Beta site is live – Please let us know what you think…


Version 2.0 of the NFB website is now live. We’d love it if you could have a look at it and send us your feedback.

For the user, the biggest change to the site is that you can now sign in and control your preferences. Once you’re registered with, you can leave comments on films, send and receive alerts and keep track of your viewing history. This will also be the basis of a lot of exciting features in the future…

Please have a look around and let us know what you think.

Here are the features changes:

  1. New home page
    • New 100% liquid, scalable layout (it adjusts to your screen width)
    • Introduction of space for the promotion of web productions
    • Reordering of the education and store spaces
    • Store space now promotes a recent DVD
    • New global footer (lean and mean)
    • New top nav bar in place for user integration
  2. New Film page
    • Reel size player (the high res format is at it’s real size)
    • Introducing user comments
    • Better featured share and buy buttons
    • Introducing the number of plays for each films
    • Introducing the education tab with study guides (when available the tab appears)
    • Introducing film stills and posters
    • Introducing screenings on the film page
    • Introducing web productions promotional space
    • Introducing play in a pop-up window feature
    • The recommend feature is now an “I like” (à la Facebook)
  3. User integration