Tag: animation

jobby: Freelance Artists, Epic Story Media, Toronto

Epic Story Media is looking to expand their roster of freelance artists. ESM is interested in working with all levels of graphic designers, character designers and location designers. Please send resumes and online portfolios to epicopportunities@epicstorymedia.com. Thank you in advance…

OIAF 2019: PITCH THIS! DEADLINE EXTENDED

Canadian animators have until August 23rd to submit their proposal Do you have a great idea for an animated series for kids? Pitch THIS! is TAC’s signature opportunity to show off your new project! TEN pitches will be selected and…

jobby: Storyboard Revisionist, Guru Studio, Toronto

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 Storyboard Revisionist to join our team on a CG preschool series.…

jobby: 2D Animators, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

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…

jobby: Harmony Riggers, PiP Animation, Ottawa

PIP is looking to hire in-house Harmony Riggers for our second animated feature film.  Applicants must be Canadian residence living in or willing to move to Ottawa.  To apply, email info@pipanimation.com with your name and “Rigger” in the title. Senior…

jobby: Walk Cycles Animators, Kaffein Media, Magog QC

Animateur cycles de marche Contrat de 6 à 7 mois avec possibilité de renouvèlement à notre studio de Magog. Un test d’animation sera exigé si votre candidature est retenue. Les critères sont les suivants : 3 ans ou plus d’expérience…

jobby: Animation Director/Art Director, Reptoid Games, Toronto

Reptoid Games is an independent game studio that makes original games and experiences, from start to finish, that are fun to look at, easy to learn and deeply engaging. We are currently hiring a few passionate humans to work on…

jobby: Professor, Storyboard and Animation, Sheridan College, Oakville ON

Why work at Sheridan? Click to view our video! Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first in accordance with the Collective Agreement requirements.  Faculty/Department: Faculty of Animation, Art and Design  Employee Group: Academic Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned…

jobby: FX Artist, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

FPORTFOLIO 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…

jobby: Animation Lead, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

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…

jobby: Senior Builder, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

SPORTFOLIO 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…

jobby: Comp Artists, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

We are looking for experienced Comp Artists to join us on our Harmony productions! WHAT YOU’LL DO:​ Composite shots in a team environment on a sequence of shots within a schedule Integrate all layers, BG, Animation and FX for final Comp…

jobby: Background Supervisor, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

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…

TAAFI 2019 Poster, by Joel Mackenzie!!!!

Feast your eyes. (More Joel here) Submit your films! It’s free!!! The deadline to submit is January 14, 2019. TAAFI 2019 competition categories include: Best Kids Short Best Student Short Best International Short Best Canadian Short Audience Choice Grand Prix…

jobby: Storyboard Revisionist, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

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. Storyboard RevisionistSupporting the Storyboard Department, and the production as a whole, the Storyboard…

jobby: Storyboard Artist, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

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. Storyboard ArtistSupporting the Storyboard Department, and the production as a whole.Key Areas of…

jobby: Technical Director, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

Technical Director The technical director will be in charge of leading the development, and implementation of production pipeline for the 2D, 3D & Live Action series. From requirements, through to implementation and working with studio teams to deliver project on…

jobby: Render Wrangler, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

Render Wrangler 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 looking for a Render Wrangler to join our team who shares our…

Cartoon North Fundraising: What’s it for?

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…

jobby: Flash Animators, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

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…

jobby: Harmony Animator, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

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.”…

jobby: Senior 3D Rigger, Guru Studio, Toronto

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…

jobby: Concept Location Designer, PIP Animation Studios, Ottawa

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…

jobby: Prop Designer, Titmouse Canada, Vancouver

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

CARTOON NORTH FUNDING BLITZ!!!

