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jobby: Technical Director, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

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TECHNICAL DIRECTOR Industrial Brothers is looking for a Junior or Intermediate Technical Director to create and support pipeline and artist tools for series animation production.  The studio environment is friendly, fast-paced, and nimble. It’s an exciting opportunity to be a part of building a studio from the ground up. Responsibilities: Research, design, develop and test… »

jobby: CG Lighter, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

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CG LIGHTER Responsibilities: Ability to translate 2D Colour Keys into CG Collaborate with other team members regarding the look of the show Maintain the expected render time, quality and style Identify ad report issues that arise which may affect production timeline   Qualifications: Experience working in a CG preschool TV Series Extensive knowledge of Lighting,… »

jobby: Designer, Guru Studio, Toronto

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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 Designer for an exciting 3D animated series. This role reports directly to the Art Director. Responsibilities: Work with Director and Art Director to design… »

jobby: Jr. Stereo Compositor, Legend 3D, Toronto

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Jr. Stereo Compositor The Jr. Stereo Compositor is responsible for 3D compositing and artifact removal. They must be able to effectively take a shot through all compositing processes and techniques including but not limited to: matte painting, rig removal, Rotoscope, tracking, set extensions. A Jr. Stereo Compositor applies depth passes from Legend3D’s proprietary software to… »

jobby: Freelance After Effects Animator, Taqqut Productions, Toronto

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Job Opportunity: Freelance After Effects Animator Employer: Taqqut Productions (Toronto Office) Reports To: Series Producer Terms of Employment: 4 months Compensation: negotiable Contact Information: Brittany Choquer, brittany@taqqut.com We are looking for freelance animators to supplement our small team animating short segments for an entertaining and educational preschool variety series. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong animation skills… »

jobby: 2D Compositor, Guru Studio, Toronto

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Date: October 25th, 2016 Position Title 2D Compositor 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 2D Compositing Artist who believe they have the artistic and technical skills to bring a feature film… »

jobby: Community/Content Manager, Startoon, Toronto

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Startoon Canada is looking for a Community/Content Manager for the 2017 edition of Startoon. this is a full-time position starting in Febraury 2017 and based in our office in Parkdale, Toronto and running until the end of September 2017. Startoon is an innovative online talent show where all the contestants are animated characters and our… »

jobby: 3D Rigging Lead, Guru Studio, Toronto

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3D Rigging Lead 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 3D Rigger who is responsible for bringing our next batch of fantastic projects to life.  This role reports directly to the Asset… »

jobby: VFX Production Coordinator, AIC Studios, Toronto

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VFX PRODUCTION COORDINATOR JOB DESCRIPTION: AIC Studios’ top notch visual effects team produces the latest and most innovative visual effects and CGI in both live action and animation. From pre-production, design, pre-visualization and on-set services to sophisticated composites and detailed digital matte paintings, we help to bring our clients’ vision to life. VFX Production Coordinator Responsibilities: The VFX Production Coordinator assists with the… »

jobby: CG Tools and Pipeline Developer, Nelvana, 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… »

jobby: Design and Asset Coordinator, AIC Studios, Toronto

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Description: The Design and Asset Coordinator assists the Producer and Production Manager with tracking and managing multiple departments on a Feature Film by maintaining the Production Data base, taking detailed notes from design and production meetings.  The role also requires constant communication with the artists from various departments and cross continental communication. This role also ensures the… »

jobby: Freelance Harmony Animator, Taqqut Productions, Toronto

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Job Opportunity: Freelance Harmony Animator, Toronto Employer: Taqqut Productions Contact Information: Brittany Choquer, brittany@taqqut.com We are looking for a freelance Harmony Animators to supplement our small team animating short segments for an entertaining and educational preschool variety series. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong animation posing and timing and work creatively and collaboratively with other animators…. »

jobby: Maya Pipeline TD, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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Maya Pipeline TD Snowball studios is currently looking for a Maya Pipeline Technical Director to join our expanding team for a large upcoming slate of productions with multiple major IP providers. A background in Maya is mandatory for this position. The Technical Director collaborates with Production and Studio Leadership to determine and manage the technical… »

