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jobby: Harmony Animators, Big Jump Entertainment, Ottawa

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Animators needed (Harmony) Big Jump is looking for talented individuals to join our growing team of experts who work on awesome properties for young and old. We need animators who understand how to make characters come to life on screen through great acting, staging and timing for an upcoming series based on a popular live… »

TONIGHT! TORONTO! Animatic TO Presents Christian Potenza!!!!

By Mike Valiquette

Tonight’s the latest in the Animatic TO series of talks, and this one’s going to be fun. It’s voice actor Christian Potenza! Voice actor Christian Potenza of Switchboard Sessions enlightens us on the possibilities of voicing your own animated creations, from incubation to execution. We will also discuss the process of how to find the… »

jobby: Layout Artist, Clartoons, Toronto

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Job Description Clartoons Inc. is seeking a Layout Artist to join our 3D team.  The ideal candidate will need to be proficient in Autodesk Maya and should have excellent notion of perspectives and camera positioning.   Requirements: Create rough layout, including character animation blocking and camera movement, following the existing storyboard Creating and refining camera… »

jobby: Senior Lighter, Clartoons, Toronto

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Job Description Clartoons Inc. is seeking a Senior Lighter to join our 3D team. The ideal candidate must have expert level experience with Redshift, and proficient knowledge of Maya. Requirements: Experience lighting and rendering in Redshift In-depth knowledge of Maya Responsible in maintaining lighting pipeline and workflow as dictated by project Properly assess the appropriate… »

jobby: Lead Storyboard Revisionist, 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 Lead Storyboard Revisionist to join our team! As a Lead Storyboard Revisionist, you will be responsible for ensuring the accurate implementation of Directors’ notes. Aside from first-rate drawing skills, you will need to… »

jobby: BG Layout and BG Colour Artists, 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 experienced BG Layout and BG Colour Artists to join our team. If you have a background in backgrounds, a solid understanding of perspective and space, and a keen eye for colour then we have… »

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

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FX Artist, 3D Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? Did you ever manage to beat at least one Mega Man game? Do you ever wish you could combine your passion for Mega Man and your vision for FX? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced FX… »

press release: 9 Story Secures Multiple Sales for Animated Series 3 AMIGONAUTS

By Mike Valiquette

9 Story Media Group is pleased to announce that it has secured multiple international sales for the animated comedy 3 AMIGONAUTS (52 x 11’), aimed at children 6 to 11 years old. New licenses include Sony Pictures Television Networks (UK, Italy and Sub Saharan Africa), Canal+ (French-speaking Europe and Africa), RTP (Portugal), Disney (CEE), DKids… »

press release: YMA Conference, November 15 to 17, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Children, Youth & Media conference: A look at the program, November 15 to 17 Once again this fall, Youth Media Alliance (YMA) presents a major event for youth screen-based media professionals: the Children, Youth & Media (CYM) conference, now in its seventh edition. Scheduled from November 15 to 17 in Toronto, the conference addresses the… »

jobby: Rigger, Clartoons, Toronto

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Job Description Clartoons Inc. is seeking a Rigger to join our 3D team. The ideal candidate must have 3+ years of overall rigging experience.     Requirements: Build rigs, own the skinning of a variety of characters, write tools and procedural rigging systems that support animators Troubleshoot and fix content and pipeline bugs as they… »

jobby: Production Coordinators, Stellar Creative Lab, Vancouver

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Production Coordinators – All Levels Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. A culture that is creative. A home for your talent. We mentor and train to help you meet your goals. We hire stars – work with the best in the industry…. »

jobby: Production Manager, Stellar Creative Lab, Vancouver

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Production Manager Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. A culture that is creative. A home for your talent. We mentor and train to help you meet your goals. We hire stars – work with the best in the industry. Work with Us…. »

jobby: Surfacing Artist, Stellar Creative Lab, Vancouver

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Surfacing Artist Job Description Mid and Senior levels Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. We foster a creative culture and strive to mentor our supervisors and artists to help them meet their goals. Our goal is to build the best team and… »

jobby: Visual Development Artists, Stellar Creative Lab, Vancouver

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Visual Development Artists – All Levels Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. A culture that is creative. A home for your talent. We mentor and train to help you meet your goals. We hire stars – work with the best in the… »

STARTOON WINNER: Pepper & Monterey, by Ryan MacNeil!!!!

