Archive for January, 2017

Len Cochrane Passes Away at 71

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

The Hollywood Reporter is sharing the news that legendary Canadian kids broadcast executive, Len Cochrane, has passed away at the age of 71. Len was a pioneer of the kids broadcast sector, founding Teletoon and presiding over Family Channel from 1990 to 2001. He retired in 2014. cartt.ca has an obituary that touches on how… »

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press release: Theodore Ushev Receives Oscar Nomination for Blind Vaysha

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

NFB receives 74th Academy Award nomination Theodore Ushev’s Blind Vaysha is headed to the Oscars with a nomination for Best Animated Short Film January 24, 2017 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Theodore Ushev’s multi-award-winning Blind Vaysha (NFB) has been honoured with an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Short Film. It’s… »

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from the internets: Dierdre Brennan Leaves CORUS For Sprout

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

This is a tough one. It happened last week and was shared around a lot, but we should post it too, for good measure. Deirdre Brennan joined CORUS less than a year ago, so her departure is somewhat troubling. Here’s a link to Kidscreen’s sharing of the press release. Deirdre is a world class exec,… »

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jobby: 2D Compositor, Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Date: October 25th, 2016 Position Title 2D Compositor 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 2D Compositing Artist who believe they have the artistic and technical skills to bring a feature film… »

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jobby: Community/Content Manager, Startoon, Toronto

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Startoon Canada is looking for a Community/Content Manager for the 2017 edition of Startoon. this is a full-time position starting in Febraury 2017 and based in our office in Parkdale, Toronto and running until the end of September 2017. Startoon is an innovative online talent show where all the contestants are animated characters and our… »

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jobby: 3D Rigging Lead, Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

3D Rigging Lead 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 3D Rigger who is responsible for bringing our next batch of fantastic projects to life.  This role reports directly to the Asset… »

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jobby: VFX Production Coordinator, AIC Studios, Toronto

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

VFX PRODUCTION COORDINATOR JOB DESCRIPTION: AIC Studios’ top notch visual effects team produces the latest and most innovative visual effects and CGI in both live action and animation. From pre-production, design, pre-visualization and on-set services to sophisticated composites and detailed digital matte paintings, we help to bring our clients’ vision to life. VFX Production Coordinator Responsibilities: The VFX Production Coordinator assists with the… »

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jobby: CG Tools and Pipeline Developer, Nelvana, Toronto

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Corus Entertainment Inc. Nelvana Studio Operations S/W Developer Toronto, ON (Corus Quay) Nelvana Limited part of Corus Entertainment has an immediate contract opening for a CG Tools and Pipeline Developer serving Nelvana Animation Studio’s Production Pipeline in our 25 Dockside Drive (Toronto) location. Reporting to the Director, Operations/Technology, the successful candidate will be responsible for… »

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Youth Media Alliance 2017 English-Language Awards of Excellence: Jury Members Wanted!

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

2017 English-Language Awards of Excellence: Jury Members Wanted! Youth Media Alliance (YMA) is looking for youth media professional to sit on the nomination jury for its 2017 English-Language Awards of Excellence. The involvement of the industry would be invaluable to us, and it’s also essential that our industry take part in the selection process. Nomination… »

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jobby: Design and Asset Coordinator, AIC Studios, Toronto

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Description: The Design and Asset Coordinator assists the Producer and Production Manager with tracking and managing multiple departments on a Feature Film by maintaining the Production Data base, taking detailed notes from design and production meetings.  The role also requires constant communication with the artists from various departments and cross continental communication. This role also ensures the… »

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jobby: Freelance Harmony Animator, Taqqut Productions, Toronto

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Job Opportunity: Freelance Harmony Animator, Toronto Employer: Taqqut Productions Contact Information: Brittany Choquer, brittany@taqqut.com We are looking for a freelance Harmony Animators to supplement our small team animating short segments for an entertaining and educational preschool variety series. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong animation posing and timing and work creatively and collaboratively with other animators…. »

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jobby: Maya Pipeline TD, Snowball Studios, Toronto

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Maya Pipeline TD Snowball studios is currently looking for a Maya Pipeline Technical Director to join our expanding team for a large upcoming slate of productions with multiple major IP providers. A background in Maya is mandatory for this position. The Technical Director collaborates with Production and Studio Leadership to determine and manage the technical… »

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jobby: 3DS Max Technical Director, Snowball Studios, Toronto

Monday, January 9th, 2017

3DS Max Technical Director Snowball Studios is currently looking for a 3DS Max Technical Director to join our expanding team for a large upcoming slate of productions with multiple major IP providers. A background in 3DS Max is mandatory for this position. The Technical Director collaborates with Production and Studio Leadership to determine and manage… »

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jobby: Administrative Assistant, TAAFI, Toronto

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TAAFI, The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International, is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Administrative Assistant. This person provides a wide range of administrative support to the organization’s Board of Directors and associates. BACKGROUND: The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International is a not-for‐profit arts organization formed in 2011 dedicated to showcasing the… »

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    MAYOR JOHN TORY TO ATTEND TAAFI x CASO ANIMATION VFX JOB FAIRToronto, ON – The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) and Computer Animation Studios of Ontario (CASO) announced today that over 1,000 attendees are set to participate in the TAAFI x CASO Animation VFX Job Fair in Toronto at George Brown College’s Waterfront Campusthis Saturday on April 29, 2017. […]

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