Posts written by Julie Matlin
 

Julie is currently the Social Media Strategist for the National Film Board. Her background in the film industry, her work as a writer and her affinity for connecting with people made her a natural fit for the NFB. Her favourite films include The Big Snit, Strange Invaders, RiP! A Remix Manifesto and the interactive project, Flawed.

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NFB Films Now Available on TELUS Optik TV

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TELUS Optik TV subscribers in British Columbia, Albert and Quebec can now watch free NFB films as part of their subscription package.

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Breaking Bread: Celebrating Multiculturalism on Canada Day

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Bread, our new interactive project, launches just in time to celebrate multiculturalism for Canada Day. Six women, 6 recipes, 6 different different stories.

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The Art of Adaptation: 4 Films Based on Books

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Adapting a great book into a film isn’t always easy. Watch 4 different adaptations, each of which took a different route from page to screen.

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6 Short Films to Watch on National Aboriginal Day

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Enjoy 6 short films from our collection which celebrate different cultures and traditions in honour of National Aboriginal Day on Sunday, June 21, 2015.

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7 Short Films Celebrating the 2015 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Winners

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Watch 7 films celebrating the recipients of the 2015 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards.

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10 NFB Films Voiced by Famous Actors

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Sifting through our online collection, we’ve compiled this list of 10 NFB films that were narrated by famous actors and Hollywood legends.

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3 Films for Weekend Watching

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With the addition of 150 new titles to NFB.ca, there are lots of options when it comes to which films to watch this weekend. In this post, we offer our Top 3 picks.

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Attention Documentary Filmmakers: Apply Now for the NFB/CFC Creative Doc Lab

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The NFB/CFC Creative Doc Lab is now accepting submissions from documentary filmmakers to participate in the 2015/2016 program, beginning in September 2015.

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Hard Light now available for download

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This week, the film Hard Light, based on Michael Crummey’s book of the same name, was released on NFB.ca as a digital download. Michael Crummey, for those who might not know, is a Canadian author who grew up in Labrador and now lives in St. Johns. He writes both poetry and prose and in 1994

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NFB Interactive: A Journal of Insomnia launches April 18

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Ever wonder what it’s like to have insomnia? Sure, we’ve all suffered our share of sleepless nights. After the birth of my first born, I had a staggering 9 month stint that I thought would kill me. But true insomnia is a whole different beast. A Journal of Insomnia Since the fall of 2012, we’ve

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NFB Films Now Available on VIA Rail Trains

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The NFB, the CBC, The Historica-Dominion Institute and VIA Rail have come together to provide passengers with free on-board entertainment within the Quebec City – Windsor corridor. The offer includes CBC/Radio-Canada TV shows and programs, Heritage Minutes vignettes and NFB films. Marc Laliberté, President and Chief Executive Officer of VIA Rail Canada said – Over

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International Women’s Day: A World in which Women Matter

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The following is a guest post from Ravida Din, Director General of English Program. Prior to holding her current position, Ravida worked as both a producer and executive producer at the NFB since 2007. During this time, she produced Pink Ribbons, Inc., The Boxing Girls of Kabul, Payback and Up the Yangtze in co-production with

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