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press release: Oasis Animation Announces Major Expansion in Montreal

By Mike Valiquette

Reports are popping up in the usual places about some interesting news out of Quebec. Oasis Animation is expanding in a big way. Here’s the press release. OASIS ANIMATION LAUNCHES A MAJOR EXPANSION PROGRAM AND ANNOUNCES NEW AGREEMENTS WITH LEADING BROADCASTERS Highlights Creation of 100 jobs. 2 new television series contracts: o Kulipari (Season 2)… »

jobby: Technical Director – Animation, L’Atelier Animation, Montreal

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L’Atelier Animation is an animation studio that specializes in the creation of 3D feature films and television series. Founded in Montreal in 2012, L’Atelier has distinguished itself by its choice of highly creative projects to work on and its constantly evolving technological infrastructure. At its core, L’Atelier is a place of creativity, and the studio… »

from the internets: Catching Up on Canadian Animation News

By Mike Valiquette

2018 is in full force, and there’s been a lot going on. Here’s a little sampler. -Nelvana signed a big ole deal for the exclusive Canadian broadcast rights to Sesame Street. Read about it here. Here’s what I find interesting about this. It’s Nelvana, and not Corus, that made the deal. Nelvana isn’t a broadcaster,… »

from the internets: Frederator Talks to Animation Director Elise Simard

By Mike Valiquette

Interesting to see Montreal animation director Elise Simard getting some attention from the gang at Frederator. There’s a terrific interview with Elise up on the Frederator tumblr, here’s the link: http://frederator-studios.frederator.com/tagged/Canadian_animation Go read… »

jobby: 2D Builders/Riggers (Harmony), Toutekartoon, Montreal

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Job title : 2D Builders/Riggers (Harmony) Toutekartoon, located in Montreal, is looking for a highly skilled, 2D Harmony Build Artist, to join our growing studio and work on our new series produced by Nickelodeon. WHAT YOU’LL DO: Work closely with, and take direction from the Builds Supervisor to create and revise the characters and prop… »

jobby: Layout, Posing, Animation, Cleanup, Studio Pascal Blais, Montreal

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STUDIO PASCAL BLAIS IS HIRING! Studio Pascal Blais is now hiring for a 2D traditional hand-drawn animation project. We are looking for passionate artists for a high-quality series. Recruitment has started for new openings in Layout, Posing, Animation and Clean-Up. Apply today at hr@pascalblais.com.   SPB produces series, short films and commercials for clients around… »

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… »

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… »

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: 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… »

jobby: 3D ANIMATOR, L’Atelier Animation, Montreal

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L’Atelier Animation is an animation studio created in 2012. L’Atelier Animation 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: The 3D Animator works under the supervision of the Animation Director… »

jobby: Cloth/Hair/Fur TD, Cinesite Feature Animation, Montreal

By Mike Valiquette

Cloth/Hair/Fur TD, Cinesite Feature Animation, Montreal Cinesite Montreal is seeking a Cloth/Hair/Fur TD 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 main focus of the position will be to set up and run hair, fur and cloth… »

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: Lead FX TD, Cinesite VFX, Montreal

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Lead FX TD, Cinesite VFX, Montreal Cinesite Montreal is seeking a Lead FX TD to oversee the work of our VFX FX team 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: Work with both proprietary… »

jobby: FX TD, Cinesite VFX, Montreal

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FX TD, Cinesite VFX, Montreal Cinesite Montreal is seeking an FX TD to join our VFX 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 working with both proprietary and commercial tools to create a range of… »

jobby: Editor, Cinesite Feature Animation, Montreal

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Editor, Cinesite Feature Animation, Montreal Cinesite Montreal is seeking a Feature Animation Editor. Ideal candidate is looking for an opportunity for a highly organized and motivated editor who enjoys being part of top quality and fast paced animation studio. The Role: Work closely with the Director, Head of Story, Art Director and other members of the production… »

jobby: DMP/Environment Artist, Cinesite VFX, Montreal

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DMP/Environment Artist, Cinesite VFX, Montreal Cinesite Montreal is seeking a DMP/Environment Artist to join our VFX 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 to creating photo-realistic digital matte paintings and environments for feature films.   We’d like… »

jobby: Compositor, Cinesite VFX, Montreal

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Compositor, Cinesite VFX, Montreal The Role: You will be integrating live-action, 3D and digital matte painting elements to create the final shot. We’d like to talk to you if you have: Extensive working experience with node-based compositing systems. Nuke experience is essential A good understanding of photographic principles and CG Compositing techniques is essential Ability to… »

jobby: Cloth/Hair/Fur TD, Cinesite Feature Animation, Montreal

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Cloth/Hair/Fur TD, Cinesite Feature Animation, Montreal Cinesite Montreal is seeking a Cloth/Hair/Fur TD 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 main focus of the position will be to set up and run hair, fur and cloth… »

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… »

Festival Stop Motion Montreal: Official Selection Announced!

