Archive for November, 2018

Cartoon North Fundraising: What’s it for?

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Good question! It’s pretty straightforward. With the money we raise on our Patreon we’re going to do 2 things. 1) Update the site. It’s been years. Honestly, this old dinosaur needs an overhaul. I’d love to be able to pay someone to do it. 2) Micro-grants. That’s right, we’re going to give money away to… »

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jobby: Flash Animators, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

Friday, November 30th, 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. Animator (Flash) Supporting the Animation Department, and the production as a whole, the Animator will develop animation with a variety of concepts, designs, and graphics, creating a variety… »

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jobby: Harmony Animator, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

Friday, November 30th, 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. Animator (Harmony) At Brown Bag Films our motto is simple: “We love animation.” In fact, we love it so much we trademarked it! ‘We Love AnimationTM.’ That means… »

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jobby: Senior 3D Rigger, Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

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 a SENIOR 3D RIGGER who is responsible for bringing our next batch of fantastic projects to life.  This role reports directly to the Asset Supervisor. Responsibilities: Use available studio… »

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jobby: Concept Location Designer, PIP Animation Studios, Ottawa

Sunday, November 25th, 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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jobby: Prop Designer, Titmouse Canada, Vancouver

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Prop Designer RESPONSIBILITIES: – Work with project Art Director and Directors – Design props for interior and exterior environments in the style of the production – Make any changes or revisions and re-submit to Art Director or Directors for approval – Communicate with Department Coordinator and Production Manager regarding status of work and any problems… »

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jobby: 2D Animator (Harmony), Titmouse Canada, Vancouver

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

2D Animator (Harmony) JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Creates high quality 2D ToonBoom Harmony animation sequences by creating storytelling poses and putting them on model Animates scene from rough to clean and complete work by the scheduled deadline Performs one or more passes of revisions according to client/director notes Draws in ToonBoom Harmony to create designs/poses for animation… »

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jobby: 2D Animator (Flash), Titmouse Canada, Vancouver

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

2D Animator (Flash) JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Creates high quality 2D Flash animation sequences by creating storytelling poses and putting them on model Animates scene from rough to clean and complete work by the scheduled deadline Performs one or more passes of revisions according to client/director notes Draws in Adobe Flash to create designs/poses for animation sequences… »

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jobby: 2D Location/Layout Design Supervisor, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Nelvana Studio – A Corus Entertainment Company 2D Location/Layout Design Supervisor – Contract Toronto Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for 2D Location/Layout Design Supervisor in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Director and Producer, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading the Location and Layout team in establishing and creating the Location and… »

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jobby: 2D Digital Design Supervisor, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Nelvana Studio – A Corus Entertainment Company 2D Digital Design Supervisor – Contract Toronto Nelvana –Corus Kids has an exciting opportunity for 2D Digital Design Supervisor in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Director and Producer, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading the design team in establishing and creating the Character, Prop and… »

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CARTOON NORTH FUNDING BLITZ!!!

Monday, November 19th, 2018

FUNDING DRIVE TIME!! OK gang, it’s been a lean few months here and it’s time for us to reach out to all of you for some real support. We work really hard here to maintain the site, plus we’re trying to implement some much needed changes, and we’re in dire need of financial help to… »

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jobby: Head of Studio Operations, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

Monday, November 19th, 2018

Portfolio Entertainment is looking for a dynamic HEAD OF STUDIO OPERATIONS to lead us into our next phase of growth. Head of Studio Operations is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the animation studio including human resources, production facilities, and production pipeline planning and workflow implementation. Head of Studio Operations reports to the VP Production and… »

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jobby: Line Producer, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

Monday, November 19th, 2018

PORTFOLIO ENTERTAINMENT is a creative-driven, fast-paced children’s and family media company committed to embracing change and finding new approaches to storytelling. Our in-house animation studio is innovative and teeming with talent and our international distribution division takes our content worldwide. We are currently looking for a Line Producer to join our Studio. LINE PRODUCER As Line Producer, you are… »

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jobby: 2D Character Animators, New Realm Studios, Toronto

Monday, November 19th, 2018

New Realm Studios Inc. is looking for experienced 2D Character Animators. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a talented team on one of our hand drawn animated productions. Requirements: Create animations according to specifications and within the timelines provided. Strong sense of the principles of animation. (staging, acting, posing, timing, etc) Understanding of… »

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jobby: 3D Character Modelers, New Realm Studios, Toronto

Monday, November 19th, 2018

New Realm Studios Inc. is seeking 3D Character Modelers to join our production team. The ideal candidate must have a strong working knowledge of Autodesk Maya, be able to produce 3D models that are ready for motion capture, and work under the guidance of Director and VFX Supervisor for our animated docudrama series.   Requirements:… »

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jobby: 3D Generalist, New Realm Studios, Toronto

Monday, November 19th, 2018

New Realm Studios Inc. is seeking a 3D Generalist to join our production team. The ideal candidate must have a strong working knowledge of Autodesk Maya, and work across a wide spectrum of 3D from modelling to rendering under the guidance of Director and VFX Supervisor for animated docudrama series.   Requirements: 3D character or… »

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jobby: 3D Animators, New Realm Studios, Toronto

Monday, November 19th, 2018

New Realm Studios Inc. is seeking 3D Animators to join our production team. The ideal candidate must have a strong working knowledge of Autodesk Maya, be able to produce a mixture of hand animated and motion capture based 3D animations, and work under the guidance of Director and VFX Supervisor for our animated docudrama series…. »

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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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