SPARK FX 2020: CAREER FAIR
February 15, 2020

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


Terabyte Sponsor


Creative BC



Megabyte Sponsors


Capilano University


Animal Logic



Kilobyte Sponsors


WildBrain


Sony Pictures Imageworks


Bron Animation


Bardel Entertainment


Foundry


AMPD


Emily Carr University


Vancouver Film School


Weta Digital



Byte Sponsors


Atomic Cartoons


Arcana Studio


Academy Software Foundation



Partner


ACM SIGGRAPH



Alliance Partner


Vancouver ACM SIGGRAPH


 

SPARK FX 2020: CAREER FAIR
VISUAL EFFECTS WITHOUT LIMITS
February 15, 2020

Welcome

Take your career to the next level by connecting with top tier film and television 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 FX 2020 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.

Sign up now and make the most of this exclusive opportunity.

NEW VENUE!

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

DATE & TIMES

Saturday, 15 February, 2020
From 9:30 am to 5 pm

PARTICIPATING EXHIBITORS

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 independent creative digital studios, producing award-winning design, visual effects and animation for over 25 years. With studios in Sydney and Vancouver and development offices in Sydney and 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 Peter Rabbit 2 and Super Pets. Recent productions include Captain Marvel, The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, Peter Rabbit, The LEGO Ninjago Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Alien: Covenant.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver, Sydney

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.animallogic.com



ATOMIC CARTOONS

Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning animation studio with locations in Vancouver's Mt. Pleasant Animation District and Ottawa's Hintonburg neighborhood. Since its inception 20 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created and produced numerous 2D and CG animation productions including Last Kids on Earth and Hello Ninja. 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

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.atomiccartoons.com



BRON ANIMATION

Bron Studios Inc. is a British Columbia, Canadian based company focused on the development, production and exploitation of both live-action and animated original feature film and series television worldwide.

Our focus on animation — to create, develop, produce, and uniquely exploit CG animated motion pictures, series television, and holiday specials.

Hiring Facility: Burnaby

Visa Restrictions: International applicants welcome.

Social Media: Instagram, LinkedIn

www.bronstudios.com



CINESITE

Superheroes, fantastic beasts, dinosaurs of the 21st century, and galaxies undiscovered. Cinesite is an award-winning digital entertainment studio with over 25 years of experience and work on hundreds of film, TV and streaming productions. Our visual effects and animation teams breathe life into filmmakers' visions. Alongside our skilled artists and engineers, we work closely with filmmakers and studios to achieve the impossible, whether through complex visual effects or conceiving and realizing entire animated films.

We tinker, mold, and craft to blow things out of the water — sometimes literally. We make this magic happen from our studios in London, Montreal and Vancouver, and since 2015 we have also welcomed the VFX masters at Image Engine (Vancouver) and Trixter (Munich and Berlin) to the Cinesite family.

Hiring Facility: Montreal

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.cinesite.com



CVD VFX

CVD VFX is an award winning, full service visual effects studio based in North Vancouver. Focusing on compositing and industry leading stylization, our studio is recognized for consistently and professionally delivering the highest quality in VFX.

Hiring Facility: North Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: BC residents only.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.cvdvfx.com



DNEG

We are DNEG.

We are one of the world's leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montréal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver, Montreal, London, Mumbai, Los Angeles

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.dneg.com



FRAMESTORE

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, London

Visa Restrictions: International applicants welcome.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.framestore.com



INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC (ILM)

Founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, serving the motion picture, commercial production, and attraction industries. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50.

ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema.

The company has been awarded 15 Academy Awards for Best Visual Effects and received 31 Academy Awards for Scientific and Technical Achievement.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.ilm.com



LANGARA CENTRE FOR ENTERTAINMENT ARTS

Langara Centre for Entertainment Arts is a digital entertainment school that offers Diplomas in Advanced 3D Animation, VFX, and Game Design, as well as a Foundation in Entertainment Arts Certificate.

At our centre, students learn by doing. Our outstanding curriculum licensed from Academy of Art, San Francisco is taught by top industry experts and is designed to set you up for success. All students will graduate with the skills they need to immediately enter the job market, with international students eligible to apply for a post-graduation work permit (PGWP) for up to three years.

