Archive for August, 2015

Volunteer at OIAF 2015

Friday, August 28th, 2015

I’m going to strongly recommend this. I did it. And it was great. Here’s the… »

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jobby: Senior CG Animator, Guru Studio, Toronto

Friday, August 28th, 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 a SENIOR CG ANIMATOR who are responsible for animating characters and props using Maya. This role reports directly to the Line Producer and Animation Director…. »

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jobby: CG ANIMATORS, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Atomic Cartoons Inc.  is an award-winning 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 writers,… »

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jobby: Flash FX Artist, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Atomic Cartoons Inc.  is an award-winning 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 over 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and… »

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jobby: 2D Animators (Flash), Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Atomic Cartoons Inc.  is an award-winning 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 over 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and… »

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jobby: CG FX Artist, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

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

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jobby: BG Painters, Guru Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Guru Studio’s dedicated creative team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world. Guru is looking for BG Painters to join our team on one of our 2D Productions. Responsibilities: Collaborate with Art Director, paint and layout team to develop consistent, high quality production backgrounds • Effectively translate Color keys… »

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jobby: Junior-Senior Compositor, Legend 3D, Toronto

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

About Us Legend3D, Inc. is an innovative stereoscopic and visual effects company committed to advancing the art of 3D for first-run feature films while also identifying opportunities to create new revenue from iconic library titles.   Junior-Senior Compositor Summary Statement: With a background in 3-D conversion on feature films, the Compositing Artist will use industry… »

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jobby: Stereo Artist, Legend 3D, Toronto

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

About Us Legend3D, Inc. is an innovative stereoscopic and visual effects company committed to advancing the art of 3D for first-run feature films while also identifying opportunities to create new revenue from iconic library titles. Stereo Artist Location: Toronto , Canada Summary Statement: A Stereo Artist is an experienced artist who has consistently shown a… »

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Super Hip Indie Game Kickstarter: the Wizards of Trinity Bellwoods, from Chris de Castro

Monday, August 24th, 2015

I try to be fairly upfront on here when it comes to personal bias. Just search Nick Cross on here and that should be fairly clear. So when I share this latest Kickstarter for Chris de Castro’s new game Wizards of Trinity Bellwoods, I really should mention that I live 1 city block away from… »

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gradfilm showcase: Chums, by Raymond Lefebvre

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

It’s Thursday. Want to watch a cartoon? Here’s Chums, Ramond Lefebvre‘s grad film from this past spring at Sheridan. Splodey! CHUMS from Raymond Lefebvre on… »

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TONIGHT! TORONTO! Animatic TO Presents: Undergrads Creator Pete Williams

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Animatic TO continues to offer up a great series of speakers, with tonight being no exception. A long time ago on a tv network far far away… Pete Williams will be giving a talk about his animated TV series, UNDERGRADS! originally aired in 2001, the series only ran for 13 episodes but has since gained… »

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jobby: IT System Administrator, ‘Welcome to the Wayne’, Switch Entertainment, Toronto

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

We’re looking for a system administrator for Flash production of Nickelodeon’s ‘Welcome to the Wayne’. The candidate must have experience working as system administrator, preferably in animation studios. Responsibilities include: facilitating IT aspect of studio expansion, building/maintaining server and workstations, providing hardware/software support (Windows), software license management, FTP management,  preforming backups (LTO tapes/cloud) and archiving…. »

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press release: 9 Story Media Group Acquires Award Winning Animation Studio Brown Bag Films

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Ok, this one’s interesting. m Toronto, Canada – August 18th, 2015 – 9 Story Media Group is pleased to announce that it has acquired award winning animation studio Brown Bag Films. With headquarters in Dublin, a studio in Manchester and an office in Los Angeles, Brown Bag Films employ 170 creative and production staff and… »

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jobby: Art Director (Feature Film), Trixter Canada, Toronto

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Trixter Canada is seeking an Art Director for an animated feature film. The acceptable candidate does not have to have experience art directing an animated feature. However, they must have had at least 3 to 5 years of experience providing 3D visualization in either the TV or Feature discipline. Sound knowledge of 3D software is… »

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showcase: Toronto Alice, by Jennifer Linton

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

We shared the Indiegogo campaign for this charming film last year, and now we’re very happy to share the film itself. Toronto Alice from Jennifer Linton on Vimeo. Here’s the description: The character of Alice from Lewis Carroll’s ‘Through the Looking-Glass’ is transported to contemporary Toronto. Whilst riding a streetcar, Alice encounters a pair of… »

