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Here’s you’ll find all the info you need about the NFB’s extensive and acclaimed interactive content, including interviews with media-makers, behind-the-scenes footage, launches, calls for projects, and reports on the progress and results of our digital stories. Have your say—interact!

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Making Movie History | New iPad App Brings Together Portraits of 61 Iconic NFB Figures

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A new iPad app exploring the NFB’s unique place in Canadian cinema is now available on the iTunes Canada App Store. GET APP The app, Making Movie History: A Portrait in 61 Parts, features 61 short profiles of some of the greatest artists, rebels and dreamers the NFB has ever known. Originally created as a web-based celebration of

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The NFB Wins 5 Webby Awards!

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The 2016 Webby awards rewarded four NFB productions, including three awards for Vincent Morrisset’s Way to Go. The winners are: Way to Go – Webby and People’s Voice awards in the Web/NetArt category; Webby for Online Film & Video/VR: Gaming, Interactive or Real-Time The Unknown Photographer – People’s Voice award /VR: Gaming, Interactive or Real-Time

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Check Out Seances, Guy Maddin’s Latest Interactive Cinema Experiment

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Now you see it; now you don’t.

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Seances: Guy Maddin Invokes Interactive Spirits

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The imagined ghosts of silent movies are resurrected in Seances, a deliriously original interactive installation that gets its world premiere in the Storyscapes program at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. The project emanates from the feverish imagination of Guy Maddin, the reigning surrealist of Canadian cinema, co-directing here with fellow Winnipeggers Evan and Galen Johnson. Working

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NFB English Production: Five to Watch in 2016

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2016 kicked off on a high note here at the NFB with news that Canada’s public producer has nabbed 19 Canadian Screen Award nominations – getting the nod in no fewer than 14 different categories. The same range and innovation is evident in the English Program’s current production slate. Here are five projects to keep

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NFB “Crashes” VR Party at Sundance

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Nobody is really sure where Virtual Reality is going — but it’s sure going there fast. What was a futuristic novelty only a few short years ago is now poised to enter the consumer market in a major way. Google has already sold millions of its low-cost VR headset, and a growing range of more

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A Cardboard Revolution

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Sometimes, technology takes such a massive leap forward that it starts looking like magic. Sometimes, the revolutionary element is obvious — think “iPhone launch” — but other times, the revolution is much more discreet. May 2014: Without much ado, Google launches their Google Cardboard module. The idea is quite simple: these days, almost everyone has

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Celebrate World Food Day with 6 Quick and Easy Bread Recipes

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Celebrate World Food Day with these wonderful bread recipes shared by the 6 women featured in our interactive project Bread.

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Discover I Love Potatoes, our new (free!) interactive game

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Discover I love potatoes, our new interactive game designed to change the world… one potato at a time.

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The Deeper They Bury Me | No Exit?

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The John Howard Society of Ontario offers additional insight into the issue of solitary confinement, a central theme in our project The Deeper They Bury Me.

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Meet One of America’s Most Famous Political Prisoners

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Solitary confinement, variously known as “the hotbox”, “the hole”, “lockdown”, “punk city”, “the pound” or “SCU” (Solitary Confinement Unit), is an extreme form of imprisonment in which an inmate is isolated from all human contact. Our new interactive project The Deeper They Bury Me, which just launched at the New York Film Festival, plunges users into the universe

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Vancouver | 2 Ways to Experience Circa 1948 this Fall

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Launched at Tribeca’s Storyscapes, the Circa 1948 installation will be displayed twice in Vancouver this fall. Don’t miss it!

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