Archive for January, 2016

Demo Reels: Blame Your Brother Creative Workshop

Friday, January 29th, 2016

Want to watch another cool reel? Well look no further. Here’s the latest one from Blame Your Brother Creative Workshop. Blame Your Brother is Darren and Geoff Donovan, actual brothers, actual twins, actual crazy talented individuals. Darren’s an animator, Geoff’s a graphic designer. They make a great team. They’re also really nice guys, but don’t… »

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DEMO REELS: Tinman Creative Studios

Friday, January 29th, 2016

I’m tired of posting jobs. It’s great, there’s lots of work out there, but sometimes I get buried under the job posts and it feels like that’s all we share around here anymore. Want to watch some demo reels? Some of them are pretty fucking great. Let’s start with my pals at Toronto’s Tinman Creative…. »

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jobby: Character Posing Artists, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! We are looking for an experienced Character Posers to join our team. Responsibilities will include creating production ready character poses in Flash. Successful applicants will have experience in posing or character design. Knowledge of Flash is a plus. We are hiring one crew for two high profile shows with… »

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jobby: Storyboard Artists (2D), DHX Media, Vancouver

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

DHX Studios is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile. Our staff dig into a wide variety of projects, from… »

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jobby: Senior Pipeline TD (3D), DHX Media, Vancouver

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

DHX Studios is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile. Our staff dig into a wide variety of projects, from… »

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jobby: BG Layout & Colour Artist (2D), DHX Media, Vancouver

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

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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Events: Animatic TO presents Indie Animation Film Maker Carla Veldman, TONIGHT, Toronto

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

If you’re in Toronto, and you want to hang with the animation crowd, tonight’s a great night to do it. Animatic TO’s latest edition is an evening with award-winning independent film maker Carla Veldman. From the event page: Carla Veldman is a Toronto based animation filmmaker and stop-motion artist. A graduate of Sheridan College’s Animation… »

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press release: KIDS’ CBC WELCOMES NEW EXECUTIVES MARIE MCCANN AND DREW MULLIN

Monday, January 25th, 2016

January 25, 2016– Kids’ CBC announced today the hiring of Marie McCann and Drew Mullin as executives in charge of production for Children’s Content.  In their new roles, McCann and Mullin will report directly to Martin Markle, senior director of Children’s Content for CBC Television. “Marie and Drew have a lot of heart and creativity, and I’m… »

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jobby: Production Illustrator, Sago Sago, Toronto

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Sago Sago is seeking a skilled illustrator to join our team. The production illustrator will work with our team to create artwork for a range of uses including animation, software, marketing and physical products. Responsibilities Create sketches and storyboards in collaboration with the creative team. Generate 2d character, prop and background artwork that is consistent… »

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jobby: Matte Painter, Arc Productions, Toronto

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Matte Painter to join our team for a short-term contract. 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… »

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jobby: BUSINESS AFFAIRS ADMINISTRATOR, Guru Studio, Toronto

Monday, January 25th, 2016

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 an experienced Business Affairs Administrator, who will be responsible for the department’s day-to-day production responsibilities.   Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: administering tax… »

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jobby: 3D LIGHTING ARTIST, Guru Studio, Toronto

Monday, January 25th, 2016

3D LIGHTING ARTIST Guru studio, the award winning and internationally renowned animation facility in Toronto is looking for a 3D Lighting Artist to help bring our next batch of fantastic projects to life. Responsibilities: Use existing light rigs to generate a large volume of shots in a week Occasionally light a set from scratch using… »

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jobby: 3D FX Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

Monday, January 25th, 2016

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 3D FX Artist to join our newest production. Responsibilities: Collaborate with the asset team to create FX such as dirt, splashes, waves etc. to shot… »

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jobby: Layout Artists, Welcome to the Wayne, Toronto

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

We are currently looking for talented layout artists to work on Nickelodeon’s original series ‘Welcome to the Wayne’. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivate layout artists who want to work on a challenging and rewarding series.   Start date:  Feb 2016 Est. End date: Feb 2017 Term of employment:   full-time… »

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jobby: 3D Environment Artists, Welcome to the Wayne, Toronto

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

We are currently looking for talented layout artists to work on Nickelodeon’s original series ‘Welcome to the Wayne’. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated artist who wants to work on a challenging and rewarding series.   Start date: Immediately Est. End date: Oct 2016 Term of employment:   full-time in-house Salary:based… »

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jobby: Background Artists, Welcome to the Wayne, Toronto

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

We are currently looking for talented background artists to work on Nickelodeon’s original series ‘Welcome to the Wayne’. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivate background artists who want to work on a challenging and rewarding series.   Start date: Mar, 2016 Est. End date: Feb 2017 Term of employment:   full-time… »

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jobby: CG Generalist, Go Lucky, Toronto

