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jobby: Rigger (3D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

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Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Rigger to join our team! Do you have a passion for rigging and problem solving? Do you have 3+ years of production experience? As a Rigger you will work closely with the Rigging Supervisor & Lead… »

jobby: Storyboard Artists, DHX Studios, Vancouver

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Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for experienced Storyboard Artists to join our team! Come join the ranks of epic Storyboard Artists that have passed through our studio doors! We are searching for inspired artists with a keen eye for composition,… »

jobby: Key Animators/Posing Artists (2D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

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Key Animators/Posing Artists (Flash), 2D Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for experienced Key Animators to join our team!   We’re looking for someone with a strong sense of timing and an eye for appealing, funny, poppy and snappy posing to… »

jobby: Animation Supervisor (2D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

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Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Animation Supervisor to join our team! As the Animation Supervisor, you’ll be spearheading the animation on this well-known girls’ property and helping us take it to the next level! Working alongside the… »

jobby: Lighting and Compositing Lead, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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Snowball Studios Toronto is looking for a Lighting & Compositing Lead to work as part of our Lighting, Rendering and Compositing (LRC) team on a high profile TV show for a well-known client. What you’ll be doing: Working with the Producer and Head of LRC Department to maintain the established studio quality and expectations of… »

jobby: Rigging Artist, ON Animation Studio, Montreal

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About Us: Since 2013, ON Animation Studio has produced, developed and created the pipeline and tools used on the films “The Little Prince” (winner of the 2016 César for Best Animated Film) and “Mune” in Montreal. In 2016, we embarked on yet another adventure – operating as a full-fledged independent CG studio in the heart… »

CROWDFUNDING: A World Without End, by Pasquale La Montagna

By Mike Valiquette

Toronto Animator Pasquale La Montagna is trying to raise a few bucks to produce a cartoon. You know how this works. A World Without End – Episode One, A Beginning A Mad man. A King. The pursuit of truth. An evil intention. And a world which never seems to end! It looks great, and it’s… »

Startoon Cartoon Podcast: Emmy Nominated Voice Actor ERIC BAUZA

By Mike Valiquette

The latest Startoon Cartoon Podcast features the voice behind Marvin the Martian, the new Baby Fozzy, and the second man to voice Stimpy: Eric Bauza. Eric’s a real sport, and we get into some great behind the scenes of his time with Spumco working on Ripping Friends and the Ren and Stimpy Adult Cartoon Party…. »

jobby: Storyboard Supervisor, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton

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STORYBOARD SUPERVISOR Pipeline is looking for skilled and passionate STORYBOARD SUPERVISOR to join its growing team. Pipeline 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… »

STARTOON CARTOON PODCAST: Behind the Scenes of Running a Studio in Canada

By Mike Valiquette

Over on the Startoon Cartoon Podcast (something else we do that’s pretty much the exact same content we’d like to be producing for CAR), we spoke with Morghan Fortier of Tinman Creative Studios, Hector Herrera of Together Words + Pictures, Kyle MacDougall of Jam Filled, and Style5′s Sam Chou. These guys all operate studios of… »

from the internets: REEL FX Opening Montreal Office

By Mike Valiquette

CultureMap Dallas is reporting that Reel FX Animation Studios, the company behind Jorge Guitierrez’ feature film, the Book of Life, is opening a satellite office in Montreal. Here’s the link. Steve O’Brien, CEO at Reel FX confirmed the report,  and cited a need to diversify and tap into different talent pools. The article simply mentions… »

Kyle Marshall’s 3 Amigonauts, FULL EPISODE

By Mike Valiquette

Is the best cartoon to come out of Canada in eons? Maybe. Is the creator, Kyle Marshall, currently living in Los Angeles and working for Nickelodeon? Darn right he is! Did this get made at 9Story? Yes indeed. Watch it. We can discuss… »

jobby: Line Producer, Flying Bark Productions, Sydney, Australia

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Flying Bark Productions is a prolific independent producer on the international stage  with a successful legacy of creating iconic animated children’s entertainment since 1968. We operate as a full-service production facility across feature films, television and a diverse range of digital content both short-form and longer-form. Our expertise is in producing projects from initial concept… »

