One of the world’s most successful theatrical doc filmmakers shares his emphatic, controversial, and hilarious tips for making documentaries work. All creators in the documentary industry need to see this!
Posts written by Jovana Jankovic
Jovana has been with the NFB since 2012, where she worked in Production before recently joining the Marketing team as a Web Writer. Jovana holds a Bachelor of Arts, Combined Honours in Film Studies and English from Carleton University, and a Master of Arts in Communication and Culture from York University. In addition to cinema, her interests include wine, cheese, tennis, fashion, politics, and karaoke. You can follow Jovana on Twitter.
Check out 5 documentaries on Canada’s most famous contemporary musicians. The radio wouldn’t be the same without ‘em!
Head down to TIFF’s free, public, outdoor Festival Street this Sunday, Sept. 7th for a real treat: live original music will accompany classic Norman McLaren animations.
Meet the 8 emerging animators who will immerse themselves in our 12-week paid apprenticeship in hands-on animation. Who will make what—and how?!
Celebrate the NFB’s 75th anniversary with your very own NFB-themed t-shirts and hoodies! This special collection will be available at Roots and online starting Sept. 4th.
Are you a summer-loving biker, or do you know one? Check out these 5 thrilling films about cycling. From a cross-country adventure to the white-knuckle excitement of track racing, the fun on two wheels never stops!
We’re gearing up for the Toronto International Film Festival with 5 NFB films in the running. Check out some trailers and clips here. See you at the fest!
Bookworms unite! Watch 5 revealing and inspiring documentaries about some of the world’s greatest writers. You may even learn something new about a favourite writer you thought you knew.
Celebrate the smart, talented, and creative youth of the world on International Youth Day with these inspiring and entertaining films.
Get to know animator-in-residence Janet Perlman as she works on a live, unscripted animation project at Les Musées de la civilisation à Québec. This Q&A is a first-hand account of the work and creativity of an Oscar-nominated artist.
It’s summer and the kids are underfoot. Did you know that NFB.ca has a Kids’ Channel full of films for children of all ages? Check out the selection here, and get a few recommendations on what to watch.
Think a documentary is about “truth”? Think again! These 4 types of documentary films may have almost nothing in common with each other—except that they all present a compelling vision of the world we live in.