SPARK ANIMATION 2022: CAREER FAIR
November 12, 2022

Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3

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SPARK ANIMATION 2022: CAREER FAIR
RECOGNIZING TALENT, INGENUITY AND CRAFT
November 12, 2022

**ATTENTION**

Online reservations for today's Career Fair are now closed. Drop-ins welcome! Come by the Roundhouse and register at the door. Please, have picture ID ready. We're open until 4 pm.


WELCOME

Take your career to the next level by connecting with top tier CG studios. Free to attend, this career fair is your opportunity to get past the front door and meet the decision-makers on internationally acclaimed productions looking to hire.

Whether you’re a seasoned CG animation or VFX professional looking for a change or a student seeking to break into the field, the SPARK ANIMATION Career Fair will give you valuable one-on-one time with studio recruiters. Beyond just handing off a resume and a reel, this a networking event done right. It’s about building strong relationships for today and down the road.

REGISTRATION FOR EXHIBITORS

For details on the in-person Spark CG Career Fairs and registration for a booth, please visit this link below.

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REGISTRATION FOR ATTENDEES

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VENUE

Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre
Exhibition Hall
181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2W3

DATE & TIMES

Saturday, 12 November 2022
From 9:30 am to 4 pm

PARTICIPATING EXHIBITORS

  1. Animal Logic
  2. Atomic Cartoons
  3. Bardel Entertainment
  4. Cinesite Studios
  5. Framestore
  6. Mainframe Studios
  7. ngx Interactive
  8. Sony Pictures Imageworks
  9. Stellar Creative Lab
  10. The Embassy VFX
  11. Versatile Media
  12. Walt Disney Animation
  13. WildBrain Studios

Please arrive at your registered time. There are many recruiters to meet!

Please check regularly to discover more studios that will be looking to hire you! Stay tuned.



DIRECTORY



ANIMAL LOGIC

Animal Logic is recognised as one of the world’s leading animation studios, producing award-winning design, visual effects and animation for 30 years. With studios in Sydney and Vancouver and development offices in Los Angeles, Animal Logic continues to forge new partnerships and collaborations with leading studios and filmmakers to develop and produce stories that resonate with a global audience.

Animal Logic is currently in production on a couple of Netflix Feature Animations, including The Magician’s Elephant and Warner Brother’s Toto. Recent productions include DC League of Super Pets.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: International applicants accepted for intermediate and senior positions.

Social Media: Facebook · Instagram · LinkedIn · Twitter

www.animallogic.com



ATOMIC CARTOONS

Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning animation studio with locations in Vancouver’s Mt. Pleasant Animation District, Ottawa’s Hintonburg neighbourhood and L.A. Since its inception over 20 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created and produced numerous 2D and CG animation productions including Last Kids on Earth. Atomic is well known for its artist-friendly culture and flexible work environment. We are always looking for artists of all levels to join our team!

Hiring Facility: Vancouver, Ottawa and Los Angeles

Visa Restrictions: International applicants accepted for intermediate and senior positions. Remote workers welcome.

Social Media: Facebook · Instagram · LinkedIn · Twitter

www.atomiccartoons.com



BARDEL ENTERTAINMENT

Bardel Entertainment Inc. is an Emmy Award®-winning studio with over 30 years of industry leading experience.

Bardel’s reputation has been built on three core values: quality, creativity and innovation. Bardel has two state-of-the-art studios located in Vancouver and Kelowna, Canada. Currently, Bardel provides animation services for a diverse slate of blue-chip clients including Netflix, Disney+, Cartoon Network-Adult Swim, HBO MAX, Nickelodeon, DreamWorks, and Warner Bros.

With top audience hits such as The Dragon Prince, Rick & Morty, and Teen Titans Go, Bardel attracts award-winning technical and animation talent from around the world.

Bardel consistently embraces collaborations that inspire growth and creativity, while always valuing and nurturing talented artists.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: BC residents only.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.bardel.ca



CINESITE STUDIOS

Cinesite is an award-winning digital entertainment studio with 30 years of experience and work on hundreds of film, TV and streaming productions. Our animation and visual effects teams breathe life into filmmakers’ visions.

