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The NFB Film Club is Back for Spring 2014

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Get thee to a library! Discover this season’s selection of free public library film screenings in the NFB Film Club.

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It’s That Time Again: 2013 Staff Picks

Films

Don’t know what to watch? We’ve got some recommendations, and trust us: we have great taste.

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Tom Perlmutter Stepping Down as NFB Chair

News

Tom Perlmutter today announced his decision to step down as NFB Chair and Government Film Commissioner, effective December 31, 2013, in order to devote himself to thinking and writing about the long-term issues affecting the arts and public cultural organizations.

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Hothouse 9 | Hands full of clay

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*This post is a short haiku from our Hothouse intern Su-An Ng. Taking a short break Processing thoughts frame by frame Both hands full of clay  

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Public Libraries | NFB Film Club Reveals Winter 2014 Programming

News

This winter, the NFB Film Club’s programming offers up a rich and varied selection of recent shorts and feature-length films, including several new releases. There are 5 different film programs available: four for the general public and one for children. These movies will take you places, make you think, and provide many opportunities for discovery. more »

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Fort McMoney | New Interactive Game to Launch Nov. 25th

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Starting November 25, people everywhere can take control of Fort McMurray, Alberta, and decide the fate of the world’s largest energy project when they play Fort McMoney. With over 2 years of research, 60 days of filming and 55 interviews, Fort McMoney is an innovative new documentary game from TOXA and the NFB, in association more »

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Hothouse 9 | The Life of a Film Idea

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* This post was written by Hothouse 9 intern Kyler Kelly. Whenever a film is made, it has to follow some pathway from the very first sliver of an idea to the finished product. That path is a network of branches, dead ends and circuitous loops that lead nowhere. And while Hothouse is a very more »

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Hothouse 9 | Paloma in Ottawa

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* This post was written by Hothouse 9 intern, Paloma Dawkins. So this past weekend was the Ottawa International Animation Festival, and me and most of the Hothouse 9 crew were able to go. (Kyler stuck around Montreal and ran a marathon, which he finished in 4 hours, YAY). FRIDAY I hitched a ride with more »

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Hothouse 9 | Week 1 Recap: Intense and Amazing

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* This post was written by Hothouse 9 intern Su-An Ng. It is so surreal being here in Montreal for the first time, working at the NFB and walking the same halls as so many great NFB animators have before. The atmosphere in the animation department feels open, supportive and genuine. Although everyone is passionately more »

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Fort McMoney | Be the First to Play

Interactive

Introducing Fort McMoney, an upcoming interactive documentary game about the issues facing Fort McMurray, Alberta.

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Speak Up! A New Thematic Spotlight to Explore on NFB.ca

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This month, NFB.ca is inviting you to Speak Up! Discover our special programming celebrating the power of the public voice.

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Hothouse 9 | Meet Our 6 New Apprentices

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This year’s Hothouse review team deliberated and debated 99 submissions from across the country, in the process also re-imagining the many permutations and understandings of what abstract art is and means to people. It was a challenge for the disparate group to agree on 6, but finally and unanimously it did. Herewith, the 6 participants more »