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from the internets: Sausage Party Ruling, Non-Union BC Animators Due For Unpaid Overtime

By Mike Valiquette

Some very good news out of BC, via the Hollywood Reporter. Animators on Sausage Party, the 2016 animated comedy “by” Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, will be compensated for unpaid overtime they worked during production of the 2016 feature. Sadly, this is a practice that’s been fairly common over the years, but in this particular… »

jobby: Comp Artists, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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We are looking for experienced Comp Artists to join us on our Harmony productions! WHAT YOU’LL DO:​ Composite shots in a team environment on a sequence of shots within a schedule Integrate all layers, BG, Animation and FX for final Comp Troubleshoot to solve issues and get desired final images Take direction from Supervisors and Leads… »

jobby: Prop Designer, Titmouse Canada, Vancouver

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Prop Designer RESPONSIBILITIES: – Work with project Art Director and Directors – Design props for interior and exterior environments in the style of the production – Make any changes or revisions and re-submit to Art Director or Directors for approval – Communicate with Department Coordinator and Production Manager regarding status of work and any problems… »

jobby: 2D Animator (Harmony), Titmouse Canada, Vancouver

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2D Animator (Harmony) JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Creates high quality 2D ToonBoom Harmony animation sequences by creating storytelling poses and putting them on model Animates scene from rough to clean and complete work by the scheduled deadline Performs one or more passes of revisions according to client/director notes Draws in ToonBoom Harmony to create designs/poses for animation… »

jobby: 2D Animator (Flash), Titmouse Canada, Vancouver

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2D Animator (Flash) JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Creates high quality 2D Flash animation sequences by creating storytelling poses and putting them on model Animates scene from rough to clean and complete work by the scheduled deadline Performs one or more passes of revisions according to client/director notes Draws in Adobe Flash to create designs/poses for animation sequences… »

jobby: IT Help Desk Technician, Titmouse, Vancouver

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IT Help Desk Technician GENERAL FUNCTION: The IT Help Desk Technician’s role is to ensure the streamlined operation of employee workstations, network equipment, file servers, and UPS.   ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive. Ensure optimal operation of end-user… »

jobby: Line Producer, Titmouse, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Line Producer Titmouse has an exciting new opportunity for a Line Producer to join our team based in Vancouver to assist with our projects. GENERAL FUNCTION Responsible for driving the physical production process under the guidance of the Head of Production and Supervising Producer, maintaining clarity or information and good channels of communication between production… »

jobby: Lead Designer, Titmouse, Vancouver

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LEAD DESIGNER RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead the Design department to meet the client’s vision and expectation   BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Harmony experience would be an asset Character design experience Background layout and paint experience Prop design experience Character design experience Color styling experience Experience leading a design team Experience as an Art Director or Production Designer would be… »

jobby: 2D Animator, Titmouse, Vancouver

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: – Create high quality 2D Flash/Harmony animation sequences by creating storytelling poses and putting them on model – Animate scene from rough to clean and complete work by the scheduled deadline – Perform one or more passes of revisions according to client/director notes – Draw in Adobe Flash to create designs/poses for animation… »

From the Internets: Window Horses Director, Anne Marie Fleming on Joining the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, courtesy of CBC.ca

By Mike Valiquette

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the organization that hands out Oscars every year, invited a ton of new members this year as part of a push to integrate more diverse voices into their membership. One of those voices is Anne Marie Fleming, the Vancouver based animator behind Window Horses and The Magical… »

jobby: 2D ToonBoom Harmony Builds and Rigging Artist, Titmouse, Vancouver

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: – Builds and constructs rigs for 2D characters, vehicles and props using Toon Boom Harmony – Creates animation interfaces that meets the requirements and the artistic vision of the project – Creates new angles and animation cycles in Toon Boom Harmony based off the original design – Works with the Supervisor to create… »

jobby: Compositor, Titmouse, Vancouver

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Build all of the elements necessary to assemble the final shot to the satisfaction of the director and producer Use of software including, but not limited to Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop Fix shots with After Effects Make corrections and improving shots, based on notes by Producer and Art Director Add special… »

Call for Submissions: Vancouver Short Film Festival Invites British Columbia Residents to Submit

