Opportunities

As a community hub for Calgary animators, we provide opportunities for professional development, and share job calls from local arts employers.

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Posted Aug 25, 2022

Chris J Melnychuk Memorial Scholarship and Production Residency

An 18-month residency oppoturinty for emerging animators to produce their first film.

A production-focused program offered by the Quickdraw Animation Society (or QAS) intended to assist individuals in making their first independent animated short film, and targeted towards emerging animators developing their practice

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Posted Aug 23, 2022

YEGFilm is seeking an animator to partner on a mixed media short documentary about the infamous Calgary restaurant chain Goldstein and Chan's Wok and Bagel Emporium

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Posted Aug 04, 2022

JOB CALL: 2D Animator for Turquoise Sky Entertainment

2-6 month contract, rate dependent on experience

Turquoise Sky Entertainment is seeking 2D digital animators to work on their series Wasi's Adventures, a series focused on the trickster Wasi, that is distributed in both English and Cree-Michif languages!

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Posted Aug 03, 2022

JOB CALL: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Permanent, 4 days a week, $50k/year

QAS is seeking an organized and collaborative individual to lead our community in the role of Executive Director

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Posted Jul 20, 2022

JOB: NFB Marketing Manager

Continuous, Full-time, salary $73,777 - $93, 407

NFB is seeking a person self-identifying as First Nations, Inuk or Métis in a Marketing Manager role for their North West Studio

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Posted Jun 29, 2022

JOB CALL: ANIMATOR/POSTER ARTIST

Eight-week contract, 35hrs/wk, total 280 hrs $18/hr

Calgary Animated Objects Society is looking for an Animator & Poster Artist for a Canada Summer Jobs position!

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Posted Jun 29, 2022

JOB CALL: GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Eight-week contract, 35hrs/wk, total 280 hrs $18/hr

Calgary Animated Objects Society is looking for a Graphic designer for a Canada Summer Jobs position!

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Posted Apr 07, 2022

The Intermediate Animators Production Residency is a production-focused program offered by the Quickdraw Animation Society (or QAS) intended to assist an emerging or mid-level animator in completing an independent animated short film, and targeted towards animators developing their practice.

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Posted Feb 01, 2022

GIRAF18 Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions, closes May 31, 2022

The GIRAF festival of independent animation is looking for animated shorts and features for its 2022 edition

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Posted Feb 01, 2022

Call for In-Between Animator: Zombie Jesus!

Apply by Feb 5, 2022, Budget is $1500, start date is immediate upon review

Looking for an in-between animator to complete 30 seconds of black and white animation with a kinetic loose scratchy line for an animation adaptation of the comic Zombie Jesus

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Posted Jan 18, 2022

EMMEDIA: Call for Submissions

Paid opportunity, submission fees may apply, submissions due Feb. 16, 2022

EMMEDIA is excited to announce their Call for Submissions for the 2022 Particle & Wave Festival!

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Posted Jan 17, 2022

CAOS: Blackfoot Language Animation

Applications due Feb. 7, 2022. Animations to be completed by March 4, 2022.

Calgary Animated Objects Society (CAOS) is producing dozens of animated shorts that support Blackfoot Language learning, and is seeking animators to participate in their creation

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Posted Jan 17, 2022

CED: Animation & VFX Growth Strategy

Proposals due Jan. 31; submit any questions to CED by Jan. 21, 2022

Calgary Economic Development invites qualified firms to submit a proposal for the development of an Animation and Visual Effects (VFX) Strategy

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Posted Dec 10, 2021

Winnipeg Film Group: Executive Director

Permanent, full-time role, $56,000 - $60,000 annually, plus benefits and potential relocation expenses

The WFG is seeking applicants for the position of a permanent, full-time Executive Director.

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Posted Dec 10, 2021

Call for Artists: Music Mile A/R Mural Exhibition

Apply by December 16; artist fees vary by contribution, with $750 for painters and animators

Inglewood Business Improvement Area and MAUD Collective, formerly known as Buds Collective, is now accepting applications for the Music Mile Augmented Reality Mural Exhibition.

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Posted Dec 10, 2021

AMAAS: Call for XR Residency Participants

Apply by January 6. Projects will be presented from June 23-26, 2022 in St. Paul, Alberta

The Alberta Media Arts Alliance Society is seeking participants interested in researching and developing eXtended Reality (XR) projects

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Posted Dec 10, 2021

AMAAS: Call for Residency Curator-Mentor

Apply by December 15. Position runs Jan. 15 - Jul. 15, 2022. $5,000 honorarium

The Alberta Media Arts Alliance Society is hiring a curator and mentor for a short-term contract around extended reality (XR)

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Posted Nov 26, 2021

Mia and Eric, an artist team from Calgary, Alberta, are looking for a contract freelancer.

Freelance contract for 12 months (confirmed), up to 24 months (pending funding and project revenue)

Mia Rushton and Eric Moschopedis are an artist team from Calgary, Alberta, who bring together elements of craft, performance, and cultural geography to create site-specific and socially-engaged works. They are looking for someone to work on contract who can confidently take the reins on the day to day management of our practice with an emphasis on their project 3 WOODS.

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Posted Nov 25, 2021

Call for Animators: D&D Theatre Show

Writer / director Kunji Ikeda is looking for an animator to generate images for fantastical effects for a one-week workshop to advance a new creative work for young audiences, with the generous support of Quest Theatre and Cloudsway Dance Theatre.

Writer / director Kunji Ikeda is looking for an animator to generate images for fantastical effects for a one-week workshop to advance a new creative work for young audiences, with the generous support of Quest Theatre and Cloudsway Dance Theatre.

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Posted Oct 27, 2021

AZMA Digital Projection Mapping Animator

Animation due December 1, 2021; $1,500 fee

Axis Z Media Arts is looking for an animator to create a 1-2 mins looping animation exploring the architecture and features of Memorial Park Library.

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Posted Oct 27, 2021

DEEP DIVE Unity Developer

Nov. 2021 - Apr. 2022; $15,000 flat fee

Deep Dive, an interactive 3D artwork seeking to reveal the extent of algorithmic surveillance, data collection and commodification in the everyday spaces of the web, is hiring a Unity developer for a six-month contract

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Posted Jul 26, 2021

The Intermediate Animators Production Residency is a production-focused program offered by the Quickdraw Animation Society (or QAS) intended to assist two projects (two separate residencies) in completing an independent animated short film, and targeted towards animators developing their practice.

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Posted Jul 26, 2021

Graphic Design Artist at Zamplo

Full-time, remote from July 19 – August 27 2021 with the possibility of extension

Zamplo is looking for a highly organized Graphic Artist to join their team.

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