Toronto Animation Film Festival

Toronto Animation Industry Conference

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Where: Online

When: November 11-13, 2021

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Toronto Animation / VFX Job Fair


Cory Bobiak

Creative Director, Brown Bag Films

Cory Bobiak is a Toronto-based director and artist with an extensive list of television, design and artistic achievements. Cory has worked in both children’s and adult television programs ranging from the Emmy award-winning Peg + Cat, to Comedy Central’s Ugly Americans. He has animated, designed and storyboarded on numerous series including Mucha Lucha, Jimmy Two Shoes, Rick & Steve –The Happiest Gay Couple in All the World, Ugly Americans, Wibbly Pig, and Peep and the Big Wide World

Cory's directing credits include Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum, Peg + Cat, and Ugly Americans. Cory is currently creative director at Brown Bag Films Toronto and is responsible for overseeing creative direction within the Toronto studio.

Cory lives in Hamilton with his wife Sandra and their two children, Frankie and Rudy.

5:30PM - 6:30PM


Directing During a Pandemic

Directing is challenging enough in normal times, but how do you lead a creative team during the work-from-home times of the pandemic? What tips or tricks are they using? How do they keep crews motivated? How do they keep in touch with their team? What works and what didn't?

With Barnabas Wornoff Creative Producer, Smiley Guy Studios - Chair & co-founder, TAAFI Cory Bobiak Creative Director, Brown Bag Films Lisa Whittick Series Director, Yowza! Animation

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