Tag: Ottawa

jobby: Teaching Assistant (2D Animation), Herzing College, Ottawa

Herzing College in Ottawa has a unique opportunity available as a teaching assistant in our 2D Animation program. Through our partnership with Big Jump Entertainment, students get ready to jump directly into the 2D cartooning world using ToonBoom Harmony software. …

jobby: 2D FX Artist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Mercury Filmworks is currently seeking experienced 2D Special Effects artists to join our team in Ottawa. This position is an excellent opportunity to work on memorable and creatively satisfying shows with over 250 of Canada’s most passionate designers, painters and…

jobby: Layout Artist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Mercury Filmworks is currently seeking experienced Layout Artists to join our team in Ottawa. This position is an excellent opportunity to work on memorable and creatively satisfying shows with over 250 of Canada’s most passionate designers, painters and directors. Help…

jobby: 2D Harmony Rigger, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Mercury Filmworks is currently seeking experienced Character Riggers to join our team in Ottawa. This position is an excellent opportunity to work on memorable and creatively satisfying shows with over 250 of Canada’s most passionate designers, painters and directors. Help…

OIAF 2019: PITCH THIS! DEADLINE EXTENDED

Canadian animators have until August 23rd to submit their proposal Do you have a great idea for an animated series for kids? Pitch THIS! is TAC’s signature opportunity to show off your new project! TEN pitches will be selected and…

jobby: Rigger, Jam Filled Entertainment, Ottawa

Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for a highly skilled 2D Rigger/Builder to work on our ridiculously SWEET lineup of high-profile series! Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to): Work as a team with fellow Builders Follow direction from your…

jobby: 2D Harmony Builds Artist, Atomic Cartoons, Ottawa

Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Our new Ottawa studio is located in the vibrant Hintonburg area that has deep roots in the city’s animation history. Atomic is a mix of…

jobby: 2D Harmony Builds Supervisor, Atomic Cartoons, Ottawa

Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Our new Ottawa studio is located in the vibrant Hintonburg area that has deep roots in the city’s animation history. Atomic is a mix of…

jobby: 2D Lead Harmony Animator, Atomic Cartoons, Ottawa

Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Our new Ottawa studio is located in the vibrant Hintonburg area that has deep roots in the city’s animation history. Atomic is a mix of…

jobby: 2D Senior Harmony Animator, Atomic Cartoons, Ottawa

Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Our new Ottawa studio is located in the vibrant Hintonburg area that has deep roots in the city’s animation history. Atomic is a mix of…

jobby: 2D Harmony Animator, Atomic Cartoons, Ottawa

Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Our new Ottawa studio is located in the vibrant Hintonburg area that has deep roots in the city’s animation history. Atomic is a mix of…

jobby: 2D BG Layout Artist, Atomic Cartoons, Ottawa

2Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Our new Ottawa studio is located in the vibrant Hintonburg area that has deep roots in the city’s animation history. Atomic is a mix of…

jobby: Senior 2D BG Painter, Jam Filled Entertainment, Ottawa

SJam Filled Ottawa is looking for a highly skilled, Senior 2D BG Painter to colour between the lines, outside the lines, and anywhere your happy place takes you! Job Responsibilities: (may include but are not limited to) Being ultra-awesome (will…

jobby: 2D Layout Artist, Jam Filled Entertainment, Ottawa

2Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for a rad 2D Layout Artist to create worlds, destroy styluses, and draw the ever-loving crap out of our exciting lineup of high-profile series’! Job Responsibilities: (may include but are not limited to) Being wicked-sick…

jobby: 2D BG Painter, Jam Filled Entertainment, Ottawa

2Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for a highly skilled, 2D BG Painter to colour between the lines, outside the lines, and anywhere your happy place takes you! Job Responsibilities: (may include but are not limited to) Being ultra-awesome (will accept…

jobby: 2D Animator, Jam Filled Entertainment, 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…

OIAF 2019: The Poster.

