Archive for June, 2018

from the internets: CGSociety on e.d. films’ GIANT BEAR

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

I’ve got a short list of studios I truly admire, and Montreal’s e.d. films is firmly on it. They’re a small but growing shop that’s run by some really great people, and they do genuinely interesting work that comes from a place of real passion. At Annecy a week or so ago, they released the… »

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Cartoon North Is Coming: the Next Step For Canadian Animation Resources

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Hi guys. Things are going to start changing around here pretty soon. We’ve been hinting at it for a while, but it’s time. Part of the reason is that we simply need to be doing more. Also part of the reason is that the tools we’re using are getting more complicated. For instance, Facebook just… »

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jobby: Compositor, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Compositor (Full-time, Fixed term Contract) Copernicus Studios in Halifax, Nova Scotia! Small town feel with big city amenities. Only minutes from the surfing beaches or the hiking trails. East Coast living at its best! Industry veterans and new grads working in a collaborative environment focusing on learning and career growth! We are looking for a Compositor to join… »

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jobby: Builders/Riggers (2D Harmony), Yeti Farm Creative, Kelowna BC

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Builders/Riggers (2D Harmony) About Us Yeti Farm is a full-service 2D and 3D studio covering every aspect of the animation pipeline. Located in beautiful Kelowna, BC, we partner with some of the best world-class names in the industry, and have our own line up of original shows which means a wide variety of creative opportunities… »

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jobby: Clean-up/Revision Artists, Wuzzals, Remote/Full-time Permanent Position

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

About Us. Wuzzals is a growing publisher that is passionate about creating books for children with dyslexia and ADP, so that they can learn how to read. How We Help We create books that teach the skill of reading that can be enjoyed by all ages. So that readers DO NOT face the social stigma of being… »

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jobby: 2D Animators, Flash +/or Harmony, Yeti Farm Creative, Kelowna BC

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

2D Animators, Flash +/or Harmony About Us Yeti Farm is a full-service 2D and 3D studio covering every aspect of the animation pipeline. Located in beautiful Kelowna, BC, we partner with some of the best world-class names in the industry, and have our own line up of original shows which means a wide variety of… »

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jobby: Supervising Animator (2D), Flash +/or Harmony, Yeti Farm Creative, Kelowna BC

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Supervising Animator (2D), Flash +/or Harmony Reporting to the Assistant Series Director, the Supervising Animator defines the direction of the Animation department to achieve the Director and Creative Director’s vision. They supervise, assist, and motivate animators to ensure that their work is completed at the highest quality and on schedule to reflect the Director’s vision…. »

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jobby: Production Manager, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! Elliott Animation is one of Canada’s few artist owned and managed studios that is dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our team thrives on our innovative, entrepreneurial spirit and respect for talent and ability. We are looking to add a Production Manager to our team. The ideal… »

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jobby: UI Artist, Gameloft, Toronto

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Are You Looking For a Fun Place to Work? Join The Game! About Gameloft Leader in the development and publishing of mobile games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms and with an audience of 113 million monthly users offers… »

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jobby: Senior 2D Animator, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton ON

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Pipeline Studios 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 industry. Pipeline’s world class creative and technical talent join us from studios such as Pixar, ILM, WB and Disney… »

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press release: Blues Clues Creator Joins 9Story Media as Chief Creative Officer

Monday, June 18th, 2018

9 Story Media Group Appoints ANGELA C. SANTOMERO  As Chief Creative Officer Out of the Blue to be Rebranded 9 Story USA Toronto, Canada – June 18, 2018 – 9 Story Media Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Angela C. Santomero to the newly established role of Chief Creative Officer. As CCO, Santomero… »

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jobby: Senior Technologist, Bachelor of Animation, Sheridan, Oakville ON

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Senior Technologist, Bachelor of Animation Job Description Employee Group: Support Staff Faculty/Department: Animation, Arts & Design Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus) Reference Number: 18/S/53 Payband: K Hourly Range: $39.43 – $45.72 Hours/Week: 37.5 Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm Application Deadline: Open until filled Application Details: Position is being reposted to consider external candidates.   Reporting to the Manager,… »

