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Mr. X

Toronto, Ontario - Canada
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Senior Matchmover/Tracking Artist


Mr. X is on the lookout for enthusiastic Trackers that are passionate about producing hyper-realistic VFX animation. We love the work we do and always strive to exceed client expectations.

From previs to camera extensions, our tracking and layout work on feature film and high concept TV spans the spectrum from design through final camera and layouts.


Leveraging our production workflow and working as or under a Lead, this artist will create, solve or extend camera motion, assist in pre- and post- visualization, and perform complex layout and matchmoving tasks in live action film and high concept television productions.


  • Camera tasks - recreating (solving) or creating the movement of a mono or stereo live-action camera in 3D.
  • Using lidar or the measurements and pictures of the live-action set, camera information, distortion grids, and scaling reference of characters and objects to recreate a virtual set in 3D (Maya).
  • Scene layout in Maya.
  • Matchmoving rigid and non-rigid objects on moving elements in the plate.
  • Show set-up including removing lens distortion from the plates to aid in the solving of tracks.


  • Expert knowledge of 3Dequalizer (knowledge of PFTrack a plus).
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with Maya.
  • Working knowledge of Nuke.
  • On set production experience is desirable.
  • Previous stereoscopic film production experience a plus
  • Knowledge of a tracking software's scripting language is a plus.
  • Meticulous attention to detail with a great eye for camera motion and composition.
  • Must work well under pressure for potentially short turnaround deadlines.
  • Able to take direction and feedback well from a lead or supervisor.
  • A minimum of two years of feature film experience required.

Why work at Mr. X?

  • Benefits after 3 months! (contracts must be 6 months or longer to be eligible)
  • Studio is located in a great area
  • Breakfast Mondays
  • Yoga Thursdays
  • Bike racks available in the studio
  • Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) visits to the studio
  • Fun place to work! We have a “Fun Committee”!
  • We pay overtime!
  • Amazing artists and production team

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