Here’s this year’s poster for the Ottawa International Animation Festival. This year’s artist is Steve Angel, one of the the founding partners of Toronto’s Head Gear Animation. He’s a fan of pencil’s and Biz Markie. According to Chris Robinson, the…

jobby: 2D FX Artist, Jam Filled Entertainment, Ottawa

Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for highly skilled 2D FX Artist 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…

jobby: Harmony Riggers, PiP Animation, Ottawa

PIP is looking to hire in-house Harmony Riggers for our second animated feature film.  Applicants must be Canadian residence living in or willing to move to Ottawa.  To apply, email info@pipanimation.com with your name and “Rigger” in the title. Senior…

jobby: Layout Supervisor, Jam Filled Entertainment, Ottawa

Jam Filled is looking for a hard-working and experienced Layout Supervisor to lead a team of artists who will be creating production ready line-art backgrounds for an exciting 2D animated series. Whether you are a seasoned layout supervisor or an…

jobby: Concept Location Designer, PIP Animation Studios, Ottawa

PIP Animation Studios We are currently seeking to hire a Concept Location Designer for our second feature. When applying for this position, please email Dave Fortier david@pipanimation.com and include “Concept Location Designer” in the subject of the email with your…

jobby: Architectural 3D Modeler, Proslide Technology, Ottawa

ProSlide Technology creates the most innovative water rides for the best waterparks in the world. Almost 70 percent of the waterparks in North America own our rides, including Disney, Six Flags, Great Wolf Resorts and many more. We’re the fastest…

OIAF 2018!

Tomorrow is the big day, it’s Day o1 of the Ottawa International Animation Festival and The Animation Conference (TAC). AND, for the first time in a very loooong time, I’M NOT GOING TO BE THERE! But don’t fret, Cartoon North…

RIP Mik Casey

We lost Mik Casey a little over a week ago. He suffered a stroke shortly after his 71st birthday and succumbed 2 Friday’s ago. I’ve been trying to write about him ever since, but it’s really hard. His name may…

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

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…

jobby: 2D Animation Instructor, Herzing College, Ottawa

2D Animation Instructor Herzing College – Ottawa, ON $30 – $35 an hour – Full-time, Part-time, Contract Herzing College has been a recognized leader in high quality, market-driven education programs for over 50 years. We currently offer programs in healthcare, business, legal studies, social media,…

jobby: Art Director, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

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…

jobby: Storyboard Director, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

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…

jobby: Production Manager, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Manage Much? Mercury Filmworks is looking for an experienced in-studio 2D animation production manager to work in our Ottawa studio. This position is an excellent opportunity to live and play in Canada’s beautiful national capital area while building a career at one…

jobby: Accounting Administrator, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Accounting Administrator to join the Mercury Filmworks finance team. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Finance, this employee will work collaboratively and provide bookkeeping and administrative support for our fast paced…

jobby: Producer, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Are You an Animation Producer? Mercury Filmworks is looking for an experienced in-studio 2D or 3D animation producer to work in our Ottawa studio and oversee multiple series. This position is an excellent opportunity to live in Canada’s beautiful capital city and build…

jobby: Director, Big Jump, Ottawa

Big Jump is seeking to fill a director position on one of its upcoming 2D animated series. Responsibilities:    Oversee all pre-production and production departments: Design, Storyboard, Animation, and Comp Maintain a cohesive vision for the project Collaborate with Clients and…

Studio Day at Algonquin College: April 25th, 2018

Algonquin College School of Animation Studio Day! It says by invitation only, but they sent it to me to post up, so here you go!! Algonquin’s got a great program, full of amazing people, I’m going to try to get…

jobby: Lead Character Build Artist (2D Harmony), Wild Kratts, Ottawa

Lead Character build artist (2D Harmony) Wild Kratts is the #1 rated show on PBS Kids and TVO. Translated into 18 languages and airing in over 180 countries! The exciting animated property stars the Kratt brothers who explore the creature…

jobby: Harmony Animators, Big Jump Entertainment, Ottawa

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…

Say hi to this guy at OAIF 2017

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…

jobby: FX Artist, Jam Filled, Ottawa

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…

jobby: Compositor, Jam Filled, Ottawa

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…

jobby: Senior 2D Animator, Jam Filled, Ottawa

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…

press release: NFB at OIAF 2017

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…

jobby: Harmony Animators, Big Jump Productions, Ottawa

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…

jobby: 2D Animator, Jam Filled, Ottawa

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…

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

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…

jobby: 3D Animator, Jam Filled, Ottawa

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…

Volunteer at OIAF 2017!

