The Great Northern Candy Drop
A new holiday classic has entered the ranks! Jam Filled is honoured to have directed and animated this modern-day Santa story, taking place in Canada’s magical North. Follow our hero, Johnny May, in the true story of Kuujjuaq’s Annual Candy Drop, and the year it almost didn’t happen. The Great Northern Candy Drop first aired Dec 17, 2017 on CBC. Read More.
10 Year Anniversary
From a small attic studio in Manotick, to a combined 500+ creative team in Ottawa and Toronto, Jamie Leclaire, Phil Lafrance, and Kyle MacDougall continue to put heart into creating high-calibre animated storytelling, after a decade of cartooning together. Here’s to another 100 more years!!
Welcome to the Family, Jam Filled Toronto! | Aug 23
We’re proud to officially announce the grand opening of Jam Filled Toronto!!! We have added a great group of talented folks to our family and look forward to a bright future of exciting projects in the 3rd dimension of entertainment! Read More.
Boat Rocker Media Acquires Jam Filled! | Aug 03
We’re excited here at Jam Filled to join the Boat Rocker family. We’re looking forward to the doors that joining forces will open for us! Read More.
The Loud House Staff Screening at the Mayfair! | Mar 10
Jam Filled hosted a super sweet red carpet screening of Nickelodeon’s The Loud House at the Mayfair. Lot’s of drinks, snacks, beautiful folks and good times! Thanks to Beau’s All Natural for the beer, Union 613 for the snacks and a VERY VERY special thanks to Nickelodeon and the Jam Filled family for making such a kick ass show! Photos!
Canadian Screen Awards 2016 | Mar 10
Good times at the Canadian Screen Awards last night! We don’t get to replace our 2014 3rd place Step Dancing trophy just yet but Numb Chucks took home 2 statues! Best voice performance, Julie Lemieux and best writing, Mark Steinberg, on an animated series. Thanks for the nomination for best animated series and see you all next year! Photos!
Robo Wonder Kid | Feb 04
Our very own, classically trained and modernly handsome, Joel Mackenzie is bringing Robo Wonder Kid back to life in an upcoming Nickelodeon short! The Myth of Robo Wonder Kid was originally created in 2011 by Joel, as an unofficial music video for Rich Aucoin’s, Push and is now taking on a new form as a cinematic short. Stay tuned for updates and watch the original!
Short and Sweets | Nov 18
In the spirit of the holidays, The Jam Filled squad is giving the ol’ think tank a workout and ramping up for a new holiday short. Last year we had the pleasure of burning the midnight oil in tribute to Jam Filled’s beloved mascot, Ziggy, as he faced off with Santa Claus in an epic battle over a chocolate chip cookie. Watch!
Off the Shelf | Sept 19
Check out this awesome Robert Iza short we were lucky enough to work on with Nickelodeon! What a treat! Watch!
James Leclaire and the Cable 22’s – New Album | Sept 17
Congratulations to our commander and chief, James Leclaire, for releasing his 4ᵀᴴ album, These Weights. It’s great to put the strums and hums heard around the studio into context and witness Jamie’s hard work materialize into another great folk album. Check it Out!
Canadian Screen Award Nominees | Feb 26
Congratulations to Jamie and Phil who were nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Directors on the series Camp Lakebottom, and Best Animated Series on Numb Chucks, a show created by Jam Filled. Photos!