Crowdfunding: Winston Rowntree’s Peoplewatching, Season 2

By Mike Valiquette

Produced for Cracked.com and CBC digital, Winston Rowntree’s Peoplewatching is back for a second season. They’re expanding their scope and looking for some extra budget, so they’re raising money on indiegogo! Check it out over here:… »

TAIS 2017 Artist in Residence Call for Proposals

By Mike Valiquette

Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) announces its CALL FOR PROPOSALS for Year Four of its Artist in Residence program This program supports the production of new animated work by artists through a combination of funding and in-kind resources. After the success of the first three years of TAIS’ artists in residence, anticipation is high for… »

jobby: Stereo Compositors and Stereo Artists, Legend 3D, Toronto

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Legend 3D is currently hiring for Stereo  Compositors and Stereo Artists! We will be holding assessments in a couple weeks for anyone who may be interested! Candidates can apply directly through the following links below:   Stereo Compositors: http://www.legend3d.com/careers/#op-67812-junior-compositor Stereo Artists:… »

from the internets: NFB’s Michael Fukushima Answers Questions, and the Breadwinner is Coming to TIFF

By Mike Valiquette

Over on AWN, OIAF Creative Director Chris Robinson asks NFB Animation Executive Producer Michael Fukushima a handful of questions. Michael was good enough to answer them. And Animation Magazine, among other outlets, is reporting that Cartoon Saloon’s latest feature film, the Breadwinner, will be premiering at TIFF. The Breadwinner is directed by Nora Twomey, and… »

jobby: Key Animators/Posing Artists (Flash)(2D), DHX Media, Vancouver

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Key Animators/Posing Artists (Flash), 2D  Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for experienced Key Animators to join our team! We’re looking for someone with a strong sense of timing and an eye for appealing, funny, poppy and snappy posing to help… »

jobby: Pipeline and Research & Development Producer, DHX Media, Vancouver

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Pipeline and Research & Development Producer Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Pipeline and R&D Producer to join our team! We are looking for an experienced Producer to work within our Pipeline and R&D/Dev team to drive forward… »

jobby: 2D Animator, Jam Filled, Ottawa

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The 2D Animator completes assigned scenes as per the show Director’s overall vision. The 2D animator checks in regularly with supervising animators regarding individual progress and with the animation producer regarding tasks and available work. This person must anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot any technical issues and perform additional duties as required. Position is available immediately…. »

jobby: Storyboard Revisionist (3D), DHX Media, Vancouver

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Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Storyboard Revisionist to join our team!  DHX Studios –Vancouver is looking for extremely talented, fun, inspired Storyboard Revisionists to join the team on one of our exciting 3D productions! As a Storyboard… »

jobby: Previs Lead (3D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

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Previs Lead, 3D – Mega Man Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Previs Lead to join our team! As a Previs Lead on Mega Man you will get to interpret storyboards and realize them into the 3D environment… »

jobby: 2D Builder ( Harmony), Jam Filled, Ottawa

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Jam Filled is looking for a Senior 2D Toonboom Harmony Builder to work closely with our talented crew on a high quality, high profile, and awesomely fun animated series. Position is available immediately. Job Responsibilities (may include but not limited to): -Create character rigs, props, and vehicles as assigned by team supervisor. -Create efficient and… »

jobby: 2D Digital Animation Supervisor, Nelvana, Toronto

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Nelvana Limited – A Corus Entertainment Company 2D Digital Animation Supervisor – Contract Position Toronto Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for 2D Digital Supervising Animator in our Toronto office. This position reports to the Director, manages the animators and is responsible for ensuring animation quality is maintained and delivered on schedule.   Duties include… »

