Archive for July, 2016

showcase: IMPOTENTS PILOT IS ONLINE! from Vancouver’s Smoking Doors

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Independent animation production wins again! After a successful crowd-funding campaign, Vancouver studio Smoking Doors has just completed and released their adult-animated comedy pilot for the Impotents! Check it out!… »

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press release: VIFF announces $20,000 award for Call-To-Action Films re: Refugee Crisis

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

$20,000 Prize to be Awarded in Refugee Crisis Film Competition Frank Giustra, Founder of the Radcliffe Foundation, and the Vancouver International Film Festival, urge film-makers to participate – Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Sarah McLachlan, Louise Arbour, Craig Kielburger, Ivan Fecan, Atom Egoyan among others lend their voices to the crisis as part of the competition’s jury… »

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press release: Thunderbird (Atomic Cartoons) Showcases All Star Musical Lineup for Beatles-Inspired Beat Bugs

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Thunderbird’s Netflix Original Beat Bugs Brings Reimagined Beatles Songs to a New Generation Vancouver (July 27, 2016) – Thunderbird, Grace: A Storytelling Company and Beyond Screen Productions are pleased to bring the highly anticipated animated children’s series Beat Bugs to Netflix on August 3. Inspired by the songs of The Beatles, the show will feature musical… »

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jobby: HARMONY ANIMATION SUPERVISOR, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton ON

Monday, July 25th, 2016

HARMONY ANIMATION SUPERVISOR Pipeline is looking for a skilled and passionate Animation Supervisor 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… »

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jobby: 3D Animator, Awesometown Entertainment, Hamilton ON

Monday, July 25th, 2016

3D Animator 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. Candidates should thrive as part of a team and take direction well. PLEASE… »

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jobby: Layout Artist (3D), Awesometown Entertainment, Hamilton ON

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Layout Artist 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 function to a cinematographer; this person is responsible for determining the shot’s frame,… »

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jobby: Layout Artists, Yowza! Animation (Welcome to the Wayne), Toronto

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Yowza Animation – Layout Artists 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:  immediate Est. End date: Feb… »

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jobby: 2D Animators, Yowza! Animation (Welcome to the Wayne), Toronto

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Yowza Animation – 2D Animators 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: immediate Est. End date: Apr 2017 Term of… »

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jobby: Art Director, 9Story Media Group, Toronto

Monday, July 25th, 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: Art Director Job Type: Contract Start Date:… »

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jobby: Storyboard Artist, Yowza Animation (Welcome to the Wayne), Toronto

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Yowza Animation is looking to hire Storyboard Artists for our work on an exciting production called “Welcome to the Wayne”. This is a Nickelodeon show and a wonderful opportunity to join our growing team that encompasses talent from the highest experience levels in the industry to juniors being motivated and mentored in a positive, supportive,… »

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jobby: Animation Director, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Industrial Brothers is hiring an ANIMATION DIRECTOR! Industrial Brothers produces award-winning original animated content for kids of all ages. We’re currently seeking an experienced Animation Director for our new animated series for CBC Kids, Sprout, and the Jim Henson Company: “DOT.” The position starts as early as August 8, 2016 and is contracted until May… »

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OIAF 2016 Official Selection

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

This year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival has announced both their feature and short film official selections. Here are the press releases: FEATURE COMPETITION This is a ground breaking year for Canada at OIAF with three feature films competing for the grand prize. Jean-François Laguionie, who won at OIAF 1978 with his film La Traversée de… »

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Festival Stop Motion Montreal: Official Selection Announced!

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

The 8th edition of the Montreal StopMo Festival is coming up and they’ve announced their official selection. Among them are a bunch of Canadian films, so we’ll highlight those: FILMMAKER FILM TITLE SCHOOL/COUNTRY YEAR Eustace Ng APE Sheridan 2015 “Hands On Deck” Collectif FEATHERS Sheridan 2016 Daniel Sterlin-Altman ALLO,C’EST TA MERE/HI, ITS YOUR MOTHER Mel… »

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showcase: Howie Shia’s BAM, courtesy of the NFB

