Posts written by Carolyne Weldon
 

Carolyne Weldon is a writer and photographer currently living in Montreal. Her interests include motherhood, travel, music, martial arts, language, subcultures and spirituality. Contact her at c.weldon@nfb.ca

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Upcoming Animation | The Awakening: Animatronics 101 With Jim Randall

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Upcoming Animation | Meet Jim Randall, lead animatronics expert for Jean-Francois Levesque’s upcoming NFB animated film, The Awakening.

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Short & Deep | Watch To See or Not To See on NFB.ca

Check out Bretislav Pojar’s To See or Not To See, in the inaugural installment of our brand-new Short & Deep blog series.

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Photo Friday | High Tide in Newfoundland

Photo Friday! Discover a series of stunning black-and-white photographs documenting the fishing industry in Newfoundland in the mid-1950s.

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Quiet Zone | 3 Questions with Musician/Filmmaker David Bryant (Godspeed You! Black Emperor)

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Join Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s David Bryant for a discussion around the relationship between music and filmmaking, and the real threat of electromagnetic waves.

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Photo Friday | First Day of School, Montreal, 1962

Take a stroll around a Montreal working-class neighbourhood on the first day of class with these photos from September Five at Saint-Henri (1962.)

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Animated Cats | Watch 5 Crucial Cat Cartoons on NFB.ca

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Admire cats of all stripes – on their own terms, of course – with these 5 crucial cat cartoons courtesy of the NFB.

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Photo Friday | Inside Ontario’s Tobacco Harvest in the Late Fifties

The Back-breaking Leaf // Celebrate World Photo Day with this stunning series of black-and-white photos documenting the tobacco harvest in Ontario in the late fifties.

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Photo Friday | Fergie Jenkins and the Chicago Cubs

Arguably the finest Canadian-born baseball player ever, Jenkins began his major-league career in Philadelphia before joining the Chicago Cubs in 1966, where King of the Hill catches up with him a few years later.

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Fly, Fly Away | Watch 5 Animated Shorts Starring Birds

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Large or small, of modest or exuberant plumage, birds are endlessly fascinating creatures. They possess that magical ability: flight, and their wee hearts continually move them to sing, as the Chinese proverb goes, not because they have an answer, but simply because they have a song.

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Pow Wow Power | Watch Award-Winning Short Doc Red Path on NFB.ca

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Got 15 minutes? Put them to good use and watch Atikamekw filmmaker Thérèse Ottawa’s first film, Red Path, now streaming on NFB.ca.

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The Water Dwellers: Inside Central B.C.’s Floating Villages

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Nothing beats a leisurely summer afternoon out on the water, canoeing or sailing, but could you live on water permanently?

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Photo Friday | Farm Electrification: And Then There Was Light

Most of us take most things for granted. Take for example clean running water, or electricity. Who ever thinks twice about being able to enjoy these luxuries?

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