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Frame x Frame | Meet Artists-in-Residence Sylvie Trouvé and Dale Hayward

Evelyn Lambart | Watch 6 Stunning Shorts by the First Lady of Canadian Animation

Films

However counterintuitive, constraints are crucial to creativity. Constraints impose a set starting point. They force us to solve problems and come up with innovative twists. A convincing case in point is the visual splendor of Evelyn Lambart’s animation. Known as the First Lady of Canadian Animation, Lambart (1914-1999) was hearing-impaired from a young age, something she later credited with focusing her

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Frame x Frame | Meet Artists-in-Residence Sylvie Trouvé and Dale Hayward

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Until March 8th, prolific NFB animators Sylvie Trouvé and Dale Hayward are “on display” as part of Quebec City’s Musée de la civilisation’s Frame x Frame exhibit. Read on for more info on the cool project they are working on and their upcoming films.

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Elephant 1967: Passage from India

Production

It was a job that called for green screen. Lots of green screen. Colin MacKenzie and Aparna Kapur have just completed an unusual shoot in southern India, kicking off production on Elephant 1967, a new animated documentary from Quebec-Atlantic Studio. The project revisits the poignant and little-known story of Balakrishna, a bull elephant shipped from

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By the Time We Get to Radville

Production

The Prairies called — and the NFB answered. A small team from the Northwest Studio recently completed an 8-day road trip across the southern prairie grasslands — a journey that took them from Magrath, Alberta, to Wood Mountain, Saskatchewan, with stops in Coutts, Foremost, Eastend, Val Marie, Assiniboia and Radville. Part research, part travelling road

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Curling Fever | Watch Gone Curling on NFB.ca

Films

Sweep! Sweep! Sweep! Travel to Eston, Saskatchewan, with this vintage comedy short that zooms in on a unique and truly Canadian sport: curling.

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Interactive Portrait Goes Inside US Prison System

Production

You have a call from Herman Wallace at Louisiana State Penitentiary… So begins The Deeper They Bury Me, an interactive portrait of one of America’s most famous political prisoners — and an inside look at the system that held him in solitary confinement for most of his adult life. One of the Angola Three, Herman

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Harry Mayerovitch | Meet the man behind the NFB’s most beautiful propaganda posters

Meet painter, architect, caricaturist, accordion player, poet, author and brilliant World War II NFB poster designer Harry Mayerovitch (1910-2004.)

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Becoming a Man: Rites of passage around the world

Education

Invite your students to discover and understand the various rites of passage across the world with the series Becoming a Man.

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Hadwin’s Judgement

Production

It promises to be a thrilling yarn of man and nature — a maverick eco-warrior, tough and slightly unhinged, and a towering myth of a tree. As a surveyor for the logging industry, Grant Hadwin would have been the first white man to see many of British Columbia’s old-growth rainforests — ecosystems that have since

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A Screening, A Tour, A Reflection

Production

Marcy Page reflects a moment on sources of creativity and inspiration as the Animation Show of Shows winds down, and the pre-Oscar® weekend flurry ramps up.

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We Tour on Tours, and Obama, Oh My!

Production

Bay Area Show of Shows animation studio tours, Day 2, for Marcy, Torill, and Lise. And President Obama, oh my! Pre-Oscars® excitement, indeed.

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Watch 4 Winter Films for Kids on NFB.ca

Films

Melt away your winter blahs with these 4 heart-warming winter films for kids.

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