By Mike Valiquette

Vancouver, BC (May 22nd, 2018) – Calling all short filmmakers around BC: The Vancouver Short Film Festival (VSFF) is seeking submissions for its 9th edition, which will run January 25-26, 2019 at Vancity Theatre. Short format filmmakers from all around British Columbia are invited to submit their work starting June 1st. After a successful 2018… »

jobby: Senior Previs Artist (3D), DHX Media, Vancouver

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Senior Previs Artist, 3D – Mega Man Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Layout Artist (Senior Previs Artist) to join our team! As a Senior Previs Artist on Mega Man you will get to interpret storyboards and realize… »

jobby: Lighting/Comp Artist, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

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At Bardel, our greatest asset is our people. With multiple series currently in production, we are always looking for exceptional talent to join our winning team! We are currently recruiting for Lighting/Comp Artist to join us on an amazing production team. Do you believe so strongly in effective lighting being a vital contribution to cinematic storytelling? Are you… »

jobby: 3D Animator (Intermediate), Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

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Position: 3D Animator (Intermediate) Location: Vancouver, BC Company: Bardel Entertainment Inc. Address: 1523 West 3rd Ave, Vancouver BC, V6J 1J8 Terms of employment: Full-time (contract) Language of work: English Do you love to explore a story through expressive character movement? Do you have a good grasp of weight, timing, lip sync and posting? At Bardel, our greatest asset is our people. With… »

jobby: Storyboard Artist, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

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Position: Storyboard Artist Location: Vancouver, BC Company: Bardel Entertainment Inc. Address: 1523 West 3rd Ave, Vancouver BC, V6J 1J8 Terms of employment: Full-time (contract) Language of work: English Bardel is currently recruiting for talented Storyboard Artists to work collaboratively with our Emmy award winning studio team. Working with one of our prominent clients, such as DreamWorks, Mattel, and Rovio Entertainment, this person will… »

events: Leadership Skills Workshop, Vancouver, November 29th

By Mike Valiquette

Coming up in Vancouver. Drawn Together Vancouver is hosting a Leadership Skills workshop On Wednesday November 29th. You can get tickets here…. »

jobby: Production Coordinators, Stellar Creative Lab, Vancouver

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Production Coordinators – All Levels Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. A culture that is creative. A home for your talent. We mentor and train to help you meet your goals. We hire stars – work with the best in the industry…. »

jobby: Production Manager, Stellar Creative Lab, Vancouver

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Production Manager Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. A culture that is creative. A home for your talent. We mentor and train to help you meet your goals. We hire stars – work with the best in the industry. Work with Us…. »

jobby: Surfacing Artist, Stellar Creative Lab, Vancouver

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Surfacing Artist Job Description Mid and Senior levels Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. We foster a creative culture and strive to mentor our supervisors and artists to help them meet their goals. Our goal is to build the best team and… »

jobby: Visual Development Artists, Stellar Creative Lab, Vancouver

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Visual Development Artists – All Levels Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. A culture that is creative. A home for your talent. We mentor and train to help you meet your goals. We hire stars – work with the best in the… »

jobby: Rigging Supervisor, Stellar Creative Labs, Vancouver

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Rigging Supervisor Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. A culture that is creative. A home for your talent. We mentor and train to help you meet your goals. We hire stars – work with the best in the industry. Work with Us!… »

jobby: Rigging Artists, Stellar Creative Lab, Vancouver

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Rigging Artists – All Levels Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. We are a culture that is creative, a home for your talent. We mentor and train to help you meet your goals. We hire stars – work with the best in… »

jobby: Modeling Supervisor, Stellar Creative Lab, Vancouver

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Modeling Supervisor Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. A culture that is creative. A home for your talent. We mentor and train to help you meet your goals. We hire stars – work with the best in the industry. Work with Us!… »

jobby: Modeling Artists, Stellar Creative Labs, Vancouver

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Modeling Artists – All Levels Stellar Creative Lab has just launched in Vancouver with a CG Animated feature. We live, breathe and love animation. A culture that is creative. A home for your talent. We mentor and train to help you meet your goals. We hire stars – work with the best in the industry…. »

