Archive for September, 2015

jobby: SENIOR CG ANIMATOR, Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, September 30th, 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: 2D Props/Locations Designer, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! We are looking for an experienced 2D Props/Locations Designer to join our team. Responsibilities will include helping to create 2D locations for fun packs and creating final props and locations for production. High profile new show with a major U.S. broadcaster. The contract starts asap and goes until the… »

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jobby: Modeler/Texturer, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! We are looking for an experienced Modeler/Texturer to join our team. Responsibilities will include modeling and texturing sets and props and working closely with the art director to achieve the desired look. High profile new show with a major U.S. broadcaster. The contract starts asap and goes until the… »

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jobby: SENIOR STORY BOARD ARTIST, Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, September 30th, 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 in-house SENIOR STORY BOARD ARTIST to join our team on one of our 3D production. This position will report directly to the Director and AD…. »

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showcase: Foxed!, by James Stewart

Monday, September 28th, 2015

I’m overdue sharing this. It’s James Stewart’s awesomely creepy stopmo film, FOXED! Foxed has a bit of history, making the rounds on the festival circuit and finally securing a development deal to be adapted as a feature. It’s a unique film, with a unique voice. I’m a fan. Here ya go. FOXED! from James Stewart… »

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jobby: Jr. Stereo Compositor, Legend 3D, Toronto

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

 The Jr. Stereo Compositor is responsible for 3D compositing and artifact removal. They must be able to effectively take a shot through all compositing processes and techniques including but not limited to: matte painting, rig removal, Rotoscope, tracking, set extensions. A Jr. Stereo Compositor applies depth passes from Legend3D’s proprietary software to client assets and… »

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jobby: Assistant Director, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

 Industrial Brothers is hiring! We are currently seeking Assistant Directors with experience in 3D animation to work on a variety of high profile productions. As the assistant director, you will work closely with the director to develop and implement the creative vision across each department through out the production pipeline. You will have a strong… »

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jobby: Line Producer, Animation Director, Editors, Designers, more positions, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

 Industrial Brothers is hiring! We are hiring for our two new animated pre‐school series beginning production immediately. We are looking for the following experienced & talented crew: All crew must have at least 2-­‐5 years experience working in the animation or film industry. Working in pre-­‐school or children’s TV is a plus. Ontario and/or Canadian… »

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jobby: 3D Rigger, Guru Studio, Toronto

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Guru studio, the award winning and internationally renowned animation facility in Toronto is looking for a 3D Rigger to help bring our next batch of fantastic projects to life. Responsibilities: Use available studio tools to rig characters and props Rig characters and props that support the show’s design aesthetic Design control mechanisms that are simple… »

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jobby: 3D Location Modeler, Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Guru studio, the award winning and internationally renowned animation facility in Toronto is looking for a 3D Location Modeler to help bring the next batch of fantastic projects to life. Responsibilities: Interpret 2D artwork and model animation friendly locations to an appropriate scale Set dress locations accordingly Rig and organize the location as required by… »

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jobby: 3D Character Modeler, Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Guru studio, the award winning and internationally renowned animation facility in Toronto is looking for a 3D Character Modeler to help bring our next batch of fantastic projects to life. Responsibilities: Model appealing production friendly Characters for a television series based on 2D Designs Identify problems in 2D Designs and provide well thought our solutions… »

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

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

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.   Summary Statement: With a background in 3-D conversion on feature films, the Compositing Artist will use industry specific techniques to create… »

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jobby: Digital Artist Manager, Legend 3D, Toronto

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Reporting to the VP Operations, The Digital Artist Manager plays a key role in effectively staffing and retaining artists to strategically support corporate endeavors. Major daily responsibilities include recruitment, management, professional development of artists in all departments with varying skillsets and expertise. Overseeing team structures and artist schedules to most effectively meet production goals, the… »

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jobby: Production Coordinator, Legend 3D, Toronto

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

The Production Coordinator implements the schedule of production shots for an assigned show. The Coordinator will partner with the Depth Lead, and Lead Stereo Compositor, and Associate Stereographer to take ownership of the production schedule and budget of assigned shots from launch to completion. Coordinators play an integral part of show communication and ensure that… »

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Event Report: OIAF 2015

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Happening this past week (Sept. 16-20, 2015) was Ottawa International Animation Festival. I only went for the weekend portion of the festival and overall I had a pretty awesome time. Here’s brief highlight of the stuff I got to see and a bit of personal thoughts. I started the festival with screening of films by Michele… »

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jobby: Supervising Producer, Spin Master Entertainment, Toronto

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Job Title: Supervising Producer, Spin Master Entertainment Reports to: Senior Director Production, Toronto Term: rolling contract (initial term 1 year)  Spin Master Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Animation Supervising Producer to join our vibrant team in the Toronto office. DESCRIPTION OF ROLE: Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of certain current series productions… »

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jobby: 3D Environment Artist, Welcome to the Wayne Inc., Toronto

Monday, September 21st, 2015

We’re looking for 3D Environment Artists for Nickelodeon’s newest series ‘Welcome to the Wayne’. The candidates will be tasked with build 3D sets based on per-existing concept designs. The sets will be used in the production of aforementioned 2D series. The candidates must be proficient in modeling with Blender or Maya. Drawing (layout, location) skills… »

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Press Release: Portfolio Entertainment Announces Launch of Toronto Production Studio

Monday, September 21st, 2015

(September 21, 2015 – Toronto, Canada) – Producer and distributor Portfolio Entertainment is pleased to announce the launch of Portfolio Animation, a creative-driven animation studio equipped with top-tier talent, cutting-edge technology and commitment to excellence. The studio is part of Portfolio’s multi-faceted expansion plan that commenced in 2014 with the installation of a new senior… »

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OIAF 2015: FREE WEEKEND PASSES!!!!!