By Mike Valiquette

Yesterday, a winner was picked in this year’s Startoon creative development outreach program. Vancouver-based animator Ryan MacNeil’s submission, Pepper and Monterey beat out 82 other contenders for a 25 thousand dollar development deal. Ryan put a ton of work into the various challenges, and responded incredibly well to the feedback from the judges. He also… »

jobby: Rigging Supervisor, Stellar Creative Labs, Vancouver

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Rigging Supervisor Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. A culture that is creative. A home for your talent. We mentor and train to help you meet your goals. We hire stars – work with the best in the industry. Work with Us!… »

jobby: Rigging Artists, Stellar Creative Lab, Vancouver

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Rigging Artists – All Levels Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. We are a culture that is creative, a home for your talent. We mentor and train to help you meet your goals. We hire stars – work with the best in… »

jobby: Modeling Supervisor, Stellar Creative Lab, Vancouver

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Modeling Supervisor Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. A culture that is creative. A home for your talent. We mentor and train to help you meet your goals. We hire stars – work with the best in the industry. Work with Us!… »

jobby: Modeling Artists, Stellar Creative Labs, Vancouver

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Modeling Artists – All Levels Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. A culture that is creative. A home for your talent. We mentor and train to help you meet your goals. We hire stars – work with the best in the industry…. »

from the internets: Cuphead in Rolling Stone

By Mike Valiquette

Cuphead. Seriously, how long have we been waiting for this? Since 2014, when the trailer blew up online. You can finally get your hands on the game tomorrow. And it’s from Canadian developers Studio MDHR. The team is scattered all over Canada and the “virtual studio” model seems to have worked for them. Rolling Stone… »

jobby: Storyboard Artist, Addison (Boulevard Productions), Nova Scotia

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Addison is a Flash Animated Series (10min/episode) looking for an experienced Storyboard Artist to join our team. Preference will be given to Nova Scotia residents and Canadian residency is required. Only experienced artists need apply. Please submit CVs to:… »

from the internets: Joan Lambur Exits Breakthrough, Forms Prodco Backed by Sinking Ship

By Mike Valiquette

Some interesting news from Kidscreen and other sources. Longtime Breakthrough Entertainment Exec, Joan Lambur, has left the company along with ex-Breakthrough VP of family entertainment Suzanne Wilson. Joan has launched Lambur Productions, with backing from Sinking Ship Entertainment. Sinking Ship has taken a minority stake in the new company, and they’ll be based out of… »

press release: ATOMIC CARTOONS BRINGS THE LAST KIDS ON EARTH TO TELEVISION

By Mike Valiquette

September 25th, 2017 / VANCOUVER – Thunderbird Entertainment announced today that its animation studio Atomic Cartoons has optioned the rights to bring Max Brallier’s New York Times bestselling book series THE LAST KIDS ON EARTH to television. Max will write the animated series and Executive Produce alongside Atomic’s Jennifer McCarron and Matthew Berkowitz. Atomic is… »

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: Pipeline Technical Director, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

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PIPELINE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR Portfolio Entertainment is looking for a Pipeline Technical Director to support our 2D Harmony productions. The Pipeline Technical Director provides direct ongoing technical support to the production team as well as provides technical solutions, maintenance, and ongoing research and development of the pipeline. Pipeline Technical Director will report to the Head of… »

Say hi to this guy at OAIF 2017

By Mike Valiquette

It’s the eve of OIAF 2017 and we’re en route from Toronto today. I’m doing some Startoon stuff, including a Cartoons by Cartoonists panel tomorrow morning at TAC. I also finally get to see the Breadwinner on Friday night! Ottawa is where I grew up, and the festival is home. I’ve been going since around… »

jobby: Previs Artists, Yowza Animation, Toronto

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Yowza Animation – Previs Artists We are currently looking for talented Previs artists to work on Nickelodeon’s original series ‘Welcome to the Wayne’ season 2. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated Previs artists who want to work on a challenging and rewarding series. Start date: September 2017 Est. End date: TBD Term… »

jobby: 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:  mid September 2017 Est. End date:… »

jobby: Animation Revisionist, 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 experienced Animation Revisionists to join our team! As an Animation Revisionist, you’ll be responsible for providing the final polish on our shows before they go out the door. This is the perfect position for someone who loves… »

jobby: 3D Animator, DHX Media, Vancouver

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3D Animator Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced 3D Animator to join our team! DHX Studios Vancouver is seeking an Animator to join one of our awesome 3D productions! As an Animator, you will have exceptional character animation skills and considerable experience… »

jobby: Design Generalist, 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 Design Generalist to join our team! The Design Generalist role is perfect for a person who loves to mix it up and try new challenges! We’re searching for talented artists who are experienced… »

jobby: FX Artist, Jam Filled, Ottawa

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FX Artist | Ottawa Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for a highly skilled, 2D FX Animator to set things on fire, make things explode, and zap the crap out of our exciting lineup of high-profile series’! Job Responsibilities: (may include but are not limited to) Being ultra-awesome (will accept mega-awesome and even regular awesome) Create… »

jobby: Compositor, Jam Filled, Ottawa

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Compositor | Ottawa Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for a highly skilled 2D Compositor to slap things together, make stuff glow, and blur ALL THE THINGS for our exciting lineup of high-profile series! Job Responsibilities: (may include but are not limited to) Being super-brainy (will accept uber-brainy and even slightly less than spectacular brainy) Become… »