from the internets: Cuphead in Rolling Stone

By Mike Valiquette

Cuphead. Seriously, how long have we been waiting for this? Since 2014, when the trailer blew up online. You can finally get your hands on the game tomorrow. And it’s from Canadian developers Studio MDHR. The team is scattered all over Canada and the “virtual studio” model seems to have worked for them. Rolling Stone… »

press release: ATOMIC CARTOONS BRINGS THE LAST KIDS ON EARTH TO TELEVISION

By Mike Valiquette

September 25th, 2017 / VANCOUVER – Thunderbird Entertainment announced today that its animation studio Atomic Cartoons has optioned the rights to bring Max Brallier’s New York Times bestselling book series THE LAST KIDS ON EARTH to television. Max will write the animated series and Executive Produce alongside Atomic’s Jennifer McCarron and Matthew Berkowitz. Atomic is… »

Vancouver Short Film Festival Call For Submissions

By Mike Valiquette

Calling All Student Filmmakers: Submit to the Vancouver Short Film Festival A new school year has arrived, and with that comes the opportunity to get creative. As classes resume, the Vancouver Short Film Festival (VSFF) is inviting BC film students to submit their work before the October 13th deadline. There are no length restrictions (but… »

jobby: Storyboard Revisionist (3D), DHX Media, Vancouver

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Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio? DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Storyboard Revisionist to join our team!  DHX Studios –Vancouver is looking for extremely talented, fun, inspired Storyboard Revisionists to join the team on one of our exciting 3D productions! As a Storyboard… »

jobby: Harmony Animator, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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http://atomiccartoons.com/careers/harmony-animator/ Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 18 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple… »

jobby: Lighting/Comp Artist, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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http://atomiccartoons.com/careers/2d-compositor/ Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 18 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple… »

jobby: Texture Artist (CG), Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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http://atomiccartoons.com/careers/texture-artist/ Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 18 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple… »

jobby: Animation Revisionists, Slap Happy Cartoons, Vancouver

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Animation Revisionists Needed: Great opportunity for talented animators looking to join a dedicated team on a very unique project. A strong 2D animation background in Flash is a must. Position starts July 2017. Please submit resume and demo reel to… »

jobby: Compositor, Titmouse, Vancouver

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GENERAL FUNCTION: Creatively build all of the elements necessary to assemble the final shot to the satisfaction of the director and producer. DUTIES: Build all of the elements necessary to assemble the final shot to the satisfaction of the Director and Producer Use of software including, but not limited to, Adobe After Effects and Photoshop… »

jobby: Animator, Titmouse Studios, Vancouver

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DUTIES: Create high quality 2D Flash animation sequences by creating storytelling poses and putting them on model Animate scene from Rough to Clean and complete work by the scheduled deadline Perform one or more passes of revisions according to client/director notes Draw in Adobe Flash to create designs/poses for animation sequences and layouts Understand storytelling… »

events: VANIMATIC! April 18th, Grahaeme Cowie Talking About the Impotents, and how they ran a SUCESSFULL KICKSTARTER!

By Mike Valiquette

If I were in Vancouver on April 18th, I’d be here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1892151544392891/ Last year, Grahaeme Cowie and his partner Jeff Cooper set out to get their idea for an adult comedy animated series funded via Kickstarter. They pulled it off. They also made a funny cartoon. I supported it. I got a t-shirt. All this… »

jobby: Surfacing and Texture Supervisor, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception almost 18 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple high… »

jobby: CG Lighting Supervisor, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 18 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple high… »

jobby: Rigging Lead, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

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Do you have a masterful ability to create complex rigs which work like they’ve sprung from an animator’s dreams? Considered a highly collaborative, proactive problem-solver? At Bardel, our greatest asset is our people. With multiple series currently in production, we are always looking for exceptional talent to join our winning team! We are searching for… »

jobby: Lighting Supervisor, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 18 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple high… »

jobby: Pipeline Technical Director (Harmony), Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

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Are you an expert working with Toon Boom Harmony software? Enjoy working in a highly collaborative team environment? At Bardel, our greatest asset is our people. With multiple series currently in production, we are always looking for exceptional talent to join our winning team! We are searching for a talented Pipeline Technical Director (Harmony) to join our Vancouver… »

jobby: Lighting/Comp Artists, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

