Month: February 2016

TIFF KIDS Industry Registration Opens

Industry registration for TIFF Kids 2016 now open! TIFF Kids celebrates great children’s screen content with a programme of terrific new films, a three-day Industry Conference, networking opportunities, workshops, roundtable discussions and our award winning digiPlaySpace. Industry passes offer fluid…

jobby: Clean Up Artist, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! Elliott Animation is one of Canada’s few Artist owned and managed studio and are dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our talent thrives on our innovative, entrepreneurial spirit and respect for talent…

jobby: Modellers, Lighters, Shading Artists, Rune Entertainment, Toronto

Type:Contract with the possibility of becoming permanent Positions available:  2 Start Date:ASAP About Rune Entertainment: Based in Toronto, RUNE Entertainment is a multi-disciplinary production studio with a passion for design and narrative. We love new challenges, working with driven people…

jobby: Story Artist, Arc Productions, Toronto

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Story Artist to join our team. With over 500+ artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available,…

jobby: Asset I/O Technical Director, Arc Productions, Toronto

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto. With over 500 artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available, we bring the vision to both major Hollywood studios and…

jobby: Senior Animators, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

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…

jobby: Designers, Animators, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Industrial Brothers is hiring! Seeking the following experienced & talented crew for our newest animated series DOT with KIDS CBC. • 2D Designers Character and prop designers Must have experience working in FLASH productions o Strong drawing skills Posing, lip…

jobby: Compositor, 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 Compositor to join our team. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES -Consulting with director and producer to Integrating…

jobby: Story Board Revisionist, Arc Productions, Toronto

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Story Board Revisionist to join our team. With over 500+ artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources…

jobby: Matte Painter, Arc Productions, Toronto

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. With over 500+ artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available,…

Watch this! Space Missionaries, by Solis Animation and M.R. Horhager

Want to watch a not-quite-safe-for-work cartoon? Well, Space Missionaries could be your thing. We posted a trailer way back in 2013 (right here, see? http://www.canadiananimationresources.ca.php72-4.phx1-1.websitetestlink.com/2013/04/showcase-space-missionairies-from-m-r-horhager-and-solis-animation/) And it looks like they got to make a few episodes with the folks at…

from the internets: The Little Prince, Made in Montreal

We didn’t give this a lot of coverage while it was happening, but that doesn’t mean I don’t think it’s exciting. March 18th will see the North American wide release of the latest feature adaptation of Anotine de Saint-Exupery’s famous…

jobby: Junior and Senior Animators, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

Junior and Senior Animators 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…

jobby: Character Designer, Elliott Animation, Toronto

 Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! Elliott Animation is one of Canada’s few Artist owned and managed studio and are dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our talent thrives on our innovative, entrepreneurial spirit and respect for talent…

jobby: Posing Artists, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! Elliott Animation is one of Canada’s few Artist owned and managed studio and are dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our talent thrives on our innovative, entrepreneurial spirit and respect for talent…

jobby: Posing Supervisor, Elliott Animation, Toronto

 Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! Elliott Animation is one of Canada’s few Artist owned and managed studio and are dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our talent thrives on our innovative, entrepreneurial spirit and respect for talent…

jobby: Storyboard Supervisor, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Type:  Contract with the possibility of becoming permanent Salary:  TBD; Medical/dental benefits and RRSP plan available Positions available:  1 Start Date: March 2016 – May 2017   About Mercury Filmworks: Headquartered in Ottawa, Mercury Filmworks® is one of Canada’s most…

jobby: Freelance Storyboard Artist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Type: Contract – out of house Salary: Per Board – very competitive pay Positions available: 5+ Start Date: March 2016 – May 2017 Company Info: Headquartered in Ottawa, Mercury Filmworks® is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and is…

jobby: Storyboard Revisionist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Type:  In house/Contract Salary:   $41,600 – Medical/dental benefits and RRSP plan available Positions available:  1 Start Date:  April 2016 – May 2017   Company Info: Headquartered in Ottawa, Mercury Filmworks® is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and…

jobby: CHARACTER BUILDS ARTIST, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

About Mercury Filmworks: Headquartered in Ottawa, Mercury Filmworks® is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and is recognized internationally as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Its production teams have helped…

jobby: Compositor, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Type: Permanent full-time employee Salary: TBD – Medical/dental benefits and RRSP plan available Number of positions available: 1 Start Date: ASAP Headquartered in Ottawa, Mercury Filmworks® is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and is recognized internationally as a…

jobby: CG Supervisor, Arc Productions, Toronto

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a CG Supervisor to join our team. With over 400 artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available,…

jobby: 2D BUILD SUPERVISOR (FLASH), Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