jobby: Senior 2D Animator, Jam Filled, Ottawa

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Senior 2D Animator | Ottawa Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for highly skilled 2D Animators to work on our ridiculously SWEET lineup of high-profile series’! Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to): Being ultra-awesome (will accept mega-awesome and even regular awesome) Animate sequences given by the Animation Supervisor, keeping the action and movements… »

jobby: Junior 3D 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.   3D JUNIOR ANIMATORS Animators will work with the Director and Animation supervisor to produce creative and compelling animation for animated series. Starting date… »

jobby: Illustrators, peopleWatching Season 2, Toronto

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2d Animated Web Series – peopleWatching SEASON 2 – Looking for Illustrators compensation: Pay to be negotiated Season 1 playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buKMOxNzYjY&index=4&list=PL_saLI-LH-VrxFpFgk467Jn02i46arTyD The winner of the 2017 rockie award for Best Digital Fiction Series, peopleWatching, is coming back for a second season. Join our team and help us create an even bigger and better season 2! We’re… »

jobby: Art Director (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 Art Director to join our team! Are you looking for an opportunity to mentor and grow your own small team of designers? Do you want to be part of Nickelodeon’s TV series… »

jobby: Senior 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 Senior Rigger you will work closely with the Rigging Supervisor & Lead Rigger… »

jobby: Technologist – New Media (Animation), Conestoga College, Kitchener ON

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School of Media and Design/Doon Payband I Range $33.17 – $38.44; Starting Salary $33.17 35 hours/week Posting Date: September 11, 2017 Closing Date: September 24, 2017 Vacancy Type: Full-time reclassified, support staff, replacement position (Full-time support staff will be given first consideration) We require a qualified individual to join the School of Media and Design… »

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:… »

press release: NFB at OIAF 2017

By Mike Valiquette

A leader in auteur animation for over 75 years, the NFB has 12 new short films showcased at the 2017 Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), including eight in official competition: Matthew Rankin’s THE TESLA WORLD LIGHT; Chintis Lundgren’s Manivald; Eva Cvijanovic’s Hedgehog’s Home; Christopher Auchter’s The Mountain of SGaana; Malcolm Sutherland’s Simulated Life; and three… »

The Breadwinner.

By Mike Valiquette

The Breadwinner had its world premiere yesterday at TIFF and the reviews are coming in. Oscar talk is already happening. This is an important film, for a variety of reasons. It’s the latest from Cartoon Saloon, the studio behind Secret of the Kells and Song of the Sea. Both those movies were nominated for Academy… »

Vancouver Short Film Festival Call For Submissions

By Mike Valiquette

Calling All Student Filmmakers: Submit to the Vancouver Short Film Festival A new school year has arrived, and with that comes the opportunity to get creative. As classes resume, the Vancouver Short Film Festival (VSFF) is inviting BC film students to submit their work before the October 13th deadline. There are no length restrictions (but… »

jobby: Legend 3D Recruitment Open House, Toronto, September 14th

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Legend Toronto is excited to host a Recruitment Open House on September 14th from 5:30pm to 9pm. Please drop by to meet the Legend team and enjoy light refreshments, fun-filled activities, studio tours and on-site reel reviews! We encourage all interested applicants to visit our careers page online and fill out an application prior to… »

events: Cartoon Forum, Quebec City, October 24 to 26

By Mike Valiquette

Cartoon Forum is coming up soon, and there’s a deadline this weekend for registration to their one on one meetings. Here’s the link. Worry free one-to-one meetings At Cartoon Connection there are NO unending email exchanges to organise your meetings. Everything is done online and the only email you will receive is the one with… »

jobby: Compositors, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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Snowball Studios Toronto is looking for talented Compositors to work as part of our Lighting, Rendering and Compositing (LRC) team on a high profile TV show for a well-known client. Based in our Toronto studio, you’ll be working with your LRC Lead to solve compositing challenges as well as develop the final look for this… »

jobby: Layout Artists, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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Snowball Studios Toronto is looking for talented Layout Artists! Based in our Toronto studio, you’ll be working with either a Lead Animator or Animation Director to set the perfect scene. From camera placement to set dressing, you’ll be helping to set up our animation team for success.   What you’ll be doing: Setting characters in… »

jobby: Storyboard Revisionist, Elliott Animation, Toronto

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Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! Elliott Animation is one of Canada’s few artist owned and managed studios that is dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our team thrives on our innovative, entrepreneurial spirit and respect for talent and ability. We are looking for an experienced Storyboard Revisionist to add to our team…. »

jobby: Harmony Animators, Big Jump Productions, Ottawa

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Key Animators and Inbetween Animators needed (Harmony) Big Jump is looking for talented individuals to join our growing team of experts who work on pretty awesome properties for young and old. We need animators who understand how to make characters come to life on screen through great acting, staging and timing. The BIG JUMP difference:… »

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… »

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… »

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… »

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