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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!

Legacies 150 | Discover 13 Photo Essays That Explore Canada

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Legacies 150 is a series of interactive photo and illustration essays reflecting on legacy and inheritance a century and a half into Canadian Confederation. These first-person stories explore where we come from, who we are, and what kind of nation we are becoming.

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EXPO 67 LIVE, a journey in time and memory by Karine Lanoie-Brien

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Fifty years ago, Montreal opened its doors to the world for the most significant cultural event in its history: Expo 67. The year 2017 also marks the city’s 375th anniversary as well as Canada’s 150th… All the more reasons to celebrate Montreal’s unforgettable world fair!

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Explore 5 Hot Interactive Projects Today

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Interactive is so hot right now. It’s the new storytelling darling on the block, and we’ve been creating and crafting stories and experiences with interactive media for years. You can explore a variety of new worlds, different perspectives, and create incredible things in as little as 1 minute. Dive in!

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Meet the Winners of the Mobile and Interactive 60 Seconds Project!

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Last winter, the NFB, ARTE and IDFA launched a call for ideas out to digital creators around the world. Their mission? To create an interactive experience about mobility by exploiting the features of a smartphone. Today, we are revealing the 10 winners who will spend the next couple of months creating these experiences. But first,

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NFB & UK’s National Theatre Collaborate on VR Doc

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Among the productions premiering in the 2017 edition of Storyscapes – the Tribeca Festival’s showcase of new immersive media – is Draw Me Close, a striking hybrid of creative non-fiction VR and live performance from Jordan Tannahill, one of the most inventive voices in contemporary Canadian theatre.

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Call for Projects | Seeking Interactive Creators to Explore the Very, Very Short Form

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Are you a designer, a writer, a creative coder, a digital artist, a musician or a game designer? The NFB and ARTE in collaboration with IDFA DocLab are calling on interactive creators for a brand-new challenge: Mobile and Interactive 60 Seconds.

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Bear 71 VR: Google and the NFB Partner to Expand the World of Virtual Reality Storytelling

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The NFB has partnered with Google to turn Bear 71 into a virtual reality experience which is available for free online as Bear 71 VR.

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Experimental Instagram Doc Profiles Indigenous Activism

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The face of contemporary Indigenous community activism, fuelled by new resolve and focus, is being profiled in an innovative experiment in social media storytelling from the NFB North West Studio.

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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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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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