SPARK ANIMATION 2018: CAREER FAIR
October 27, 2018

VENUE:
The Hanger
Centre for Digital Media
577 Great Northern Way
Vancouver, Canada


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Bron Animation


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SPARK ANIMATION 2018: CAREER FAIR
CONNECTING TALENT WITH TOP DECISION-MAKERS
October 27, 2018

***ATTENTION***

DROP-INS WELCOME!
COME MEET THE WORLD'S LEADING STUDIOS

NEW VENUE:
The Hanger
Centre for Digital Media
577 Great Northern Way
Vancouver, BC

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 animation or VFX professional looking for a change or a student seeking to break into the field, the SPARK ANIMATION 2018 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.

CAREER FAIR DETAILS
DATE & TIMES: October 27, 2018
From 9:30 am to 5 pm (set-up @ 8:30 am)

Every year, hundreds attend the SPARK ANIMATION Career Fair. To make sure everyone gets an opportunity to meet with their preferred studios and recruiters, please follow the guidelines below when registering:

REGISTRATION GUIDELINES

  1. Registering here guarantees your entry. You can register in person, but then entry is first-come, first-served.
  2. Only register yourself to attend.
  3. Only register for ONE (1) 75-minute session. If you register for more, your registrations will be cancelled.
  4. Come prepared: bring your resume and reel to the career fair. Make the most of the chance to meet these folks. They want to meet you too.
  5. Please arrive at your registered time, so no one is delayed. There are many recruiters to meet.

Need to make a change? E-mail us at hello@sparkcg.ca

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PARTICIPATING 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.







ANIMAL LOGIC

Animal Logic is an independent Australian company that has been at the forefront of creating digital content, award-winning design, visual effects and animation for the film and television industries for over 25 years. With creative studios in Sydney and Vancouver and offices for the company’s development arm, Animal Logic Entertainment, 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.

Hiring Facility: Vancouver, Sydney

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.animallogic.com



ARCHIACT INTERACTIVE

Archiact Interactive is a dedicated Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality game developer located in downtown Vancouver. Archiact is committed to creating immersive, entertaining, and memorable experiences that tap the full potential of VR & AR.

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.archiactvr.com



BRON ANIMATION

The BRON ANIMATION GROUP is led by a strong team of creative, production, technical, and finance executives and key talent. The animation group is active with original motion picture and series television. BRON Animation is in production on two motion pictures, the first delivering in 2018 and the second in 2019. The animation group is in heavy development on new film, television, and short-form digital content.

BRON Animation is situated in its 20,000-square foot studio in Burnaby, British Columbia, with satellite offices in Duncan BC and London ONT. Over 125 visual and technical artists work on all aspects of animation production from story, design, modelling, and rigging to animation, lighting, and FX. We pride ourselves on doing all our work in-house, with a passionate group of BRONSTERS dedicated to the craft of animated production.

Hiring Facilities: Burnaby, London (Ontario), Duncan

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.bronanimation.com



CINESITE STUDIOS

Cinesite has grown from being a visual effects studio based in London to one of the world’s largest independent groups of digital entertainment service companies. We design and deliver fun, entertaining and innovative digital images with a proven creative approach.

Under the Cinesite brand, our visual effects teams in London, Montreal, and Vancouver work alongside Image Engine in Vancouver and Trixter in Munich and Berlin, creating world-class sequences for film, TV and commercials. Between our international studios we offer the whole spectrum of VFX to clients around the globe.

Developing ideas is at the heart of what we do. Our feature animation divisions work closely with filmmakers, taking films from the earliest stages of creative development right through to delivery; we bring our clients’ ideas to life.

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver, Montreal, London, Germany

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.cinesite.com



DHX MEDIA

DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects — from preschool and comedy to action-adventure — while enjoying awesome benefits, perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: International applicants welcome, however some restrictions apply.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.dhxmedia.com



DNEG

We are DNEG, 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.

Since the opening of our first studio in London in 1998 we’ve always focused on building close working relationships with filmmakers. We thrive on the collaboration and the creative energy this provides, and we are dedicated to delivering excellence on every project we are involved with.

We’ve brought home the Oscar for ‘Best VFX’ for three out of the last four years. In total, we’ve been honoured with 4 Academy Award wins, 4 BAFTA Awards and 8 Visual Effects Society Awards for our visual effects work on shows like Blade Runner 2049, Dunkirk, Ex Machina, Interstellar, Inception and Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 2.

