Creature Power!

October 26, 2011 by  
Filed under News

Well, this is it.  One month to go before I move to our Country’s capital.  Boxes are being packed and repacked, and room rental is being arranged.

Hands have healed well enough to function.

In the west suburb of Ottawa, Kanata, is a fresh, exciting studio called Wild Kratts, named for the show that created it, “Wild Kratts“, and run by its name sakes, the Kratt Brothers (Martin and Chris).
I’m really excited about the quality of this show.  Not only the animation quality, but for its ability to entertain and educate both children and adults.  I find myself learning things about animals, just from researching the show.  And with  past successes like “Kratt’s Creatures” and “Zoboomafoo“, they’re kind of a big deal.
I applied to the studio as an animator, had a nice skype interview while suffering from laryngitis, and got hired as an animation supervisor.  I’m pumped and I’m ready and I’m sewing a Zaboomafoo Franken Toy with lobster power!
Between packing and watching Kijiji for rentals, I’ve been getting up to snuff on Toonboom tutorials.

So, my lovely Hamilton home (which I took off the market) has been handed over to a property management company and will leave me free to exlore Ottawa.  I’ll probably become friends with the Prime Minister’s family, get a key to the house and sleep on their futon from time-to-time.