jobby: Motion Designer/Animator, Squareship, Toronto

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Welcome to SquareShip; a motion graphics startup based out of Toronto’s Kensington Market. We are looking for a full-time motion designer / animator for a new YouTube channel of videos on general interest subjects like science/tech/history and such, produced through a grant from the OMDC. It’s pretty open, but the direction will be a bit… »

jobby: 3D Animator, Jam Filled, Ottawa

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The 3D Animator completes assigned shots as per the show Director’s overall vision. The 3D animator checks in regularly with supervising animators regarding individual progress and with the animation producer regarding tasks and available work. This person must anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot any technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders, and perform additional duties as… »

jobby: Contract Game Animator (Unity), Stitch Media, Toronto

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What is the project? Rival Books of Aster is a turn-based one-on-one collectable card game. The art style is based on an ink-and-paper aesthetic, with primarily 2D assets/animations but minor 3D effects.   What is the contract? We are seeking a Contract Game Animator to work full time for 2 months editing existing animations and… »

events: 11th annual TAIS Animated Showcase, Toronto, July 29th

By Mike Valiquette

This is happening. Official Trailer – 11th Annual TAIS Animation Showcase from TAIS on Vimeo. 11th Annual TAIS Animation Showcase Saturday July 29th – 7:00PM Geary Lane – 360 Geary Ave. Toronto $10 advance / $12 door / $8 door TAIS members Advance tickets – HERE w​ww.tais.ca Bringing the Best Independent Canadian and International Animation to… »

jobby: Harmony Animators, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton ON

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Pipeline Studios www.pipelinestudios.com  HARMONY ANIMATOR   Pipeline is looking for skilled and passionate Harmony Animators to join its growing team. Pipeline 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… »

jobby: CG Tools and Pipeline Developer, Nelvana Studios, Toronto

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Corus Entertainment Inc. Nelvana Studio Operations S/W Developer Toronto, ON (Corus Quay) Nelvana Limited part of Corus Entertainment has an immediate contract opening for a CG Tools and Pipeline Developer serving Nelvana Animation Studio’s Production Pipeline in our 25 Dockside Drive (Toronto) location. Reporting to the Director, Operations/Technology, the successful candidate will be responsible for… »

press release: Puppetry Workshop for Animators, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

TAAFI OPENS DOORS FOR PUPPETRY TRAINING FOR ANIMATORS TAAFI and Skyship Entertainment announce exclusive workshop with leading puppetry professionals   TORONTO, ON – The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) announced a partnership with Skyship Entertainment to host an exclusive workshop called PUPPETRY FOR ANIMATORS: ANIMATING THE INANIMATE. Led by industry veterans Trish Leeper (The… »

Volunteer at OIAF 2017!

By Mike Valiquette

The 2017 edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival is coming up fast, and they’ve just put out their open call for volunteers. It’s an amazing experience for anyone looking to get a foot in the door in the world of animation. You’ll meet tons of great people, get access to the festival itself, and… »

jobby: Key Animator, DHX Studios, Vancouver

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Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?   DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Key Animator to join our team! She sneaks around the world, she glides around the globe…. And she needs a Key Animator! In such a fast-paced environment with a large volume… »

jobby: Harmony Animator, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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http://atomiccartoons.com/careers/harmony-animator/ Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 18 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple… »

press release: Brown Bag Films announces production of animated holiday special ANGELA’S CHRISTMAS

By Mike Valiquette

Based on the popular children’s story from Pulitzer Prize winning author FRANK McCOURT. Oscar Nominated RUTH NEGGA and Lucy O’Connell set to star. Oscar nominated Brown Bag Films, a subsidiary of 9 Story Media Group, is pleased to announce that it is in production on the animated holiday special, ANGELA’S CHRISTMAS. The half hour CG… »

jobby: Animatic Editor, DHX Studios, Vancouver

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Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for experienced Animatic Editor to join our team! As the Animatic Editor, you get to be the person who gets their hands on the first stage of editing for this exciting new 2D Flash series!… »

jobby: FX Artist (3D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

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FX Artist, 3D Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced FX Artist to join our team! Are you a skilled FX artist with good particle and fluid experience? Are you passionate about animation and looking for growth in your… »

