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Here we feature updates, tips, and other useful information for creators in the film and media industries, including interviews with practitioners and discussion of emerging technologies, forms, and audiences.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the NFB Oscar-nominated documentary High Grass Circus, on the Royal Brothers Tent Circus that toured Canada in the 1970s.
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!
Streaming for free in Canada only on NFB.ca: our new short animation 54 Hours, which depicts the harrowing 1914 sealing disaster. The writer of the film, Michael Crummey, discusses the project’s inception here.
Take a tour through our new and improved stop-motion animation app for iPad, StopMo Studio. Stunning and fun homemade animation is now at your fingertips!
Join acclaimed animator Cordell Barker as he tinkers in the studio with his new stop-motion animation project.
Find out how this biting socio-political satire came to be, straight from filmmaker Mark Sandiford.
Explore the relationship between artist and nature in Canadian modernism through our Group of Seven documentaries.
Animators Uri and Michelle Kranot share their perspectives on their unusual and powerful animated short Hollow Land.
This week on NFB.ca, take a trip through the genesis of the Canadair Challenger jet, and the film that tells this ambitious airplane’s story.
An inspiring productive collaboration between the ghost of a legend and the talent of tomorrow.
Kyler Kelly, participant in the NFB’s 9th annual Hothouse apprenticeship, offers a look at the hidden side of digital animation in 4 geeky graphs.