jobby: 3DS Max Technical Director, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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3DS Max Technical Director Snowball Studios is currently looking for a 3DS Max Technical Director to join our expanding team for a large upcoming slate of productions with multiple major IP providers. A background in 3DS Max is mandatory for this position. The Technical Director collaborates with Production and Studio Leadership to determine and manage… »

jobby: Administrative Assistant, TAAFI, Toronto

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TAAFI, The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International, is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Administrative Assistant. This person provides a wide range of administrative support to the organization’s Board of Directors and associates. BACKGROUND: The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International is a not-for‐profit arts organization formed in 2011 dedicated to showcasing the… »

jobby: Designer, Guru Studio, Toronto

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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 Designer for an exciting 3D animated series. This role reports directly to the Art Director. Responsibilities: Work with Director and Art Director to design… »

jobby: 3D Modeler (Location), Guru Studio, Toronto

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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 3D Modeler for a premier international animated TV series! This position is responsible for making clean, production ready assets. This role reports to the Asset… »

jobby: 3D Modeler (character), Guru Studio, Toronto

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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 3D Character Modeler who is responsible for bringing our next batch of fantastic projects to life.  This role reports to the Asset Supervisor. Responsibilities: Model… »

Merry Christmas from Tinman Creative Studios and the Super Science Friends!

By Mike Valiquette

Just in time for Christmas, a Super Science Christmas treat! Not for… »

jobby: 2D Digital Location/Layout Designers, Nelvana, Toronto

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Nelvana Studio, A Corus Entertainment Company 2D Digital Location/Layout Designers Toronto   Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for 2D Digital Location/ Layout Designer in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Director and Design Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for the creation of Location and Character designs for production: RESPONSIBILITIES: Work with Director… »

jobby: 2D Digital Designers, Nelvana, Toronto

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Nelvana Studio, A Corus Entertainment Company 2D Digital Designers Toronto Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for 2D Digital Designer in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Director and Design Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for the creation of Location and Character designs for production: RESPONSIBILITIES: Work with Director and Design Supervisor to… »

jobby: 2D Digital Design Supervisor, Nelvana, Toronto

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Nelvana – Limited, A Corus Entertainment Company 2D Digital Design Supervisor – Contract Toronto Nelvana Limited, A division of Corus Entertainment Inc. has an exciting opportunity for 2D Digital Design Supervisor in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Director and Producer, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading the design team in establishing and… »

events: ANIMATIC TO presents, The War Stories on Christmas

By Mike Valiquette

Next week there’s an extra special Animatic TO happening. Barry Sanders has invited a group of industry veterans to share their “war stories”. It’s a tricky one, we’ve all got stories to tell of jobs that maybe left an emotional mark or two, but we also would like to continue to work in this industry…. »

jobby: Pipeline Technical Director, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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Technical Director (Animation) Pipeline Technical Directors are responsible for improving the overall efficiency of the facility-wide production pipeline. They design, implement, and manage tools that assist the digital artists with their daily use of both third party and in-house software and systems. Pipeline TDs work with peers and supervisors to craft tools, techniques, and procedures… »

jobby: Senior Matte Painter, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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Matte Painter Snowball Studios is currently looking for a talented Senior Matte Painter for an upcoming major television project in the realm of stylized worlds and colorful compositions. This will require an artist who is comfortable with bright colors, whimsical styles and other-worldly creations. And also someone who can tell a wonderful story with a… »

jobby: Character Designers, Yowza Animation, Toronto

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Yowza Animation – Character Designers Job description We are currently looking for talented characters designers. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated artists who want to work on a challenging and rewarding series. Start date:  Dec 2016 Est. End date: TBD Term of employment:   full-time in-house Salary:  based on experience  … »

jobby: Compositing Supervisor, Legend 3D, Toronto

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Compositing Supervisor The Compositing Supervisor manages the creative and technical talent within the compositing department on his/her assigned projects. Working with the Stereo VFX Supervisor, Producer, Production Supervisor, and Department Manager assigns sequences/shots to Lead Composting Artists and coordinators, R&D’s techniques and workflows, verifies that proper assets are requested and utilized, reviews all shots, and… »