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

This. Thank you to the NFB for working with directors like Howie. I love this film. Howie Shia’s BAM is next to perfect. The craft and skill of execution so wonderfully compliment the creative. Enjoy. BAM, Howie Shia, National Film Board of… »

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jobby: Senior Animator (CG), Snowball Studios, Toronto

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Senior Animator Snowball Studios Toronto is seeking Animators to create high quality 3D character animation for Television. Requirements: Working with the Animation Director to create high quality motion for characters, props and all scene elements from blocking to final animation. Aiding junior and intermediate animators with knowledge and feedback. Performing adjustments and fixes of animation… »

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jobby: Junior Animator (CG), Snowball Studios, Toronto

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Junior Animator Snowball Studios Toronto is seeking Animators to create high quality 3D character animation for Television. Requirements: Working with the Animation Director to create high quality motion for characters, props and all scene elements from blocking to final animation. Performing adjustments and fixes of animation in accordance with notes and feedback. Ability to read… »

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jobby: CG Supervisor, Snowball Studios, Toronto

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

CG Supervisor The CG Supervisor works closely with the Producer to oversee every aspect of production for animated television. Under the supervision of the Producer and Production Manager, this person brings expertise to both the technical and artistic aspects of the project while working in collaboration with the various department supervisors. The standard of quality… »

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jobby: Maya Pipeline TD, Snowball Studios, Toronto

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Maya Pipeline TD Pipeline Technical Directors are responsible for improving the overall efficiency of the facility-wide production pipeline. They design, implement, and manage tools that assist the digital artists with their daily use of both third party and in-house software and systems. Pipeline TDs work with peers and supervisors to craft tools, techniques, and procedures… »

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jobby: Production Manager, Snowball Studios, Toronto

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Production Manager To provide and frequently adapt a detailed plan for the delivery of a project to the visual effects producer, supervisors and individual artists. Responsibilities Create a detailed plan for the short to medium term and provide to Supervisors and Leads. Ensure the team understands the goals and deadlines for the show, R&D projects… »

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jobby: CG Supervisor, Guru Studio, Toronto

Friday, July 15th, 2016

CG Supervisor Guru Studio, the award winning internationally renowned animation house in Toronto, seeks an experienced CG Supervisor for a brand new animated TV series. The CG Supervisor will bring expertise to both the technical and artistic aspects of the project while working in collaboration with the various department supervisors.   Responsibilities Designing and implementing the technical,… »

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jobby: 2D FX Artist, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

2D FX ARTIST Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 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: Pipeline Software Engineer, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

PIPELINE SOFTWARE ENGINEER We are seeking a PIPELINE SOFTWARE ENGINEER to work closely with the Head of Technology and Pipeline team. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organized and motivated individual who enjoys being part of an exciting and fast paced animation studio. The ideal candidate must have great asset management skills and the technical abilities to help… »

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jobby: Lighting Artists (3D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

DHX Studios – Lighting Artists, 3D 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… »

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jobby: Builders/Riggers (2D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

DHX Studios – Builders/Riggers, 2D 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 Build Artist, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

HARMONY BUILD ARTIST Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 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: BG Layout & Colour Artist (2D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

DHX Studios – BG Layout & Colour 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… »

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jobby: Technical Director, Desktop Support, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Industrial Brothers is hiring! We are looking for a senior Technical Director and Desktop Support to join our growing team. The position starts immediately on our exciting new 3D animated pre-school show. Technical Director Job Description: Provide support and development of tools and procedures to extend and enhance the pipeline Responsible for building and integrating… »

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jobby: Production Coordinator, Chuck Gammage Animation, Toronto

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Chuck Gammage Animation is moving to Toronto and looking for an experienced Production Coordinator from August 2016 to August 2017. There is also the possibility of a F/T position at the end of the contract. We are a small boutique studio specializing in Traditional 2D animation, (yes we still work with paper and pencil, but… »

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jobby: Harmony Animators (2D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

Monday, July 4th, 2016

DHX Studios – Harmony Animators, 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: Animation Revisionist (2D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

Monday, July 4th, 2016

DHX Studios – Animation Revisionist, 2D 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… »

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jobby: Lead Development Animator (3D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

Monday, July 4th, 2016

DHX Studios – Lead Development Animator, 3D 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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