Animation

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

These Filmmakers are Changing the Face of Animation

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Over the last 78 years, we’ve taken great pride in being an incubator for great talent. We’re excited to introduce you to 12 incredible animators who are changing the face of animation.

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The NFB Loves Genre Films

There are probably 1001 different ways to define “genre films”. Enjoy a list of 5 animated genre films from the NFB’s collection.

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Jazz and Cinema | Watch 5 Animated Films That’ll Soothe Your Soul

To mark the beginning of most major Canadian jazz festivals, we’ve put together a sampling of five of our best, animated shorts that celebrate the spirit of jazz.

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Western Gaze: 4 to Watch from North West Studio

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The little-known story of Alberta’s Black pioneers, a darkly entertaining animation about the Hudson’s Bay Company and an interactive story shot in Cambodia are among projects currently in the works at Edmonton’s North West Studio. Here are four titles to watch for in the coming months. Skin for Skin: Heritage Moment Goes Gothic As the governor-in-chief

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Our Home and Native Land

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Canada Day is almost here! What better way to express your love for Canada than with a couple of different renditions of our national anthem?

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5 Films That Capture the Magic of Canadian Summers

We know that in theory every season gets four months, but as Canadians, we also know there are really only two seasons: Summer and winter, with winter lasting around 10 months, and summer a scant two. Watch 5 films that capture the magic of Canadian summers.

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All trains lead to… the movies!

There’s nothing like the excitement of a new adventure. So, hop aboard the NFB train, get comfortable, and let yourself be carried away with these 5 short films about trains!

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NFB Summer 2017 Events Near You!

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Below you’ll find a list of screenings and activities that we’ll be involved in across the country. This post is a piece in progress, and we’ll be adding to it as events are booked, so bookmark this page and check back often!

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The Wonder Women of the NFB

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Here at the NFB, we have a long, proud history of films about women, directed by women – and quite a few of them are Oscar® winners, too. In a sense, they’re our own Wonder Women.

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Meet Manivald, a Wannabe Troubadour with Mommy Issues

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Discover Manivald, our new animated short that’s just hitting the festival circuit. The film is a quirky and refreshing take on the difficult and delicate bonds between a mother and son.

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Travel Across Canada From the Comfort of Your Home

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This one’s for all you globetrotters who don’t have the time to quench your summer vacation wanderlust! Enjoy all the majesty of Canada, from sea to glorious shining sea, and travel across the country from the very comfort of your home.

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A Brief History of the NFB at the Cannes Film Festival

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With the 2017 Cannes Film Festival coming to a close this Sunday, enjoy a list of 10 NFB films that have crossed the Croissette and taken home one of Cannes’s most prestigious prizes.

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