Archive for July, 2017

from the internets: NFB’s Michael Fukushima Answers Questions, and the Breadwinner is Coming to TIFF

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Over on AWN, OIAF Creative Director Chris Robinson asks NFB Animation Executive Producer Michael Fukushima a handful of questions. Michael was good enough to answer them. And Animation Magazine, among other outlets, is reporting that Cartoon Saloon’s latest feature film, the Breadwinner, will be premiering at TIFF. The Breadwinner is directed by Nora Twomey, and… »

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jobby: Key Animators/Posing Artists (Flash)(2D), DHX Media, Vancouver

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Key Animators/Posing Artists (Flash), 2D  Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for experienced Key Animators to join our team! We’re looking for someone with a strong sense of timing and an eye for appealing, funny, poppy and snappy posing to help… »

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jobby: Pipeline and Research & Development Producer, DHX Media, Vancouver

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Pipeline and Research & Development Producer Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Pipeline and R&D Producer to join our team! We are looking for an experienced Producer to work within our Pipeline and R&D/Dev team to drive forward… »

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jobby: 2D Animator, Jam Filled, Ottawa

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

The 2D Animator completes assigned scenes as per the show Director’s overall vision. The 2D animator checks in regularly with supervising animators regarding individual progress and with the animation producer regarding tasks and available work. This person must anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot any technical issues and perform additional duties as required. Position is available immediately…. »

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jobby: Storyboard Revisionist (3D), DHX Media, Vancouver

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Storyboard Revisionist to join our team!  DHX Studios –Vancouver is looking for extremely talented, fun, inspired Storyboard Revisionists to join the team on one of our exciting 3D productions! As a Storyboard… »

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

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Previs Lead, 3D – Mega Man Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Previs Lead to join our team! As a Previs Lead on Mega Man you will get to interpret storyboards and realize them into the 3D environment… »

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jobby: 2D Builder ( Harmony), Jam Filled, Ottawa

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Jam Filled is looking for a Senior 2D Toonboom Harmony Builder to work closely with our talented crew on a high quality, high profile, and awesomely fun animated series. Position is available immediately. Job Responsibilities (may include but not limited to): -Create character rigs, props, and vehicles as assigned by team supervisor. -Create efficient and… »

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jobby: 2D Digital Animation Supervisor, Nelvana, Toronto

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Nelvana Limited – A Corus Entertainment Company 2D Digital Animation Supervisor – Contract Position Toronto Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for 2D Digital Supervising Animator in our Toronto office. This position reports to the Director, manages the animators and is responsible for ensuring animation quality is maintained and delivered on schedule.   Duties include… »

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jobby: Motion Designer/Animator, Squareship, Toronto

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Welcome to SquareShip; a motion graphics startup based out of Toronto’s Kensington Market. We are looking for a full-time motion designer / animator for a new YouTube channel of videos on general interest subjects like science/tech/history and such, produced through a grant from the OMDC. It’s pretty open, but the direction will be a bit… »

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jobby: 3D Animator, Jam Filled, Ottawa

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

The 3D Animator completes assigned shots as per the show Director’s overall vision. The 3D animator checks in regularly with supervising animators regarding individual progress and with the animation producer regarding tasks and available work. This person must anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot any technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders, and perform additional duties as… »

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jobby: Contract Game Animator (Unity), Stitch Media, Toronto

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

What is the project? Rival Books of Aster is a turn-based one-on-one collectable card game. The art style is based on an ink-and-paper aesthetic, with primarily 2D assets/animations but minor 3D effects.   What is the contract? We are seeking a Contract Game Animator to work full time for 2 months editing existing animations and… »

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events: 11th annual TAIS Animated Showcase, Toronto, July 29th

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

This is happening. Official Trailer – 11th Annual TAIS Animation Showcase from TAIS on Vimeo. 11th Annual TAIS Animation Showcase Saturday July 29th – 7:00PM Geary Lane – 360 Geary Ave. Toronto $10 advance / $12 door / $8 door TAIS members Advance tickets – HERE w​ww.tais.ca Bringing the Best Independent Canadian and International Animation to… »

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jobby: Harmony Animators, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton ON

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Pipeline Studios www.pipelinestudios.com  HARMONY ANIMATOR   Pipeline is looking for skilled and passionate Harmony Animators 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… »

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jobby: CG Tools and Pipeline Developer, Nelvana Studios, Toronto

Wednesday, July 5th, 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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press release: Puppetry Workshop for Animators, Toronto

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

TAAFI OPENS DOORS FOR PUPPETRY TRAINING FOR ANIMATORS TAAFI and Skyship Entertainment announce exclusive workshop with leading puppetry professionals   TORONTO, ON – The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) announced a partnership with Skyship Entertainment to host an exclusive workshop called PUPPETRY FOR ANIMATORS: ANIMATING THE INANIMATE. Led by industry veterans Trish Leeper (The… »

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Volunteer at OIAF 2017!

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

The 2017 edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival is coming up fast, and they’ve just put out their open call for volunteers. It’s an amazing experience for anyone looking to get a foot in the door in the world of animation. You’ll meet tons of great people, get access to the festival itself, and… »

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jobby: Key Animator, DHX Studios, Vancouver

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?   DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Key Animator to join our team! She sneaks around the world, she glides around the globe…. And she needs a Key Animator! In such a fast-paced environment with a large volume… »

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  • Canadian Animators Shine Again at the OIAF
    Ottawa International Animation Festival Competition Selections AnnouncedOttawa (July 13th, 2017) - The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), North America’s leading animation film festival, is pleased to announce the Official Competition for 2017. Once again Canadian artists are well represented. Out of the 94 films selected for Competition, 14 are Canadian. Several films are standouts with […]

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