I was sent this info yesterday, Montreal's Rodeo FX is coming to Toronto for a recruitment drive.
Rodeo FX Recruitment Roadshow – Toronto 2016
Rodeo FX will be in Toronto on January 13th, 14th & 15th. We will be meeting candidates at the Novotel Toronto Center - 45 The Esplanade, Toronto.
We are looking for new faces to join the Rodeo FX team and work on some amazing projects including Valerian, Fantastic Beasts and where to find them, Game of Thrones, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, and many more!
Our HR team will be on site to discuss job opportunities for our three locations: Montreal, Quebec City and Los Angeles. We have a number of roles available for artists, developers and production staff:
- · Senior Matte Painter/Environment
- · Senior 3D Animator
- · Senior 3D Texture Artist
- · Senior CG Lighter and Look Dev
- · Shading / Look Dev Artist
- · Senior 3D Rigger
- · Senior Groom Artist (Fur/hair)
- · FX Artist
- · Senior CG Generalist for Advertising
- · Senior Nuke Compositor
- · Roto/Paint Artists
- · Pipeline TD
- · Render Wrangler
- · Senior VFX Supervisor
- · Senior VFX Producer
- · VFX Coordinator
- · VFX Production Assistant
- · VFX Project Manager For Advertising
Jacques Levesque, Executive VFX Supervisor at Rodeo FX will also be present to meet you in person and discuss our cool shows in production.
Drop us a line using the link below to meet with the team. Spaces are limited so be sure to make an appointment now.
January 13, 14 & 15, starting at 2pm
Novotel Toronto Center - 45 The Esplanade, Toronto
Rocket Science VFX posted on their LinkedIn that they're looking to hire as well:
RSVFX is looking at a busy 2016! Looking for all positions but top of mind is Lead Animators, Production Managers, Lighters, Matte Painters and Compositors. We're looking for all levels including Leads. If you want to work for a growing company, working on cool stuff, where you actually get to go home at the end of the day.... firstname.lastname@example.org
The BAFTA nominations were announced today:
SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
- Ant-Man Jake Morrison, Greg Steele, Dan Sudick, Alex Wuttke
- Ex Machina Mark Ardington, Sara Bennett, Paul Norris, Andrew Whitehurst
- Mad Max: Fury Road Andrew Jackson, Dan Oliver, Tom Wood, Andy Williams
- The Martian Chris Lawrence, Tim Ledbury, Richard Stammers, Steven Warner
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens Chris Corbould, Roger Guyett, Paul Kavanagh, Neal Scanlan
Spin VFX has a blog post showing pictures from their internal awards ceremony. Very nice seeing a company recognize their artists in this way.