Production

With 6 production studios across the country, the NFB’s English Program has about 100 projects underway at any given time in our core genres – documentary, animation and interactive. Check out this space for information about projects currently underway and news from our production teams.

Kicking off the Labrador Doc Project: Meet the 4 Artists

Production

The NFB Quebec Atlantic Studio and LJH Films are proud to announce the winning Nunatsiavummiut submissions for the Labrador Doc Project.

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Engagé! 21 NFB titles at Hot Docs 2018

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While distinct from each other in style and subject, the five new features that the NFB is sending to Hot Docs this year share a common ethical approach to documentary cinema — one in which filmmakers take time to build authentic relationships with subjects and communities, and to unearth the subtleties of the complex and

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Courtney Montour Investigates her Fearless Legacy

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Documentarian Courtney Montour seeks material on Mary Two-Axe Earley and her historic fight on behalf of Indigenous women.

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What Walaa Wants

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Christy Garland profiles a young female cadet in Palestinian Security Forces in her high-stakes coming-of-age story called What Walaa Wants.

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12 Ways to Finance Your Canadian Independent Film

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Let me guess – you’ve got a great idea for a movie, you just need to figure out where to get the cash. What follows is an incomplete list of funding sources for Canadian independent filmmakers, specifically those that include documentary and non-fiction works.

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Caterpillarplasty | The Botched and the Beautiful

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Discover Caterpillarplasty, a mesmerizing and meticulously crafted tale of body modification, medical technology and transcendence by David Barlow-Krelina.

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Film Forward: Five to Watch in ’18

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Wondering what we’ve got cooking this year? We’re here to satisfy your appetite! Here’s a sneak-peek at 5 of our upcoming projects.

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On the Trail of Canada’s Black Pioneers

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Growing up in Calgary Cheryl Foggo looked forward to the annual Stampede with excitement, but began wondering why her own ancestors, African-American homesteaders on the Canadian Prairies, were absent from Alberta’s foundation myth. With John Ware Reclaimed, she’s shining a light on the underwritten history of Alberta’s Black pioneers and the remarkable life of John Ware.

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What Makes for a Great Animated Film?

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Want to know what makes for a great animated film? Ask someone who produces them for a living.

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10 Tips for Marketing Your Independent Film

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So, you’re going to make a movie. Congratulations! Here are 10 tips for marketing your independent film.

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Throat | Tanya Tagaq Meets Dolby Atmos

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Inuk artist Tanya Tagaq possesses one of the fiercest and most arresting voices in contemporary music. Occupying a sonic universe all her own, somewhere between wolf and human, she infuses the throat-singing tradition of her people with fearless new urgency, leaving audiences and critics in a state of gobsmacked awe.

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True North: Ryan Sidhoo Explores Canada’s New Game

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Toronto’s red-hot youth basketball scene is profiled in True North, an upcoming web series by Ryan Sidhoo.

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