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Art Book Tribute to Dominic Kardasiewicz

Friday, June 15th, 2018

The recent, tragic passing of Toronto animator Dominic Kardasiewicz has hit a lot of people in the animation community really hard. Dominic was really loved, and his sudden death is hard to process. Friends and colleagues have organized to pay tribute to Dominic’s life in a very simple and natural way, they’re going to make… »

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TIFF Presents: In Conversation With Brad Bird (video and highlights)

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

I wasn’t able to make it to the Brad Bird talk held at TIFF a few weeks ago, but thankfully I have good friends who were willing to share the experience. And ALSO thankfully, TIFF thought they’d share it too! Here’s the video: Here’s a few highlights thanks to Sean Janisse, Barry Sanders and Rich… »

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Events: (Toronto) Elliott Animation Presents, Animation Masterclass with Michael Makarewicz (Incredibles 1 and 2, Finding Dory)

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Very cool event coming up thanks to the gang at Elliott Animation, July 28-29th Hello fellow animation friends! Elliott Animation will be hosting a master animation workshop with Michal Makarewicz – animator on The Incredibles and The Incredibles 2, Finding Dory, Up, Inside Out, Brave, Wall-E, Ratatouille, Toy Story 3, Cars and more. The event… »

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jobby: Character Designer, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! Elliott Animation is one of Canada’s few artist owned and managed studios that is dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our team thrives on our innovative, entrepreneurial spirit and respect for talent and ability. We are adding a senior Character Designer to our team. We are looking… »

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jobby: Background Painter, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! Elliott Animation is one of Canada’s few artist owned and managed studios that is dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our team thrives on our innovative, entrepreneurial spirit and respect for talent and ability. We are adding a Background Painter to our team. We are looking for… »

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jobby: Artist Manager, Guru Studio, Toronto

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Artist Manager 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 an Artist Manager to support our artists as they grow within our studio. Summary: As Guru’s newly created Artist Manager role you will be… »

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jobby: Art Director, Guru Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

ART DIRECTOR 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 an Art Director for a brand new, studio-original preschool IP. Guru is looking for someone to oversee the look of a bold, colourful new… »

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jobby: Production Manager, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Manage Much? Mercury Filmworks is looking for an experienced in-studio 2D animation production manager to work in our Ottawa studio. This position is an excellent opportunity to live and play in Canada’s beautiful national capital area while building a career at one of the most respected animation studios in the industry. We are looking for great people… »

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RIP Dominic Kardasiewicz

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

We shared some troubling news recently about a member of our animation community who went missing a week and a half ago. Dominic Kardasiewicz was found a few days ago, and sadly, he has passed on. A gofundme campaign that was launched to help pay for the search efforts has now been aimed at helping… »

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press release: Oasis Animation Announces Major Expansion in Montreal

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Reports are popping up in the usual places about some interesting news out of Quebec. Oasis Animation is expanding in a big way. Here’s the press release. OASIS ANIMATION LAUNCHES A MAJOR EXPANSION PROGRAM AND ANNOUNCES NEW AGREEMENTS WITH LEADING BROADCASTERS Highlights Creation of 100 jobs. 2 new television series contracts: o Kulipari (Season 2)… »

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jobby: 2D Character EFX Artists, Deluxe Animation, Toronto

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Deluxe Animation is looking for experienced and dynamic 2d Character EFX artists. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a fun and quirky hand drawn animated television series that has the quality of a feature film. Responsibilities: Follow and understand animation workbook information given by the Client Read and understand exposure sheets Work with… »

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jobby: Editor, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

Monday, June 4th, 2018

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. Editor At Brown Bag Films, our motto is simple: “We love animation.” In fact, we love it so much we trademarked it! ‘We Love AnimationTM.’ We are one… »

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jobby: Accounting Administrator, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Accounting Administrator to join the Mercury Filmworks finance team. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Finance, this employee will work collaboratively and provide bookkeeping and administrative support for our fast paced accounting and finance team.  This is an excellent opportunity to work within the Film and… »

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