Month: October 2015

from the internets: Patrick Loubert and Michael Hirsh Honoured by the Joe Shuster Awards

Here’s a really great article over on Comic Book Daily delving into the early days of what would become Nelvana, and how the founders contributed to the Canadian Comics community. Loubert and Hirsh are responsible for the rescue and archiving…

jobby: 3D Animation Supervisors, Gallus Entertainment, Sudbury

Gallus Entertainment is a Canadian CG animation studio located in Ontario Canada. Gallus Sudbury studio is looking for 3D Animation Supervisors to work on our latest animated series, Glowbies (52 episodes x 11mins) for CBC and TVA. 3D ANIMATION SUPERVISORS…

jobby: 2D Animation Supervisor, Gallus Entertainment, Sudbury ON

Gallus Entertainment is a Canadian CG animation studio located in Ontario Canada. Gallus Sudbury studio is looking for 2D Animation Supervisors to work on our latest animated series. Lazoo(26episodes*11mins) for CBC.   2D ANIMATION SUPERVISOR Start dates range from Nov…

jobby: Animation Director/ Animation Supervisor, Zink, Toronto

Animation Director/ Animation Supervisor 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. PRIMARY AREAS OF…

press release: YMA Conference presents Lion Guard Supervising Director Howy Parkins, November 18-20, Toronto

Montreal, October 19, 2015 – You have until this Friday, October 23, to take advantage of the early-bird rate for the 2015 Children, Youth & Media (CYM) Conference – the must-attend event for youth TV and digital production professionals, November…

showcase: TRUTH OR DARING, The Canadian Federal Election Cartoon, by Barnabas Wornoff and Friends, UPDATED: Part 1 and 2 are up!

It’s topical, and almost dirty. It’s maybe not-totally-safe-for-work. It’s the latest offering from Toronto animator and madcap animation hooligan, Baranabas (Barney) Wornoff (along with a whole gaggle of other animation types, this stuff doesn’t just make itself). Barney’s the manic…

jobby: Unity Programmer, Guru Arcade, Toronto

Unity Programmer Guru Arcade is the interactive division at Guru Studio, focused on creating a range of fresh and interesting gameplay experiences. You’ll work with the small and experienced team to deliver Arcade’s first original IP for mobile, with the…

jobby: Asset Builder, The Third Floor Inc, Vancouver

ASSET BUILDER – VANCOUVER Subject – Looking to hire Modelers in Vancouver, BC – The Third Floor, Inc. The Third Floor, Inc. is looking to hire local Asset Builders in Vancouver to work on an exciting feature film! Must be…

jobby: PREVIS ARTIST, the Third Floor Inc, VANCOUVER

The Third Floor, Inc. is looking to hire local Previs Artists in Vancouver to work on an exciting feature film! Must be a resident of British Columbia. By using the language of cinematography and animation in tandem to design the…

jobby: Senior FX Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

Senior FX Artists 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…

jobby: Modelers and Surfacing Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

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…

jobby: 3D Artist – Intermediate, Rocket Science VFX, Toronto

Title: 3D Artist – Intermediate Rocket Science VFX is looking for talented 3D artists with a broad generalist skill-set for our upcoming slate of projects. Job Duties: Proven artistic ability across multiple CG disciplines including modeling, texturing, animation, lighting, shading,…

jobby: Intermediate Compositor, Rocket Science VFX, Toronto

Title: Intermediate Compositor Rocket Science VFX is looking to hire talented Digital Compositors for our upcoming slate of projects.   Job Duties: The ability to seamlessly integrate 2D, 3D and live action elements in a photo-realistic way Solve problems under…

jobby: 3D Lighting Artist, Rocket Science VFX, Toronto

Title: 3D Lighting Artist – Intermediate   Rocket Science VFX is looking for talented lighting artists with other 3D generalist skills for our upcoming slate of projects.   Job Duties: Responsible for shot lighting and rendering in a live-action VFX…