jobby: Technical Director, Legend 3D, Toronto

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Technical Director The Technical Director is a technical resource in the R&D Department and is responsible for providing process and project specific pipeline direction, as well aiding in testing internal and external software and tools. The Technical Director also evaluates, consolidates and optimizes VFX packages so they can be used efficiently in the L3D pipeline…. »

jobby: Render Technician, Legend 3D, Toronto

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Render Technician The Render Technician administers render job queues, checking and validating outputs of completed jobs and reporting any issues or failed jobs to the original submitter. This role troubleshoots issues regarding inconsistent or failed render nodes, reports critical issues as necessary and ensures the continuous running of the render farm. The Render Wrangler is… »

TONIGHT: Animatic TO presents Mike Valiquette, Deconstructing Development and the Startoon Experience

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Yep. Animatic TO is back! And tonight’s presentation is gonna be me, talking about the development process here in Canada and how Startoon, the online development initiative I ran this pas year, fits into it. For those who weren’t constantly bombarded by my personal updates about Startoon, here’s a little breakdown on what it was… »

jobby: 2D Animators, Yowza Animation, Toronto

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Job description We are currently looking for talented animators. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated artists who want to work on a challenging and rewarding series.   Start date: Dec 2016 Est. End date: TBD Term of employment:   full-time in-house Salary: based on experience   Job Responsibilities The animators will… »

jobby: 3D RIGGER, Guru Studio, Toronto

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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 3D Rigger who is responsible for bringing our next batch of fantastic projects to life.  This role reports directly to the Asset Supervisor.   Responsibilities:… »

jobby: Production Assistant, Chuck Gammage Animation, Toronto

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Chuck Gammage Animation is hiring a Production Assistant to help work on the studio’s various projects. Approximately 30 hours a week (negotiable). Experience or aptitude working in various software programs, such as Google Docs, Toonboom Harmony, Adobe, etc. Ideal candidate should have at least 1-year experience in an office environment or applicable schooling. For more… »

jobby: Senior Harmony Animators, Chuck Gammage Animation, Toronto

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Chuck Gammage Animation is hiring Senior Harmony Animators for a feature! Feature experience preferred, solid Harmony skills needed. For more information please contact tanya@cganim.com…. »

jobby: Intermediate Animator (CG), Snowball Studios, Toronto

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Snowball Studios Toronto is seeking an Intermediate Animator to create high quality 3D character animation for Television. Requirements: Working with the Animation Director to create high quality motion for characters, props and all scene elements from blocking to final animation. Performing adjustments and fixes of animation in accordance with notes and feedback. Ability to read… »

jobby: Harmony Animator, Taqqut Productions, Toronto

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Job Opportunity: Harmony Animator Employer: Taqqut Productions Contact Information: Brittany Choquer, brittany@taqqut.com We are looking for a Harmony Animator to join our small team where we will work to design, storyboard, and animate short segments for an entertaining and educational preschool variety series. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a range of skills, contributing to all aspects… »

jobby: Production Coordinator, Yowza Animation, Toronto

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Yowza Animation – Production Coordinator Job description We are currently looking for a responsible coordinator. This is a unique opportunity for a highly skilled and motivated worker who will enjoy contributing to a challenging and rewarding series. Start date: Jan 2017 Est. end date: July 2017 Term of employment: full-time in-house (40-45 hours a week)… »

jobby: Background Artists, Yowza Animation, Toronto

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Yowza Animation – Background Artists Job description We are currently looking for talented background artists. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated background artists who want to work on a challenging and rewarding series. Start date: Nov 2016 Est. End date: May 2017 Term of employment:   full-time in-house Salary: based on… »

press release: New Content Focus At Nelvana

By Mike Valiquette

We got this press release a little late, but I thought it would be important to share it. Honestly, I’ve never been very excited about what happens at Nelvana, but this news is interesting. I firmly believe that the real change in our industry towards creator driven production will only occur in a place that… »

