Animation

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

Watch 6 Films About Comics and Their Creators

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Comic strips and comic books are universal art forms, and give their creators a direct line to wide, wide audience. Some comics are serials, some are satirical, some offer insight, and some just want to make you laugh. From political cartoonists to the creator of a world-famous superhero, I think we’ve got something for just about everyone.

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Freaks of Nurture: Alexandra Lemay in the Dollhouse

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Alexandra Lemay has a full line of creative hats in her artistic wardrobe — but ‘art director’ is one she wears with particular style and confidence. Currently at work on Freaks of Nurture, a new stop-motion animation inspired by her own unorthodox upbringing, she’s designed an extraordinary miniature set — a scaled down version of

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Photo Friday | The Trenches of World War I

100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge | Reflect on the price of war with these incredible stills from Claude Cloutier’s short animation The Trenches (2010).

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7 Films to Empower Women and Girls

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Film is a powerful communication tool, and when the right film meets the right audience, amazing things can happen. This post contains 7 films that hold empowering messages for women and girls.

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Adult Animation | 5 Films To Watch After The Kids Go To Sleep

Enjoy 5 animated films created just for adults. Each film addresses a different theme, from sex to addiction to living beyond our means.

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Spring Break | Discover 40 Fun and Entertaining Films for Kids

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Discover a selection of 40 fun and entertaining films for children… that might even teach them a thing or two!

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We’ve Got Your Oscar 2017 Craving Covered

If you’re an Oscar junkie, you’re probably looking for more films to sate your Oscar craving. To help, we’ve taken some of the best films from 2016 and matched them up with NFB films that are similar in theme and subject matter.

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Oscars® 2017 | Stream Theodore Ushev’s Blind Vaysha on NFB.ca

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Catch a free stream of Theodore Ushev’s Oscar®-nominated short Blind Vaysha on NFB.ca from February 19-26, 2017. (Canada only.)

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Upcoming Animation | The Awakening: Casting and Finishing the Puppets

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Enjoy a quick interview with Brenda Baumgarten, the Toronto-based artist who made the puppets for François Lévesque’s upcoming short animation, The Awakening.

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50 Shades of Clay | Watch Sexy Laundry on NFB.ca

NEW ONLINE | Watch one couple’s attempt at rekindling the flames of passion after 25 years of marriage in this short erotic comedy by Izabela Plucinska.

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Naked Island | PSAs for a New Era

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Discover Naked Island, a series of 14 new super-short and incisive films that expose the dark underbelly of modern-day society.

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Ways of Seeing at the NFB: 5 to Watch in ’17

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Stay up-to-date with the NFB ‘s current production slate with these 5 titles to watch in 2017.

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