Archive for August, 2016

press release: 9 Story Media Group appoints ALIX WISEMAN to Vice President, Business Development & Acquisitions

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Toronto, Canada – August 30, 2016 – 9 Story Media Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Alix Wiseman to the newly created position of Vice President, Business Development & Acquisitions.  Reporting to Chief Strategy Officer Natalie Osborne, Wiseman will be responsible for leading distribution and acquisitions efforts in EMEA with a focus on… »

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jobby: 2D Harmony Animators, Guru Studio, Toronto

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Guru Studio’s dedicated creative team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world. Our recently-launched and expanding 2D animation division is crewing up for a new project, and we’re currently seeking 2D HARMONY ANIMATORS to join our team! Responsibilities: • Manage and produce quality animated pieces on schedule within ToonBoom… »

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jobby: Compositor, Titmouse Canada, Vancouver

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

JOB DESCRIPTION: Compositor GENERAL FUNCTION: Creatively build all of the elements necessary to assemble the final shot to the satisfaction of the director and producer. DUTIES: Build all of the elements necessary to assemble the final shot to the satisfaction of the Director and Producer Use of software including, but not limited to, Adobe After… »

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jobby: Clean Up Artist, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! We are looking for a Clean Up Artist to join our design team. Successful applicants will have experience in design and will be familiar with Flash. We are hiring for a high profile Nickelodeon show created by Butch Hartman. The contract starts asap and goes until the spring, 2017…. »

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What now? Martin Markle out at KIDS CBC after less than a year. UPDATED: Marie McCann named Interim Senior Director.

Friday, August 12th, 2016

I don’t even know what’s going on anymore. Kidscreen’s got the news, but that’s really all there is. http://kidscreen.com/2016/08/12/martin-markle-out-at-kids-cbc/ Updated with news from Kidscreen again: Marie McCann, who’s been at CBC and TVO off and on for years, is stepping in as interim senior director…. »

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ARC update: Jam Filled To The Rescue?

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Both Kidscreen and Playback are reporting on some very interesting news that is developing following two of last week’s big animation stories. After the shocking story of Toronto CG studio, Arc Productions’ sudden collapse into bankruptcy, it was announced that Jam Filled Entertainment, a thriving mid-size 2D shop from Ottawa, known for being a very… »

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

Monday, August 8th, 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: 2D Key Animator (Harmony), Copernicus Studios, Halifax

Monday, August 8th, 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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showcase: OLYMPIA, by Henrique Barone, Rafael Mayani, Conor Whelan and John Black

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Henrique Barone, Rafael Mayani, Conor Whelan and John Black just finish a collaboration, titled OLYMPIA. It’s an animated tribute to the Olympic Games, especially the athletes and their amazing moves! OLYMPIA from henrique barone on Vimeo. You can see the video and some production gifs here:… »

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jobby: Instructor, Fundamentals of 3D Modelling for Games, Sheridan College, Oakville ON

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Sheridan College is looking for a qualified candidate to teach Fundamentals of 3D Modelling for Games for the Bachelor of Game Design program. This is a part-time teaching position for the upcoming Fall term (September-December). This opportunity would include 9 weekly teaching hours (3 sections x 3 hours) for 14 weeks. Interested candidates can contact… »

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press release: Corus Entertainment Appoints Athena Georgaklis New Head of Development for Nelvana

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Toronto, Canada – Corus Entertainment announced today the appointment of Athena Georgaklis to the role of Head of Development for Nelvana. Georgaklis, a highly respected animation executive, will lead the acquisition of rights and the development of all original content for Nelvana, working with the studio’s producers, creators, and talent around the world. Georgaklis assumes her… »

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Good News Department: BOAT ROCKER BUYS JAM FILLED ENTERTAINMENT!!!! WHAT!?!?!

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Could not happen to nicer people. Congrats to Jamie and Phil and Kyle, and congrats to Boat Rocker for having the smarts to see how great a studio they’ve built. BOAT ROCKER MEDIA ACQUIRES JAM FILLED ENTERTAINMENT Animation Studio Behind Multiple Hit US and Canadian Shows Strengthens Media Company’s Animation & Family Content Capabilities August… »

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jobby: Guru Studio Job Fair, Thursday August 4th, Toronto

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Hey Toronto Animators, Guru Studio is hiring! Join us for an open doors event this Thursday August 4, 12PM – 4PM at Spirit House, 487 Adelaide St. W. to learn more about current job openings and to showcase your… »

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BREAKING NEWS: Arc Productions Files for Bankruptcy (updated)

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

This is one of those tough ones. Toronto’s Arc Productions is closed. We were sent a photo just now of a notice taped up to the front door, courtesy of www.torontovfxjobs.com UPDATE (August 5, 2016): The Globe and Mail has the most comprehensive coverage so far of the facts leading up to Arc’s closure. It’s… »

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Press Release: Okanagan International Animation Festival to Launch in 2017

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

International animation festival set for October 2017 in BC’s spectacular Okanagan The Okanagan International Festival of Animation is on! Kelowna, B.C. ­ The Okanagan International Festival of Animation (OkIFA) is an annual five-day animation and digital media festival, market and conference set to launch from October 2 ­ 6, 2017, in Kelowna, British Columbia. This… »