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Go Lucky is looking for CG Generalists for a short term, freelance contract in March and April. The job involves primarily Modeling and Surfacing 5 characters, but could expand to some rigging and very minor animation. Stylized human characters, superhero/action types in combat suits. This is a short term, freelance position, not an in-house gig…. »

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Robert Valley Kickstarter Live: Pear Cider and Cigarettes

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

In crowdfunding news, Robert Valley has launched a campaign to complete his long-in-progress film Pear Cider and Cigarettes. It’s based on a true story, one he’s told in graphic novel format before, and this is the inevitable final version. Robert’s a Canadian animation rockstar who’s best known for his work on Gorillaz, Wonder Woman shorts… »

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showcase: Jo Minkus, by Benjamin Anders

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Nickelodeon International has unveiled another Canadian creation. This one is Jo Minkus, from Sheridan alum Benjamin Anders. It’s a ton of fun. Jo Minkus from Nickelodeon International on Vimeo. This film was originally conceived during Ben’s time at Sheridan, and a lot of people noticed it at graduation time. I remember it well. It’s easy… »

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jobby: Production Manager, DHX Media, Vancouver

Friday, January 15th, 2016

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: Feature Design Generalist (2D), DHX Media, Vancouver

Friday, January 15th, 2016

DHX Studios is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile. Our staff dig into a wide variety of projects, from… »

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jobby: 2D Key Animation/ Posing Artists (Flash), DHX Media, Vancouver

Friday, January 15th, 2016

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: Feature Production Coordinator, AIC Movie, Toronto

Friday, January 15th, 2016

AIC STUDIOS  Located in Toronto, Ontario, AIC Studios is a part of AIC Movie, a group of Canadian companies specializing in the financing, production, post-production and distribution of feature films, television programs and animated series. Blending innovative technology with inspired artists and producers, AIC Studios is the newest and most energized digital studio in Toronto. Since… »

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jobby: Flash Animators, Loogaroo, New Brunswick/remote

Friday, January 15th, 2016

New Brunswick Studio, Loogaroo, is looking for Flash Animators. Contact… »

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jobby: Lighter, Arc Productions, Toronto

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Lighter 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… »

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jobby: Animator, Arc Productions, Toronto

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for an Animator 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… »

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jobby: Storyboard Artists, Wild Kratts, Ottawa

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Company – WK5 Production Series – Wild Kratts Job Title – Storyboard Artists Job Type – Freelance Compensation – Competitive rates, please inquire Start Date – Feb 2016 Responsibilities – Work with tight deadlines – Be able to attend launch meetings in Ottawa – Do revisions as per directors notes – Ensure quality and maintain… »

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press release: TAAFI ANNOUNCES 2016 GUEST SPEAKERS

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Walt Disney Studios, Hanna-Barbera, and many recognized animators TORONTO, ON — The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) has announced six guest speakers for its 2016 program. Recognized for their work on various award-winning animated films and popular television series, the industry leaders will speak at George Brown College – Waterfront Campus during the festival… »

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jobby: Fun Pack Artist, 9 Story Media Group, Toronto

Friday, January 8th, 2016

9 Story Media Group is an industry leading creator, producer and distributor of award-winning animated and live action content for young audiences around the world. 9 Story has produced over 900 animated and live action episodes, seen on some of the world’s most respected children’s channels. Job Title: Fun Pack Artist Job Type: Series Contract Start… »

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press release: Nerds and Monsters Season 2 on YTV

Friday, January 8th, 2016

SLAP HAPPY CARTOONS’  NERDS AND MONSTERS SEASON TWO PREMIERES SATURDAY JANUARY 9th at 10:00 a.m. ET/PT ON YTV (Jan. 6, 2016 – Vancouver, Canada) – Vancouver-based animation studio Slap Happy Cartoons Inc. is pleased to announce the premiere of the second season of their animated series Nerds and Monsters on Corus Entertainment’s YTV, debuting Saturday,… »

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jobby: Harmony Animators, Big Jump Productions, Ottawa

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Big Jump is looking for talented Harmony animators to join our crew for our newest Prime Time project titled Camp WWE.  Applicants must be Ontario Residents and Canadian citizens and must have at least 2 years of experience or a matching demo reel to showcase their skills. Contact careers@bigjumpent.com<mailto:careers@bigjumpent.com> with the subject heading Animation Position… »

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jobby: Effects Artist, Arc Productions, Toronto

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for an Animator 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… »

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jobby: Surfacing Artist, Arc Productions, Toronto

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto. 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 array of formats: theatrical features, television, DVDs, shorts… »

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jobby: Technical Director, Arc productions, Toronto

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in Toronto, Ontario Canada is looking for Technical Directors to join the 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: Producer, Arc Productions, Toronto

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto. 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 array of formats: theatrical features, television, DVDs, shorts… »

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