Animation

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

The Auchter Effect: Haida Myth Gets Animated

Production

Emerging director Christopher Auchter plunges us into a mythic watery underworld in The Mountain of SGaana, an animated short that’s just completed postproduction in the BC & Yukon Studio.

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Upcoming Animation | The Awakening: Meet Érik Goulet, Armature Designer

Upcoming Animation | Meet Éric Goulet, armature designer for Jean-François Lévesques’s upcoming NFB animated film, The Awakening.

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Watch 6 Short Films About Pianists and Pianos

Films

Enjoy 6 short NFB films starring the mightiest of instruments – the piano – and some of the sensitive souls who devoted their lives to mastering it for our enjoyment.

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Q&A: Paloma Dawkins at Play in the VR Zone

Production

An autodidact who’s as adept in cinema as she is in comix or game design, Dawkins is part of a young posse that’s joyously shaking things up at the NFB Animation Studio.

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WWII Animation | Watch 7 Very Short Wartime Cartoons

Films

This Remembrance Day, enjoy an intriguing window into the past with these 7 very short cartoons created to support the war effort during WWII.

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Cheer and Loathing at OIAF 16

OIAF is like an acid trip, euphoric and excruciating at once.

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Free Animation! | 5 Seriously Spooky NFB Films to Watch this Halloween

Films

Ominous, unsettling, eerie or crawling with creepy creatures, here are 5 free animation films to spook you out. Happy Halloween!

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Get Animated – 10th Edition | FREE | Watch 25 Recently Released Animation Films Online

Films

Celebrate the upcoming International Animation Day (celebrated October 28) with over two dozen recently released animation films to stream free on NFB.ca

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Upcoming Animation | The Awakening: Animatronics 101 With Jim Randall

Films

Upcoming Animation | Meet Jim Randall, lead animatronics expert for Jean-Francois Levesque’s upcoming NFB animated film, The Awakening.

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Short & Deep | Watch To See or Not To See on NFB.ca

Check out Bretislav Pojar’s To See or Not To See, in the inaugural installment of our brand-new Short & Deep blog series.

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Atlantic Film Festival 2016 | 17 NFB Productions Featured

A quick look at the complete selection of NFB titles at this year’s Atlantic Film Festival, including screening times and venues.

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NFB Shines at Canada’s Fall Festivals

Production

Autumn is film festival season in Canada and the NFB English Program is embarking on the busy fall circuit with over a dozen new releases.

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