Archive for December, 2017

Christmas Cartoons: A Super Science Friends Christmas, Tinman Creative, 2016

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Yesterday we posted a blast from the distance past of 1990, today we’re only going back a year. But time travel is nothing new to the Super Science Friends! From the amazing gang at Toronto’s Tinman Creative, Super Science Friends is a truly independent animated series, and the Christmas episode is a personal favourite. If… »

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Christmas Cartoons: The Nutcracker Prince, Lacewood Productions, 1990

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

It’s the holidays, and Christmas is just days away. Full disclosure, I’m a huge sucker for this time of year. We celebrate a lot of different things during this season, but Christmas is the one I grew up with, and so it’s the one I wish people. I love all the lights, I love that… »

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jobby: 2D Builders/Riggers (Harmony), Toutekartoon, Montreal

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Job title : 2D Builders/Riggers (Harmony) Toutekartoon, located in Montreal, is looking for a highly skilled, 2D Harmony Build Artist, to join our growing studio and work on our new series produced by Nickelodeon. WHAT YOU’LL DO: Work closely with, and take direction from the Builds Supervisor to create and revise the characters and prop… »

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Call for Submissions: Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival (deadline January 10, 2018)

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Submit your animation short films! The Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival is Hungary’s biggest short film festival, taking place every year in Budapest. The deadline for submission is 10 January, and the festival will be held between 3-8 April. Winners are awarded with up to 8000 Euros. Categories: live-action fiction, animation, documentary, LGBTQ,… »

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press release: NFB PAYS TRIBUTE TO FILM AND ANIMATION LEGEND GRANT MUNRO

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

December 11, 2017 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) mourns the passing of Canadian film and animation legend Grant Munro, O.C., who died in Montreal on December 9 at the age of 94. Born in Winnipeg on April 25, 1923, Munro attended the Musgrove School… »

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TONIGHT!!!! TORONTO!!!!! Animatic TO presents: The War Stories on Christmas!!!!

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

 Last year was a blast. See?  And we’re doing it again! All the behind the scenes, crazy shit that’s usually not fit to tell. Here’s the details. For one festive night Toronto’s animation community comes together to tell their best “War Stories” about life in the trenches of the industry. There will be drinks available… »

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jobby: Script Coordinator, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

9 Story Media Group’s Toronto studio is now Brown Bag Films! Brown Bag Films is one of the world’s most exciting, original and successful creative-led animation studios. Script Coordinator Based out of our Toronto Studio the Script Coordinator will work closely with our Manchester Studio and support as needed with the Script to record stage… »

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TONIGHT: TAAFI presents Creator Driven Shows: A Cartoon Discussion, LIVESTREAM!!!!!!

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

UPDATE: Our pals at Canadian Animation Blog will be livestreaming, for anyone who can’t make it. You’ll find the live stream here: https://www.youtube.com/user/canadiananimation/live Creator Driven Shows: A Cartoon Discussion SOLD OUT! Rush line seating available at the door. Thursday, December 7th, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Corus Quay Over the past few years there have been many… »

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jobby: 2D Animator, Cartoon Conrad, Nova Scotia

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Cartoon Conrad is on the hunt for talented 2D Animators to work on several exciting new productions in Flash and Harmony! Position: 2D Animator Type: Full time, on site Start Date: January 2018 Contract Length: 5-12 months, depending on the production Location: Applicants accepted in this position must be a resident of Nova Scotia or… »

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press release: Youth Media Alliance Announces New Board Members and Andra Sheffer Scholarship Winner

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Youth Media Alliance welcomes new board of directors and unveils the YMA Andra Sheffer Scholarship winner Youth Media Alliance (YMA) is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its board of directors: Jonathan Finkelstein (President and Executive Producer, Apartment 11 Productions), Marney Malabar (Director, KidsTV, TVO) Jennifer Twiner-McCarron (President, Atomic Cartoons). They… »

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Robin Joseph’s Fox and the Whale shortlisted for the Oscars

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Toronto-based animator Robin Joseph‘s self financed short film, Fox and the Whale, is on the short list for Oscar contention. CTV talks about it here. The film is among ten that are vying for 5 nomination spots in the Best Animated Short category. it’s the only Canadian film in the mix this year. Here’s the… »

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jobby: Lighting/Comp Artist, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

At Bardel, our greatest asset is our people. With multiple series currently in production, we are always looking for exceptional talent to join our winning team! We are currently recruiting for Lighting/Comp Artist to join us on an amazing production team. Do you believe so strongly in effective lighting being a vital contribution to cinematic storytelling? Are you… »

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jobby: 3D Animator (Intermediate), Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Position: 3D Animator (Intermediate) Location: Vancouver, BC Company: Bardel Entertainment Inc. Address: 1523 West 3rd Ave, Vancouver BC, V6J 1J8 Terms of employment: Full-time (contract) Language of work: English Do you love to explore a story through expressive character movement? Do you have a good grasp of weight, timing, lip sync and posting? At Bardel, our greatest asset is our people. With… »

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jobby: Storyboard Artist, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Position: Storyboard Artist Location: Vancouver, BC Company: Bardel Entertainment Inc. Address: 1523 West 3rd Ave, Vancouver BC, V6J 1J8 Terms of employment: Full-time (contract) Language of work: English Bardel is currently recruiting for talented Storyboard Artists to work collaboratively with our Emmy award winning studio team. Working with one of our prominent clients, such as DreamWorks, Mattel, and Rovio Entertainment, this person will… »

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jobby: Storyboard Artist, Imagimation Entertainment, Remote/Freelance

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Storyboard Artist (Remote – Freelance) We are looking for storyboard artists to help us out with an award-winning CG series for an international client.  Residency is not an issue, and you can be from any province, working remotely with Storyboard Pro. JOB DESCRIPTION: Collaborate with the Canadian Storyboard Supervisor to create high-quality, dynamic storyboards Bring… »

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    I'm very excited to announce that the Canadian Animation Blog live screened the TAAFI Talk "Creator Driven Shows" to the world on Dec 7. The talk was presented by Corus Entertainment and held in their theatre screening room in downtown Toronto.This is first live stream that I've ever done! So, first off, thanks to TAAFI for […]

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