jobby: Shot Finaler, Guru Studio, Toronto

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Shot Finaler 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 CG Finishing Artist who is responsible for finishing each shot in preparation for post production. This role reports directly to the CG… »

jobby: 2D Compositing Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

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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 2D Compositing Artist who believes they have the artistic and technical skills to bring a feature film to life for theatrical release. Responsibilities: Generate clean,… »

jobby: Surfacing Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

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Surfacing 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 Surfacing Artist for a premier international animated TV series! The Surfacing Artist is responsible for UV, texturing and developing shaders to be… »

jobby: Producer, Nelvana, Toronto

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Nelvana Limited, A CORUS Entertainment Company Producer 12 Month Contract Position The Producer is responsible for managing all physical aspects of production including; budgets, schedules and day-to-day operations. Working with the Supervising Producer they are responsible for ensuring productions deliver on time and budget meeting decided creative expectations.   RESPONSIBILITIES: Supporting creative vision and production… »

jobby: Jam Filled Job Fair Today! Toronto!

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Today, from 6 to 9 pm, 364 Richmond Street West, Toronto We’re thrilled to have opened the doors to our new Toronto studio and we’d love to have you come check out the space and jam with our staff about current and upcoming job openings! We have a number of positions that we’re looking to… »

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: Intermediate FX Artist, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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Snowball Studios Toronto is looking for an Intermediate FX Artist to work with the production team and animators to create effects and animations for our current production. Responsibilities: Collaborate with the asset TD to create FX such as dirt, splashes, waves etc. to shot using Maya and Houdini Complete assigns tasks on schedule, ensuring deadlines… »

jobby: Part Time Night Editor, 9Story Media Group, Toronto

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Part Time Night Editor 9 Story Media Group is an industry leading creator, producer and distributor of award-winning animated and live action content for young audiences around the world. 9 Story has produced over 900 animated and live action episodes, seen on some of the world’s most respected children’s channels. Job Title: Night Editor Start… »

jobby: 2D Location/Layout Design Supervisor – Contract, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

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Nelvana Studio, A Corus Entertainment Company 2D Location/Layout Design Supervisor – Contract Toronto Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for 2D Location/Layout Design Supervisor in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Director and Producer, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading the Location and Layout team in establishing and creating the Location and Layout… »

jobby: 2D Digital Location/Layout Designers, Nelvana Studios, Toronto

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Nelvana Studio, A Corus Entertainment Company 2D Digital Location/Layout Designers Toronto Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for 2D Digital Location/ Layout Designer in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Director and Design Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for the creation of Location and Character designs for production: RESPONSIBILITIES: Work with Director and… »

jobby: Senior Pipeline Technical Director (2D), 9Story Media Group, Toronto

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Job Title: Pipeline Technical Director 2D Start Date: Immediate Reporting to: Head of Pipeline R&D   9 Story Media Group is looking for a Pipeline Technical Director to collaborate in the delivery of production-ready tools for its TV production pipeline. The Pipeline Technical Director provides direct and daily technical support to current TV Productions. Pipeline… »

jobby: Supervising Producer, 9Story Media Group, Toronto

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Supervising Producer 9 Story Media Group is an industry leading creator, producer and distributor of award-winning animated and live action content for young audiences around the world. 9 Story has produced over 900 animated and live action episodes, seen on some of the world’s most respected children’s channels. Job Title: Supervising Producer Start Date: TBD… »

jobby: Senior 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 and 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 a Senior Character Designer to create character designs… »

jobby: Desktop Support Technician, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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Snowball Studios Toronto is looking for a Desktop Support Technician. The Desktop Support Technician will assist staff in a creative studio environment on technical desktop support including installation, testing and location setup of workstations and peripherals. This includes ensuring that the network and storage infrastructure is always up and running and performing regular audits of… »

