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IWD 2017 | NFB to Take its Commitment to Parity Even Further

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Good news! The NFB aims to achieve gender parity by 2020 in key creative positions for animated, documentary and interactive works.

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TIFF POP 03 | Experience VR and Immersive Media with 6 NFB Works

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This summer, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is bringing virtual (VR) reality to the public with POP, a series of curated installations showcasing some of the best virtual storytelling in the world.

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Annecy 2016 | Michael Fukushima Explores Annecy!

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The NFB’s Michael Fukushima, executive producer of the English program animation studio, was in France recently for the Annecy Festival, the world’s largest event devoted to animation. The NFB had a strong presence at the festival again this year with three short films (The Head Vanishes, by Franck Dion, Blind Vaysha, by Theodore Ushev and Mamie, by Janice Nadeau), and one feature film

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NFB XP | Back from the Future

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*  This post is a translation. Read the original French post here. A look back at the NFB XP round table at the Phi Centre Phi during the MUTEK festival: this panel served as a follow-up to a creation and dialogue workshop on the major themes surrounding virtual reality and augmented reality. With the aim

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The NFB in Annecy | The Lakeshore Awash with Talent!

*  This is a translated guest post by French Animation Studio executive producer Julie Roy. Read the original French post here. I have been participating in the Annecy International Animation Film Festival for the last 15 years or so. This annual gathering of the global animation family really is not to be missed. Every year, we

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NFB XP: The Future is Here, and It’s Female

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* This is a guest post by Joseph Elfassi. Read the original French post here. The NFB has decided to implement gender parity in the creation of its works: from now on, half of all NFB projects will be carried out by women. And because it’s 2016, the biggest thing in cinematographic creation is virtual

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Attention Documentary Filmmakers: Apply Now for the NFB/CFC Creative Doc Lab

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The NFB/CFC Creative Doc Lab is now accepting submissions from documentary filmmakers to participate in the 2015/2016 program, beginning in September 2015.

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