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Do you believe strongly that effective lighting is a vital contribution to cinematic storytelling? Are you also detail-orientated to the point of minor obsession with it comes to compositing and effects integration? At Bardel, our greatest asset is our people. With multiple series currently in production, we are always looking for exceptional talent to join… »

jobby: CG Modeler, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 17 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple high… »

Press Release: Cinesite Studios acquires Vancouver animation studio Nitrogen

By Mike Valiquette

Cinesite Studios is pleased to announce that it has acquired the full service animation facility Nitrogen Studios Canada Inc., based in Vancouver. The studio employs 70 creative and production staff and is known for animating many episodes of the iconic children’s show Thomas and Friends, and more recently Seth Rogen’s ground breaking R-rated Sausage Party…. »

jobby: CG Modeler, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 17 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple high… »

jobby: CG Animator, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 17 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple high… »

jobby: Storyboard Artist, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 17 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple… »

jobby: CG FX Artist, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 17 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple high… »

jobby: Harmony Animator, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 17 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple high… »

jobby: Animators, Titmouse Canada, Vancouver

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JOB DESCRIPTION Animator DUTIES: Create high quality 2D Flash animation sequences by creating storytelling poses and putting them on model Animate scene from Rough to Clean and complete work by the scheduled deadline Perform one or more passes of revisions according to client/director notes Draw in Adobe Flash to create designs/poses for animation sequences and… »

jobby: Prop and Set Designer, BRON Animation

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We are seeking a Prop and Set Designer to join our team at BRON Animation as we embark on development of our second animated feature film, directed by Kris Pearn (Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2). We are looking for a talented designer to create visually stunning props and sets that both closely capture the artistic style of… »

jobby: Storyboard Supervisor, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 17 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple… »

jobby: Previs Artist (CG), Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 17 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple high… »

jobby: Texture Artist (CG), Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 17 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple high… »

jobby: Senior Editor, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 17 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple high… »

jobby: Senior Pipeline Software Engineer, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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SENIOR PIPELINE SOFTWARE ENGINEER We are seeking a SENIOR PIPELINE SOFTWARE ENGINEER to work closely with the Head of Technology and Pipeline team. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organized and motivated individual who enjoys being part of an exciting and fast-paced animation studio. The ideal candidate must have great asset management skills and the technical abilities to… »

jobby: Pipeline Software Engineer, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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PIPELINE SOFTWARE ENGINEER We are seeking a PIPELINE SOFTWARE ENGINEER to work closely with the Head of Technology and Pipeline team. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organized and motivated individual who enjoys being part of an exciting and fast-paced animation studio. The ideal candidate must have great asset management skills and the technical abilities to help develop… »

jobby: Line Producer, Titmouse Canada, Vancouver

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COMPANY: Titmouse Canada Animation Inc. (Vancouver) JOB TITLE: Line Producer GENERAL FUNCTION: The Line Producer is responsible for delivering productions on time and within budget. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Communication with client. Responsible for maintaining master schedule and budget. Manage and mentor the PM and/or production staff who are direct reports. Report production status and… »

jobby: Compositor, Titmouse Canada, Vancouver

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Compositor GENERAL FUNCTION: Creatively build all of the elements necessary to assemble the final shot to the satisfaction of the director and producer. DUTIES: Build all of the elements necessary to assemble the final shot to the satisfaction of the Director and Producer Use of software including, but not limited to, Adobe After… »

showcase: IMPOTENTS PILOT IS ONLINE! from Vancouver’s Smoking Doors

By Mike Valiquette

Independent animation production wins again! After a successful crowd-funding campaign, Vancouver studio Smoking Doors has just completed and released their adult-animated comedy pilot for the Impotents! Check it out!… »

press release: VIFF announces $20,000 award for Call-To-Action Films re: Refugee Crisis

By Mike Valiquette

$20,000 Prize to be Awarded in Refugee Crisis Film Competition Frank Giustra, Founder of the Radcliffe Foundation, and the Vancouver International Film Festival, urge film-makers to participate – Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Sarah McLachlan, Louise Arbour, Craig Kielburger, Ivan Fecan, Atom Egoyan among others lend their voices to the crisis as part of the competition’s jury… »

press release: Thunderbird (Atomic Cartoons) Showcases All Star Musical Lineup for Beatles-Inspired Beat Bugs