jobby: Senior 2D Builder, Jam Filled, Ottawa

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Senior 2D Builder | Ottawa Jam Filled is looking for a Senior 2D Toonboom Harmony Builder to work closely with our talented crew on a high quality, snappy, and fun animated series. Position is available immediately. Job Responsibilities (may include but not limited to): Create character rigs, props, and vehicles as assigned by team supervisor. Create efficient… »

jobby: Animation Supervisor, DHX Studios, Vancouver

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Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Animation Supervisor to join our team! As the Animation Supervisor, you’ll be spearheading the animation on this well-known girls’ property and helping us take it to the next level! Working alongside the… »

jobby: Character Designer, DHX Media, Vancouver

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Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Character Designer to join our team! If you’ve always wanted to see your designs come to life in an awesome cartoon, being a Character Designer is what it’s all about! For this… »

jobby: Storyboard Artists, DHX Studios, Vancouver

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Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for experienced Storyboard Artists to join our team! Come join the ranks of epic Storyboard Artists that have passed through our studio doors! We are searching for inspired artists with a keen eye for composition,… »

jobby: 3D Modeler/Rigger, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

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Nelvana Studio A Corus Entertainment Company 3D Modeler/Rigger – Contract Position Toronto Nelvana Studio, A Corus Entertainment Company has an exciting opportunity for 3D Modeler/Rigger in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Director and Modeling Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for creating digital models and rigging them for production:   RESPONSIBILITIES: Create digital… »

jobby: 3D TD Compositor, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

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Nelvana Limited A CORUS Entertainment Company 3D TD Compositor – Contract Position Toronto, Ontario Nelvana Limited has an exciting opportunity for a Technical Director specializing in Compositing in our Toronto office. Applicants should have a minimum 3 years of professional experience as a Compositor, using node-based production level compositing software. They must be proficient in… »

jobby: Producer, Guru Arcade, Toronto

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Producer – Arcade 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 Producer who is responsible for implementing and managing Guru’s interactive / web-based content. This role reports directly to the President and EVP,… »

press release: NFB announces three-year plan to redefine its relationship with Indigenous peoples

By Mike Valiquette

Key commitments include: 4 percent of NFB workforce to identify as Indigenous by 2025; Indigenous-led production to represent a minimum of 15 percent of overall production spending; and the creation of protocols/guidelines for production and distribution and use of archives   The National Film Board of Canada has announced a three-year plan outlining a series… »

jobby: Storyboard Supervisor (Mega Man), DHX Studios, Vancouver

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DHX Studios – Storyboard Supervisor – Mega Man Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Storyboard Supervisor to join our Mega Man team! We’re looking for someone creative, comedic, and daring to work alongside us as we establish a new way… »

jobby: Lighting/Comp Artist, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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http://atomiccartoons.com/careers/2d-compositor/ Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 18 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple… »

jobby: Texture Artist (CG), Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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http://atomiccartoons.com/careers/texture-artist/ Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 18 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple… »

press release: Wow Unlimited Media and Bell Media Teaming for Kids and Youth Channel

By Mike Valiquette

Wow Unlimited Media and Bell Media Announce Strategic Partnership in Kids and Youth Entertainment TORONTO, ON and VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – June 07, 2017) – Wow Unlimited Media Inc. (“Wow“) (TSX VENTURE: WOW.A) (TSX VENTURE: WOW.B) and Bell Media (“Bell Media”) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a term sheet (the “Term Sheet“)… »

jobby: Animation Revisionists, Slap Happy Cartoons, Vancouver

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Animation Revisionists Needed: Great opportunity for talented animators looking to join a dedicated team on a very unique project. A strong 2D animation background in Flash is a must. Position starts July 2017. Please submit resume and demo reel to… »

jobby: 3D Layout Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

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3D Layout 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 Layout Artist who is responsible for laying scenes with 3D Assets and environments reflective of the story. This role reports directly to… »