Monday, September 14th, 2015

That’s right! Free passess! 2 of them! The Ottawa International Animation Festival is almost upon us. If you’ve never been, now’s your chance! They’ve graciously offered us 2 free weekend passes, and I’m passing them on to YOU! If you want them, we’ll do a draw at the end of the day, email to… »

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jobby: Maya Character Animator, DHX Media, Vancouver

Monday, September 14th, 2015

DHX Media’s animation studios are recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and for our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. Our staff can dig into a wide variety of projects, from action to comedy and preschool to tween, and they get to enjoy awesome benefits and company events while they’re… »

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jobby: Supervising Producer, DHX Media, Vancouver

Monday, September 14th, 2015

DHX Media’s animation studios are recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and for our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. Our staff can dig into a wide variety of projects, from action to comedy and preschool to tween, and they get to enjoy awesome benefits and company events while they’re… »

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jobby: After FX Artist, DHX Media, Vancouver

Monday, September 14th, 2015

DHX Media’s animation studios are recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and for our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. Our staff can dig into a wide variety of projects, from action to comedy and preschool to tween, and they get to enjoy awesome benefits and company events while they’re… »

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OIAF 2015 Trailer Film

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

2015 Ottawa International Animation Festival Trailer from Ottawa Animation Fest Press on Vimeo. The 2015 edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival is a week away, and I can’t wait to see you there. Ottawa’s my home town, and the festival is the biggest week on the animation calendar, as far as I’m concerned. People… »

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jobby: VFX Artist, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Position Overview: Nitrogen Studios Vancouver is looking for a VFX Artist to join us on a new CGI animated feature film, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s “Sausage Party”. The VFX Artist is responsible for designing and producing high quality effects animation and simulations involving particles, fluids, and rigid body dynamics. The ideal candidate has a… »

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jobby: Lead 3D Animator, Gameloft, Montreal

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

 Chef animateur 3D Vous souhaitez rejoindre une équipe de gens dynamiques, talentueux et passionnés de jeux vidéo dans un studio où la diversité, l’ouverture d’esprit et la créativité sont omniprésentes ? Vous êtes au bon endroit ! Suite au développement de plusieurs titres à succès sur iPhone tels que les séries Modern Combat, Dungeon Hunter,… »

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jobby: Pipeline TD, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

Tuesday, September 8th, 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: Designers, Welcome to the Wayne Inc., Toronto

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

We’re looking for Flash designers for Nickelodeon’s newest series ‘Welcome to the Wayne’. Minimum 2 years of experience on Flash or Harmony tv series is required. Candidates must be comfortable working with Cintiqs. Knowledge of Flash is essential. The candidates will be responsible for production design (cleaning concept design, creating turnarounds and breaking/rigging for animation)…. »

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jobby: Lead Lighter/Compositor, Arc Productions, Toronto

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Lead Lighter Compositor to join our team. With over 450 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… »

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jobby: Lighter/Compositor, Arc Productions, Toronto

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Lighter/Compositor to join our team. With over 450 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… »

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jobby: Lead Harmony Supervising Compositor, Tycoon Animation, Manila, Philippines

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Company: Tycoon Animation Inc. Location: Manila​, Metro Manila (PH) Job Title: Lead Harmony Supervising Compositor Job Type: Full Time Relocation assist: Yes Summary of the role: Work in the tropics and skip the winter blues! Tycoon Animation Studios 2D Animation Studio in the Philippines is recruiting for the position of COMPOSITOR SUPERVISOR. Working in a… »

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jobby: Senior FX Lead, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Position Overview: The Sr. FX Lead is a highly skilled team leader, responsible for the day-to-day management of the FX Artists working on specific shot tasks and sequences, as well as designing/maintaining current workflows and setups needed to deliver specific effects on the show. The ideal candidate is a strong leader, with previous lead/supervisory experience…. »

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showcase: Sublo and Tangy Mustard, from Aaron Long

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Aaron Long is back with a whole new cartoon show! The creator of Fester Fish has just launched what he’s describing as his next independent webseries, Sublo and Tangy Mustard. From Aaron’s Tumblr: Here’s Episode 1 of Sublo and Tangy Mustard, my new cartoon! It stars Ryan Long, Kevin Doan, Heather Mazhar and myself, with… »

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jobby: Feature Director, Trixter Canada, Toronto

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Trixter Canada is seeking a Director for an animated feature film being produced for the Chinese and International marketplace. This can be a fantastic first time directorial opportunity for the candidate who has a strong background in story boarding and story telling. The right candidate must have had at least 3 to 5 years of… »

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jobby: Pipeline TD, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

We are looking for a Pipeline TD to join the team on our CGI theatrical animated feature film, Seth Rogen’s “Sausage Party”. Position Overview: The Pipeline TD works with the Pipeline Supervisor to help maintain an effective and efficient pipeline for our feature production. The ideal candidate must have great asset management skills and the… »

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jobby: Asset Supervisor, Guru Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, September 1st, 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 ASSET SUPERVISOR who is responsible for managing the Asset Department on a 3D preschool television series production.  This role reports directly to the Producer… »

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jobby: Crowd Animator, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Nitrogen Studios is seeking a Crowd Animator to help us embark on an exciting new CGI animated theatrical feature film, Seth Rogen and  Evan Goldberg’s “Sausage Party”. The crowd animator will perform key frame animation for background characters, taking the steps from where the shot is once the animation of primary characters has been approved…. »

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