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jobby: 2D Animators, Drinkbox Studios, Toronto

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

2D ANIMATORS – Drinkbox Studios is a small independent game developer based in Toronto, Ontario. Our focus is the creation of humourous and uniquely fun downloadable games. The company is currently seeking a talented senior 2D animator for immediate assistance on their upcoming titles. Position: Senior 2D Animator Contract: Full-time, on or off-site. Start Date:… »

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jobby: CG Animation Positions, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

 Industrial Brothers is hiring! We are hiring for our new CG animated pre-school series beginning production immediately. We are looking for the following experienced & talented crew: Storyboard Artists Storyboard Revisionist CG Modelers CG Riggers CG Texture Artists CG Lighters   All crew must have at least 2-5 years experience working in the animation or… »

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jobby: Junior 3D Layout Artists, Gallus Entertainment, Sudbury ON

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Gallus Entertainment is a Canadian CG animation studio located in Ontario Canada. Gallus Sudbury studio is looking for a Junior 3D Layout Artists to work on our latest animated series. Glowbies(52episodes*11mins) for CBC and TVA. Luna Petunia (44episodes*11mins) for Netflix   3D Junior Layout Artists Start Immediately. Layout Artists will work with the Director to… »

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jobby: 3D Animation Revisionists, Gallus Entertainment, Sudbury ON

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Gallus Entertainment is a Canadian CG animation studio located in Ontario Canada. Gallus Sudbury studio is looking for a 3D Animation Revisionists to work on our latest animated series. Glowbies(52episodes*11mins) for CBC and TVA. Luna Petunia (44episodes*11mins) for Netflix   3D Animation Revisionists Start Immediately. 3D Animation Revisionist will work with Production to finalize animation… »

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jobby: 3D Rendering Artists, Gallus Entertainment, Sudbury ON

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Gallus Entertainment is, a Canadian CG animation studio located in Ontario Canada. Gallus Sudbury studio is looking for 3D Rendering Artists to work on our latest animated series. Glowbies(52episodes*11mins) for CBC and TVA. Luna Petunia (44episodes*11mins) for Netflix   3D MAYA Rendering Artists Start Immediately. Rendering Artists will work with Comp Supervisor to render the… »

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jobby: Toonboom Digital Character Posing Artist, Chuck Gammage Animation, Hamilton

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Chuck Gammage Animation is looking for an experienced F/T Digital Character Poser working in Toonboom. Start is immediately and the contract is 1 year. Remote is a possibility. Email tanya@cganim.com for more… »

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jobby: DHX Media Vancouver Looking to Fill 80 Positions! Toronto Interviews August 10 and 11

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

DHX Vancouver is hiring 80 new artists! Ready for the Vancouver lifestyle at an awesome studio? City life; restaurants, festivals and arts. Check. Stunning nature and scenery. Check. West Coast lifestyle; ever wanted to ski in the morning, and surf in the afternoon? Check. Award-winning productions. Check. Cool studio vibe (dogs, donuts, & summer hours!)…. »

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jobby: 2D Animator, Wild Kratts, Ottawa

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Company: WK5 Productions Inc. Series: Wild Kratts S5 Location:  Ottawa (Kanata), Ontario Job Title:  Animator Job Type:  Contract Start Date: Sept 2016     WK5 Productions Inc. is seeking Animators for the fifth season of the Wild Kratts animated series. Responsibilities: Providing full character animation including posing, animation and lip sync in Toon Boom Harmony Working… »

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jobby: Harmony Character/Prop Builder, Wild Kratts, Ottawa

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Company: WK5 Productions Inc. Series: Wild Kratts Season 5 Location:  Ottawa (Kanata), Ontario Job Title:  Harmony Character/Prop Builder Job Type:  Contract Salary Start Date: Immediately     WK5 Productions Inc. is seeking experienced Harmony Builders for the fifth season of Wild Kratts animated series. The responsibilities include: Create character rigs, props, and vehicles as assigned… »

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jobby: Pipeline Technical Director (2D), 9Story Media Group, Toronto

Wednesday, August 3rd, 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: Pipeline Technical Director 2D Start Date: Immediate… »

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jobby: 3D Animators, Gallus Entertainment, Sudbury ON

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Gallus Entertainment is a Canadian CG animation studio located in Ontario Canada. Gallus Sudbury studio is looking for a Junior and Experienced 3D Animators to work on our latest animated series. Glowbies(52episodes*11mins) for CBC and TVA. Luna Petunia (44episodes*11mins) for Netflix   3D JUNIOR AND EXPERIENCED ANIMATORS Start Immediately. Animators will work with the Director… »

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jobby: Harmony Character Riggers, Scene Setup, Compositors, Maya 3d Vehicle Animators, Big Jump, Ottawa

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Big Jump is looking for talented individuals to join the second season of ‘F is For Family’ crew. Applicants must be Ontario residents and Canadian citizens. Positions available: Harmony Scene Setup Harmony Character Riggers Harmony Compositors Maya 3D vehicle animators (can work remotely) Email… »

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