2D BUILD SUPERVISOR (FLASH) This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced 2D BUILD ARTIST who enjoys mentoring and leading a small team, to join the crew at Atomic for our next FLASH TV series. WHAT YOU’LL DO:​ Lead, teach, and guide a…

jobby: FLASH ANIMATOR, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

FLASH ANIMATOR This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated FLASH ANIMATOR who enjoys being part of an exciting and fast paced animation studio!  This role is for a well-known TV production starting in Spring 2016! WHAT YOU’LL DO: Animate in a…

jobby: 2D BUILD ARTIST, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

2D BUILD ARTIST This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced 2D ARTIST who enjoys working on BUILDS on our next (well-known) flash television series. WHAT YOU’LL DO: Work closely with, and take direction from the Builds Supervisor to create and revise the characters…

jobby: HARMONY ANIMATOR, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

HARMONY ANIMATOR This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic ToonBoom HARMONY ANIMATOR who enjoys being part of an exciting and nostalgic production (beginning Spring 2016)! WHAT YOU’LL DO: Animate in a team environment on a sequence of shots within a TV…

jobby: PIPELINE TD, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

PIPELINE TD We are seeking a PIPELINE TD to work closely with the Head of Technology and Pipeline team. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organized and motivated Pipeline TD who enjoys being part of an exciting and fast paced animation…

SUPER SCIENCE FRIENDS KICKSTARTER: 6 Days to Go!

There’s just so much to share in the world of the SUPER SCIENCE FRIENDS, how can it not be pulling in the big dough? There’s six days to go in the crowdfunding campaign, so if you’ve got a soft spot…

jobby: Translator/Story Editor, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

Nelvana Studio, A Corus Entertainment Company, Translator/Story Editor – Contract Position Nelvana Studio is looking for a Translator/Story Editor for the English versioning of an animated series originally recorded in Mandarin. Reporting to the Supervising Producer and Producer The successful…

jobby: 3D Lighting Supervisor, 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 an 3D Lighting Supervisor to join our newest production.   Responsibilities:…

jobby: Producer, 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 PRODUCER to oversee the production of an animated  television…

jobby: 3D Animator, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

Nelvana Studio, A Corus Entertainment Company, 3D Animator – Contract Position Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for a 3D Animator in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Animation Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for:   RESPONSIBILITIES: Work…

TAAFI 2016 Poster, by Nneka Myers

Here’s this year’s TAAFI poster, by Nneka Myers. And a “making of” video! Designing the TAAFI 2016 Poster – Nneka Myers from Toronto Animation Arts Festival on Vimeo.

press release: Radical Sheep and Teletoon Team up For SPRINKLE and the SWEET SUGAR MAGICS

Toronto, Canada – February 4, 2016 – Corus Entertainment’s TELETOON and RADICAL SHEEP PRODUCTIONS have entered into a development deal for animated comedy SPRINKLE and the SWEET SUGAR MAGICS from Comedian, Writer and Creator Stephanie Kaliner. SPRINKLE and the SWEET…

jobby: Production Manager, Arc Productions, Toronto

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in Toronto, Ontario Canada is looking for a Production Manager to join our team. With over 500 artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources…

from the internets: Nickelodeon Announces This Year’s Shorts… CANADIANS!

Here’s the link: http://variety.com/2016/tv/news/nickelodeon-2016-animated-shorts-program-2015-finalists-1201695536/ Here’s the excitement: Ramblers Created by Brett Jubenville and Morghan Fortier Norville, Mr. Gobbles and Opee are Ramblers: intergalactic scouts on a mission to explore the universe and earn badges. THAT’S TINMAN!!! You know? The SUPER…

jobby: Surfacing Artist, Awesometown Entertainment, Toronto

Awesometown Entertainment is seeking a Texture/Surfacing Artist to join the team on our 3D animated theatrical release. This position will require you to help establish the look and quality of characters, props, and environments. The ideal candidate must be resourceful and…

jobby: Layout Artist, Awesometown Entertainment, Hamilton ON

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…

jobby: Character Rigger, Awesometown Entertainment, Toronto

Awesometown Entertainment is seeking a Character Rigger to create character rigs for animation within established guidelines and timelines in conjunction with the development of fur and model/ rig-related tools for studio use. The Character Rigger will report to the CG Supervisor…

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

 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…

jobby: 3D Animator, Awesometown Entertainment, Hamilton ON

Awesometown Entertainment is seeking talented 3D Character Animators with experience and knowledge of the principles of character animation to join our growing team. Working knowledge of Maya is beneficial. The studio environment is fast-paced and committed to creating high-quality animation.…

jobby: Rigger, Arc Productions, Toronto

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in Toronto, Ontario Canada is looking for Riggers to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available, we…

jobby: Lead Modeler, Arc Productions, Toronto

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a Lead Modeler to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available,…