Everyone loves a compelling story.

As one of Canada’s few geeknerd…artist owned and managed animation studios we at Elliott Animation believe the best stories start and end with talent. That’s why we empower our team to create innovative and compulsively watchable family entertainment, which is another way of saying, we make awesome cartoons.

We love doing what we do. You might even say we’re nuts about it.

Elliott Animation Front Entrance - Toronto, Ontario

Our team thrives on our flexible and innovative yet pragmatic production pipeline, our positive studio vibe, and our creativity. We appreciate entrepreneurial spirit as much as talent and ability. Our clients appreciate our can-do attitude, our 30 years of industry experience, and our serious love of the craft.

Internationally regarded for our work, we combine world class talent with inspired execution, outside-the-box creativity, meticulous attention to craft, and a commitment to budget and deadlines to make every frame count.

Focusing on concept, direction, storyboard, layout, design and key animation, George Elliott and his artists have worked on more than 1000 2D & 3D animated series episodes, Direct-to-Video features, features and interactive properties. A partial project list includes: Total Drama Island, Ridonculous Race, Grojband, Stoked, Crash Canyon, Yin Yang Yo, Jimmy Two Shoes, Rollbots, My Babysitter’s A Vampire, Land Before Time V, VI, An American Tale III, Ferngully II, All Dogs Go to Heaven, The Secret of NIMH II, Rescue Heroes, Elliot Moose, The Roswell Conspiracies, Captain Simian and the Space Monkeys, The Pink Panther, Wing Commander, Robocop, Beetlejuice, The Family Dog, Eek the Cat, Ned's Newt, Bob & Margaret, George Shrinks, Committed, Marvin the Tap Dancing Horse, Extreme Ghostbusters, Umptee 3 TV, The Magic Adventures of Mumfie and Mummies Alive.

Elliott Animation has over 100 production workstations in-house and 5 postproduction compositing stations. We have a CG render farm, digital video decks, audio assembly and multiple non-linear editing systems.

Our significant investment in high-tech tools and electronic infrastructure helps us optimize the speed and cost effectiveness of 2D, Flash and 3D productions and put it all on the screen.

So give us a look. We think you will like what you see.


The end of Teletoon Retro
August 11, 2015

No longer "Forever Fun", Teletoon Retro is the latest of the Canadian Channels to be takes off the air waves. Corus Entertainment will shut down Teletoon Retro by the end of the month.

It's not all bad new however, some of the channel's programming will be moved over to the main Teletoon Channel. I'm going to remain calm for now, as long as they keep airing the Jetsons.


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July 27, 2015

Canadian Filmmakers Light Up the World Stage 
Ottawa International Animation Festival Shines Spotlight on Canadian Filmmakers

OTTAWA (July 14, 2015) – The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), North America’s leading animation event, announced today the complete list of films to be presented in September as part of the annual Festival’s Official Competition selection. Of the 147 films selected, 47 are from Canadian filmmakers.

Devyn Nekoda
July 27, 2015





New York City
July 27, 2015

Pack your toothbrush and check out of the hotel, Fresh fans, because we’re heading back into the air and making a beeline for the next stop in the Ridonculous Race to Name the Place! If you’re just joining us, let me break it down: each week we reveal a background still from the Ridonculous Race and challenge you to figure out where Don has sent the contestants. Then, check back on Friday for the answer! And you might want to make sure your tray is in the upright and locked position for this because, you guys… today is Friday!

July 27, 2015

Welcome back to the Ridonculous Race to Name the Place, Fresh fans! So far our trek around the world has taken us to some pretty amazing heights, including the tallest man-made structure in the world! This week, however, we’re looking in the opposite direction! Last chance to check out the background still and lock in your answer because we’re about to reveal our next location: the Kola Borehole on Russia’s Kola Peninsula!

July 27, 2015

Get your carry-on stowed in the overhead compartment, Fresh fans, ’cause we’re back in the air for another installment of the Ridonculous Race To Name The Place! By now you know the deal: each week we’re posting a background image from the upcoming Fresh TV animated series Ridonculous Race and challenging you to figure out where Don has sent the racers! This week’s answer: Transylvania, Romania!

Lethbridge, Alberta
July 27, 2015

Okay Fresh fans, by now you know the drill: each week we post a background image from the upcoming Fresh TV series The Ridonculous Race and challenge you to figure out where Don has sent the racers. It’s Ridonculous Race To Name The Place! This week we’re back in Canada so narrow down your shortlist and lock in your answers! Welcome to Lethbridge, Alberta!

New Zealand
July 27, 2015

Get your passports ready for another installment of The Ridonculous Race to Name the Place! Keep your eyes peeled each week as we post an empty background image from the upcoming Fresh TV series Ridonculous Race on social media and challenge the fans to guess where the racers have ended up! We’ll reveal the answer here on re:Fresh along with some fun facts about the country or city! This week we’re talking about… drum roll, please… New Zealand!

July 27, 2015

Get your boarding passes ready, Fresh fans, because it’s time for another installment of ‘The Ridonculous Race To Name The Place!’ Each week we’re gearing up for the upcoming series by releasing a background scene from the show and challenging all of you to figure out where in the world the racers are headed! Then we reveal the answer her of re:fresh along with some fun facts about the destination. This week we’re headed for the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates: Dubai!

Las Vegas
July 27, 2015

Time to roll the dice with another installment of ‘The Ridonculous Race To Name The Place!’ Each week we’re posting a background still from The Ridonculous Race as a clue and challenging Fresh fans to guess where in the world the contestants have ended up! So far we’ve been everywhere from the Arctic Circle to Darjeeling and we’re not done yet! Welcome to the city of Las Vegas, Nevada!