Animation

Explore our vast collection of animated films and get info about the world of animation in general.

Nobody Waved Good-bye

The best of the best: must-watch NFB films from our online collection

Films

Not sure what to watch? Get to know your friendly public film producer with the best films we’ve made over our 75-year history. No lemons here! Only the best of the best.

McLaren Wall-to-Wall

A virtual visit to McLaren Wall-to-Wall: a site-specific installation

News

Not in Montreal? No problem! Take a virtual video tour of this mesmerizing site-specific architectural installation that honours the acclaimed animator Norman McLaren with contemporary artists’ interpretations of his iconic works.

Corral

Ride ’em, cowboy! Check out 5 films about the Wild West

Films

Bust out into the open prairies with some of the world’s best—and funniest—cowboys in this selection of films about life as a ridin’ cowboy.

McLaren, Norman

Norman McLaren’s 100th anniversary: celebrate with us!

News

This April 11th, the late acclaimed animation pioneer Norman McLaren celebrates his 100th anniversary. Join us for all the festivities!

Flawed (Andrea Dorfman)

Real vs. ideal: watch 5 illuminating films about beauty standards

Films

No matter what, we all sometimes feel like we don’t quite fit in. Watch these 5 films about contemporary beauty standards and the social pressures to fit into them.

54 Hours

“54 Hours”: writing the Newfoundland sealing disaster

FilmsThe Craft

Streaming for free in Canada only on NFB.ca: our new short animation 54 Hours, which depicts the harrowing 1914 sealing disaster. The writer of the film, Michael Crummey, discusses the project’s inception here.

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A feast for the eyes: watch 7 films about food

Films

How are chocolates made? What’s soya butter? How does pastry dough get so thin? Tuck in your bib and check out our mouth-watering selection of NFB films about food.

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Back and better than ever: the PixStop app is now NFB StopMo Studio

NewsThe Craft

Take a tour through our new and improved stop-motion animation app for iPad, StopMo Studio. Stunning and fun homemade animation is now at your fingertips!

Meltdown

Endless leisure time: films for kids on March Break

Films

School’s out! Use up some of that endless leisure time with these fun, funny, colourful, musical, and educational films for kids.

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day at the NFB

Films

Join us for a cinematic trip through the history of feminist struggle as we celebrate International Women’s Day at the NFB.

"Heres Hockey!" and "The Sweater"

Hockey: The Great Canadian Game… As Seen by the NFB

Films

Game on! Explore a selection of our films on hockey, produced over 75 years, ranging from documentary shorts to animated films.

Missed Connection

Heartwarmers: 9 Films about Romance

Films

Join us for a plunge into romance as we explore the most romantic NFB films in our collection.