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.

Keep an Eye Out for These 7 NFB Animated Films in 2018

It’s going to be a stellar year for NFB animation. Just take a look at some of the films we’ve got scheduled for release in 2018.

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12 Ways to Finance Your Canadian Independent Film

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Let me guess – you’ve got a great idea for a movie, you just need to figure out where to get the cash. What follows is an incomplete list of funding sources for Canadian independent filmmakers, specifically those that include documentary and non-fiction works.

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Let Us Be Your Netflix Recommend – 2018 Oscar® Edition

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Have you already burned through all the 2018 Oscar®-nominated films and are looking for more? Enjoy 6 NFB films that’ll sate your craving till the big day.

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The Masters Series: Donald Brittain

Of all the filmmaking giants in the NFB’s storied history, one of the best is Donald Brittain.

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Watch 4 Animated Slices of Life

Enjoy the Comic Strip Chronicles, 4 funny, animated slices of life that capture the ordinary and make it something more.

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Watch 5 Adorable Animal Videos

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Love watching adorable animal videos on the internet? So do we. So much so that we’ve got an entire collection of them online.

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Do You Think You’re Cooler Than These Canadians?

Do you think you’re cooler than these Canadians? Check out a list of some famous and local Canadian figures throughout history who are definitely cool.

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3 Docs to Watch Before You Start Binge Watching The Crown

Before you sit down and start binge watching season 2 of Netflix’s The Crown, watch 3 documentaries that’ll satisfy your Royal Family guilty pleasure.

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Auggie Pullman isn’t Cinema’s Only Wonder

In our collection, we have many films about people who faced difficult physical challenges, and how they rose above. These are films about everyday heroes, and here are three of them.

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The 10 Most-Viewed NFB Films of 2017

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We dug through the data, crunched the numbers and now, the results are in. Can you guess which film is the most viewed NFB film of 2017?

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Addiction is a Disease and it’s Damn Difficult to Treat

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Addiction is terrifying. There are few things that can so rapidly destroy one’s family, career, and entire life as an addiction. In looking through our collection, we pulled 5 films that took different approaches to addiction and encourage new ways of thinking.

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Now on NFB.ca – Watch 20 + Newly Added Films

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Were you looking for something new to watch this holiday season? Look no further! Check out 23 newly added NFB films today!

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