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jobby: Animation Supervisor (Flash Animation Series), DHX Media, Vancouver

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

DHX Media Vancouver 2D 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 250 of Canada’s top artists, our studio is full of talented and inspired professionals who are passionate about creating quality animation!… »

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made in Canada: Disney’s Lion Guard

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Look what they’ve been up to at Ottawa’s Mercury Filmworks! Members of the team have been sharing this link on facebook and pretty much busting with pride (see what I did there?). Looks great. Congrats to all… »

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jobby: Builds / Rigging Supervisor (2D), DHX Media, Vancouver

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

DHX Media Vancouver 2D is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows. We have a great artist-centric environment, staff events like our annual Art Show and Summer BBQ, extended health benefits, and an in-house gym. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly? If you’re passionate about creating quality… »

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jobby: Builders / Riggers (2D), DHX Media, Vancouver

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

DHX Media Vancouver 2D is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows. We have a great artist-centric environment, staff events like our annual Art Show and Summer BBQ, extended health benefits, and an in-house gym. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly? If you’re passionate about creating quality… »

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jobby: Key Animation Supervisor (Harmony), DHX Media, Vancouver

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

DHX Media Vancouver 2D 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 300 of Canada’s top artists, our studio is full of talented and inspired professionals who are passionate about creating quality animation!… »

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Call For Entries: Northwest Animation Fest, Deadline September 1

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

NW Animation Fest: deadline Sept 1 – submit for FREE The Northwest Animation Festival is now accepting submissions for 2016. Entry is FREE if you get your film in by Sept 1. Complete the online entry form in under five minutes. Send your film using Vimeo, Dropbox, or whatever service you like best. Submit here:… »

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jobby: CGI Generalist, Zink, Toronto

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Zink, a multidisciplinary agency and production house that specializes in design, brand identity, animation, commercial production, motion graphics and digital content creation, is seeking an experienced Senior CGI generalist to join our team. The CG Generalist will cover the general 3D tasks such as texturing, lighting, rendering and compositing for television series. PRIMARY AREAS OF… »

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jobby: Match Move Artist, Zink, Toronto

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Zink, a multidisciplinary agency and production house that specializes in design, brand identity, animation, commercial production, motion graphics and digital content creation, is seeking an experienced Match Move Artist to join our team. PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: -Camera tasks : recreating (solving) or creating the movement of a mono or stereo live-action camera in 3D…. »

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from the internets: Teletoon Retro Shutting Down

Monday, August 10th, 2015

CP24 (of all places) has got this tidbit: Corus is down Teletoon Retro at the end of August. (Here’s the link) Some programming could shift to Teletoon proper, and I can assume we’ll be getting further announcements as the channels realign themselves. The broadcast landscape is shifting almost weekly it seems, with DHX dropping their… »

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jobby: Background Artist (the Lion Guard), Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Background Artist (The Lion Guard) Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking a contract Background Artists to work on Disney’s The Lion Guard. This exceptionally talented individual will deliver stunning backgrounds, adhering to color designs and other provided reference. If you are highly creative and motivated, this is a great opportunity for you to work on high profile productions… »

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jobby: Senior Animators, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Senior Animators Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking highly specialized and uniquely talented animators who are willing and motivated to push the envelope of what is possible in order to create beautiful, memorable animation. The candidate will work on a very high profile and demanding animated series with worldwide exposure. Positions: Multiple Term of employment:… »

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jobby: Production Coordinator, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Production Coordinator Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking a professional and highly dynamic Coordinator to join our world class production team.  The Production Coordinator will assist the Production Manager in the organization and day to day operation of both pre-production and animation pipelines, providing effective administrative support, problem solving, and solutions.  The ideal candidate for… »

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jobby: FX Lead, Guru Studio, Toronto

Friday, August 7th, 2015

FX Lead 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 Lead. Responsibilities: – Lead a team of FX Artists to deliver FX shots such as dirt, splashes and waves – Develop… »

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jobby: Technical Director, Tangent Animation, Toronto/Winnipeg

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Start Date: August (specifics, TBD) Job Title: Technical Director Job Type: Contract Salary: Based on experience. Experience: Varied 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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made in Canada: Netflix/Dreamworks’ Mr Peabody and Sherman

Friday, August 7th, 2015

The press release for the new Mr Peabody and Sherman series made the rounds yesterday(Variety), getting picked up by all kinds of outlets. The promotional image looks great, there’s some real cartoony goodness happening there. Amidst all the talk of poor box office for the film, love for Jay Ward, and multi-year deals, there’s a… »

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