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Hothouse 10: Kathleen Weldon’s Rollercoaster

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How an insistence on a complicated solution led animator Kathleen Weldon to a magical result with her Hothouse 10 rollercoaster.

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Hothouse 10: Frances Mckenzie on Immersion

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Immersed in poetry, art, NFB culture, and Hothouse 10, stop-motion animator Frances Adair Mckenzie thinks deeply.

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Primal: discovering the scream and its resonance

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Download the Primal study guide designed to guide teachers in the discovery of the scream, a fundamental form of human expression that has often been under-valued or suppressed.

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Hothouse 10: Fresh Air With Benjamín Mugica

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Windows that don’t open are the bane of Hothouse 10 animator Benjamín Mugica.

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Hothouse 10: Neal Moignard on Pizza Delivery

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Clever and inventive food advice is the key to animator Neal Moignard’s survival of Hothouse 10. Find out more from Neal himself!

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Hothouse 10: Alexandra Lemay’s Creative Process

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Stop-motion animator Alexandra Lemay dissects her Hothouse 10 creative process, and regrets that twelve weeks flew by so quickly.

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Hothouse 10: Esteban Azuela—It’s Not a Greenhouse

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It’s not a greenhouse, but Mexican animator Esteban Azuela discovers Hothouse 10 is even better!

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Hothouse 10: Alex Boya’s Acute Focus

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Delight in animator Alex Boya’s focused stream-of-consciousness creative process in Hothouse 10.

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Hothouse 10: Steph Braithwaite’s Wild Ride!

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Animator Steph Braithwaite takes a wild ride in Hothouse 10, and lives to tell us about it! This post is part of the “I can see the finish line” posts by this year’s Hothouse gang.

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Exploring the concept of identity in the classroom through Indigenous films

Education

Educators: draw inspiration from Indigenous pedagogies such as narrative approach and empathy to explore the concept of identity with your students.

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Operation Oblivion: Remembering Chinese-Canadian war veterans

Education

Watch Operation Oblivion, a film that commemorates Chinese-Canadian war veterans—and learn about their contributions to building post-war Canada.

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Using the stories of Robert Munsch as a springboard for preschool learning

Education

Educators: use the “Bunch of Munsch” film series as a springboard for preschool learning.