jobby: 3D Pre Viz Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

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Guru Studio, the animation powerhouse behind global hits Paw Patrol and Justin Time, is looking for a Pre Viz Artist who is responsible for assembling scenes with 3D Assets and environments reflective of the storyboards. This role reports directly to the Pre-Viz Supervisor, all from our state-of-the art downtown Toronto studio! Responsibilities: Complete a quota… »

jobby: Junior Production Accountant, Guru Studio, Toronto

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Junior Production Accountant Guru Studio, the animation powerhouse behind global hits Paw Patrol and Justin Time, is looking for a Junior Production Accountant who will assist the Production Accounting staff with a goal to working independently on productions. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with an accounting background who would like to break into… »

press release: Youth Media Alliance 2017 Awards of Excellence – Winners Announced

By Mike Valiquette

Winners of the 2017 Awards of Excellence Montréal, May 31, 2017 – This year’s Youth Media Alliance gala unfolded before an enthusiastic audience on May 31 at the CBC Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto. The evening was hosted by the vibrant Studio K trio of Tony Kim, Janaye Upshaw and Victor Verbitsky under this year’s… »

jobby: Storyboard Supervisor, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

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Storyboard Supervisor RESPONSIBILITIES: Work closely with Director and production team Launch storyboards with Storyboard Artists and Director Review boards from Storyboard Artists and with Director and give revision notes Manage animatic reviews/edits with Director Responsible for generating new panels and executing board revisions. Managing the revisionist to stay on schedule Address Client comments on animatic… »

Ottawa International Animation Festival 2017: Deadline for Submissions is TOMORROW!

By Mike Valiquette

That’s it. You have til tomorrow to submit your film to OIAF 2017. Here’s the… »

jobby: 2D Pose Artists and Animators, Smiley Guy Studios, Toronto

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2D Pose Artists & Animators, Smiley Guy Studios, Toronto Hey.  Are you the talent we need?  Smiley Guy Studios is looking for creative talent to join our upcoming production, Corner Gas Animated! – We need animators and posing artists with advanced/intermediate knowledge of Adobe Animate CC (Flash) – For Animators: Both Puppet and Traditional animation… »

jobby: 3D Animator, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

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Nelvana Studio – A Corus Entertainment Company 3D Animator – Contract Position Toronto Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for a 3D Animator in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Animation Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for:   RESPONSIBILITIES: Work closely with the Animation Director to bring our characters to life. Character performance… »

jobby: 3D Layout Artist, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

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Nelvana Studio – A Corus Entertainment Company 3D Layout Artist – Contract Position Toronto Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for 3D Layout Artist in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Director and Layout Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for the creation of the Layout for production:   RESPONSIBILITIES: Create all camera moves… »

jobby: 2D Animator, Yowza! Animation, Toronto

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2D Animator Job description: We are currently looking for talented animators to work on Nickelodeon’s original series ‘Welcome to the Wayne’. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated artists who want to work on a challenging and rewarding high profile series. Start date: May 2017 Term of Employment:Full-time in-house Salary:based on experience… »

jobby: 2-D Pipeline TD, Yowza! Animation, Toronto

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Responsibilities and Duties: Direct development resources to build software systems and tools to support production. Collaborate with the Head of IT and Production Teams to prioritize project goals. Work with the Project Manager to integrate the Pipeline with the in-house tracking software. Maintain and troubleshoot technical issue with the Pipeline. Work with a positive, productive,… »

jobby: Lead Character Designer, Yowza! Animation, Toronto

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Yowza Animation is seeking a Lead Character Designer to work on a really exciting upcoming kids show for Nickelodeon. We’re looking for portfolios that show a strong understanding of human/creature design, a strong and flexible design sense, good posing, face and hand expressions, and strong turnarounds.   Responsibilities -Assisting our Design Supervisor in leading the… »

jobby: Production Manager, Guru Studio, Toronto

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Title: Production Manager Guru Studio, the animation powerhouse behind global hits Paw Patrol and Justin Time, is looking for a Production Manager who will be responsible for supporting the Producer with all aspects of a 3D series. This role reports directly to the Line Producer. Responsibilities: Organize, attend, and prepare detailed notes for production meetings… »