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…

jobby: Head of Studio Operations, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

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…

jobby: Line Producer, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

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…

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

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…

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

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…

jobby: 3D Generalist, New Realm Studios, Toronto

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…

jobby: 3D Animators, New Realm Studios, Toronto

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,…

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

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

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…

press release: THE TORONTO ANIMATION ARTS FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES FULL PROGRAMMING FOR TAAFI INDUSTRY 2018

TAAFI INDUSTRY 2018 runs from November 3-4 Toronto, ON (October 24, 2018) – Today, the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) released the full official program for TAAFI INDUSTRY 2018 at Corus Quay in Toronto. The event runs from November…

from the internets: Pixar’s Catmull Announces Retirement, Nelvana Nabs Whoopi Goldberg, and Broadcasters Attempt to Predict the Future

Cartoon Brew has an excellent article up regarding Ed Catmull’s retirement announcement from Disney/Pixar. Catmull’s impact on the global animation industry and culture is hard to measure, and it’s not all roses. Amid does an excellent job of breaking down…

jobby: Architectural 3D Modeler, Proslide Technology, Ottawa

ProSlide Technology creates the most innovative water rides for the best waterparks in the world. Almost 70 percent of the waterparks in North America own our rides, including Disney, Six Flags, Great Wolf Resorts and many more. We’re the fastest…

Press Release: 9 Story Announces Key Appointments and Promotions

9 Story Strengthens Creative Affairs with New Appointments and Key Promotions Additional promotions within Brown Bag Films, 9 Story Distribution International, and Marketing also announced Toronto, Canada – 9 Story Media Group today announced structural and management changes to its…

jobby: Animators, Smiley Guy Studios: Corner Gas Animated, Toronto

You itchin’ to animate?  Ready to show off your acting chops?  Come and join our talented crew on Season Two of Corner Gas Animated.  We are looking for experienced animators proficient in Animate/Flash, ready to go, ready to learn and…

jobby: Line Producer, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton ON

Pipeline Studios www.pipelinestudios.com LINE PRODUCER Pipeline Studios is looking for skilled and passionate Line Producer to join our growing team. As an industry leader, Pipeline creates some of the most innovative projects currently in production with a solid reputation in the…

jobby: Freelance After Effects Animator, Taqqut Productions, Toronto

Job Opportunity: Freelance After Effects Animator Employer: Taqqut Productions (Toronto Office) Reports To: Series Producer Terms of Employment: 1 month Compensation: negotiable Contact Information: Rebeka Herron, rebeka.herron@taqqut.com We are looking for a freelance animator to supplement our small team animating short segments…

jobby: Layout Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

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 LAYOUT ARTIST who is responsible for laying 2D scenes reflective…

OIAF 2018!

Tomorrow is the big day, it’s Day o1 of the Ottawa International Animation Festival and The Animation Conference (TAC). AND, for the first time in a very loooong time, I’M NOT GOING TO BE THERE! But don’t fret, Cartoon North…

jobby: 3D Animator, Lofty Sky Entertainment, North York ON

3D Animator Lofty Sky is seeking a 3D Animator with good animation skills to join our team. The candidate should have a good understanding of 3D Animation in Autodesk Maya and be ready for new challenges.   Lofty Sky is…

jobby: 2D Lead Animator, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

2D Lead Animator (Full-time, Fixed term Contract) Copernicus Studios, 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…

jobby: Compositor, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

Are you a creative problem solver? A puzzle master? Some kind of matte cutting ninja who’s a pro with shadows and reflection? Then look no further and join our amazing team! Along with your skillset you will bring 2+ years…

jobby: Modeling Artist, Snowball Studios, Toronto

MODELING ARTIST Snowball Studios is looking to expand its amazingly talented modelling team. Our modelling artists work closely with top creatives and production personnel to achieve the overall vision of both the highest level of clients and our creative drivers…

jobby: Technical Director, Snowball Studios, Toronto

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR Snowball Studios has an exciting opportunity for an animation Technical Director on a huge hit property. The TD will work closely with the CG Supervisor to establish proper workflows between departments and their artists, along with maintaining the…