jobby: BG Painter, Guru Studio, Toronto

2D – 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 BG Painters to join our team on one of our 2D Productions. Responsibilities: Collaborate…

jobby: JR and SR Lighting Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

Jr and Sr Lighting Artists- Stylized Cinematics Waterproof Studios is looking for Jr and Sr Lighting Artists’s to work on an upcoming cinematics project. The project is very stylized and comparable to Shrek or a similar animated property. Lighting will…

jobby: JR and SR FX Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

Jr and Sr FX Artists- Stylized Cinematics Waterproof Studios is looking for Jr and Sr FX artists to work on an upcoming cinematics project. The project is very stylized and comparable to Shrek or a similar animated property. FX will…

jobby: Character Finaling Artist, Toon Box, Toronto

POSITION: Character Finaling Artist DESCRIPTION The Character Finaling Artist applies a number of techniques—including but not limited to sculpting, grooming, and simulations of cloth and hair—to clean up and enhance character animation on a computer-generated feature. RESPONSIBILITIES • Collaborate in…

jobby: Crowd FX TD/Artist, Toon Box, Toronto

Position: Crowd FX TD/Artist Department: Crowd/VFX Description The Crowd FX TD/Artist collaborates in the design, development, and implementation of crowd simulation systems and techniques, and uses those systems and techniques to create crowd simulations in shots. Responsibilities • Collaborate with…

jobby: Senior Lighter/Compositor, Toon Box, Toronto

Position: Senior Lighter/Compositor Reports to:  Lighting/Compositing Supervisor   Position Description: To collaborate within a team environment focusing on the lighting and compositing of shots during visual development, pre-production, and production while meeting the highest of quality, aesthetically and technically, on…

jobby: Junior Lighter/Compositor, Toon Box, Toronto

Position: Junior Lighter/Compositor Reports to:  Lighting/Compositing Supervisor   Position Description: To collaborate within a team environment focusing on the lighting and compositing of shots during visual development, pre-production, and production while meeting the highest of quality, aesthetically and technically, on…

jobby: Animator, Toon Box, Toronto

Position: Animator Reports to: Animation Supervisor/ Animation Director Position Description: Creates the motions, gestures, and expressions of three-dimensional computer graphics characters and objects To tell a story with meaning through movement   Principal Duties and Responsibilities: To receive with each…

jobby: Assistant Director, Guru Studio, Toronto

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Guru is a Toronto-based entertainment company known for its top-tier animation quality and award winning content such as: Justin Time, Dinopaws, Ever After High and PAW Patrol. Our exceptional work is produced by artists at the top of…

jobby: CGI Generalist, Zink, Toronto

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…

jobby: Experienced Film Previs Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

Waterproof Studios is seeking experienced Previz Artists for a photoreal full CG feature film production. Selected artists will show a high skill level in the communication of animation and cinematography to create strong action oriented previz sequences. The ideal candidate:…

jobby: Junior and Senior Animators, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

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 –…

from the internets: Bento Box Canada is Actually Happening

In other news, the Hollywood Reporter is sharing news that Primetime/Adult animation powerhouse Bento Box is making good on last year’s announcement about some kind of deal with Corus to open a shop in Canada that will produce animation for…

jobby: 2D Animator, Moonray Studios, Hamilton ON

Moonray Studios is a Hamilton-based digital design studio focused on building cutting-edge games, websites and interactive applications. We’re excited to start working on a new project with Teletoon and have several other projects on the go. We’re fully funded and…

jobby: Director of Finance, Guru Studio, Toronto

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 Director of Finance, who is directly responsible for…

jobby: 2D Digital Character/Prop Designers, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for 2D Digital Character/Prop Designer in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Director and Design Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for the creation of Location and Character designs for production: RESPONSIBILITIES: Work…

jobby: 2D Digital Location/Layout Designers, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for 2D Digital Location/ Layout Designer in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Director and Design Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for the creation of Location and Character designs for production:  …