Posts written by Julie Matlin
 

Julie is a freelance writer who was formerly the Head of Social Media 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.

The Masters Series: Colin Low

Films

Discover Colin Low, one of the pillars of the NFB; a man whose career included work on more than 200 productions, spanning a 60-year career.

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The Award for Best Music Goes To…

The Oscars® are right around the corner! Get in the award season spirit by looking at a list of NFB films we’d nominate for Best Music!

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In Tribute to B Movies

Films

We might be known for our socially-conscious documentaries and auteur animation, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have our share of funny, B movies under our belt. We’ve put together a few of our favourite B Movies for you to enjoy!

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The Award for Best Cinematography Goes To…

The Oscars® are right around the corner! Get in the award season spirit by looking at a list of NFB films we’d nominate in each category. Next up: Cinematography!

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2018 Winter Olympics | Go #TeamCanada, Go!

In honour of Canada’s gold medalists at the 2018 Winter Olympics, we’ve put together a few films in the categories of their sports. Enjoy!

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4 Films That Destroy Stereotypes

We all come with our biases, but we learn the difference between what’s real and what’s not. Here are 4 NFB films that destroy stereotypes.

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The Award for Best Writing Goes To…

The Oscars® are right around the corner! Get in the award season spirit by looking at a list of NFB films we’d nominate for Best Writing!

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In Memoriam: Ches Yetman (1943-2018)

News

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of one of the NFB’s long-time friends, former executive producer Ches Yetman.

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Return to Simpler Times with The Grasslands Project

Longing for a simpler time before cellphone addiction and the constant anxiety that social media now creates? The Grasslands Project can help.

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Cryptocurrencies and the New World of Finance

Films

It seems like every time we get a handle on how economics work, something new gets thrown into the mix. The world of finance is complicated, but luckily, we have films that try to simplify the confusion.

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They Might Be (Canadian) Giants

Every nation has its roster of larger-than-life figures, and Canada is no exception. We’ve got titans of industry, doctors on the cutting edge, world-class musicians, literary icons, and more.

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The Award for Best Editing Goes To…

Films

The Oscars® are right around the corner! Get in the award season spirit by looking at a list of NFB films we’d nominate in each category. First up: Editing!

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