By Mike Valiquette

Thunderbird’s Netflix Original Beat Bugs Brings Reimagined Beatles Songs to a New Generation Vancouver (July 27, 2016) – Thunderbird, Grace: A Storytelling Company and Beyond Screen Productions are pleased to bring the highly anticipated animated children’s series Beat Bugs to Netflix on August 3. Inspired by the songs of The Beatles, the show will feature musical… »

jobby: 2D FX Artist, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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2D FX ARTIST Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 16 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and… »

jobby: Pipeline Software Engineer, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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PIPELINE SOFTWARE ENGINEER We are seeking a PIPELINE SOFTWARE ENGINEER to work closely with the Head of Technology and Pipeline team. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organized and motivated individual who enjoys being part of an exciting and fast paced animation studio. The ideal candidate must have great asset management skills and the technical abilities to help… »

jobby: Harmony Build Artist, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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HARMONY BUILD ARTIST Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Since its inception over 16 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and… »

jobby: Unreal and Maya Instructor, Digital Media Academy, Vancouver

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Job Title: Unreal & Maya Instructor Employer: Digital Media Academy (http://digitalmediaacademy.org) Location: UBC in Vancouver Duration: July 4 – July 15, Monday – Friday   Instructor – Leads and instructs specific DMA courses. We are currently seeking an instructor with two weeks of full time availability (Mon – Fri) for our Academy for 3D Game… »

jobby: 2D Build/Rig Artist, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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2D BUILD/RIG ARTIST Atomic Cartoons Inc.  is an award-winning  full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District.  Since its inception over 17 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos.   Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors,… »

jobby: Harmony Animator, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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HARMONY ANIMATOR Atomic Cartoons Inc.  is an award-winning  full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District.  Since its inception over 17 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos.   Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers… »

jobby: Pipeline TD, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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PIPELINE TD (Software Developer) We are seeking a PIPELINE TD to work closely with the Head of Technology and Pipeline team. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organized and motivated Pipeline TD who enjoys being part of an exciting and fast paced animation studio. The ideal candidate must have great asset management skills and the technical abilities to… »

jobby: 2D FX Artist, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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2D FX ARTIST Atomic Cartoons Inc.  is an award-winning  full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District.  Since its inception over 17 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos.   Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors,… »

jobby: Flash Animator, Titmouse Vancouver, Vancouver

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Flash Animator, Titmouse Vancouver Titmouse Vancouver is currently seeking Flash Animators to work on a great new Disney XD series. Previous animation experience for a television series is preferable. Your Qualifications will include: · Recognized animation program graduate · Experience in Flash and 2D animation techniques required · Strong sense of acting and storytelling a… »

jobby: PIPELINE TD (Software Developer), Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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PIPELINE TD (Software Developer) We are seeking a PIPELINE TD to work closely with the Head of Technology and Pipeline team. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organized and motivated Pipeline TD who enjoys being part of an exciting and fast paced animation studio. The ideal candidate must have great asset management skills and the technical abilities to… »

jobby: 2D FX ARTIST (HARMONY), Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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2D FX ARTIST (HARMONY) This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced 2D FX ARTIST who wants to join the crew on our next very exciting Harmony production! WHAT YOU’LL DO: Hand draw FX in a team environment on a sequence of shots within a TV schedule Demonstrate a strong sense drawing fundamentals Take direction from Supervisors and… »

jobby: 2D BUILD ARTIST, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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2D BUILD ARTIST  This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced 2D ARTIST who enjoys working on BUILDS on our next (well-known) flash television series. WHAT YOU’LL DO: Work closely with, and take direction from the Builds Supervisor to create and revise the characters and prop builds; Meet deadlines and quotas as assigned by Supervisor and production management Innovate… »

jobby: Harmony Animator, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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HARMONY ANIMATOR This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic ToonBoom HARMONY ANIMATOR who enjoys being part of an exciting and nostalgic production (beginning Spring 2016)! WHAT YOU’LL DO: Animate in a team environment on a sequence of shots within a TV schedule Demonstrate a strong sense of performance, posing, timing, weight, and lip sync Take direction… »

jobby: Junior and Senior Animators, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

