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jobby: 3D Feature Level Maya Animator, 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 studio. We are dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our teams thrive on our innovative, entrepreneurial spirit and respect for talent and ability.  We are looking for a self-starter with experience working in fast paced 2D… »

jobby: Animation Supervisor, Yeti Farm Creative, Kelowna BC

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Yeti Farm is a full-service 2D and 3D studio covering every aspect of the animation pipeline. Located in Kelowna, BC, we partner with some of the best world-class names in the industry. Some of our past work includes series such as Hotel Transylvania Season 2, Beat Bugs (Netflix) and Little Charmers (Netflix). Why Yeti Farm?… »

jobby: BG Designer, DHX Media, Vancouver

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DHX Media – BG Designer, 2D Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced BG Designer to join our team!  The role: If you have a background in backgrounds, love dreaming up new environments, and have a solid understanding of perspective and… »

jobby: Harmony Animator, DHX Media, Vancouver

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DHX Media – Harmony Animator Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for experienced Harmony Animators to join our team!  The role: This is a unique opportunity for experienced, enthusiastic and motivated animators who want to work on a production with a high level… »

jobby: Animator, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

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PORTFOLIO ENTERTAINMENT is a creative-driven, fast-paced children’s and family media company committed to embracing change and finding new approaches to storytelling. Our in-house animation studio is innovative and teeming with talent and our international distribution division takes our content worldwide. We are currently looking for a 2D Harmony Animators to join our Studio. MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY… »

jobby: Producer, Yeti Farm Creative, Kelowna

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Yeti Farm is a full-service 2D and 3D studio covering every aspect of the animation pipeline. Located in Kelowna, BC, we partner with some of the best world-class names in the industry. Some of our past work includes series such as Hotel Transylvania (season 2), Beat Bugs (Netflix) and Little Charmers (Netflix). Why Yeti Farm?… »

jobby: 3D Layout Artist, Jam Filled Entertainment, Toronto

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Jam Filled is recruiting 3D Layout Artists for an awesome new show at our Toronto Studio! We are looking for applicants who are available to start ASAP. The 3D Layout Artist is responsible for translating the storyboard and staging shots in a 3D environment, establishing camera blocking, composition, and lens choice in Maya. Applicants for this position must anticipate,… »

jobby: Background Supervisor, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

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PORTFOLIO ENTERTAINMENT is a creative-driven, fast-paced children’s and family media company committed to embracing change and finding new approaches to storytelling. Our in-house animation studio is innovative and teeming with talent and our international distribution division takes our content worldwide. We are currently looking for a Background Supervisor to join our Studio. MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY Organize, prioritize and… »

Showcase: Nana, by Ali Kellner

By Mike Valiquette

I’m super excited to share this with you guys. Nana is a standout film, from a standout creator. Ali Kellner made this very personal and poignant film during her final year at Sheridan, and it’s been on the festival circuit for a loooong time. Take a look at all the laurels, it shows. But it’s… »

jobby: Rigger, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

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PORTFOLIO ENTERTAINMENT is a creative-driven, fast-paced children’s and family media company committed to embracing change and finding new approaches to storytelling. Our in-house animation studio is innovative and teeming with talent and our international distribution division takes our content worldwide. We are currently looking for a Rigger to join our Studio. MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY Rigger shall report to… »

TAAFI 2019 Poster, by Joel Mackenzie!!!!

By Mike Valiquette

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 For more information on rules, regulations, and submission process:… »

jobby: Animator Revisionist, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

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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 RevisionistAt Brown Bag Films our motto is simple: “We love animation.” In fact, we love it so much we trademarked it! ‘We Love Animation™.’ That means we… »

jobby: Storyboard Revisionist, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

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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 revisionist will complete revisions to the storyboards that are in line with the vision of… »

TORONTO ANIMATION ARTS FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL 2019 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 