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,… »

jobby: Flash Animators, Head Gear Animation, Toronto

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Flash Animators Wanted Head Gear Animation – Toronto, ON Head Gear Animation is looking for seasoned animators with experience of Flash/Animate to work on a series of spots from now until the end of the year.   Requirements Excellent working knowledge of Flash/Animate, After Effects, Adobe Photoshop Experience of traditional animation in flash Expertise in… »

jobby: Background Artist, Welcome to the Wayne (Yowza!), Toronto

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Welcome To The Wayne – Background Artists Job description We are currently looking for talented background artists to work on Nickelodeon’s original series ‘Welcome to the Wayne’. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated background artists who want to work on a challenging and rewarding series. Start date:   immediate Est. End… »

jobby: Harmony Animators and Layout Artists, Chuck Gammage Animation, Toronto

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Looking for Harmony Animators and Layout Artists for this hilarious adult comedy.https://lnkd.in/eYGMxYM Start is October 3 and goes until end of Jan (possibly longer). Need to be Ontario residents. Please email tanya@cganim.com for more… »

jobby: Senior Animator, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

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Industrial Brothers is hiring! Seeking a talented and experienced Senior Animator for our awesome animated series DOT with KIDS CBC and SPROUT. Senior Animator -Dynamic posing and timing style -Eager to learn new software. Full paid training provided -Experience working in FLASH/Toon Boom preferred, 3D a bonus All crew must have at least 2+ years… »

jobby: Line Producer, Spin Master Entertainment, Toronto

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Line Producer   About Spin Master Spin Master is a leading global children’s entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer™ Dino, Bakugan Battle Brawlers™, Air Hogs®, and 2015 Toys of The Year, Bunchems and… »

jobby: 2D Harmony Animators, Guru Studio, Toronto

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Guru Studio’s dedicated creative team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world. Our recently-launched and expanding 2D animation division is crewing up for a new project, and we’re currently seeking 2D HARMONY ANIMATORS to join our team! Responsibilities: • Manage and produce quality animated pieces on schedule within ToonBoom… »

jobby: Clean Up Artist, Elliott Animation, Toronto

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Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto! We are looking for a Clean Up Artist to join our design team. Successful applicants will have experience in design and will be familiar with Flash. We are hiring for a high profile Nickelodeon show created by Butch Hartman. The contract starts asap and goes until the spring, 2017…. »

ARC update: Jam Filled To The Rescue?

By Mike Valiquette

Both Kidscreen and Playback are reporting on some very interesting news that is developing following two of last week’s big animation stories. After the shocking story of Toronto CG studio, Arc Productions’ sudden collapse into bankruptcy, it was announced that Jam Filled Entertainment, a thriving mid-size 2D shop from Ottawa, known for being a very… »

Good News Department: BOAT ROCKER BUYS JAM FILLED ENTERTAINMENT!!!! WHAT!?!?!

By Mike Valiquette

Could not happen to nicer people. Congrats to Jamie and Phil and Kyle, and congrats to Boat Rocker for having the smarts to see how great a studio they’ve built. BOAT ROCKER MEDIA ACQUIRES JAM FILLED ENTERTAINMENT Animation Studio Behind Multiple Hit US and Canadian Shows Strengthens Media Company’s Animation & Family Content Capabilities August… »

jobby: Guru Studio Job Fair, Thursday August 4th, Toronto

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Hey Toronto Animators, Guru Studio is hiring! Join us for an open doors event this Thursday August 4, 12PM – 4PM at Spirit House, 487 Adelaide St. W. to learn more about current job openings and to showcase your… »

BREAKING NEWS: Arc Productions Files for Bankruptcy (updated)

By Mike Valiquette

This is one of those tough ones. Toronto’s Arc Productions is closed. We were sent a photo just now of a notice taped up to the front door, courtesy of www.torontovfxjobs.com UPDATE (August 5, 2016): The Globe and Mail has the most comprehensive coverage so far of the facts leading up to Arc’s closure. It’s… »

jobby: 2D Animators, Drinkbox Studios, Toronto

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2D ANIMATORS – Drinkbox Studios is a small independent game developer based in Toronto, Ontario. Our focus is the creation of humourous and uniquely fun downloadable games. The company is currently seeking a talented senior 2D animator for immediate assistance on their upcoming titles. Position: Senior 2D Animator Contract: Full-time, on or off-site. Start Date:… »

jobby: CG Animation Positions, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