jobby: Studio Coordinator, Guru Studio, Toronto

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Title: Studio Coordinator Date: May 2017 Guru Studio, the animation powerhouse behind global hits Paw Patrol and Justin Time, is looking for a Studio Coordinator! This fast-paced role will require a dynamic individual who can help keep the Studio running smoothly. This role reports to the Studio Manager. Duties Include: Assisting with administrative and operational… »

jobby: Texturer/Shader, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

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Nelvana Studio, A Corus Entertainment Company Texturer/Shader – Contract Position Toronto Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for a Texturer/Shader in our Toronto office. Reporting to the series Art Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in maintaining the established art direction on a 3D series. RESPONSIBILITIES: Texturing/Shading/UV mapping of sets, props and… »

jobby: 3D Lighting Technical Director, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

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Nelvana Studio, A CORUS Entertainment Company 3D Lighting Technical Director – Contract Position Toronto, Ontario Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for a 3D Lighting Technical Director in our Toronto office. Reporting directly to the Art Director and Technical Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for creating high quality Light rigs required for series… »

jobby: Production Manager, Oasis Animation, Montreal

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Production Manager (Permanent role) Join Oasis Animation!  The Production Manager is responsible of supervising the production team from scripts through to the end of the animation process, as well as post-production. He plans and organizes the work to do ensuring the deadlines are met and the budget is respected. He is also in charge of… »

jobby: Senior Production Coordinator, Oasis Animation, Montreal

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Senior Production Coordinator (permanent role) Join Oasis Animation! We are looking for someone who knows 2D digital production, has great production coordination skills and an artistic eye! Job summary Reporting to the Production Manager, the Senior Production Coordinator oversees the work of the production team on the project, manages the schedule and ensures that the… »

jobby: 2D Digital Animators, Oasis Animation, Montreal

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Job posting: 2D Digital Animators on the series Kulipari, An Army of Frogs  Join Oasis Animation!  Role summary The 2D Digital Animator is responsible of animating the scenes of a 2D animation series which can include characters, backgrounds and props. He must create high-quality animation which respects the recommendations, revisions and technical and artistic requirements… »

jobby: Layout Artist, Oasis Animation, Montreal

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 Job opportunity: Digital production Layout Artist on the series Kulipari, An Army of Frogs  Join Oasis Animation! Job summary The Layouts Artist role creates production layouts in Harmony in accordance with the method established by the production and referring to the key layouts provided for the scenes of a 2D animation series. He must respect… »

jobby: Creative/Art Lead (Interactive), Guru Studio, Toronto

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CREATIVE / ART LEAD 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 and arcade company is looking for a CREATIVE LEAD for the interactive department. The successful candidate will be directly responsible for overseeing the creative development… »

jobby: 3D Visual Effects Artist, Tangent Animation, Winnipeg

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Start Date: Immediate Job Title: Visual FX Artist Job Type: Contract Salary: Based on experience. Experience: Varied Job Description: Tangent is seeking talented 3D Visual Effects Artists with experience and knowledge of the principles of 3D Visual Effects, lighting and compositing to join our growing team. Working knowledge of Maya, 3dsMax and/or Blender, Fusion, Nuke… »

Startoon Cartoon Podcast: Brent Butt talking about comics, cartoons, and Corner Gas Animated

