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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!

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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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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