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 Industrial Brothers is hiring! We are hiring for our new CG animated pre-school series beginning production immediately. We are looking for the following experienced & talented crew: Storyboard Artists Storyboard Revisionist CG Modelers CG Riggers CG Texture Artists CG Lighters   All crew must have at least 2-5 years experience working in the animation or… »

jobby: Pipeline Technical Director (2D), 9Story Media Group, Toronto

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9 Story Media Group is an industry leading creator, producer and distributor of award-winning animated and live action content for young audiences around the world. 9 Story has produced over 900 animated and live action episodes, seen on some of the world’s most respected children’s channels.   Job Title: Pipeline Technical Director 2D Start Date: Immediate… »

jobby: Layout Artists, Yowza! Animation (Welcome to the Wayne), 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:  immediate Est. End date: Feb… »

jobby: 2D Animators, Yowza! Animation (Welcome to the Wayne), Toronto

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Yowza Animation – 2D Animators Job description We are currently looking for talented animators to work on Nickelodeon’s original series ‘Welcome to the Wayne’. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated artists who want to work on a challenging and rewarding series. Start date: immediate Est. End date: Apr 2017 Term of… »

jobby: Art Director, 9Story Media Group, Toronto

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9 Story Media Group is an industry leading creator, producer and distributor of award-winning animated and live action content for young audiences around the world. 9 Story has produced over 900 animated and live action episodes, seen on some of the world’s most respected children’s channels.   Job Title: Art Director Job Type: Contract Start Date:… »

jobby: Storyboard Artist, Yowza Animation (Welcome to the Wayne), Toronto

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Yowza Animation is looking to hire Storyboard Artists for our work on an exciting production called “Welcome to the Wayne”. This is a Nickelodeon show and a wonderful opportunity to join our growing team that encompasses talent from the highest experience levels in the industry to juniors being motivated and mentored in a positive, supportive,… »

jobby: Animation Director, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

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Industrial Brothers is hiring an ANIMATION DIRECTOR! Industrial Brothers produces award-winning original animated content for kids of all ages. We’re currently seeking an experienced Animation Director for our new animated series for CBC Kids, Sprout, and the Jim Henson Company: “DOT.” The position starts as early as August 8, 2016 and is contracted until May… »

jobby: Senior Animator (CG), Snowball Studios, Toronto

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Senior Animator Snowball Studios Toronto is seeking Animators to create high quality 3D character animation for Television. Requirements: Working with the Animation Director to create high quality motion for characters, props and all scene elements from blocking to final animation. Aiding junior and intermediate animators with knowledge and feedback. Performing adjustments and fixes of animation… »

jobby: Junior Animator (CG), Snowball Studios, Toronto

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Junior Animator Snowball Studios Toronto is seeking Animators to create high quality 3D character animation for Television. Requirements: Working with the Animation Director to create high quality motion for characters, props and all scene elements from blocking to final animation. Performing adjustments and fixes of animation in accordance with notes and feedback. Ability to read… »

jobby: CG Supervisor, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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CG Supervisor The CG Supervisor works closely with the Producer to oversee every aspect of production for animated television. Under the supervision of the Producer and Production Manager, this person brings expertise to both the technical and artistic aspects of the project while working in collaboration with the various department supervisors. The standard of quality… »

jobby: Maya Pipeline TD, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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Maya Pipeline TD Pipeline Technical Directors are responsible for improving the overall efficiency of the facility-wide production pipeline. They design, implement, and manage tools that assist the digital artists with their daily use of both third party and in-house software and systems. Pipeline TDs work with peers and supervisors to craft tools, techniques, and procedures… »

jobby: Production Manager, Snowball Studios, Toronto

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Production Manager To provide and frequently adapt a detailed plan for the delivery of a project to the visual effects producer, supervisors and individual artists. Responsibilities Create a detailed plan for the short to medium term and provide to Supervisors and Leads. Ensure the team understands the goals and deadlines for the show, R&D projects… »

jobby: CG Supervisor, Guru Studio, Toronto

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CG Supervisor Guru Studio, the award winning internationally renowned animation house in Toronto, seeks an experienced CG Supervisor for a brand new animated TV series. The CG Supervisor will bring expertise to both the technical and artistic aspects of the project while working in collaboration with the various department supervisors.   Responsibilities Designing and implementing the technical,… »

jobby: Technical Director, Desktop Support, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

