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TIFF Wants Tiny Films: TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival

By Mike Valiquette

Do you make (tiny) films? We want to see your miniature masterpieces TIFF joins forces with Instagram to present the TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival, a digital shorts competition that invites aspiring and established filmmakers from around the globe to share their original 60-second-or-less short films. A total of 30 finalists will be selected and highlighted on… »

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… »

jobby: Series Producer, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

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9 Story Media Group’s Toronto studio is now Brown Bag Films! Brown Bag Films is one of the world’s most exciting, original and successful creative-led animation studios. Series Producer In this role the Series Producer will facilitate the show’s creative vision across all stages of… »


jobby: Overseas Production Supervisor, Brown Bag Films, Indonesia

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9 Story Media Group’s Toronto studio is now Brown Bag Films! Brown Bag Films is one of the world’s most exciting, original and successful creative-led animation studios. Overseas Production Supervisor… »

jobby: Rigger (3D), Brown Bag Films, Toronto

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9 Story Media Group’s Toronto studio is now Brown Bag Films! Brown Bag Films is one of the world’s most exciting, original and successful creative-led animation studios. Rigger – 3D… »

jobby: Harmony Animator, Brown Bag Films, Toronto

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9 Story Media Group’s Toronto studio is now Brown Bag Films! Brown Bag Films is one of the world’s most exciting, original and successful creative-led animation studios. Animator (Harmony) –… »

jobby: Senior Animator, 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 that is dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our team… »

from the internets: Catching Up on Canadian Animation News

By Mike Valiquette

2018 is in full force, and there’s been a lot going on. Here’s a little sampler. -Nelvana signed a big ole deal for the exclusive Canadian broadcast rights to Sesame… »

jobby: 2D FX Animator, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

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 2D FX Animator (Full-time, Fixed term Contract) Copernicus Studios, Halifax Nova Scotia! Small town feel with big city amenities. Only minutes from the surfing beaches or the hiking trails. East Coast living… »

jobby: 3D Animation Instructor, Atlantica College, Saint John, NB

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Atlantic Canada’s Premiere 3D Animation College is looking for the next great animation instructor. We are a small college that takes a different approach to teaching creative students. We have… »

jobby: Freelance Designers, Art Directors, Epic Story Media

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EPIC STORY MEDIA has EPIC opportunities for part time freelance character designers, location designers and art directors. Please send your resume and online portfolio to epicopportunities@epicstorymedia.comand indicate the role that interests you. Only those selected… »

jobby: Lighting Artist (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 Lighting Artist to join our team! The role: As… »

jobby: 2D Animation Supervisor, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

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2D Animation Supervisor (Full-time, Fixed term Contract) Copernicus Studios is an entertainment content development and production company based in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada – only minutes from the surfing… »

jobby: 2D Harmony Animator, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

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2D Harmony Animator (Full-time, Fixed term Contract) Copernicus Studios, Halifax Nova Scotia! Small town feel with big city amenities. Only minutes from the surfing beaches or the hiking trails. East Coast living… »

jobby: Clean Up Artist, 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 that is dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our team… »

Tonight: Toronto! Toon Hall!!!

By Mike Valiquette

This is tonight, and if you’re in any way invested in your career in this industry, and you’re nearby, you should come. We’re not the ones organizing it, but we… »

jobby: Breaking Artist, 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 that is dedicated to creatively and technologically empowering our people. Our team… »

jobby: Director, Big Jump, Ottawa

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Big Jump is seeking to fill a director position on one of its upcoming 2D animated series. Responsibilities:    Oversee all pre-production and production departments: Design, Storyboard, Animation, and Comp Maintain… »

Industry Vets Unveil New Prodco: Headspinner Productions

By Mike Valiquette

HEADSPINNER PRODUCTIONS SPINS ONTO the SCENE WITH THREE NEW PROJECTS TORONTO, ON, April 17, 2018– Industry veterans Michelle Melanson and Ken Cuperus have joined creative forces to launch HEADSPINNER PRODUCTIONS,… »

Friday fun: SKATE, by Diane Shaher

By Mike Valiquette

It’s Friday! Watch this! SKATE from Diane Shaher on Vimeo. And check out Diane… »

jobby: Professor of Animation (Digital Tools), Sheridan College, Oakville ON

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Faculty/Department: FAAD, Department of Animation and Game Design Employee Group: Academic Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus) Application Deadline: May 15th, 2018 Start Date: August 2018… »

jobby: Animator (3D), DHX Media, Halifax

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DHX Halifax – Job Description: Animator, 3D OVERVIEW DHX Studios is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment…. »

jobby: 2D Harmony Animator, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

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2D Harmony Animator (Full-time, Fixed term Contract) Copernicus Studios, Halifax Nova Scotia! Small town feel with big city amenities. Only minutes from the surfing beaches or the hiking trails. East Coast living… »

jobby: 2D Flash Animator, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

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2D Flash Animator (Full-time, Fixed term Contract) Copernicus Studios, Halifax Nova Scotia! Small town feel with big city amenities. Only minutes from the surfing beaches or the hiking trails. East Coast living… »

Studio Day at Algonquin College: April 25th, 2018

By Mike Valiquette

Algonquin College School of Animation Studio Day! It says by invitation only, but they sent it to me to post up, so here you go!! Algonquin’s got a great program,… »

Kidscreen Magazine Appoints New Editor: Mike Drach

By Mike Valiquette

Kidscreen is a publication familiar to most of us in the kids media industry. They run a big conference every year in Miami, and they’re pretty much the go-to publication… »

Guru EVP Mary Bredin Exits Studio

By Mike Valiquette

A surprising announcement this week from Guru Studio in Toronto: Mary Bredin, who has held the title of EVP of Content and Strategy for the past 10 plus years, will… »

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