Posts Tagged ‘3D’

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The Head Vanishes | An Interview with Animator Franck Dion

* This post is a translation. Read the original French post here. Franck Dion’s The Head Vanishes was part of the official selection of the prestigious Annecy International Animation Film Festival, which ran until June 18. Produced in collaboration with the NFB, Arte and Papy 3D (the filmmaker’s own production company), the film was partially

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A Cardboard Revolution

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Sometimes, technology takes such a massive leap forward that it starts looking like magic. Sometimes, the revolutionary element is obvious — think “iPhone launch” — but other times, the revolution is much more discreet. May 2014: Without much ado, Google launches their Google Cardboard module. The idea is quite simple: these days, almost everyone has

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Discover I Love Potatoes, our new (free!) interactive game

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Discover I love potatoes, our new interactive game designed to change the world… one potato at a time.

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The NFB heads to TIFF 2014 with 7 films

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We’re gearing up for the Toronto International Film Festival with 5 NFB films in the running. Check out some trailers and clips here. See you at the fest!

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3D Stereoscopy: A Q&A with producer Marc Bertrand

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This post originally appeared in French on the ONF.ca blog. *** In my last post, I provide a summary of a master class on stereoscopy given by Marc Bertrand, producer at the NFB’s Animation and Youth Studio, during the Montreal International Children’s Film Festival (FIFEM). At the end of his presentation, he was kind enough

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3D Stereoscopy: A Q&A with producer Marc Bertrand

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This post originally appeared in French on the ONF.ca blog. *** In my last post, I provide a summary of a master class on stereoscopy given by Marc Bertrand, producer at the NFB’s Animation and Youth Studio, during the Montreal International Children’s Film Festival (FIFEM). At the end of his presentation, he was kind enough

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3D: Stereoscopy for Dummies

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This post originally appeared in French on the ONF.ca blog. *** Marc Bertrand, a producer at the NFB’s Animation and Youth Studio, gave two master workshops on stereoscopy, also called 3D imaging, on March 8, 2013 at the Phi Centre during the Montreal International Children’s Film Festival (FIFEM). Marc has produced 6 animated films in

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Animator David Barlow-Krelina on Getting 3D Particle Effects To Do What You Want Them To

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This is a guest post by David Barlow-Krelina, one of 6 animators participating in this year’s Hothouse program, the NFB’s 12-week paid apprenticeship for emerging filmmakers. It’s been an intense few weeks here at Hothouse. We just reached picture lock this weekend, and in the few weeks prior to this deadline, all of us have

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Heat-sensitive: a behind-the-scenes look at our thermal 3D film ORA

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This morning on the bus I found myself reading an argument by a Hindu scholar, somewhere online, about how some people are poets and others scientists. According to this man, it is strictly impossible for one person to be both. He argued that even those who appear to be both (poetic scientists or scientific poets)

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Animation Studios: Open House News and Photos

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*This text was translated from French On Monday afternoon, the NFB invited the public to its Animation Open House. If you couldn’t make it, now is your chance to read up about it and have a look at the photos! We visited six animation studios in all: three in the French Program and three in

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Behind the scenes: Hothouse 6

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oehttp://www.onf.ca/film/hothouse_6_behind_the_scenes/ A while back I published a series of interviews with this year’s 6 Hothouse participants. As much as I believe in the power of words to evoke, I was a little dismayed we couldn’t show you the films they made during the program. (They are so good.) Well the bad news is I still

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Filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming on mentoring Hothouse animators

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Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers that has been taking place in the NFB’s Montreal Animation Studio since 2003. Each year, a different filmmaker is chosen to mentor the participants through the project. This spring, 6 participants were given 3 months to produce a short animation film in stereoscopic-3D, and Ann Marie

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