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Industrial Brothers is hiring! We are looking for a senior Technical Director and Desktop Support to join our growing team. The position starts immediately on our exciting new 3D animated pre-school show. Technical Director Job Description: Provide support and development of tools and procedures to extend and enhance the pipeline Responsible for building and integrating… »

jobby: Production Coordinator, Chuck Gammage Animation, Toronto

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Chuck Gammage Animation is moving to Toronto and looking for an experienced Production Coordinator from August 2016 to August 2017. There is also the possibility of a F/T position at the end of the contract. We are a small boutique studio specializing in Traditional 2D animation, (yes we still work with paper and pencil, but… »

jobby: Line Producer, Spinmaster, Toronto

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Job Title:              Line Producer Location:               Toronto   About Spin Master Corp. Spin Master (TSX:TOY) is a leading global children’s entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands including Bakugan, Air Hogs®, Spin Master Games™… »

jobby: Flash Designer, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

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Industrial Brothers is hiring! We’re looking for an Intermediate to Advanced Flash Designer to join our growing team! Starts immediately, contract 9 months with potential for long term employment with a growing company!   Job Description: Create Flash characters from concept design Work closely with team lead and director to review animatics and make critical… »

jobby: Animation Director, Gallus Entertainment, Toronto

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Gallus Entertainment is a Canadian CG animation studio located in Downtown Toronto. Gallus Toronto is looking for The Animation Director to work on our latest animated series Luna Petunia (Cirque Du Soleil, 44 episodes X 11mins) for NETFLIX.   ANIMATION DIRECTOR The Animation Director will work closely with the Series Director and Layout Team to… »

jobby: Designers, Riggers, Modelers, Storyboard Artists, Production Manager, Production Coordinator, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

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Industrial Brothers is hiring! We are hiring for our new 3D animated pre-school series beginning production immediately. We are looking for the following experienced & talented crew: Designers 2D/3D, both character and background **hiring immediately**  Storyboard Artists  Storyboard Revisionist  Modelers Riggers Texture/Surfacing Artists Production Manager Production Coordinator   All crew must have at least 2-5… »

jobby: Compositor, Yowza! Animation, Toronto

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Job description:
Yowza Animation is looking to hire a freelance compositor. Must be well-versed in After Effects, familiarity with Harmony and well-versed in the animation pipeline. Applying: Please submit your resume, portfolio and references to jobs@yowzaanimation.com. Please use the following format for the email subject: compositor-your name (e.g. compositor-John Doe). No walk-ins or phone calls please…. »

jobby: Design and Asset Coordinator, AIC Movie INC, Toronto

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Position: Design and Asset Coordinator  Start: Mid-June 2016 Description: The Design and Asset Coordinator assists the Producer and Production Manager with tracking and managing multiple departments on a Feature Film by maintaining the Production Data base, taking detailed notes from design and production meetings.  The role also requires constant communication with the artists from various departments and cross continental… »

jobby: VP of Production, Guru Studio, Toronto

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VP of Production Guru is a Toronto-based entertainment company known for its top-tier animation quality and award winning content such as: Justin Time and PAW Patrol.  Our exceptional work is produced by artists at the top of their game striving to be the best in the business, and we’re inviting a leader to join our… »

jobby: 2D Animator, Glu Toronto

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2D Animator Glu Toronto, a game studio in the heart of downtown Toronto, is seeking a 2D Animator to help create high-profile social/casual mobile games. You’ve got serious art and animation skills and you’re ready to put them to use. You know Creative Suite like the back of your hand, and know how to draw… »