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…

jobby: Senior 2D Builder, Jam Filled, Ottawa

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…

OIAF 2017 Poster!

I think it’s lovely. Here’s the info provided by Kelly Neal via Facebook: The 2017 poster is here! The stunning new poster was created by Montreal-based animator Elise Simard, a film director who has contributed visual signatures and handmade special…

OIAF 2017 Submissions OPEN!!

ALL-OUT CALL-OUT: OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL OPENS SUBMISSIONS FOR 2017 OTTAWA, ON, CANADA (February 21, 2017) – The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), North America’s leading animation film festival, is now accepting entries for competition in 2017! Entries are due…

Jobby: 2D Animators, Canadian Spirits, Sudbury and Ottawa, ON

Jobby: 2D Animators, Canadian Spirits, Sudbury and Ottawa, ON Canadian Spirits (Mini Series 1) Inc. is a Mini Series production. THE PROJECT: Canadian Spirits ( 8 episodes X 5 mins ) The Canadian Spirits Production is currently working on a…

jobby: Animators, PIP Animation, Ottawa

PIP Animation  Services is Hiring Animators!   We currently have overlapping productions, and we are looking to hire animators for a short term contract working in Adobe Flash CS6.  We are looking for part time and full time both in and…

jobby: Animators, Wild Kratts, Ottawa

Company: WK5 Productions Inc. Series: Wild Kratts S5 Location:  Ottawa (Kanata), Ontario Job Title:  Animator Job Type:  Contract Start Date: Immediately WK5 Productions Inc. is seeking Animators for the fifth season of the Wild Kratts animated series. Responsibilities: Providing full character…

OIAF 2016 in Review, by Noam Sussman

This year was the Ottawa International Animation Festival’s 40th anniversary, which meant that I had to find a way to get up to Ottawa from Toronto and watch some beautiful works of animation done by some kooky filmmakers. As always,…

jobby: Senior 2D Animator, Jam Filled, Ottawa

Senior 2D Animator Jam Filled is looking for a Senior 2D Animator to work closely with our talented crew on a high quality, snappy and fun animated series with Nickelodeon. Position is available immediately. Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited…

jobby: 2D Animator, Wild Kratts, Ottawa

Company: WK5 Productions Inc. Series: Wild Kratts S5 Location:  Ottawa (Kanata), Ontario Job Title:  Animator Job Type:  Contract Start Date: Sept 2016     WK5 Productions Inc. is seeking Animators for the fifth season of the Wild Kratts animated series. Responsibilities:…

jobby: Harmony Character/Prop Builder, Wild Kratts, Ottawa

Company: WK5 Productions Inc. Series: Wild Kratts Season 5 Location:  Ottawa (Kanata), Ontario Job Title:  Harmony Character/Prop Builder Job Type:  Contract Salary Start Date: Immediately     WK5 Productions Inc. is seeking experienced Harmony Builders for the fifth season of…

jobby: Harmony Character Riggers, Scene Setup, Compositors, Maya 3d Vehicle Animators, Big Jump, Ottawa

Big Jump is looking for talented individuals to join the second season of ‘F is For Family’ crew. Applicants must be Ontario residents and Canadian citizens. Positions available: Harmony Scene Setup Harmony Character Riggers Harmony Compositors Maya 3D vehicle animators…

OIAF 2016 Official Selection

This year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival has announced both their feature and short film official selections. Here are the press releases: FEATURE COMPETITION This is a ground breaking year for Canada at OIAF with three feature films competing for the…

jobby: Character Designer, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Job Description We are currently seeking an experienced Character Designer to join our team for an exciting new production with worldwide exposure. Type: Contract with possible full-time Salary: TBD Positions available: Junior and Senior Character Designer Start Date: ASAP   Job Requirements: Minimum…

jobby: Compositor, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Compositor Type: Permanent full-time employee Salary: TBD – Medical/dental benefits and RRSP plan available Number of positions available: 1 Start Date: ASAP Headquartered in Ottawa, Mercury Filmworks® is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and is recognized internationally as…

jobby: Senior Animators, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking highly specialized and uniquely talented animators who are willing and motivated to push the envelope of what is possible in order to create beautiful, memorable animation. The candidate will work on a very high…

