English follows  Notre client, L’Atelier Animation, est présentement à la recherche d’un Animateur 3D expérimenté pour son studio de Montréal. L’Atelier Animation est un studio d’animation en existence depuis 2012 qui se spécialise dans la création de longs métrages d’animation 3D. Ils travaillent actuellement à la production du long métrage “Ballerina”. Sous la direction du Directeur… »

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RIP Bob Walker

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Sad news about one of our own: Ottawa native and Sheridan grad Bob Walker passed away from a heart attack at his California home last week. He was 54 years old, and recently retired. Here’s the obituary from the Ottawa Citizen: http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/obituary-ottawa-animator-bob-walker-was-nominated-for-academy-award Bob’s career began in Ottawa at Atkinson Film Arts, and eventually led him… »

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jobby: Assistant Leica Editor, Guru Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Guru studio, the award winning and internationally renowned animation facility in Toronto is looking for an Assistant Leica Editor to work with the Senior Editor on Leica’s, assemblies and other editing as required. Responsibilities: Assist Sr. Editor with day-to-day editing/post production duties Assist with Leica Edit (organization of panels / materials, leica assembly, track and… »

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Emmy Nominations Galore! (Especially Jess Borutski)

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

The Daytime Emmy nominations were announced yesterday, and that’s a good day to be a Canadian with Emmy aspirations. 9Story’s got 9, fittingly. Sinking Ship’s got a bunch, primarily for live action, but Annedroid’s got a buttload of animation, so I’m counting it. The Kratt brothers are nominated. It’s a big list, and takes a… »

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