Month: April 2017

Startoon Cartoon Podcast: Brent Butt talking about comics, cartoons, and Corner Gas Animated

Startoon’s latest Cartoon Podcast is up, and this week it’s an interview with comedian Brent Butt. We get to hear a lot about Brent’s relationship with animation. He started out drawing as a kid, spent 4 days at Sheridan College…

events: 2017 Animation Job Fair, Toronto, April 29

TOMORROW!!!!!! TAAFI did one of these a couple years ago, and it was a madhouse. This time around they’ve teamed up with CASO and it looks like it’s going to be another doozy! So if you’re looking for work, just…

jobby: Compositor, Titmouse, Vancouver

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…

jobby: Animator, Titmouse Studios, Vancouver

DUTIES: Create high quality 2D Flash animation sequences by creating storytelling poses and putting them on model Animate scene from Rough to Clean and complete work by the scheduled deadline Perform one or more passes of revisions according to client/director…

EVENTS: Tonight! Toronto! Animatic TO presents, Conjuring a Creator Driven Show, with Startoon Winner Andy Greiling

TONIGHT!!! Startoon winner Andy Greiling is in Toronto for a one-night only event. He’ll be talking about his experience at the center of creator driven show development and his experiences as the winner of the rist ever Startoon talent show.…

jobby: Senior Technical Director, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

SENIOR TECHNICAL DIRECTOR Industrial Brothers is looking for a Senior Technical Director to create and support pipeline and artist tools for series animation production.  The studio environment is friendly, fast-paced, and nimble. It’s an exciting opportunity to be a part…

jobby: Line Producer, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Line Producer – Job Description Industrial Brothers is hiring! We are looking for an experienced full-time in house Line Producer. The Line Producer is responsible for managing the schedule and budget of the production. Reporting to the Head of Production,…

jobby: Special FX Artist, L’Atelier Animation, Montreal

SFX ARTIST Company description: L’Atelier Animation is an animation studio created in 2012 that specializes in the creation of 3D feature films and animated TV series. The studio has at heart the quality of the projects (eg Ballerina) and the…

press release: Matthew Rankin’s THE TESLA WORLD LIGHT (NFB) selected to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival’s International Critics’ Week

So this is pretty cool. The Tesla World Light, Matthew Rankin, provided by the National Film Board of Canada Here’s the press release. Matthew Rankin’s THE TESLA WORLD LIGHT (NFB) selected to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival’s International Critics’ Week…

jobby: Cinema 4D Generalist, Boost Agents, Toronto

Cinema 4D Generalist We are looking for a Cinema 4D artist to join our team. The role will require a solid working knowledge of: 3D high-poly modelling     -Procedural texturing for both organic and non-organic objects -Texture mapping -Advanced…

Startoon Cartoon Podcast, featuring Brett Jubinville, Stephanie Kaliner and Brandon Lane

The second episode of the new Startoon Cartoon Podcast is online, and, as warned, I’m sharing it here. This week’s episode is an almost 2 hour long conversation with 3 amazingly talented and pretty darn candid human beings. Tinman Creative…

jobs: Layout Artists, Yowza Animation, Toronto

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…

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

Gallus Entertainment is a Canadian CG animation studio located in Sudbury, Ontario Canada. We are looking for a Junior 3D Layout Artists to work on our latest animated series. Glowbies(52episodes*11mins) for CBC and TVA. 3D Junior Layout Artists Start Immediately.…

jobby: 3D Junior Animators, Gallus Entertainment, Sudbury ON

Gallus Entertainment is a Canadian CG animation studio located in Sudbury, Ontario Canada. We are looking for Junior 3D Animators to work on our latest animated series. Glowbies(52episodes*11mins) for CBC and TVA. 3D JUNIOR ANIMATORS Animators will work with the…

jobby: CG Supervisor, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

CG SUPERVISOR Responsibilities: Work with the Director & Art Director to find creative solutions to technically challenging tasks with the available resources Identify areas of R&D for the show, and guide artists on path to solutions Work with Production to…

jobby: Art Director, Nelvana Ltd, Toronto

Nelvana Limited, A CORUS Entertainment Company Art Director Contract Position Toronto   Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for an Art Director in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Director and Producer, the successful candidate will be responsible for collaborates…

jobby: After Effects/Motion Graphics Artist, Tangent Animation, Toronto

Tangent animation is looking for a senior After Effects / Motion Graphics artist for a feature film contract. Candidate is ideally skilled in both Motion Graphics and Visual Effects compositing workflows. Feature film experience is a plus. Responsibilities: – Design…

events: VANIMATIC! April 18th, Grahaeme Cowie Talking About the Impotents, and how they ran a SUCESSFULL KICKSTARTER!

If I were in Vancouver on April 18th, I’d be here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1892151544392891/ Last year, Grahaeme Cowie and his partner Jeff Cooper set out to get their idea for an adult comedy animated series funded via Kickstarter. They pulled it off.…

SUPER SCIENCE FRIENDS!!!! Cartoons for you to watch!

I haven’t properly updated the universe about Super Science Friends in a while. And it’s an exciting time for Super Science Fans! The gang at Tinman have been hard at work creating more amazing episodes for us mere mortals. The…