Archive for November, 2018

jobby: Concept Location Designer, PIP Animation Studios, Ottawa

Monday, November 12th, 2018

PIP Animation Studios We are currently seeking to hire a Concept Location Designer for our second feature. When applying for this position, please email Dave Fortier david@pipanimation.com and include “Concept Location Designer” in the subject of the email with your name. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and preferably living in Ontario. Experience:   Applicants should be… »

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UPDATED: DHX Media Selling Halifax Animation Studio to Former CEO Dana Landry

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Here’s the link. There’s no info regarding the buyer, so that will remain a mystery for now. UPDATE: the Chronicle Herald has more info. Dana Landry is the person behind the purchase. He’s the former CEO of DHX and was replaced in February of this year during a corporate restructuring.  His new company, IoM Media… »

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Press Release: Feature Documentary, Hand Drawn, Seeking Support On Indiegogo

Monday, November 12th, 2018

I like this. It’s got a bunch of awesome people, including a whole whack of Canadians, so I’m sharing. If you can support them, please do. This is the kind of discussion and documenting we always need more of. HAND DRAWN – A feature documentary all about 2D hand-drawn animation, its current state, and its… »

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Canadian Networks: CBC Kids and CORUS Execs Break Down What They’re Looking for in 2018

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Networks – What are they looking for? From last months’s The Animation Conference (TAC)’s Meet the Networks was a brief talk by development executives about what the networks are seeking and what’s new. Cartoon North’s intrepid note-taker, Brent Smith, was on hand to give you a summary of the talk: From Brandon Lane, Production Executive for Corus… »

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OIAF 2018 In Review: Fred Seibert

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

We were fortunate enough to have Brent Smith in attendance this year at the Ottawa International Animation Festival, and he was taking notes! We’re going to share some of his highlights with you here over the next week or so, starting with a presentation by Mr Frederator himself, Fred Seibert! Here’s Brent’s breakdown of the… »

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jobby: Mini Job Fair at TAAFI Industry This Weekend, Toronto

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

No pass required for job seekers looking to meet with studios this weekend during TAAFI Industry 2018.  That’s right! FREE ACCESS TO JOB SEEKERS! These companies are recruiting and want to meet you: -Snowball Studios -Guru Studio -Jam Filled -9 Story Media -Brown Bag Films -Big Jump Productions Onsite Demos: -SpinVR (BrioVR) -Celaction… »

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