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Junior and Senior Animators Waterproof Studios is looking for Junior and Senior Animators to work on our photo-real game cinematics, animation and VFX projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as a Animator in a production environment – Experience with Maya and Motion Builder – Ability to work as… »

jobby: 2D BUILD SUPERVISOR (FLASH), Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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2D BUILD SUPERVISOR (FLASH) This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced 2D BUILD ARTIST who enjoys mentoring and leading a small team, to join the crew at Atomic for our next FLASH TV series. WHAT YOU’LL DO:​ Lead, teach, and guide a small team of Flash Build artists to create the assigned style for builds ​Plan each… »

jobby: FLASH ANIMATOR, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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FLASH ANIMATOR This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated FLASH ANIMATOR who enjoys being part of an exciting and fast paced animation studio!  This role is for a well-known TV production starting in Spring 2016! WHAT YOU’LL DO: Animate in a team environment on a sequence of shots within a TV schedule Demonstrate a strong sense… »

jobby: 2D BUILD ARTIST, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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2D BUILD ARTIST This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced 2D ARTIST who enjoys working on BUILDS on our next (well-known) flash television series. WHAT YOU’LL DO: Work closely with, and take direction from the Builds Supervisor to create and revise the characters and prop builds; Meet deadlines and quotas as assigned by Supervisor and production management Innovate… »

jobby: HARMONY ANIMATOR, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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HARMONY ANIMATOR This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic ToonBoom HARMONY ANIMATOR who enjoys being part of an exciting and nostalgic production (beginning Spring 2016)! WHAT YOU’LL DO: Animate in a team environment on a sequence of shots within a TV schedule Demonstrate a strong sense of performance, posing, timing, weight, and lip sync Take direction… »

jobby: PIPELINE TD, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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PIPELINE TD We are seeking a PIPELINE TD to work closely with the Head of Technology and Pipeline team. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organized and motivated Pipeline TD who enjoys being part of an exciting and fast paced animation studio. The ideal candidate must have great asset management skills and the technical abilities to help develop… »

press release: Nerds and Monsters Season 2 on YTV

By Mike Valiquette

SLAP HAPPY CARTOONS’  NERDS AND MONSTERS SEASON TWO PREMIERES SATURDAY JANUARY 9th at 10:00 a.m. ET/PT ON YTV (Jan. 6, 2016 – Vancouver, Canada) – Vancouver-based animation studio Slap Happy Cartoons Inc. is pleased to announce the premiere of the second season of their animated series Nerds and Monsters on Corus Entertainment’s YTV, debuting Saturday,… »

jobby: Digital Matte Painters, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

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DIGITAL MATTE PAINTERS Waterproof Studios is looking for Digital Matte Painters to join us for current and upcoming CG and VFX projects. Duties – Create realistic matte and projection painting backgrounds and environments based on concept art and photographic reference. – Successfully integrate matte paintings into 3D environments using Maya and Nuke. – Contribute to… »

Showcase: Eoin Duffy’s Einstein100 – General Relativity

By Mike Valiquette

We’ve showcased his work before (check out the Missing Scarf here), and now we’re doing it again. This one’s got it all: Einstein, animation, and Doctor Who himself, David Tennant!!! Last time they got Sulu, this time Dr. Who. Crazy. Vancouver animator Eoin Duffy makes films I like to watch.  So here it is, watch… »

jobby: Lighting TD’s, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

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Lighting TD’s Waterproof Studios is looking for Lighting TD’s to work on our photo-real game cinematics, animation and VFX projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as a Lighter or Lighting TD in a production environment – Experience with V-Ray required – Experience with Arnold a bonus – Ability… »

jobby: Senior FX Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

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Senior FX Artists Waterproof Studios is looking for Senior FX Artists to work on our photo-real game cinematics projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as an  FX Artist – Experience with Maya, Houdini and Real Flow – Experience with Arnold Renderer – Experience with Unreal Engine a plus… »

jobby: Modelers and Surfacing Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

