Animation

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

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Inventing a Tradition: Arthur Lipsett and the NFB’s “Studio X”

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In honour of Arthur Lipsett’s birthday (May 13, 1936) we’ve invited filmmaker, writer, and editor Brett Kashmere to talk about Lipsett’s films and the history of experimental cinema at the NFB in the 60s and 70s.

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Mother’s Day | Watch 3 Amazing Animated Shorts about Moms on NFB.ca

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This Mother’s Day, celebrate motherhood and mothers everywhere with these 3 animated short about moms

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Love Owls? Watch 5 Films to Feed Your Owl Obsession on NFB.ca

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Obsessed with owls? Check out these 5 short films about owls on NFB.ca.

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Anti-Personnel Landmines | Watch My Child, My Land on NFB.ca

Mark Mine Awareness Day with this short yet powerful animation that denounces the industrialized world’s complacency towards anti-personnel landmines.

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The 12 principles of animation

Education

Make your animation leap to life with this handy guide detailing the 12 principles of animation.

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New on NFB.ca | Watch Vladimir Leschiov’s Rainy Days

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Discover Vladimir Leschiov’s new animation Rainy Days, an atmospheric short about travel and personal memory, entirely drawn in ink and black tea.

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Hothouse 10 | Watch 8 Animated Films From Emerging Filmmakers

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Here’s a look at this year’s crop of Hothouse animated films.

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Evelyn Lambart | Watch 6 Stunning Shorts by the First Lady of Canadian Animation

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However counterintuitive, constraints are crucial to creativity. Constraints impose a set starting point. They force us to solve problems and come up with innovative twists. A convincing case in point is the visual splendor of Evelyn Lambart’s animation. Known as the First Lady of Canadian Animation, Lambart (1914-1999) was hearing-impaired from a young age, something she later credited with focusing her

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Frame x Frame | Meet Artists-in-Residence Sylvie Trouvé and Dale Hayward

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Until March 8th, prolific NFB animators Sylvie Trouvé and Dale Hayward are “on display” as part of Quebec City’s Musée de la civilisation’s Frame x Frame exhibit. Read on for more info on the cool project they are working on and their upcoming films.

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Watch 4 Winter Films for Kids on NFB.ca

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Melt away your winter blahs with these 4 heart-warming winter films for kids.

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Awash with Academy Awards®: Watch 7 Oscar®-Winning Flicks on NFB.ca

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Oscars® galore! Discover and watch for free 7 NFB shorts that charmed the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in years past.

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Watch 10 Films About Love on NFB.ca

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Ahhh love is in the air! With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we’ve put together a little playlist all about romance.

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