By Mike Valiquette

TAAFI has been killing it with job fairs, masterclasses and this past fall’s Industry Conference, but finally, FINALLY, we’re getting another edition of the thing that’s in their name: an actual ANIMATION FESTIVAL!!!!! So rev up your eyeholes, cuz this February there’s going to be wall to wall cartoons! But FIRST. They need cartoons. So… »

jobby: 2D Animator, Oasis Animation, Montreal

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: 2D ANIMATOR      Oasis Animation is expanding! We are working on major projects, with several series already distributed around the world. Oasis Animation: a company specialized in 2D digital animation The largest studio in Quebec and a major player in Canada Interesting challenges Skills development with training at Campus Oasis A team of passionate… »

CARTOON NORTH FUNDING BLITZ!!!

By Mike Valiquette

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

RIP Peter Adamakos June 21, 1946 – August 16, 2018

By Mike Valiquette

It’s hard to write about Peter Adamakos. He passed away last week. That’s the news. Here’s the obituary that ran in the Ottawa Citizen. Peter Adamakos June 21, 1946 – August 16, 2018 Peter passed away in Ottawa after a lengthy illness. He amazingly defied medical predictions and survived in relative comfort well beyond his… »

Montreal Animators! 48 Hour Animation Competition – Animaze 2018

By Mike Valiquette

Take part in the first AniMTL: Montreal 48 hour Animation Competition! During the 5th anniversary of Animaze, August 16-19 we call all Montreal animators to compete in a 48 hour animation challenge. Animators will be given a theme on Thursday afternoon, on the opening day of Animaze. Then, they will have 48 hours to create… »

jobby: Art Director, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

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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 lead the visual direction of a 2D production. We genuinely believe in attracting the best… »

jobby: Storyboard Director, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

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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 most respected animation studios in the industry. We are looking for a person that wants… »

jobby: After Effects Animator, Taqqut Productions, Toronto

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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 for an entertaining and educational preschool variety series. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong animation… »

from the internets: Bardel’s New CEO, Guru Inks Deal For Pikwik, BBC Solves How to Make a Hit Show, and WOW Network CRTC Approval

By Mike Valiquette

Bardel just got a new CEO. Former Sony Pictures Animation producer Rick Mischel will take over for company founders Delna Bhesania and Barry Ward. End of an era. Link here. Guru scores another deal, this time it’s with Disney Junior, for their new preschool series Pikwik (52 X 11). Congrats to Frank Falcone, Mary Bredin,… »

press release: 9 Story Media Group’s Next Big Move: Acquiring Breakthrough Entertainment’s Kid’s and Family Catalogue

By Mike Valiquette

9 Story Media Group Acquires Breakthrough Entertainment’s kids and family library and development slate  Toronto, Canada – July 10, 2018 – 9 Story Media Group is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Breakthrough Entertainment’s kids and family library and development slate. Under the terms of the agreement, 9 Story… »

Cartoon Connection Early Bird Deadline Ends Tonight!

By Mike Valiquette

Cartoon Connection has extended their early bird deadline for registration until midnight tonight! This year’s Cartoon Connection takes place October 1-3 in Québec City, and has become a pretty prominent event on the calendar for people doing business in animation. Here’s a few off their own words. Cartoon Connection is the perfect platform : To… »

Cartoon North Is Coming: the Next Step For Canadian Animation Resources

By Mike Valiquette

Hi guys. Things are going to start changing around here pretty soon. We’ve been hinting at it for a while, but it’s time. Part of the reason is that we simply need to be doing more. Also part of the reason is that the tools we’re using are getting more complicated. For instance, Facebook just… »

TIFF Presents: In Conversation With Brad Bird (video and highlights)

By Mike Valiquette

I wasn’t able to make it to the Brad Bird talk held at TIFF a few weeks ago, but thankfully I have good friends who were willing to share the experience. And ALSO thankfully, TIFF thought they’d share it too! Here’s the video: Here’s a few highlights thanks to Sean Janisse, Barry Sanders and Rich… »

jobby: Character Designer, 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 adding a senior Character Designer to our team. We are looking… »

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… »

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