jobby: CG Supervisor, Snowball Studios, Toronto

CG SUPERVISOR Snowball Studios is looking to fill an integral role within our top tier talent pool for an upcoming big brand TV show. The CG Supervisor will work with Project and Studio Leadership to determine and manage the technical…

jobby: Shading Artist, Snowball Studios, Toronto

SHADING ARTIST Snowball Studios is looking to add some colour to this world with some amazing shading and texture artists for a new hit show! DESCRIPTION Unwarp UV and create textures for animation characters (human, animal). Collaborate with the Shading…

jobby: Rigging Artist, Snowball Studios, Toronto

RIGGING ARTIST Snowball Studios is looking for awesome riggers to join our team! The rigging department is integral to any animation studio, and we understand and nurture this. Together, we want to make the most unified and community-oriented asset dev…

jobby: Producer, Snowball Studios, Toronto

PRODUCER Snowball Studios is looking to hire a leader, a motivator, a team builder and a down right cool client communicator for one of our biggest clients. A Producer at Snowball is responsible for managing all physical aspects of production…

jobby: IT Help Desk Technician, Titmouse, Vancouver

IT Help Desk Technician GENERAL FUNCTION: The IT Help Desk Technician’s role is to ensure the streamlined operation of employee workstations, network equipment, file servers, and UPS.   ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations…

jobby: Line Producer, Titmouse, Vancouver

Line Producer Titmouse has an exciting new opportunity for a Line Producer to join our team based in Vancouver to assist with our projects. GENERAL FUNCTION Responsible for driving the physical production process under the guidance of the Head of…

jobby: Render Wrangler, Guru Studio, Toronto

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 RENDER WRANGLER who will be responsible for helping the…

RIP Mik Casey

We lost Mik Casey a little over a week ago. He suffered a stroke shortly after his 71st birthday and succumbed 2 Friday’s ago. I’ve been trying to write about him ever since, but it’s really hard. His name may…

jobby: Shot Finaler, Guru Studio, Toronto

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 Shot Finaler who is responsible for finishing each shot…

jobby: 3D Layout Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

3D Layout Artist Guru Studio, the animation powerhouse behind global hits Paw Patrol and Justin Time, is looking for a 3D Layout Artist who is responsible for laying scenes with 3D Assets and environments reflective of the story. This role…

jobby: Senior 2D Digital Animator, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

Nelvana Studio – A Corus Entertainment Company 2D Digital Animator, Senior Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for 2D Digital Animator, Senior in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Animation Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for: RESPONSIBILITIES: The…

jobby: Production Coordinator, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for a Production Coordinator in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Producers, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative assistance to the Producer of an animated series:  Animation Production Coordinator Division: NELVANA…

jobby: 2D Digital Animator, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

Nelvana Studio – A Corus Entertainment Company 2D Digital Animator Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for a 2D Digital Animator in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Animation Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for: RESPONSIBILITIES: The creation…

jobby: 2D/3D Technical Directors, Nelvana, Toronto

Nelvana Limited – A CORUS Entertainment Company 2D/3D Technical Directors Nelvana Limited has an exciting opportunity for a 3D/2D Technical Director in our Toronto office. Reporting directly to the Directors and Producers, the successful candidate will be responsible for acting…

jobby: Production Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

Title: Production Artist 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 PRODUCTION ARTIST who is responsible for…

jobby: 3D Modeler, Guru Studio, Toronto

Position: 3D Modeler Guru studio, the award winning and internationally renowned animation facility in Toronto is looking for a 3D CHARACTER MODELER to help bring our next batch of fantastic projects to life. Responsibilities: Model appealing production friendly Characters for…

jobby: 3D Rigger, Guru Studio, Toronto

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…

jobby: Storyboard Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

Title: Storyboard Artist 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 STORY BOARD ARTIST to join our…

