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CareMongering – VFX/Animation Industry Ontario

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Switch VFX & Animation today started a Facebook Community so artists in the animation and visual effects industry could create a support group during the difficult time of COVID-19


A group specific to vfx and animation artists, for sharing and organizing resources and information in Ontario in response to COVID-19.

This group is intended to bring artists together and potentially help address specific concerns we may face as a community.

It is a place to post requests for aid or support as well as a place to share opportunities that may be helpful and supportive.

If you have a #need or are able to #offer assistance, please start your post with those hashtags.

Group Rules

BE KIND – We are all feeling stressed and frustrated, let’s remember to be compassionate.

Northern Rescue: VFX Shots by Switch VFX

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Northern Rescue premieres on CBC September 18th! Take a look at this family drama filmed right here in Ontario.


IMDB describes the story-line as follows:

After the death of his wife Sarah, John West (Baldwin) packs up his three children and transports them from their hectic urban life to his small northern hometown to take command of the local search-and-rescue service. Once there, the family struggles with their new surroundings, new friends, and accepting Sarah’s death. The children’s aunt (Robertson), helps them and John heal as she copes with the loss of her sister and her desire to have her own family. The series from Don Carmody Television (DCTV) was created by David Cormican, Dwayne Hill and Mark Bacci. Production took place in and around Parry Sound in northern Ontario. David Cormican served as the series showrunner. Executive Producers include Don Carmody, David Cormican, Dwayne Hill, Bradley Walsh, Billy Baldwin, and Mark Bacci.


Watch the trailer here:


Fall 2019 Dates Announced for Animation Lounge Workshops

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The Animation Lounge, an education resource hosted and sponsored by Switch VFX & Animation has announced their Fall 2019 Workshop dates. The platform, built to advance the careers and passions of students, professionals and the public who are interested in the animation process from concept to publication. We offer training on the rapidly changing software and hardware technology for the industry.
Fall Dates
September 21
October 19
November 16
December 7th
Click HERE to Register

American Hangman: VFX from Switch VFX

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Binge a thriller this summer starring the legendary Donald Sutherland


The IMDB story line summary reads as follows:
An unidentified man posts a live feed on social media showing that he has kidnapped two strangers and intends to kill one before the day is out. His intention is to hold a capital “trial” online. As the authorities recognize what’s happening, it becomes apparent that the online public is going to act as judge and jury.


Watch the trailer!



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