By Mike Valiquette

The 8th edition of the Montreal StopMo Festival is coming up and they’ve announced their official selection. Among them are a bunch of Canadian films, so we’ll highlight those: FILMMAKER FILM TITLE SCHOOL/COUNTRY YEAR Eustace Ng APE Sheridan 2015 “Hands On Deck” Collectif FEATHERS Sheridan 2016 Daniel Sterlin-Altman ALLO,C’EST TA MERE/HI, ITS YOUR MOTHER Mel… »

jobby: Animator, Mino Monsters, Montreal QC

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We are looking for an animator in Montreal, QC to work with us on our current, and future mobile games titles. Your work will be appreciated by millions of people around the world! We prefer to see candidates with demo reels. Role Animating game assets in Adobe Flash   Required Experience 1+ years experience animating commercially… »

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: Lead CG Animator, Gameloft, Montreal

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 Chef animateur 3D Vous souhaitez rejoindre une équipe de gens dynamiques, talentueux et passionnés de jeux vidéo dans un studio où la diversité, l’ouverture d’esprit et la créativité sont omniprésentes ? Vous êtes au bon endroit ! Suite au développement de plusieurs titres à succès tels que les séries Modern Combat, Dungeon Hunter et Gangstar,… »

jobby: Rigger, Gameloft, Montreal

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Animateur technique (rigger) Vous souhaitez rejoindre une équipe de gens dynamiques, talentueux et passionnés de jeux vidéo dans un studio où la diversité, l’ouverture d’esprit et la créativité sont omniprésentes ? Vous êtes au bon endroit ! Suite au développement de plusieurs titres à succès tels que les séries Modern Combat, Dungeon Hunter et Gangstar,… »

jobby: 3D Animator, Gameloft, Montreal

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Animateur 3D Vous souhaitez rejoindre une équipe de gens dynamiques, talentueux et passionnés de jeux vidéo dans un studio où la diversité, l’ouverture d’esprit et la créativité sont omniprésentes ? Vous êtes au bon endroit ! Suite au développement de plusieurs titres à succès tels que les séries Modern Combat, Dungeon Hunter et Gangstar, Gameloft… »

jobby: Senior 3D Animator, Gameloft, Montreal

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Are you looking for a team of dynamic and talented people who are passionate about video games? Are you looking for a studio where diversity, open-mindedness and creativity are omnipresent? You’ve found the right place!   Following the development of many successful titles on iPhone such as the Modern Combat, Dungeon Hunter, Gangstar and Asphalt… »

jobby: Lead 3D Animator, Gameloft, Montreal

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 Chef animateur 3D Vous souhaitez rejoindre une équipe de gens dynamiques, talentueux et passionnés de jeux vidéo dans un studio où la diversité, l’ouverture d’esprit et la créativité sont omniprésentes ? Vous êtes au bon endroit ! Suite au développement de plusieurs titres à succès sur iPhone tels que les séries Modern Combat, Dungeon Hunter,… »

jobby: Compositing Supervisor, Cinesite, Montreal

By Mike Valiquette

The Role: You will oversee the compositing work and provide technical and artistic leadership for the team working on a specific feature film project. We’d like to talk to you if you have: Excellent organisational, communication and project management skills Ability to work with VFX Supervisor and CG Supervisor to plan the creative approach to the show in accordance with the CG to Compositing… »

jobby: Background Designer, Cinesite, Montreal

By Mike Valiquette

The Role: You will be creating a unique world for a fast paced, stylized Animated Feature. Ideal candidate should be highly organized and motivated with the desire to work within a top quality and fast-paced animation team. We’d like to talk to you if you have: •    Bachelor degree preferred •    3 years professional experience required, Feature… »

jobby: CG Supervisor, Cinesite, Montreal

By Mike Valiquette

The Role:  You will oversee the CG work and provide technical and artistic leadership for the CG teams working on a specific feature film project. We’d like to talk to you if you have: Excellent organisational, communication and project management skills A thorough understanding of the visual effects process and the ability to interpret the artistic brief from the VFX supervisor Good technical… »

jobby: 3D Animator, L’Atelier Animation, Montreal

By Mike Valiquette

English follows  Notre client, L’Atelier Animation, est présentement à la recherche d’un Animateur 3D expérimenté pour son studio de Montréal. L’Atelier Animation est un studio d’animation en existence depuis 2012 qui se spécialise dans la création de longs métrages d’animation 3D. Ils travaillent actuellement à la production du long métrage “Ballerina”. Sous la direction du Directeur… »

Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival Call for Entries

By Mike Valiquette

The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival is back for its seventh year, and the call for entries is now open.   Our Call for Entries is now open! We are actively seeking stop motion short films for this year’s MSMFF. This year, the MSMFF broaden its horizons and now accepting film submissions with Object Animation… »

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