Archive for July, 2015

jobby: Junior and Senior Animators, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Waterproof Studios is looking for Junior and Senior Animators to work on our photo-real game cinematics, animation and VFX projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as a Animator in a production environment – Experience with Maya and Motion Builder – Ability to work as part of a team… »

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jobby: Modelers and Surfacing Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Waterproof Studios is looking for Modelers and Surfacing Artists to work on our photo-real game cinematics, animation and VFX projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as a Modeler and/or Surfacing Artist – Experience with Maya, MARI, Photoshop, Zbrush or Mudbox – Experience with Arnold Renderer – Ability to… »

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jobby: Senior FX Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Waterproof Studios is looking for Senior FX Artists to work on our photo-real game cinematics projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as an  FX Artist – Experience with Maya, Houdini and Real Flow – Experience with Arnold Renderer – Experience with Unreal Engine a plus – Ability to… »

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jobby: NUKE COMPOSITING ARTISTS, Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, July 29th, 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 animated entertainment company is looking for Compositing Artists who are responsible for generating clean and efficient comp structures. This role reports directly to the Line Producer. Responsibilities: Generate clean, efficient and… »

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jobby: CG Generalist, Tinman Creative, Toronto

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Tinman is looking for a local (Toronto and surrounding area), well-rounded CG Generalist to join our team. If you can model, rig, texture and animate in Maya send your demo reel to: jobs@tinman.tv We look forward to hearing from… »

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jobby: Facial Rigger, Cinesite, Montreal

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Cinesite Montreal is seeking a Facial Rigger for Feature Animated films. Ideal candidate should be highly organized and motivated with the desire to work within a top quality and fast-paced animation team. The Role: Be able to create aesthetically pleasing facial blendshapes that are true to the design of the character within budget and schedule parameters… »

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jobby: Compositing Supervisor, Cinesite, Montreal

Monday, July 27th, 2015

The Role: You will oversee the compositing work and provide technical and artistic leadership for the team working on a specific feature film project. We’d like to talk to you if you have: Excellent organisational, communication and project management skills Ability to work with VFX Supervisor and CG Supervisor to plan the creative approach to the show in accordance with the CG to Compositing… »

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jobby: CG Supervisor, Volta, Quebec City

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Titre : Supervisor CG Supervision : VP Production Ville :  Québec Stolo recrute pour VOLTA (Frima Fx) ! Frima poursuit sa stratégie de développement sur le marché mondial en fusionnant deux de ses divisions phares, soit Frima Fx, spécialisée en effets spéciaux numériques, et VOLTA, reconnue internationalement pour ses services de développement visuel 2D et 3D. Cette nouvelle… »

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jobby: TD Lighting, Volta, Quebec City

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Titre : Artiste d’éclairage (Lighter) Supervision : Superviseur VFX Ville : Québec Stolo recrute pour VOLTA (Frima Fx) ! Frima poursuit sa stratégie de développement sur le marché mondial en fusionnant deux de ses divisions phares, soit Frima Fx, spécialisée en effets spéciaux numériques, et VOLTA, reconnue internationalement pour ses services de développement visuel 2D et 3D. Cette… »

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jobby: Location Designer, DHX Media, Vancouver

Monday, July 27th, 2015

DHX Media Vancouver 2D is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows. With more than 300 employees and multiple projects on the go – including Looped, My Little Pony, and Littlest Pet Shop – we’re bustling! We have great events like our annual Art Show and Summer… »

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jobby: Layout Artists, Awesometown Entertainment, Toronto

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Awesometown Entertainment is looking to hire a layout artist that can successfully breakdown 2D storyboards into 3D animation shots. The ideal candidate will posses skills and qualities that are listed below. In computer animation, a layout artist serves a similar function to a cinematographer; this person is responsible for determining the shot’s frame, camera angle… »

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jobby: Intermediate & Junior 3D Modeler, Awesometown Entertainment, Toronto

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Awesometown Entertainment is seeking an Intermediate Modeler to join the team on our 3D animated theatrical release. This 3D Modeler position will require you create characters, props and set models based on designs from the art department. Responsibilities: • Create and maintain 3D models for use in production. • Work with modeling leads and the… »

