SPARK FX 2019: CAREER FAIR
February 9, 2019

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


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SPARK FX 2019: CAREER FAIR
VISUAL EFFECTS WITHOUT LIMITS
February 9, 2019

***ATTENTION***

ONLINE RESERVATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED, BUT DROP-INS WELCOME! COME MEET THE WORLD’S LEADING STUDIOS

VENUE:
The Hangar
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 CG animation or VFX professional looking for a change or a student seeking to break into the field, the SPARK FX 2019 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: February 9, 2019
From 9:30 am to 5 pm (set-up @ 8:30 am)

Every year, hundreds attend the SPARK FX 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: Sydney, Vancouver

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.animallogic.com



CINESITE

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 and Montreal 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.

We are a talented, international team of artists and story-tellers, who deliver world-class visual effects and animation to the global entertainment industry.

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver and Montreal

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.cinesite.com



CVD VFX

CVD VFX : Quality of Work, Quality of Life

Hiring Facilities: North Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: BC residents only.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.cvdvfx.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, Montreal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.

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

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.dneg.com



ELECTRONIC ARTS

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers. EA has more than 300 million registered players around the world.

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: Canadian residents only.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.ea.com



FRAMESTORE

Known globally for their visual effects, Framestore have worked on some of Hollywood’s biggest pictures, collecting every possible industry award along the way. Framestore’s work is also seen across the advertising industry, bringing magic to the small screens that surround us every day. Fuelled by a relentless curiosity, the creative studio continues to look to the future, carving out new spaces, screens and media through which to tell stories.

Hiring Facilities: Montreal

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.framestore.com



FUSEFX

FuseFX is an award-winning Visual Effects Studio providing visual effects services for episodic television, feature films, commercials, and VR productions. Founded in 2006, the company employs 300+ personnel across three studio locations: our flagship office in Los Angeles, CA, New York City, and Vancouver, BC.

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver

Visa Restrictions: BC residents only.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.fusefx.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



INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC (ILM)

Industrial Light & Magic started a revolution in the world of filmmaking with the release of Star Wars in 1977. Since then, ILM has grown into a global company with studios in San Francisco, Singapore, Vancouver and London. The ILM name has become synonymous with innovative visual effects work and the company continues to be a recognized leader in the field. We continue to provide filmmakers with the ability to tell stories in ways not previously possible, allowing only their imagination to limit what can be achieved.

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.ilm.com



MAINFRAME STUDIOS

Rainmaker Studios is a Vancouver-based entertainment company with a creatively driven, state-of-the-art facility focused on original productions and client-based projects. The Rainmaker Studios banner encompasses the well-established CGI animation and visual effects studio that produces feature-length film and DVD projects, while the recently launched Mainframe Studios unit, a division of Rainmaker Studios, focuses on animated and live-action television production.

Over the course of its 19+ years of experience in animated production, Rainmaker has partnered with some of the most recognizable brands in entertainment, including Mattel, The Weinstein Company, Hasbro, Lionsgate and Sony.

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver

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

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.rainmaker.com



METHOD STUDIOS

We create worlds, characters and experiences.

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, Melbourne

Visa Restrictions: International applicants welcome.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.methodstudios.com



PIXOMONDO

Founded in 2001 by CEO and Executive Producer Thilo Kuther, Pixomondo is a solutions-oriented design company that solves creative challenges for our clients and partners. Whether we are crafting never-before-seen visual effects for a feature film or developing innovative original concepts for a global marketing campaign, we leverage our collaborative design process to develop truly award-winning work. Our passion is to deliver the best ideas at the highest levels of quality on-time and on-budget, with the outstanding service you expect from a world-class company. We have offices in Los Angeles, Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Beijing and Shanghai.

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal

Visa Restrictions:Canadian residents only.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.pixomondo.com



RODEO FX

Rodeo FX is a full-service, award-winning visual effects house for acclaimed films, groundbreaking series and unforgettable ads. Artist-founded in 2006, Rodeo FX has grown to more than 500 accomplished artists in Montreal, Los Angeles, Quebec City and Munich.

Inspired by the VFX masterpieces of their childhood, Rodeo FX artists push the limits of visual effects and give clients the freedom to dream big. They recreate the past and imagine the future. Their enthusiasm and experienced artistry redefine what is possible to bring to the screen and drives them to exceed all expectations from clients, audiences and themselves.

Hiring Facilities: Montreal, Quebec City, Munich (Germany)

Visa Restrictions: International applicants welcome.

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, Munich, and Stuttgart.

The company is noted for its complex, photorealistic effects and simulation work - including natural phenomena like fire, smoke, and water - on films such as the disaster epic San Andreas, 2012, and Independence Day: Resurgence — both for director Roland Emmerich.

The company recently completed ~400 shots on Black Panther, ~700 shots on Justice League, on which it was a lead vendor, handling multiple hero characters and vehicle assets, and several hundred shots on Tomb Raider and Jim Button.

Hiring Facilities: Vancouver, Montreal

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

Social Media: Facebook, 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. 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

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: MPC Film

Visa Restrictions: International applicants welcome.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.thefocus.com



YETI FARM CREATIVE

Founded in 2007, Yeti Farm is a full-service 2D and 3D studio covering every aspect of the animation pipeline. Located in the beautiful Kelowna, BC, we’ve worked on numerous projects from world-class names in the industry including Disney, Netflix and Amazon Prime. We’re ramping up recruitment for a new 2D Harmony project set to start production in early Spring 2019.

Hiring Facilities: Kelowna

Visa Restrictions: Canadian residents, or Permanent Resident (PR) status only.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn

www.yetifarmcreative.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, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Arrow (Season 7) 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 - FEBRUARY 09, 2019
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 - 12 PM (pick one time block only)
12:00 pmJOB FAIR
BLOCK 3: 12 PM - 1:15 PM (pick one time block only)
1:15 pmJOB FAIR
BLOCK 4: 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM (pick one time block only)
2:30 pmJOB FAIR
BLOCK 5: 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM (pick one time block only)
3:45 pmJOB FAIR
BLOCK 6: 3:45 PM - 5 PM (pick one time block only)


Saturday - February 9, 9:30 AM
JOB FAIR
BLOCK 1: 9:30 AM to 10:45 AM (pick one time block only)

Coming soon.


Saturday - February 9, 10:45 AM
JOB FAIR
BLOCK 2: 10:45 AM - 12 PM (pick one time block only)

Coming soon.


Saturday - February 9, 12:00 PM
JOB FAIR
BLOCK 3: 12 PM - 1:15 PM (pick one time block only)

Coming soon.


Saturday - February 9, 1:15 PM
JOB FAIR
BLOCK 4: 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM (pick one time block only)

Coming soon.


Saturday - February 9, 2:30 PM
JOB FAIR
BLOCK 5: 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM (pick one time block only)

Coming soon.


Saturday - February 9, 3:45 PM
JOB FAIR
BLOCK 6: 3:45 PM - 5 PM (pick one time block only)

Coming soon.


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