Archive for April, 2016

Event Report: Sheridan Industry Day 2016

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Yesterday (April 28, 2016) was Sheridan’s annual industry day. The attendance from studios was high and there still seemed a lot of positions needed to be filled so it looks like it’s going to be another good year for the graduates. The morning started with screening of Sheridan’s Computer Animation post graduate program students. Films from… »

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Gradfilm Showcase: Luggage & Interview with Tracy Harris

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Grad film season is upon us yet again. With Calart films popping up on the web and Sheridan Industry day 2016 happening very soon, lets warm up with one from last year, Luggage (2015) by Tracy Harris. Interview to follow after the video. Kyu: Hi Tracy, thank you for agreeing to do the interview. Can you… »

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Event Report: TAAFI 2016

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Happening this past weekend, (April 22-24, 2016) was the third TAAFI festival. TAAFI opened on Friday with 3 workshops and the opening ceremony including screening of Spark (Toon Box Entertainment). I wasn’t able to attend the opening ceremony this time around so if you were I’d love to hear how it went. Feel free to… »

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TAAFI 2016! NOW! TODAY!

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

C’mon down to Corus Quay! Say hi! Find a job! Watch a… »

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TAAFI 2016 STARTS TOMORROW!

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

It’s going to be a busy few days for animation here in Toronto! TAAFI 2016 launches tomorrow and there’s too much to see and do. We’ll be at our table at the MAARKET on Saturday and Sunday, and will do our best to tweet and share our experience at the festival this year. Come say… »

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jobby: Art Director (Preschool), Mark Media, Toronto

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Join us! Mark Media is an exciting Toronto-based company that combines culture, storytelling and technology to create unique learning & interactive experiences across film, tv and interactive digital media platforms. Mark Media’s cross-media projects include all genres from kids’ entertainment, to documentary, drama and games, drawing from culturally rich narratives that inspire and engage people… »

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jobby: DHX Studios Vancouver – Toronto Meet & Greet, FRIDAY APRIL 22ND

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

DHX Studios Vancouver – Toronto Meet & Greet FRIDAY APRIL 22ND, 12:00PM-7:00PM Centre for Social Innovation, Mind Bomb Room – Ground Floor 720 Bathurst St. Toronto, ON M5S 2R4 DHX Studios Vancouver is making the trek to Toronto in a quest for talented and energetic 2D animation professionals who want to move out to beautiful… »

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jobby: Technical Director, Arc Productions, Toronto

Monday, April 18th, 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 500 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: Animator, Arc Productions, Toronto

Monday, April 18th, 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 500 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: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Pipeline, Hamilton ON

Monday, April 18th, 2016

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT  Pipeline is looking for a skilled and passionate Administrative Assistant to join its growing team. Pipeline is an industry leader and creates some of the most innovative projects currently on the market, delivering over 2000 minutes of high quality content per year; credited to our solid reputation in the global industry. Pipeline’s world… »

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jobby: Background Artists, Welcome to the Wayne, Toronto

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Job description 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 motivated background artists who want to work on a challenging and rewarding series. Start date: Mar, 2016 Est. End date: Feb 2017 Term of employment:  … »

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jobby: Layout Artists, Welcome to the Wayne, Toronto

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Job description 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 layout artists who want to work on a challenging and rewarding series. Start date: Feb 2016 Est. End date: Feb 2017 Term of employment:  … »

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jobby: 2D Animators, Welcome to the Wayne, Toronto

Monday, April 18th, 2016

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

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jobby: Rigging Supervisor (3D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

Friday, April 15th, 2016

About Us DHX Media 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… »

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jobby: Animation Revisionist (2D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

Friday, April 15th, 2016

About Us DHX Media is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and for our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. Our staff 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 at… »

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jobby: Talent Acquisition Manager, DHX Studios, Vancouver

Friday, April 15th, 2016

About Us DHX Media is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and for our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. Our staff 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 at… »

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jobby: 2D Key Animator (Harmony), Copernicus Studios, Halifax

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

2D Key Animator (Harmony), Copernicus Studios, Halifax. Previous experience with Toonboom is an asset but not a necessity. This is a new high-quality animated series using a combination of character builds coupled with strong hand drawn posing and traditional animation elements. Working with fully assembled scenes with all the assets, models, and animatics, you will… »

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jobby: 2D Animator (Harmony), Copernicus Studios, Halifax

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

2D Animator (Harmony), Copernicus Studios, Halifax. Previous experience with Toonboom is an asset but not a necessity. This is a new high-quality animated series using a combination of character builds coupled with strong hand drawn posing and traditional animation elements. You will be responsible for taking the approved key poses of your assigned scenes and… »

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jobby: VFX Artist, 9Story Media Group, Toronto

Tuesday, April 12th, 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: VFX Artist Toon Boom Harmony Job Type: Contract… »

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jobby: Flash Animator, 9Story Media Group, Toronto

Tuesday, April 12th, 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: Flash Animator Job Type: Contract Start Date: Immediate… »

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jobby: Character Builders, Guru Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

CHARACTER BUILDERS 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 Character Builder to join our newest 2D production.   Responsibilities: Initially clean-up provided designs on model in Harmony break and rig the… »

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jobby: 3D Lighting Supervisor, Guru Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

3D Lighting Supervisor 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: Direct a team of artists to ensure high quality and consistent lighting,… »

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jobby: IN-HOUSE GRAPHIC DESIGNER, Guru Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

IN-HOUSE GRAPHIC DESIGNER 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 In-House Graphic Designer, who will be responsible for producing and generating all internal design needs. We want someone who is ready to… »

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jobby: Flash Asset Symbolizer, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

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 and ability.   We are looking for someone to join our asset builds team as… »

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jobby: Posing Artist, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

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 and ability.   We are looking for an experienced Posing Artist to join our team…. »

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jobby: Animation Director/Supervisor, Zink, Toronto

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Zink, a multidisciplinary studio that specializes in Film / Tv series animation and vfx. We are currently in production for 2 animated series and are looking out for an experienced Animation Director / Supervisor. PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: – Great leadership qualities, ability to inspire and manage a team of artists / animators – Excellent… »

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EVENTS: Animation Job Fair at TAAFI 2016

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Get a Job – Animation Arts Maarket 2016 Free animation job fair and networking event at TAAFI 2016 From April 23 to 24, the Animation Arts Maarket returns during the TAAFI 2016 festivities held at George Brown College’s Waterfront Campus in Toronto. Animation and VFX freelancers, graduating students and industry veterans: there is a boom… »

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jobby: AFX Artist (2D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

DHX Studios – AFX Artist, 2D About Us DHX Media 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… »

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jobby: Riggers (3D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

DHX Studios – Riggers, 3D About Us 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… »

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jobby: Harmony Animators, DHX Studios, Vancouver

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

DHX Studios – Harmony Animators (Cloudy), 2D  About Us DHX Media 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… »

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jobby: 2D Animators, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Industrial Brothers is hiring! Seeking the following experienced & talented crew for our newest animated series DOT with Kids CBC: 2D Animators & Revisionists • Experience working in Flash/Toon Boom preferred, 3D experience a bonus! • Dynamic posing and timing style • Eager to learn new software. Full training provided All crew must have at… »

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jobby: Flash Character Animators, Chuck Gammage Animation, Hamilton ON

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Chuck Gammage Animation is hiring 2D Flash Character Animators to work on The Tom and Jerry Show! Quota is approximately 35-45 seconds/week. Compensation is per second of approved animation. Need to have CS6 or CC versions of Flash. Start is immediately and goes until end of May 2016, with the possibility of an extension. For… »

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