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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… »

from the internets: VICE on NOVA SEED

By Mike Valiquette

I finally saw Nova Seed at OIAF about a month ago. I missed it at TAAFI back in the spring, and have had a post in the drafts folder of the site half-written ever since. It’s amazing. The movie, not the post. The post starts by saying that Nova Seed is an important movie. And… »

jobby: CG Supervisor, Cinesite VFX, Montreal

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CG Supervisor, Cinesite VFX, Montreal Cinesite Montreal is seeking a CG Supervisor to direct and oversee the work of our VFX CG teams while providing technical and artistic leadership. The ideal candidate should be extremely organized and motivated, with the desire to work within a fast-paced team of highly-skilled and experienced artists. The Role:  You will direct… »

jobby: Background Designer, Cinesite Feature Animation, Montreal

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Background Designer, Cinesite Feature Animation, Montreal Cinesite Montreal is seeking a Background Designer to join our Feature Animation team. The ideal candidate should be motivated and well-organized, with the desire to work within a fast-paced team of highly-skilled and experienced artists. The Role:  You will be creating a unique world for a high-end, stylized Feature Animation film. We’d… »

jobby: Feature Character Design Supervisor (2D), DHX Media, Vancouver

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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 dig into a wide variety of projects, from… »

jobby: Feature Character & Prop Designer (2D), DHX Media, Vancouver

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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 dig into a wide variety of projects, from… »

from the internets: The Little Prince, Made in Montreal

By Mike Valiquette

We didn’t give this a lot of coverage while it was happening, but that doesn’t mean I don’t think it’s exciting. March 18th will see the North American wide release of the latest feature adaptation of Anotine de Saint-Exupery’s famous novella, the Little Prince. It’s the fourth most translated book in the world and a… »

CINESITE Opening Feature Studio in Montreal

By Mike Valiquette

This is fairly significant news. It’s being reported around various outlets today (VARIETY) that European visual effects and animation studio Cinesite will be opening a feature animation division based in Montreal, with backing from the Quebec government. The studio will have a 9 picture production slate, beginning with KLAUS, based on the fan-favourite teaser released… »

jobby: Feature Design Generalist (2D), DHX Media, Vancouver

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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 dig into a wide variety of projects, from… »

jobby: Feature Storyboard Artists, DHX Media, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is hiring Storyboard Artists for a new animated feature film – an epic, character-driven fantasy that will be animated in Toon Boom! It has comedy, action, and a huge existing fan base. What else can we tell you before you sign an NDA?   This is a chance to work with… »

from the internets: Animal Logic Opening in Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Score another one for Vancouver, and give the credit to a very healthy tax credit system. Nova Scotia, are y0u paying attention? According to this article in The Hollywood Reporter, Animal Logic, the studio that produced The Lego Movie, will have a shop up and running in Vancouver, BC as early as September. They expect… »

jobby: Editor, Tangent Animation, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

 Start Date: May (specifics, TBD) Job Title: Editor Job Type: Contract Salary: Based on experience. Reports to: Director Tangent Animation is making a feature film, working title ‘Run Ozzy Run,’ a canine comedy, which is also an exciting prison break picture! Senior staff at Tangent in Toronto were also senior staff on Toronto features like… »

jobby: 3D Artists, Tangent Animation, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Tangent Animation – feature film looking for 3D artists Tangent Animation is making a feature film, working title ‘Run Ozzy Run,’ a canine comedy, which is also an exciting prison break picture! Senior staff at Tangent in Toronto were also senior staff on Toronto features like ‘9’ and ‘Gnomeo + Juliet’ and are creating a… »

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