Our brand new 38,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility is located in the heart of Vancouver's creative district, giving you opportunities to meet and network with industry professionals.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: International applicants welcome.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

cea.langara.ca



MAINFRAME STUDIOS

At Mainframe Studios, we're creators first. We eat creative and technical challenges for breakfast and come back for more. We've been doing this for 25+ years, and we're still going strong.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: BC residents only.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.mainframe.ca



METHOD STUDIOS

Home to exceptional artists and technologists, Method, a Deluxe company, is an award-winning global VFX company working with top creators on features, episodics, advertising, and immersive experiences. Our network of integrated facilities provide a full range of services including conceptual design, pre-vis, look development, on-set supervision, 3D animation/CGI, motion graphics, matte painting, compositing, finishing, and games.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver (though also representing our other studios across the world)

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.methodstudios.ca



RODEO FX

Rodeo FX is a full-service, award-winning visual effects house for acclaimed films, groundbreaking series and unforgettable ads. Founded in 2006, Rodeo FX boasts close to 600 accomplished artists with studios in Montréal, Los Angeles, Québec and Munich. Notable projects include Academy Award®-winner Blade Runner 2049, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, Valerian & the City of a Thousand Planets, Aquaman, Arrival and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Stranger Things Season 3, and Watchmen. Rodeo FX recently won a 2019 VES Award for its work on Amazon's Jack Ryan and a 2018 VES Award for its work on Game of Thrones. Emmy® honours include three awards for Game of Thrones in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Hiring Facility: Montreal, Quebec City

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.rodeofx.com



SCANLINE VFX

Scanline VFX was founded in Munich in 1989, and now has studios in Montreal, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Seoul, London, Munich, and Stuttgart.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver, Montreal, London, Munich, Seoul

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

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.scanlinevfx.com



SONY PICTURES IMAGEWORKS

Sony Pictures Imageworks is an Academy Award®-winning visual effects and animation studio known for photoreal live-action visual effects, dynamic creature and character animation and full-CG features.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: International applicants welcome.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.imageworks.com



TANGENT ANIMATION

Tangent Animation is the vision of Animation and Film Production industry professionals, with combined experience that encompasses CG Animation, Live Action Film Production, Visual Effects, and Software Development. Tangent Animation employs open source solutions to create high quality animated feature films. What sets us apart from other studios is our use of Blender, an open source software to make our animated films. This approach has helped us in curbing the cost of licensed software and build an opportunity to invest in additional artistic and programming talent.

Hiring Facility: Toronto, Winnipeg

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.tangent-animation.com



WETA DIGITAL

Weta Digital is one of the world's premier visual effects companies. Based in Wellington, New Zealand, and led by Senior Visual Effects Supervisor Joe Letteri, Weta Digital is known for uncompromising creativity and a commitment to developing innovative technology. Groundbreaking performance-driven digital characters like Gollum, Kong, Neytiri, and Caesar are widely acknowledged as some of the best digital characters ever put on screen. Recently finished projects include Avengers: Endgame, Game of Thrones, and Alita: Battle Angel.

Hiring Facility: Wellington (NZ)

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.wetafx.co.nz



ZOIC STUDIOS

Zoic Studios is an Award-winning VFX company made up of accomplished artists and producers who understand story, process and relationships. Partnership, integrity and enthusiasm are our key founding principles. We have three locations, Los Angeles, New York City and Vancouver, Canada. Some of our recent credits include Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow and Stargirl.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.zoicstudios.com



SCHEDULE

DAY 1SATURDAY - FEBRUARY 15, 2020
9:30 amJOB FAIR
BLOCK 1 (Pick only 1 block)
10:45 amJOB FAIR
BLOCK 2 (Pick only 1 block)
12:00 pmJOB FAIR
BLOCK 3 (Pick only 1 block)
1:15 pmJOB FAIR
BLOCK 4 (Pick only 1 block)
2:30 pmJOB FAIR
BLOCK 5 (Pick only 1 block)
3:45 pmJOB FAIR
BLOCK 6 (Pick only 1 block)


Saturday - February 15, 9:30 AM
JOB FAIR
BLOCK 1 (Pick only 1 block)


Saturday - February 15, 10:45 AM
JOB FAIR
BLOCK 2 (Pick only 1 block)


Saturday - February 15, 12:00 PM
JOB FAIR
BLOCK 3 (Pick only 1 block)


Saturday - February 15, 1:15 PM
JOB FAIR
BLOCK 4 (Pick only 1 block)


Saturday - February 15, 2:30 PM
JOB FAIR
BLOCK 5 (Pick only 1 block)


Saturday - February 15, 3:45 PM
JOB FAIR
BLOCK 6 (Pick only 1 block)


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