By Mike Valiquette

Startoon’s latest Cartoon Podcast is up, and this week it’s an interview with comedian Brent Butt. We get to hear a lot about Brent’s relationship with animation. He started out drawing as a kid, spent 4 days at Sheridan College in the animation program before deciding it wasn’t for him, and ended up back in… »

events: 2017 Animation Job Fair, Toronto, April 29

By Mike Valiquette

TOMORROW!!!!!! TAAFI did one of these a couple years ago, and it was a madhouse. This time around they’ve teamed up with CASO and it looks like it’s going to be another doozy! So if you’re looking for work, just want to connect with people, or even just look around at what the other studios… »

jobby: Supervising Storyboard Director, DHX Studios, Vancouver

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Supervising Storyboard Director About Us DHX Media is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile. Our staff dig into a… »

jobby: Compositor, Titmouse, Vancouver

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GENERAL FUNCTION: Creatively build all of the elements necessary to assemble the final shot to the satisfaction of the director and producer. DUTIES: Build all of the elements necessary to assemble the final shot to the satisfaction of the Director and Producer Use of software including, but not limited to, Adobe After Effects and Photoshop… »

jobby: Animator, Titmouse Studios, Vancouver

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DUTIES: Create high quality 2D Flash 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 revisions according to client/director notes Draw in Adobe Flash to create designs/poses for animation sequences and layouts Understand storytelling… »

jobby: FX Lead (3D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

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DHX Studios – FX Lead, 3D About Us DHX Media is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile. Our staff… »

jobby: Senior Technical Director, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

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SENIOR TECHNICAL DIRECTOR Industrial Brothers is looking for a Senior Technical Director to create and support pipeline and artist tools for series animation production.  The studio environment is friendly, fast-paced, and nimble. It’s an exciting opportunity to be a part of building a studio from the ground up.   Responsibilities: Research, design, develop and test… »

jobby: Key Animation/Posing Artists (Flash), DHX Studios, Vancouver

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DHX Studios – Key Animation/Posing Artists (Flash), 2D  About Us DHX Studios is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile…. »

jobby: Harmony Animators, DHX Studios, Vancouver

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DHX Studios – Harmony Animators, 2D  About Us DHX Media is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile. Our staff… »

jobby: Builds Supervisor (Flash), DHX Media, Vancouver

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About Us DHX Media’s animation studios are recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and for our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. Our staff can dig into a wide variety of projects, from action to comedy and preschool to tween, and they get to enjoy awesome benefits and company events… »

jobby: Line Producer, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

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Line Producer – Job Description Industrial Brothers is hiring! We are looking for an experienced full-time in house Line Producer. The Line Producer is responsible for managing the schedule and budget of the production. Reporting to the Head of Production, the Line Producer will be tasked with overseeing all aspects of the series from script… »

jobby: Special FX Artist, L’Atelier Animation, Montreal

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SFX ARTIST Company description: L’Atelier Animation is an animation studio created in 2012 that specializes in the creation of 3D feature films and animated TV series. The studio has at heart the quality of the projects (eg Ballerina) and the well-being of its employees. Job description: Under the supervision of the CG Supervisor and the… »

press release: Matthew Rankin’s THE TESLA WORLD LIGHT (NFB) selected to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival’s International Critics’ Week

By Mike Valiquette

So this is pretty cool. The Tesla World Light, Matthew Rankin, provided by the National Film Board of Canada Here’s the press release. Matthew Rankin’s THE TESLA WORLD LIGHT (NFB) selected to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival’s International Critics’ Week Matthew Rankin’s animated filmTHE TESLA WORLD LIGHT, produced at the National Film Board of Canada… »

jobby: Cinema 4D Generalist, Boost Agents, Toronto

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Cinema 4D Generalist We are looking for a Cinema 4D artist to join our team. The role will require a solid working knowledge of: 3D high-poly modelling     -Procedural texturing for both organic and non-organic objects -Texture mapping -Advanced lighting techniques -Optimising Rendering -Working with render farms Please apply to apply@boostagents.com with portfolio, rate… »

Startoon Cartoon Podcast, featuring Brett Jubinville, Stephanie Kaliner and Brandon Lane