Cinesite Vancouver works alongside its London and Montreal counterparts, as well as Montreal-based partner studios L’Atelier Animation and Squeeze, to deliver high-quality animation services. The studio has already brought several films to worldwide audiences, including The Addams Family animated films, Riverdance: The Animated Adventure and Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank. Our Vancouver team is currently working on Iwaju (Kugali & Disney+) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem (Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies).

Our aims are simply to work with the best talent, making the best animation and VFX. In short, the blended model of working-from-home mixed with working in the studio is here to stay. We look forward to connecting with everyone at Spark.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: International applicants welcome.

Social Media: Facebook · Instagram · LinkedIn · Twitter

www.cinesite.com



FRAMESTORE

Framestore is home to a collective of visionaries working across film, advertising, television and immersive. Our work and skillset is wide-ranging, thanks to a pool of 3000 talented artists and producers in offices across the globe.

Known globally for our visual effects, we have a proud history creating extraordinary images and scenes for some of Hollywood’s biggest pictures, collecting every possible industry award along the way.

Our work is also seen across the advertising industry, bringing magic to the small screens that surround us every day.

Framestore has grasped the opportunities afforded by new technologies, and works with brands, studios, artists and organisations to bring immersive experiences to both new and existing audiences. Fuelled by a relentless curiosity we continue to look to the future, carving out new spaces, screens and media through which to tell stories.

Hiring Facility: Montreal and Vancouver; but, we are open to discussing our open positions in our other offices as well (Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Melbourne, London, Mumbai)

Visa Restrictions: International applicants accepted for intermediate and senior positions.

Social Media: Facebook · Instagram · LinkedIn · Twitter

www.framestore.com



MAINFRAME STUDIOS

Founded in 1993, Mainframe created the very first fully-CG TV series, ReBoot. Since then, it has produced more than 1,000 half-hours of TV, over 60 feature-length projects, and two theatrical feature films. They’ve been innovators and creators since day one, and have partnered with some of the biggest names in the business.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver and Toronto

Visa Restrictions: International applicants accepted for intermediate and senior positions. Canadian residents only. BC residents only. Some Projects are restricted to Canadian and PR applicants only.

Social Media: Facebook · Instagram · LinkedIn · Twitter

www.mainframe.ca



NGX INTERACTIVE

We turn stories and ideas into compelling human experiences. Spatial, sensory, and narrative considerations shape how we channel technological possibilities. In turn, each medium provides its own expressive opportunities.

By placing audiences in experiences, digital media promises new modes of discovery and revelation. Across a spectrum of interactivity, we create seamless engagements that invite people to interact with new concepts in context-specific ways.

It has to matter emotionally and cognitively.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: Canadian residents only. Remote workers welcome.

Social Media: LinkedIn · Twitter

www.ngxinteractive.com



SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS

Sony Pictures Imageworks is the Academy Award®-winning visual effects and animation unit of Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group known for photoreal live-action visual effects, dynamic creature and character animation and full-CG features. The company, headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., has created visuals for more than 100 live-action and animated productions over its 30-year history. Most recently, Imageworks completed work on In Vaulted Halls Entombed, an episode of the animated anthology Love, Death + Robots Season 3 for Netflix, Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man: No Way Home, Netflix and Sony Pictures Animation’s The Mitchells vs. The Machines and Vivo, Amazon and Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania: Transformania, and the Academy Award®-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The studio is currently in production on Sony Pictures Animation’s Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, and The Sea Beast for Netflix. Sony Pictures Entertainment is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Group Corporation.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: International applicants accepted for intermediate and senior positions. Remote workers welcome.