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Modelers and Surfacing Artists Waterproof Studios is looking for Modelers and Surfacing Artists to work on our photo-real game cinematics, animation and VFX projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as a Modeler and/or Surfacing Artist – Experience with Maya, MARI, Photoshop, Zbrush or Mudbox – Experience with Arnold… »

jobby: Junior and Senior Animators, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

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Junior and Senior Animators Waterproof Studios is looking for Junior and Senior Animators to work on our photo-real game cinematics, animation and VFX projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as a Animator in a production environment – Experience with Maya and Motion Builder – Ability to work as… »

jobby: Asset Builder, The Third Floor Inc, Vancouver

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ASSET BUILDER – VANCOUVER Subject – Looking to hire Modelers in Vancouver, BC – The Third Floor, Inc. The Third Floor, Inc. is looking to hire local Asset Builders in Vancouver to work on an exciting feature film! Must be a resident of British Columbia. By using the language of cinematography and animation in tandem… »

jobby: PREVIS ARTIST, the Third Floor Inc, VANCOUVER

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The Third Floor, Inc. is looking to hire local Previs Artists in Vancouver to work on an exciting feature film! Must be a resident of British Columbia. By using the language of cinematography and animation in tandem to design the strongest possible sequences, a previs artist holds an impactful and highly collaborative role in the… »

jobby: Senior FX Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

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Senior FX Artists Waterproof Studios is looking for Senior FX Artists to work on our photo-real game cinematics projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as an  FX Artist – Experience with Maya, Houdini and Real Flow – Experience with Arnold Renderer – Experience with Unreal Engine a plus… »

jobby: Modelers and Surfacing Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

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Waterproof Studios is looking for Modelers and Surfacing Artists to work on our photo-real game cinematics, animation and VFX projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as a Modeler and/or Surfacing Artist – Experience with Maya, MARI, Photoshop, Zbrush or Mudbox – Experience with Arnold Renderer – Ability to… »

jobby: JR and SR Lighting Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

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Jr and Sr Lighting Artists- Stylized Cinematics Waterproof Studios is looking for Jr and Sr Lighting Artists’s to work on an upcoming cinematics project. The project is very stylized and comparable to Shrek or a similar animated property. Lighting will be done in Maya as well as a proprietary game engine. People with interest in… »

jobby: JR and SR FX Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

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Jr and Sr FX Artists- Stylized Cinematics Waterproof Studios is looking for Jr and Sr FX artists to work on an upcoming cinematics project. The project is very stylized and comparable to Shrek or a similar animated property. FX will be done in a proprietary game engine, so willingness to learn is a must. People… »

jobby: Experienced Film Previs Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

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Waterproof Studios is seeking experienced Previz Artists for a photoreal full CG feature film production. Selected artists will show a high skill level in the communication of animation and cinematography to create strong action oriented previz sequences. The ideal candidate: – 2+ years experience as a Previs Artist in a film production environment – Has… »

jobby: Junior and Senior Animators, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

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Waterproof Studios is looking for Junior and Senior Animators to work on our photo-real game cinematics, animation and VFX projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as a Animator in a production environment – Key frame and Motion Capture animation experience required – Experience with Maya and Motion Builder… »

from the internets: Bardel gets Bought. Italian Producer Rainbow Announces Purchase of BC Animation House

By Mike Valiquette

Saw this on Kidscreen this morning. Another big buyout for long time animation players here in Canada. Studio B showed the way, selling to DHX back in 2007. Nerdcorps also went to DHX last year. Next up was Atomic. Thunderbird bought them just a few months ago. And now it’s Bardel’s turn. Bardel’s been around… »

jobby: VFX Artist, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

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Position Overview: Nitrogen Studios Vancouver is looking for a VFX Artist to join us on a new CGI animated feature film, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s “Sausage Party”. The VFX Artist is responsible for designing and producing high quality effects animation and simulations involving particles, fluids, and rigid body dynamics. The ideal candidate has a… »

jobby: Pipeline TD, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

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Atomic Cartoons Inc.  is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District.  Since its inception 16 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos.   Our crew is made up of 250 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers, and writers, and… »

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