Archive for May, 2020

jobby: VFX Animator, Sinking Ship Entertainment, Toronto

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

VFX Animator Sinking Ship Entertainment is currently seeking a skilled, enthusiastic and experienced VFX Animator to join our talented VFX crew. If you are a motivated VFX artist with industry experience and are looking to work with an award winning team, let’s talk! RESPONSIBILITIES Work collaboratively with team members, leads, supervisors and producers to effectively… »

Tags: , , ,
Posted in Jobs | Comments Off on jobby: VFX Animator, Sinking Ship Entertainment, Toronto

jobby: Storyboard Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

Storyboard Artist We’re looking for an experienced 2D Storyboard Artist to help us bring new worlds to life.  You’ll be joining a vibrant entertainment company known for creating, developing and producing award-winning, hit shows such as True and the Rainbow Kingdom for Netflix, the smash-hit PAW Patrol, Mattel’s Ever After High; and our own Emmy Award nominated series Justin Time. Our studio… »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Jobs | Comments Off on jobby: Storyboard Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

Resource Repost: Boring Freelance Tax Preparation Part 2

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Here’s Part 2 of Mark Cappello’s classic post on taxes, read it and use it. Thanks to everyone who read or commented on Part 1 of this 2-part article. People had great input, and hopefully this conversation helps clarify this complex aspect of the field. As a freelance or self-employed artist one of the most… »

Tags: , , ,
Posted in commentary | 4 Comments »

jobby: Assistant Director, Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Guru Studio is crewing up for an exciting new CG series starring all your favorite Sesame Street characters…as mecha robots! You can read our official press release here!  We’re looking for an experienced Assistant Director to help us bring this new world to life.  You’ll be joining a vibrant entertainment company known for creating, developing and producing award-winning,… »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Jobs | Comments Off on jobby: Assistant Director, Guru Studio, Toronto

jobby: 3D Character Designer, Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Guru Studio is crewing up for an exciting new CG series starring all your favorite Sesame Street characters…as mecha robots! You can read our official press release here!  We’re looking for an experienced Character Designer to help us bring this new world to life. You’ll be joining a vibrant entertainment company known for creating, developing and producing award-winning, hit… »

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Jobs | Comments Off on jobby: 3D Character Designer, Guru Studio, Toronto

Resource Repost: Boring Freelance Tax Preparation, Part 1

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

TAX TIME!!! Mark C contributed this helpful pair of posts quite a few years ago.  The info is as good now as it was then, and considering the time of year, quite timely. (thanks to Chris Dainty for the suggestion) Tax time is almost upon us, and at this time of year many freelance animation… »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in commentary | 5 Comments »

jobby: Senior Character Modeler, IoM Media Ventures, Halifax

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

IoM Media Ventures is a 3D animation studio located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Our studios talent-friendly, encouraging atmosphere is where highly-skilled individuals come together to create ground breaking animated content.  We’re currently looking for a Senior Character Modeler to join our development team!  Responsibilities: Create and showcase zBrush maquettes of character sculpts Create characters, sets,… »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Jobs | Comments Off on jobby: Senior Character Modeler, IoM Media Ventures, Halifax

jobby: Senior Character TD, IoM Media Ventures, Halifax

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

IoM Media Ventures is a 3D animation studio located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Our studio’s talent-friendly, encouraging atmosphere is where highly-skilled individuals come together to create ground breaking animated content. We’re currently looking for a Senior Character TD to join our development team! The Role: The Senior Character TD is responsible for designing, creating and… »

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in Jobs | Comments Off on jobby: Senior Character TD, IoM Media Ventures, Halifax

Resource Repost: Employment Status

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

In the fluid nature of the animation industry, most workers can encounter a number of different relationships with a prospective employer. Small jobs, relief work, contract, sub contract, volunteer, employee, literally every combination you can imagine can apply to a job. I’ve worked in a number of different circumstances, and the main lesson I’ve learned… »

Tags: , , ,
Posted in commentary | 5 Comments »

from the internets: Animation is Booming During Covid

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

We were already booming. Talent is in high demand as animation production in Canada is at heights we’ve never seen before. Studios are recruiting more aggressively than ever and opening up facilities all over the country to access more crew. Then Covid happened. It was a little scary at first as studios struggled to shift… »

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in News | Comments Off on from the internets: Animation is Booming During Covid

jobby: 2D Assistant Editor, Guru Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

2D Assistant Editor 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 Assistant Editor who is responsible for assembling and editing media and assisting the editors on a 2D animated series.  This role reports… »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Jobs | Comments Off on jobby: 2D Assistant Editor, Guru Studio, Toronto

jobby: 2D Rigger, Guru Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

2D Rigger 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 Harmony Rigger for an exciting, brand new, studio-original IP. Guru is looking for a Harmony Rigger who will be responsible for rigging characters and props based… »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Jobs | Comments Off on jobby: 2D Rigger, Guru Studio, Toronto

jobby: 3D Lead Modeler, Guru Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

3D Lead Modeler 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 3D Modeler for a premier international animated TV series! This position is responsible for making clean, production ready assets. This role reports… »

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Jobs | Comments Off on jobby: 3D Lead Modeler, Guru Studio, Toronto

jobby: 3D Rigger, Guru Studio, Toronto

Friday, May 8th, 2020

3D Rigger 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 3D Rigger who is responsible for bringing our next batch of fantastic projects to life. Responsibilities: Use available studio tools to rig characters… »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Jobs | Comments Off on jobby: 3D Rigger, Guru Studio, Toronto

gradfilms 2020: Home, by Michelle Chua

Monday, May 4th, 2020

I haven’t seen too many of the 2020 Sheridan Gradfilms, but this latest one, Home, by Michelle Chua, seems to be of a similar sensibility to the previously shared In Paint, by Aldi Abujan. It’s gentle, nostalgic, beautifully art directed and feels very personal and grounded. I love it. Great work Michelle. Here’s Michelle’s site,… »

Tags: , , ,
Posted in showcase | Comments Off on gradfilms 2020: Home, by Michelle Chua

Cap U Gradshow 2020

Monday, May 4th, 2020

There’s no way I’ll get every grad class covered, but I’m going to do my best. Here’s the link to Capilano University’s 2020 grad class. As a sidenote, Cap U has always been great about coordinating a centralized online space to showcase their grads, even back when it was just using blogspot to do so…. »

Tags: , , ,
Posted in News | Comments Off on Cap U Gradshow 2020

Gradfilms 2020: Seneca 2D Films!

Monday, May 4th, 2020

Different schools take different approaches to their gradfilms. Sheridan has each student do an individual thesis film, for example. At Seneca, where they keep their student intake to a smaller group, they break into teams and make group films. And here they are! We’re All Gonna Die! Directed by Tali Lawrence Things are heating up… »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in showcase | Comments Off on Gradfilms 2020: Seneca 2D Films!

SUPPORT CARTOON NORTH!

Cartoon Awesome!

Archives