Animation

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

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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

Films

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

Films

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

Films

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

News

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

Films

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

Films

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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3 keys for understanding and appreciating pinscreen animation

Films

Everything you always wanted to know about pinscreen animation but were afraid to ask.

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Gotta go! Say goodbye to NFB blogger Jovana with a few of her favourite flicks

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Want to know what your friendly neighbourhood NFB blogger Jovana recommends? Explore the best of the best in the NFB’s online collection of films.

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Watch 6 stellar Oscar® nominees that missed out on the top prize

Films

It’s Oscar® season and the buzz is in the air. Want to know what else has been up for the top prize over the years? Watch 6 of our 73 (!) nominated films!

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