Hiring Facilities: London, Vancouver, Montreal, Chennai, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Goa

Visa Restrictions: International applicants welcome.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.dneg.com



FRAMESTORE

Known for our visual effects, we have created incredible scenes for major Hollywood pictures: Gravity, Paddington, Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them, to name just a few. We work with advertisers to bring VFX to the small screen, and use the latest technologies to tell stories in new ways, exploring VR, AR, data visualisation and more. Framestore is home to a vast talent pool of 2400+, incorporating artists, producers, engineers and creatives, located around the world within a global network of studios. Together we create some of the most exciting and innovative projects seen in the industry today.

Hiring Facilities: Montréal

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.framestore.com



IMAGE ENGINE DESIGN

Based in Vancouver BC, Image Engine is a world-class visual effects studio led by a team of creative and passionate individuals who are committed to furthering the art of visual storytelling, and helping their exceptionally talented crew to push the boundaries of artistic and technical achievement.

With over 20 years in the industry and several award wins, Image Engine’s impressive list of credits includes District 9, Zero Dark Thirty, Jurassic World, Straight Outta Compton, Game of Thrones, Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, Power Rangers, Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them, Detroit, and Logan.

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.image-engine.com



MAINFRAME STUDIOS

Mainframe Studios produced the first ever CG animated series ReBoot in 1994. The studio, along with the company’s feature division, Rainmaker Studios, has produced over 700 half hours of television and 60+ movies, working with global partners in helping to realize some of the biggest branded entertainment. Working with top global talent, the studio utilizes the latest technology in driving innovation to the creative content it produces for key broadcasters, home entertainment and interactive companies from around the world. Based in Vancouver, Mainframe Studios is a division of WOW! Unlimited Media, a publicly traded entertainment company with offices in Toronto, Vancouver, New York and Los Angeles.

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.rainmaker.com



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, and finishing; and through Method EXP, end-to-end and a la carte AR and VR services.

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver, Montreal, LA, New York, SF, ATL, Melbourne, Pune

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.methodstudios.com



SLAP HAPPY CARTOONS

Slap Happy Cartoons is an independent, privately-held full-service 2D animation production facility based in Vancouver, Canada that provides script-to-screen creative and production services. The studio is home to some of Canada's top 2D designers, storyboard artists, animators, directors, producers and writers.

After spending many years working on various successful productions, Kathy Antonsen Rocchio, Greg Sullivan, Josh Mepham and Vito Viscomi formed Slap Happy to realize their shared vision and passion for creating original and sometimes twisted cartoons for both kids and adults. Slap Happy Cartoons’ production and creative partners include designer Robert Valley, Corus Entertainment, Comedy Central, Warner Brothers and Netflix.

Slap Happy’s acclaimed and popular Netflix Original series The Hollow is now streaming.

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: Canadian residents only.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn

www.slaphappycartoons.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. Having created visually stunning images for more than 100 live-action and animated productions over its 25-year history the studio is also a leader in technology, developing software and tools that have helped solve industry-wide challenges and deliver spectacular visuals to the big screen.

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: International applicants welcome.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.imageworks.com



THE FOCUS, A TECHNICOLOR COMPANY (MPC FILM)

The Focus are a team of dedicated Recruiters, hiring for Technicolor’s award-winning Film & Television studios.

With the demand for spectacular artists ever increasing, we’ve made it easier for you to find the right opportunity, whether you’re a recent grad or already established in the industry.

Hiring Facilities: Montreéal, Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: International applicants welcome.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.thefocus.com



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, Arrow, Sacred Lies, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and Legends of Tomorrow, Season 4.

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.zoicstudios.com



SCHEDULE

DAY 1SATURDAY - OCTOBER 27, 2018
9:30 amJOB FAIR
Block 1: 9:30 am to 10:45 am (pick one time block only)
10:45 amJOB FAIR
Block 2: 10:45 am to 12 pm (pick one time block only)
12:00 pmJOB FAIR
Block 3: 12 pm to 1:15 pm (pick one time block only)
1:15 pmJOB FAIR
Block 4: 1:15 pm to 2:30 pm (pick one time block only)
2:30 pmJOB FAIR
Block 5: 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm (pick one time block only)
3:45 pmJOB FAIR
Block 6: 3:45 pm to 5 pm (pick one time block only)


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