Archive for April, 2017

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

Friday, April 28th, 2017

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 in the animation program before deciding it wasn’t for him, and ended up back in… »

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events: 2017 Animation Job Fair, Toronto, April 29

Friday, April 28th, 2017

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 want to connect with people, or even just look around at what the other studios… »

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jobby: Supervising Storyboard Director, DHX Studios, Vancouver

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Supervising Storyboard Director 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… »

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jobby: Compositor, Titmouse, Vancouver

Friday, April 28th, 2017

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 Effects and Photoshop… »

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jobby: Animator, Titmouse Studios, Vancouver

Friday, April 28th, 2017

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 notes Draw in Adobe Flash to create designs/poses for animation sequences and layouts Understand storytelling… »

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

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

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. Here’s the link to the event page. Doors open at 7, and it’s at the… »

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jobby: FX Lead (3D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

DHX Studios – FX Lead, 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 staff… »

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jobby: Senior Technical Director, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

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 of building a studio from the ground up.   Responsibilities: Research, design, develop and test… »

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jobby: Key Animation/Posing Artists (Flash), DHX Studios, Vancouver

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

DHX Studios – Key Animation/Posing Artists (Flash), 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…. »

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jobby: Harmony Animators, DHX Studios, Vancouver

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

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: Builds Supervisor (Flash), DHX Media, Vancouver

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

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

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jobby: Line Producer, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

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, the Line Producer will be tasked with overseeing all aspects of the series from script… »

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

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

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 well-being of its employees. Job description: Under the supervision of the CG Supervisor and the… »

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

Monday, April 24th, 2017

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 Matthew Rankin’s animated filmTHE TESLA WORLD LIGHT, produced at the National Film Board of Canada… »

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jobby: Cinema 4D Generalist, Boost Agents, Toronto

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

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 lighting techniques -Optimising Rendering -Working with render farms Please apply to apply@boostagents.com with portfolio, rate… »

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

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

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 Studio‘s co-founder and creator of Super Science Friends, Brett Jubinville Writer, comedian, and creator of… »

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jobs: Layout Artists, Yowza Animation, Toronto

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

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:  March 2017 Est. End date: TBD… »

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

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

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. Layout Artists will work with the Director to produce 3D layout shots for animation teams…. »

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

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

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 Director and Animation supervisor to produce creative and compelling animation for animated series.   Starting… »

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jobby: CG Supervisor, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

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 manage the day to day of the team Work with Production to create bids in… »

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jobby: Art Director, Nelvana Ltd, Toronto

Monday, April 10th, 2017

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 with the Director to establish the look of the series and ensure episodic consistency. Duties… »

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

Monday, April 10th, 2017

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 and creation of Motion Graphics elements that will be integrated into CG feature film shots…. »

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STARTOON is BACK! Submissions are open!

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Alright. It’s time to talk about Startoon. I always struggle a bit when it comes to cross-promotion. Startoon is my day job these days, so I get a little wobbly about promoting it here. But then I have to step back and tell myself to stop being a dummy and share what we’re doing. Because… »

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

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

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. They also made a funny cartoon. I supported it. I got a t-shirt. All this… »

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

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

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 best thing you could do with your day is to hit this link: http://supersciencefriends.com/ Trust… »

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jobby: Production Coordinator, DHX Studios, Vancouver

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Production Coordinator 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… »

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jobby: Key Animation/Posing Artists (Flash), DHX Studios, Vancouver

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

DHX Studios – Key Animation/Posing Artists (Flash), 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…. »

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

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

DHX Studios – CG Supervisor, 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… »

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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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