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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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Canada at 150: Classic Photo Reportage Goes Interactive

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The classic art of photo reportage gets a new lease on life in Canada at 150 – an interactive production that’s among a number of anniversary projects currently in the works at the NFB. “Still photography has its own unique power and it’s been a key asset in interactive creation from very beginning,” says Nicholas

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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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Loc Dao and Stan Douglas’ Collaboration Circa 1948 Premieres in Toronto at Luminato

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by Marc Glassman, Editor of POV Magazine Circa 1948 is a unique storyworld created by Stan Douglas and Loc Dao, whose team at the NFB’s Digital Studio was able to mesh together ideas inspired by Vancouver’s colourful past. The remarkable installation has its long awaited Toronto run at the Luminato Festival‘s main hub, the Hearn Generating Station,

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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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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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