jobby: 3D Lighting Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

3D LIGHTING ARTIST 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 Lighting Artist to work on one of…

jobby: Lead Animator, Animators, Blue Spirit Studio, Montreal

Blue Spirit Canada is a Montreal based animation studio. We’re used to doing 3d animation and we’re excited to begin our first 2d production! Kikoumba a fun and dynamic TV show about a lion who needs to show every single…

jobby: 2D Animation Instructor, Herzing College, Ottawa

2D Animation Instructor Herzing College – Ottawa, ON $30 – $35 an hour – Full-time, Part-time, Contract Herzing College has been a recognized leader in high quality, market-driven education programs for over 50 years. We currently offer programs in healthcare, business, legal studies, social media,…

jobby: Senior and Intermediate Animators, Seakids – P23 Entertainment, Hamilton ON

POSITIONS: SENIOR and INTERMEDIATE ANIMATORS These Animator position are for a new 26 x 11minute episodic children’s television series animated in Harmony. The positions are responsible for delivering quality work in a quick and efficient manner under the supervision of…

press release: NFB at TIFF 2018, Snowden and Fine’s Animal Behaviour and Patrick Bouchard’s the Subject

August 1, 2018 – Toronto – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, Astra Taylor’s latest National Film Board of Canada www.nfb.ca (NFB) feature documentary, What Is Democracy?, makes its North…

jobby: Lead Designer, Titmouse, Vancouver

LEAD DESIGNER RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead the Design department to meet the client’s vision and expectation   BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Harmony experience would be an asset Character design experience Background layout and paint experience Prop design experience Character design experience Color styling experience…

jobby: 2D Animator, Titmouse, Vancouver

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: – Create high quality 2D Flash/Harmony animation sequences by creating storytelling poses and putting them on model – Animate scene from rough to clean and complete work by the scheduled deadline – Perform one or more passes of…

jobby: Art Director, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Bring it together. Mercury Filmworks is looking for an experienced Art Director to join our team in Ottawa. This position is an excellent opportunity to live in Canada’s beautiful capital city while working alongside our creative team to inspire and…

jobby: Storyboard Director, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Storyboard Director Mercury Filmworks is looking for an experienced Storyboard Director to join our team in Ottawa. This position is an excellent opportunity to live in Canada’s beautiful capital city while working on an exciting project with one of the…

jobby: After Effects Animator, Taqqut Productions, Toronto

Job Opportunity: After Effects Animator Employer: Taqqut Productions (Toronto Office) Reports To: Series Producer Terms of Employment: 6 months Compensation: negotiable Contact Information: Brittany Choquer, brittany@taqqut.com We are looking for an After Effects animator to supplement our small team animating short segments…

jobby: Art Director/Designer, Wonderlust, Halifax

Wonderlust is looking for a full-time Art Director / Designer to join our Halifax, NS studio. You must have a strong sense of design and a desire to creatively push the envelope. Job description: • Concept, design  2D projects in…

jobby: 3D Layout Manager, Snowball Studios, Toronto

3D Layout Manager Our Toronto team is currently looking for an experience 3D Layout Manager. Applicant will work alongside our client in establishing and creating the IS sequence of the series and mentoring the Layout department, following the style established.…

jobby: Senior 2D Digital Animator, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

Nelvana Studio – A Corus Entertainment Company – 2D Digital Animator, Senior – Toronto Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for 2D Digital Animator, Senior in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Animation Director, the successful candidate will be responsible…

jobby: 2D Digital Animator, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

Nelvana Studio, A Corus Entertainment Company – 2D Digital Animator, Toronto Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for a 2D Digital Animator in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Animation Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for: RESPONSIBILITIES: The…

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

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…

jobby: 2D Remote Freelance Character Builder/Rigger, Animator (Adobe Animate / Flash), Wuzzals

2D Remote Freelance Character Builder/Rigger, Animator (Adobe Animate / Flash) 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…