Social Media: Facebook · Instagram ·  LinkedIn · Twitter

www.imageworks.com



STELLAR CREATIVE LAB

We are a 3D animation studio based out of Vancouver B.C. Our teams are currently located across British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, Halifax, Mexico, New Zealand, Costa Rica, and many more countries in Central and South America. We are a 5 year-old studio, and we have proudly produced TV Series for all audiences, to name some; Kung Fu Panda, Fancy Nancy, The Adams Family, What If...? (Marvel Series) and we are currently working on a Seth Rogen show for Amazon Studios.

Stellar is not just focused on producing top-notch animation, but on developing relationships across the AMAZING pipeline of artists, productions teams, software engineers, and many more departments that make it possible for the delivery of our world-class projects.

Hiring Facility: BC and Ontario

Visa Restrictions: International applicants accepted for intermediate and senior positions. Canadian and BC residents preferred. Remote workers welcome.

Social Media: Facebook · Instagram ·  LinkedIn · Twitter

www.stellarcreativelab.com



THE EMBASSY

Who We Are – The Embassy is an independent creative studio with expertise in visual effects and production. Located in the heart of Vancouver’s digital district, we work with global production companies, agencies and brands, in film, television and advertising.

What We Do – We provide an integrated approach to visual effects production from concept to delivery including design, direction and post-production. With two decades of experience creating best in class visual effects, we utilize cgi, animation, motion graphics, and compositing to create compelling imagery.

Award Winning – We have crafted award-winning visual effects for the world’s most recognized brands and film franchises. Our work has received accolades including Oscar nominations and numerous VES, Cannes, D&AD, Clio and ADCC awards.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver, BC

Visa Restrictions: International applicants accepted for intermediate and senior positions.

Social Media: Facebook · Instagram ·  LinkedIn · Twitter

www.theembassyvfx.com



VERSATILE MEDIA

Versatile Media is a global company that has created an end-to-end virtual production workflow. Our North American headquarters in Vancouver, Canada are focused on Virtual Production, combining real-time rendering technology, traditional film workflows and proprietary research and development, as well as creating original animation and live action IP for Sci-Fi and fantasy genres.

Our new Vancouver film studio will include multiple soundstages, both traditional and LED, totalling 43,000 square feet purpose-built for live-action filming. The film complex is strategically located in South Burnaby near Marine Way, but more importantly it will house Versatile’s first permanent virtual production LED volume in Canada, which is promised to be one of the largest feature-rich LED stages in North America.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: International applicants accepted for intermediate and senior positions.

Social Media: Facebook · Instagram ·  LinkedIn · Twitter

en.versatile.media



WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS

Combining masterful artistry and storytelling with groundbreaking technology, Walt Disney Animation Studios is a filmmaker-driven animation studio responsible for creating some of the most beloved films ever made. Disney Animation continues to build on its rich legacy of innovation and creativity, from the first fully-animated feature film, 1937’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to 2019’s Frozen 2, the biggest animated film of all time, to its 60th animated feature, Encanto. Among the studio’s timeless creations are Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Frozen, Big Hero 6 and Zootopia.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: BC residents only. Remote workers considered.

Social Media: Facebook · Instagram · LinkedIn · TikTok · Twitter

www.disneycareers.com



WILDBRAIN STUDIOS

WildBrain creates award-winning content that’s loved by kids and families worldwide. Their animation studio in Vancouver has roots going back 30+ years, and is now home to over 1,000 artists letting their imaginations run wild! WildBrain has been trusted with some of the world’s most beloved characters, including Snoopy, Sonic, Strawberry Shortcake and Carmen Sandiego, as well as original stories by renowned creators. Working with international partners like Apple, Disney, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more, they develop and produce animated series in a variety of styles. From 2D and CG animation, preschool to tween, comedy to mystery, WildBrain is up for anything!

Hiring Facility: Vancouver (remote roles available BC wide), with some opportunities in Ontario available

Visa Restrictions: International applicants accepted for intermediate and senior positions. Canadian residents only. BC residents only. Remote workers welcome. Junior international applicants with an open work permit

Social Media: Facebook · Instagram · LinkedIn · Twitter

www.wildbrain.com




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