Watch 10 NFB Films on Colour!

Films

After slogging through months of slush then months of puddles, we’ve finally been bequeathed some beautiful weather. In honour of the summer (and flowers and foliage) we’ve waited so long for, enjoy 10 of the NFB’s most beautiful films on colour!

Scientifiq Piqniq

Scientifiq Piqniq, Paloma Dawkins, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Travel through the cosmos and find yourself united with the universe with a film that’s a cheerful burst of colour.

CYKM

CMYK, Marv Newland, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

CMKY is a subtractive color model that designers use in color printing. It refers to the four ink colours (cyan, magenta, yellow and key (aka black)).

Korean Alphabet

Korean Alphabet, Kim In Tae, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Have you ever wanted to learn the Korean alphabet? Now’s your chance!

Begone Dull Care

Begone Dull Care , Evelyn Lambart & Norman McLaren, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Norman McLaren is no slouch when it comes to creativity, and his films are frenetic and timeless displays of colour.

Synchromy

Synchromy, Norman McLaren, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Images and sound are synchronized in the truest sense of the word in McLaren’s vibrant and multicoloured animation.

ROY G BIV

Roy G Biv, Dale Hayward, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

ROY G BIV is the famous acronym for the sequence of colours in a rainbow (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet).

Rectangle & Rectangles

Rectangle & Rectangles, René Jodoin, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Geometric shapes bombard the screen in explosions of colour set to a electric drum beat.

Little Men of Chromagnon

The Little Men of Chromagnon, Francine Desbiens, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Three little creatures emerge from a red, yellow, and blue circle to show you the primary colours and all their combinations.

Paradise

Paradise, Ishu Patel, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Ishu Patel‘s Oscar®-nominated animation features a blackbird that’s envious of the Emperor’s brightly coloured songbird.

Notes on a Triangle

Notes on a Triangle, René Jodoin, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

The primary colours perform a delightful geometric ballet for everyone to enjoy.