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Quickdraw Animation Society is a member driven not-for-profit that fosters a creative community through resources and opportunities that further animation arts and culture.

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We're gearing up for our 40th anniversary reunion (event To be Posted!) and need the classroom for some preparations!

Recent opportunities

Posted Jun 14, 2024

JOB CALL: 2D Animator for Turquoise Sky Entertainment

Contract position of 2-4 months, rate $700-$1100 per unit of 30-45seconds of finished animation

Turquoise Sky Entertainment is seeking 2D digital animators (rig manipulators in Animate software) to work on the series Shift and Go! – a preschool Indigenous series - that is to be distributed in both English and Cree languages!

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Posted May 02, 2024

Shifty Eye Studios is looking for a 3D Character Animator to help bring our characters to life in our cinematic for an action-adventure title in our Calgary office. We're looking for people with at least two years experience up to senior - if you're not sure if that's you, go ahead and apply anyway, we'd love to hear from you.

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Posted Mar 19, 2024

Straight-Ahead Scholarship and Production Residency

12-month program. Application deadline August 5, 2024

A 12-month mentor-focused program offered by the Quickdraw Animation Society (QAS) intended to assist neurodivergent Youth (16-25 years of age) in learning animation or animation adjacent processes (gaming, 3D, storyboarding, etc) and discovering potential career pathways.

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Monday Shorts

Make your Mondays a little more pleasant with a newly curated short film each week, plus our insights into why we love them.

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