Explore the life and work of Canadian filmmaker, producer, cinematographer, animator, and overall cinema pioneer Wolf Koenig.
The NFB and Arte are partnering on a call for proposals in a new interactive creative project called Haiku. If you were to bring this short form to life, how would you design an interactive haiku? Submit your proposal for a short interactive project—12 winners will have their projects funded and posted online in 2015.
Discover the life and work of Canadian film producer, director, writer, and educator Morten Parker (1919-2014). “We were all young, we were all enthusiastic—and we were all going to change the world,” says Parker of the early days of the NFB.
The tenth annual edition of this 12-week full-time apprenticeship for emerging animators is now underway. Get all the details about the call for proposals here. Animators: start your engines!
Going to Quebec City? Learn more about what’s on offer at Frame x Frame: Animated Film at the NFB, a new exhibit at Les Musées de la civilisation à Québec.
Want to see an amazing new film for free at your local public library? Find out more about the NFB Film Club here, and get your community together to enjoy and discuss the latest and greatest NFB productions.
Want to know more about how and why Canadian film culture came to be the way it is? Go straight to the source in our new interactive web doc! Interviews with poets, dreamers, and pioneers reveal the history of the NFB… and maybe even a bit about what movies mean to Canadians today.
Check out this infographic to see what we’ve done and where we’ve been over the past 75 years. Share it widely on your networks, because who doesn’t love a good infographic, right? Cinema history is full of milestones, and we’re proud to say many of them have taken place at the NFB.
The seminal feature doc Forbidden Love, about women`s same-sex relationships across decades in Canada, has now been remastered and re-released. Watch a related selection of LGBTQ films on NFB.ca now and get to know the gay community`s struggles, triumphs, histories, and hopes.
Our new feature doc compiles some 500 wartime propaganda films (1939-1945) in an effort to understand what being Canadian meant then, and maybe even what it means now. This film is streaming for free online.
Watch them all, and then collect them all! Canada Post and the NFB present a series of permanent domestic rate stamps honouring 5 of the NFB’s most acclaimed films of all time. Watch all 5 films here.