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jobby: Nitrogen Studios Open House, Vancouver, July 30th, 2015

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Nitrogen Studios is opening it’s doors on Thursday, July 30th! If you’re interested in checking them out, RSVP to recruiting@nitrogenstudios.com Also,… »

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jobby: FX Supervisor, Guru Studio, Toronto

Friday, July 24th, 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 animated entertainment company is looking for an FX Supervisor   Responsibilities: Seeks out efficient ways to work Develops reusable FX assets and workflows Integrates FX assets in pipeline Identifies new technologies… »

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call for entries: Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Film Festival, Seattle

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

EMP Museum is now accepting entries for the 2016 Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival (SFFSFF)! The eleventh-annual festival will screen in Seattle, Washington in early 2016. We’re looking forward to this year’s excellent submissions from around the world, and we hope we’ll have the opportunity to see what you, your students, and your… »

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jobby: Background Designer, Cinesite, Montreal

Monday, July 20th, 2015

The Role: You will be creating a unique world for a fast paced, stylized Animated Feature. Ideal candidate should be highly organized and motivated with the desire to work within a top quality and fast-paced animation team. We’d like to talk to you if you have: •    Bachelor degree preferred •    3 years professional experience required, Feature… »

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jobby: CG Supervisor, Cinesite, Montreal

Monday, July 20th, 2015

The Role:  You will oversee the CG work and provide technical and artistic leadership for the CG teams working on a specific feature film project. We’d like to talk to you if you have: Excellent organisational, communication and project management skills A thorough understanding of the visual effects process and the ability to interpret the artistic brief from the VFX supervisor Good technical… »

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jobby: Animator, Cinesite, Montreal

Monday, July 20th, 2015

The Role: You will work to maintain a style of performance for the project and create characters that will resonate with the audience and to help create an engaging animated film of top quality, while managing and reducing the complexities of production. We’d like to talk to you if you have: Experience working in CG animation, including an in-depth understanding of anatomy, shot… »

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jobby: 2D Toonboom Harmony Animators, Jam Filled Entertainment, Ottawa

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Jam Filled Entertainment is looking for 2D Toonboom Harmony animators to work closely with our talented crew on high quality animated series already in production. Positions are available immediately.   Note: Only current Ontario residents who are also Canadian citizens or have a permanent resident status will be considered at this time. Please submit a… »

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press release: Atomic Announces Development on Mariachi Zombie

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

ATOMIC AND THE UNDEAD TEAM UP:STUDIO PICKS UP MEXICAN ZOMBIE FESTIVAL WINNER FOR NEW SERIES (Vancouver, BC) – Atomic Cartoons announced today an agreement to develop  Mariachi Zombie, a new animated comedy series for kids seven to 11. Plans are in the works for 52 x 11′ episodes integrating the best of zombie and mariachi… »

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from the internets: Nelvana and Sony Team Up For Hotel Transylvania TV Adaptation

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

In more Sony-related animation news, Variety is reporting that Toronto-based (and Corus subsidiary) Nelvana is developing a television series based on the Hotel Transylvania feature film from Sony Pictures Animation. There’s not much more to say, other than they’re aiming for a 2017 airdate. It’s anyone’s guess right now as to where the series will… »

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from the internets: Sony Pictures Imageworks opens Vancouver Studio

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

The Georgia Straight has coverage of the latest addition to the Vancouver FX and animation landscape. According to the piece, the new facility will also serve as the global headquarters for the company, and it’s presence in BC gives Vancouver bragging rights as the “largest cluster of visual effects and animation studios in the world”…. »

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press release: Ottawa Animation Festival Spotlights Canadian Animators in Competition

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Canadian Filmmakers Light Up the World Stage  Ottawa International Animation Festival Shines Spotlight on Canadian Filmmakers OTTAWA (July 14, 2015) – The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), North America’s leading animation event, announced today the complete list of films to be presented in September as part of the annual Festival’s Official Competition selection. Of the… »

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jobby: Junior and Senior Animators, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Waterproof Studios is looking for Junior and Senior Animators to work on our photo-real game cinematics, animation and VFX projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as a Animator in a production environment – Experience with Maya and Motion Builder – Ability to work as part of a team… »

