Posts Tagged ‘3D’

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The NFB heads to TIFF 2014 with 7 films

News

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

Education

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 more »

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

Films

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 more »

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3D: Stereoscopy for Dummies

Films

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 more »

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

Production

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 more »

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

Films

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) more »

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Animation Studios: Open House News and Photos

News

*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 more »

Behind the scenes: Hothouse 6

Production

Behind the scenes par ONFB , Office national du film du Canada 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. more »

Filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming on mentoring Hothouse animators

Production

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 more »

Stephen Low’s Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D opens in IMAX theatres today

News

The apple, the saying goes, doesn’t fall far from the tree. Stephen Low, one of legendary NFB filmmaker and producer Colin Low‘s three sons, is presenting his own latest film this summer. The documentary, titled Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D, is a high-octane surfing film featuring 9-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater set in the volcanic more »

4 things about Hothouse animator Zane Kozak

Production

This post is part of a series of interviews with this year’s Hothouse participants. Created in 2003, Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers that takes place in the NFB’s Montreal Animation Studio. This spring, the 6 participants were given 3 months to produce a short animation film, but with a twist: more »

4 things about Hothouse animator Marie Valade

Production

This post is part of a series of interviews with this year’s Hothouse participants. Created in 2003, Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers that takes place in the NFB’s Montreal Animation Studio. This spring, the 6 participants were given 3 months to produce a short animation film, but with a twist: more »