jobby: Storyboard Supervisor, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Type:  Contract with the possibility of becoming permanent Salary:  TBD; Medical/dental benefits and RRSP plan available Positions available:  1 Start Date: March 2016 – May 2017   About Mercury Filmworks: Headquartered in Ottawa, Mercury Filmworks® is one of Canada’s most…

jobby: Freelance Storyboard Artist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Type: Contract – out of house Salary: Per Board – very competitive pay Positions available: 5+ Start Date: March 2016 – May 2017 Company Info: Headquartered in Ottawa, Mercury Filmworks® is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and is…

jobby: Storyboard Revisionist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Type:  In house/Contract Salary:   $41,600 – Medical/dental benefits and RRSP plan available Positions available:  1 Start Date:  April 2016 – May 2017   Company Info: Headquartered in Ottawa, Mercury Filmworks® is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and…

jobby: CHARACTER BUILDS ARTIST, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

About Mercury Filmworks: Headquartered in Ottawa, Mercury Filmworks® is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and is recognized internationally as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Its production teams have helped…

jobby: Compositor, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Type: Permanent full-time employee Salary: TBD – Medical/dental benefits and RRSP plan available Number of positions available: 1 Start Date: ASAP Headquartered in Ottawa, Mercury Filmworks® is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and is recognized internationally as a…

jobby: Storyboard Artists, Wild Kratts, Ottawa

Company – WK5 Production Series – Wild Kratts Job Title – Storyboard Artists Job Type – Freelance Compensation – Competitive rates, please inquire Start Date – Feb 2016 Responsibilities – Work with tight deadlines – Be able to attend launch…

jobby: Harmony Animators, Big Jump Productions, Ottawa

Big Jump is looking for talented Harmony animators to join our crew for our newest Prime Time project titled Camp WWE.  Applicants must be Ontario Residents and Canadian citizens and must have at least 2 years of experience or a…

jobby: 2D Digital Animators, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Job Description We are currently seeking talented 2D Digital Animators to work on Disney’s “Tangled”. This is an exciting new Disney series based off the original feature film. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated animators who want…

jobby: Background Artist (the Lion Guard), Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Background Artist (The Lion Guard) Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking a contract Background Artists to work on Disney’s The Lion Guard. This exceptionally talented individual will deliver stunning backgrounds, adhering to color designs and other provided reference. If you are…

jobby: Senior Animators, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Senior Animators Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking highly specialized and uniquely talented animators who are willing and motivated to push the envelope of what is possible in order to create beautiful, memorable animation. The candidate will work on a…

jobby: Production Coordinator, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Production Coordinator Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking a professional and highly dynamic Coordinator to join our world class production team.  The Production Coordinator will assist the Production Manager in the organization and day to day operation of both pre-production…

press release: Ottawa Animation Festival Spotlights Canadian Animators in Competition

Canadian Filmmakers Light Up the World Stage  Ottawa International Animation Festival Shines Spotlight on Canadian Filmmakers OTTAWA (July 14, 2015) – The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), North America’s leading animation event, announced today the complete list of films to…

jobby: Layout Artists, PiP Animation, Ottawa

PIP Animation is looking for layout talent.  Applicants must be fluent in Photoshop and able to work from home.  If interested and for more information, please send a link to your online portfolio to info@pipanimation.com.

jobby: Flash Animators, PiP Animation, Ottawa

Animators Required PIP Animation currently has 3 productions in-house and is looking for Animators. You can work either in-house or from home.   Requirements Work efficiently in Adobe Flash CS6. Demonstrate strong character acting. A good sense of timing. Complete…

OIAF 2015 Poster!

We’re a bit behind on our OIAF coverage. Here’s this year’s poster reveal, along with some descriptive wordy things.   First up… we got ourselves a nifty little poster created by the Hub collective whose roster includes Caleb Wood, Dylan…

OIAF 2015 Call for Submissions!

World-Leading Animation Event Seeks Submissions for International Showcase in Ottawa OTTAWA, ON, CANADA (February 24, 2015) – The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), one of the world’s most respected film festivals, is seeking state-of-the-art, thoughtful, funny and provocative animated films…