jobby: Senior 2D Animator, Glu Toronto

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Senior 2D Animator Glu Toronto, a game studio in the heart of downtown Toronto, is seeking a Senior 2D Animator to help create high-profile social/casual mobile games. You’ve got serious art and animation skills and you’re ready to put them to use. You know Creative Suite like the back of your hand, and know how… »

jobby: Animation Supervisor, Welcome to the Wayne, Yowza Animation, Toronto

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Job description: Yowza Animation is currently looking for a talented animation supervisor to work on Nickelodeon’s original series ‘Welcome to the Wayne’. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated artist who want to work on a challenging and rewarding high profile series. Start date: May 2016 Est. End date: TBD Term of… »

jobby: Senior Marketing Manager, Guru Studio, Toronto

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The Senior Marketing Manager is responsible for the planning and execution of all marketing activities at our rapidly growing entertainment studio. The ideal candidate is capable of developing, building and implementing strategic brand initiatives for all related trade, consumer and corporate marketing needs. This role also oversees integral distribution and sales support activities for content… »

events: Schoolism LIVE, Toronto, May 7-8

By Mike Valiquette

Schoolism LIVE Toronto Workshop is happening this weekend! May 7-8, 2016. http://www.schoolism.com/workshop-toronto/ Learn from instructors Stephan Martiniere (Rage, Guardians of the Galaxy) Chris Sasaki (Inside Out, Sanjay’s Super Team) Andrea Blasich (Brave, The Dam Keeper) Mike Yamada (The Croods, Big Hero 6) Shiyoon Kim (Zootopia, Big Hero 6, Frozen) Stanley “Artgerm” Lau (Marvel, DC,… »

gradfilm showcase: Beauty, by Alice Lemma (Sheridan)

By Mike Valiquette

I’m really thrilled to see so many of the films from last week’s Sheridan Gradshow actually online. A lot of grads hold off due to somewhat archaic festival rules. I’m 3 for 3 on some of my favourites so far. So here’s Beauty, by Alice Lemma. Amazing work. Easily one of my favourites from this… »

gradfilm showcase: Veggiemancer, by Justin Chan (Sheridan)

By Mike Valiquette

Veggiemancer was another standout at the Sheridan Industry Day this year. Great design and colour styling, solid storytelling, and excellent animation. Justin Chan did a really great job on this one. I’m now a fan. VEGGIEMANCER from Justin C on Vimeo.   VEGGIEMANCER: MAKING OF from Justin C on… »

jobby: Senior Storyboard Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

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Senior Storyboard 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 in-house SENIOR STORY BOARD ARTIST to join our team on one of our 3D production. This position will report directly to the… »

jobby: Production Coordinator, Switch VFX, Toronto

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Switch VFX is looking for a production coordinator to work on exciting projects for Nickelodeon’s, Sy-Fy Channel and other clients. Start date: immediately End date: TBD (long term) Term of employment: full-time in-house Salary: based on experience Job Responsibilities The coordinator will be assisting with managing the production and will be responsible for tracking all… »

jobby: 3D Animators, Gallus Entertainment, Toronto

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Gallus Entertainment is a Canadian CG animation studio located in Downtown Toronto. Gallus Toronto is looking for 3D Animators to work on our latest animated series Luna Petunia (Cirque Du Soleil, 44 episodes X 11mins) for NETFLIX. – Start date : May 16th, 2016   3D JUNIOR AND EXPERIENCED ANIMATORS Animators will work with the… »

jobby: Senior Designer/Design Supervisor, 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 and is dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our talent thrives on our innovative, entrepreneurial spirit and respect for talent and ability.   We are looking for a Senior Designer/Design Supervisor to join our team…. »

TAAFI 2016 in Review: 8 Takeaways from TAAFI 2016 by a Toonsmith

By Mike Valiquette

Reposted with permission from Brent Smith. Brent had been a whirlwind lately at animation events here in Toronto, and we were able to persuade him to share some of his thoughts with us. Here’s his report (you can also read it directly on his blog):             8 Takeaways from TAAFI… »

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