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jobby: Modelers and Surfacing Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Waterproof Studios is looking for Modelers and Surfacing Artists to work on our photo-real game cinematics, animation and VFX projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as a Modeler and/or Surfacing Artist – Experience with Maya, MARI, Photoshop, Zbrush or Mudbox – Experience with Arnold Renderer – Ability to… »

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jobby: Senior FX Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Waterproof Studios is looking for Senior FX Artists to work on our photo-real game cinematics projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as an  FX Artist – Experience with Maya, Houdini and Real Flow – Experience with Arnold Renderer – Experience with Unreal Engine a plus – Ability to… »

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jobby: Lighting TD’s, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Lighting TD’s Waterproof Studios is looking for Lighting TD’s to work on our photo-real game cinematics, animation and VFX projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as a Lighter or Lighting TD in a production  environment – Experience with V-Ray required – Experience with Arnold a bonus Ability to… »

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

Monday, July 13th, 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: Junior Pipeline Technical Director, Nerd Corps Entertainment, Vancouver

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Junior Pipeline Technical Director 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…. »

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jobby: 2D HARMONY RIGGER, Guru Studio, Toronto

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

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 RIGGERS to join our team! Responsibilities: – Break and Rig the provided designs for use in Animation… »

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Press Release: Corus VP Jocelyn Hamilton Moves to eOne as President of eOne TV Canada

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Sadly, we weren’t on the press list for this one, so I’m lifting from Playback: Longtime Corus executive Jocelyn Hamilton has been named president of eOne Television in Canada, the producer and distributor announced after business hours today. Hamilton has been leading original programming at Corus as VP programming and original productions for the broadcaster since… »

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jobby: Character Concept Artist, Vancouver

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Respected production company is looking for talented and experienced Character Designers for a high profile, prime-time comedy currently in development. Designers must be Vancouver-based, extremely professional, and comfortable working in a style comparable to other primetime comedies such as the Simpsons, Rick and Morty, and Bob’s Burgers. Please forward resumes and links to samples of… »

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press release: THUNDERBIRD ACQUIRES ATOMIC CARTOONS

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

JULY 8, 2015 (VANCOUVER/TORONTO) – International producer and distributor of television and film content Thunderbird Films announced today that they have acquired Vancouver-based Atomic Cartoons. The latest addition to the growing Thunderbird portfolio is a full service, award winning company that is recognized internationally as one of the leading animation studios in North America. Since… »

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jobby: 3D Storyboard Artist, Bleeding Art Industries, Calgary

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

POSITION: 3D STORYBOARD ARTIST   We’re looking for someone to help us create storyboards for our next stereoscopic 3D stop motion animated short film Mary and The Looking Glass, the follow-up to Skeleton Girl, the award-winning first film in the Twisted Tales for Demented Children anthology. If Calgary-based, the successful artist can create the storyboard… »

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jobby: Animation Lead, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Animation Lead Nitrogen Studios is a Vancouver based animation studio looking for a Lead Animator to help us embark on an exciting new CGI animated theatrical feature film, Seth Rogen and  Evan Goldberg’s “Sausage Party”. Position Overview: The Animation Lead works closely with the Directors and the Animation Supervisor to facilitate the team’s creation of… »

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jobby: CG Animators, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Atomic Cartoons Inc.  is an award-winning independent full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District.  Since its inception over 16 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… »

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jobby: 2D Animator, DrinkBox Studios, Toronto

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

DrinkBox Studios, the Toronto-based developer of Guacamelee!, Severed,and Mutant Blobs Attack, is looking for a talented, team-oriented Animator to contribute to upcoming game projects. Position: 2D Animator Position type:  Contract (4-6 month term). Full-time, on-site preferred. Start Date:  Late July / Early August Job Description: The applicant will work in Toon Boom and Flash to… »

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Canada Day Treat: Captain Canuck Season II Teaser

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Happy Canada Day everybody! I debated putting this one up, but damned if it isn’t totally appropriate. It’s Canada’s big day, and Captain Canuck is our very own national hero, so sharing the teaser trailer for season 2 of the animated webseries is the thing to do. I’d be excited about it even if I… »

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