By Mike Valiquette

The second episode of the new Startoon Cartoon Podcast is online, and, as warned, I’m sharing it here. This week’s episode is an almost 2 hour long conversation with 3 amazingly talented and pretty darn candid human beings. Tinman Creative Studio‘s co-founder and creator of Super Science Friends, Brett Jubinville Writer, comedian, and creator of… »

jobs: Layout Artists, Yowza Animation, Toronto

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Yowza Animation – Layout Artists Job description We are currently looking for talented layout artists to work on Nickelodeon’s original series ‘Welcome to the Wayne’. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated layout artists who want to work on a challenging and rewarding series. Start date:  March 2017 Est. End date: TBD… »

jobby: 3D Junior Layout Artists, Gallus Entertainment, Sudbury ON

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Gallus Entertainment is a Canadian CG animation studio located in Sudbury, Ontario Canada. We are looking for a Junior 3D Layout Artists to work on our latest animated series. Glowbies(52episodes*11mins) for CBC and TVA. 3D Junior Layout Artists Start Immediately. Layout Artists will work with the Director to produce 3D layout shots for animation teams…. »

jobby: 3D Junior Animators, Gallus Entertainment, Sudbury ON

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Gallus Entertainment is a Canadian CG animation studio located in Sudbury, Ontario Canada. We are looking for Junior 3D Animators to work on our latest animated series. Glowbies(52episodes*11mins) for CBC and TVA. 3D JUNIOR ANIMATORS Animators will work with the Director and Animation supervisor to produce creative and compelling animation for animated series.   Starting… »

jobby: CG Supervisor, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

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CG SUPERVISOR Responsibilities: Work with the Director & Art Director to find creative solutions to technically challenging tasks with the available resources Identify areas of R&D for the show, and guide artists on path to solutions Work with Production to manage the day to day of the team Work with Production to create bids in… »

jobby: Art Director, Nelvana Ltd, Toronto

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Nelvana Limited, A CORUS Entertainment Company Art Director Contract Position Toronto   Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for an Art Director in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Director and Producer, the successful candidate will be responsible for collaborates with the Director to establish the look of the series and ensure episodic consistency. Duties… »

jobby: After Effects/Motion Graphics Artist, Tangent Animation, Toronto

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Tangent animation is looking for a senior After Effects / Motion Graphics artist for a feature film contract. Candidate is ideally skilled in both Motion Graphics and Visual Effects compositing workflows. Feature film experience is a plus. Responsibilities: – Design and creation of Motion Graphics elements that will be integrated into CG feature film shots…. »

STARTOON is BACK! Submissions are open!

By Mike Valiquette

Alright. It’s time to talk about Startoon. I always struggle a bit when it comes to cross-promotion. Startoon is my day job these days, so I get a little wobbly about promoting it here. But then I have to step back and tell myself to stop being a dummy and share what we’re doing. Because… »

events: VANIMATIC! April 18th, Grahaeme Cowie Talking About the Impotents, and how they ran a SUCESSFULL KICKSTARTER!

By Mike Valiquette

If I were in Vancouver on April 18th, I’d be here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1892151544392891/ Last year, Grahaeme Cowie and his partner Jeff Cooper set out to get their idea for an adult comedy animated series funded via Kickstarter. They pulled it off. They also made a funny cartoon. I supported it. I got a t-shirt. All this… »

SUPER SCIENCE FRIENDS!!!! Cartoons for you to watch!

By Mike Valiquette

I haven’t properly updated the universe about Super Science Friends in a while. And it’s an exciting time for Super Science Fans! The gang at Tinman have been hard at work creating more amazing episodes for us mere mortals. The best thing you could do with your day is to hit this link: http://supersciencefriends.com/ Trust… »

jobby: Production Coordinator, DHX Studios, Vancouver

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Production Coordinator About Us DHX Media is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile. Our staff dig into a wide… »

jobby: Key Animation/Posing Artists (Flash), DHX Studios, Vancouver

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DHX Studios – Key Animation/Posing Artists (Flash), 2D About Us DHX Studios is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile…. »

jobby: CG Supervisor (3D), DHX Studios, Vancouver

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DHX Studios – CG Supervisor, 3D About Us DHX Studios is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile. Our staff… »

jobby: Surfacing and Texture Supervisor, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception almost 18 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple high… »

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