Bill Buzádi

  Solo Exhibitions 1994-present:

R2 Café, (Toronto)

Gallery Catalyst, Stranger Than Fiction, (Toronto)

Gallery Catalyst, (Toronto)

Taste Portuguese Cuisine, (Toronto)

Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, (Toronto)

Factory Theatre, (Toronto)

The Great Hall Gallery, (Toronto)

Taste Portuguese Cuisine, (Toronto)

Around the Corner Organic Breakfast Bar, (Toronto)

Community Roots Bookstore, (Toronto)

Big Guy’s Coffee Shop, (Toronto)

Rocket Fuel Café, (Toronto)

  Group Exhibitions 1994-present

Robert Kananaj Gallery, Garage Sale (Toronto)

Moniker Gallery, Nut Cracker (Toronto)

Moniker Gallery, Abstraction (Toronto)

Norman Felix Gallery, Anti Social (Toronto)

Gallery Catalyst, Urban Federation of Artists, (Toronto)

Gallery Catalyst, (Toronto)

Norman Felix Gallery, (Toronto)

Liss Gallery, (Toronto)

Lakeshore Village Artists’ Co-op, (Toronto)

Café Verité, (Toronto)

Pond Gallery, (San Fransisco)

  Commissions 1994-present

Paintings for props in a film: Gone, (Toronto)

Illustrations: for a book of poems: My Monsters, (Toronto); for a children’s book: Garbage Monster, (Toronto)

Mural Paintings: Planet Pécs, (Hungary), Embassy Hotel, (London, ON);

Logo design: LVAC, (Toronto)

  Film Festivals 1993-2007 Screened Short Animated Films titled Life, Lost in a Room, Grind & Symbolic Logic  at:

Sheridan College (Oakville)

Toronto Animated Image Society (Toronto)

20th Anniversary, Harbourfront Centre, Comic & Animation Festival (Toronto)

Telefest TVO Film Festival & The Return of Blood Sweat & Tape (Toronto)

Phoney Baloney Film Festival (Toronto)

Cinanima 94, International Animation Festival (Portugal)

International Festival of Animated Film (Germany)

  Lectures  2002-2011 Invited to give an oral and visual presentation of my art & film work at:

Waterfront Trail Artists, (Toronto)

SuOn International College/York University-Faculty of International Education, (Toronto)

Sheridan College: Visual and Creative Arts Program & Classical Animation Program, (Oakville)

  Education 1995    Computer Animation Certificate    Sheridan College, Oakville 1993    Classical Animation Diploma         Sheridan College, Oakville, Graduated with High Honours   Supervisor
  • Two years experience in supervising and training thirty animators. Built teamwork by eliciting problem-solving from each member. Successfully responded to personal concerns
  • Evaluated employee performance formally and informally, providing positive feedback and suggestions for skill development.
  • Built strong working relationships with co-workers under my supervision.
  • Identified and solved problems and ensured that deadlines were met.
  • Double-checked critical details on layout packages for accuracy.
  • Trained animators overseas in North American industry standards.
  • Prepared weekly schedules
  • Translated technical filmmaking instructions, storyboards and scripts from English to Hungarian.
  • Answered phones. Contacted and coordinated flow of animation packages from Canada to Hungary and then to Manila, South Korea & France.
  • Served as a communication liaison for animation productions as interpreter in English and Hungarian.
  • Negotiated services, pricing, and deadlines with clients.
  • Six years experience as a team member in animation productions.
  • Skilled in all aspects of classical animation.
  • Successfully responded to personal concerns of young people as animation instructor of students ranging from 10 – 14 years of age.
  • Proposed written course descriptions of animation programs and workshops for children.
  • Planned and taught engaging lessons, and skillfully managed animation classes.
  Freelance Artist/Independent Filmmaker
  • Provided artistic services to numerous clients for commissioned assignments.
  • Solved problems creatively and uniquely while ensured that deadlines were met.
  • Proposed, planned, completed and exhibited independent artistic projects.
  • Prepared successful grant proposals which included written description of project proposal, budgeting, story writing, storyboarding, drawing, photography, video editing, and scheduling.
  • Continuously building an ongoing portfolio of drawings, paintings, animation and films.
  Work History 1999-present  Freelance Artist: Recipient of Canada and Ontario Arts Grants 2010  Animation Instructor: Art Starts (Yorkdale Community Centre)/Waterfront Trail Artists, Toronto 2008  Graphic Designer Texturline Inc., Toronto 2004 Designer & Animator, Coolfire Inc., Toronto 2003-2007  Animation Instructor/Demonstrator, Waterfront Trail Artists, Toronto 2002  Designer, Animator, Head Gear Animation, Toronto 2002  Video Editor, Converge Advertising Ltd., Toronto 2000  Designer, Storyboard Artist, Animator   Super Fly Films, Oakville 1993-2007  Committee Volunteer, Lakeshore Village Artists’ Co-op, Etobicoke 1999  Storyboard, Layout & Design Artist, Animation House, Toronto 1997-1999  Layout and Animation Supervisor, Funny Film Animation Inc., Hungary 1996-1997   Animator and Character Designer, Cuppa Coffee Animation, Toronto 1995  Clean-up Artist, Mae Productions, Toronto 1995-1996  Animator, Layout Artist & Designer, R.F. Fly Films, Oakville 1994  Animator, Delaney & Friends Cartoon Productions, Ltd., Vancouver 1993-1996  Assistant Director, Storyboard Artist, Layout & Design Artist, Animator, Tot Thought Productions, Toronto

References available upon request.


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