Posts Tagged ‘3D’

How to create sound for a 1-minute animated short

The following is a guest post from Fred Casia. The sound composition for my Hothouse 6 film, Marvin Parson’s Inner Wild Wilderness, has always been a huge component, but in my mind it was never one specific aesthetic or approach. My inspirations were definitive, but flexible in its application which I felt was important to more »

4 things about Hothouse animator Greg Labute

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 »

The NFB and World Fairs, pt. 3: Vancouver and Expo 86

Films

This is the third of a 4-part series documenting the NFB’s involvement with World Fairs, from Montreal to Shanghai. It was written by Marc St-Pierre, our French Collection analyst. – CW Vancouver, 1986 Canada again hosted a World’s Fair in 1986. It was organized by the city of Vancouver, and took place from May 2 more »

4 things about Hothouse animator Kiarra Albina

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 Megan Turnbull

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 Fred Casia

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 »

Hothouse 6: A sneak peek into the Inner Wild Wilderness

Production

The following is a guest post from Fred Casia. My name is Fred Casia. I was born and raised in Montreal and work as a graphic designer, illustrator, artist and animator, and I have been hard at work on my film for Hothouse 6. Megan –a fellow Hothouse 6er– explained in a previous post a more »

First impressions of the NFB from a Hothouse emerging filmmaker

Production

The following is a guest post by Kiarra Albina. Street Musique by Ryan Larkin , National Film Board of Canada 4 weeks have passed since Hothouse began, and I am finally blogging. Yesterday, our mentor, Anne Marie, presented the “Panic/ Don’t Panic wall”, a carefully penciled grid complete with a collection of Stickgirl notes illustrating more »

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This house is gettin’ HOT: An inside look at the NFB’s emerging animators program

Films

The following is a guest post by Megan Turnbull, as part of the Hothouse 6 program. *** My name is Megan Turnbull and I am lucky enough to have been chosen as one of 6 NFB “Hot House 6” participants, and my luck doesn’t stop there! Not only are the other participants terribly gifted and more »

A sneak peek inside our 3D lab at the NFB, Part 2

Last Friday, I posted the first half of an interview with Maral Mohammadian. This is Part 2. Julie Matlin: How does the StereoLab work? Do you have people coming in from outside to experiment, or is it just people working within the NFB? Maral Mohammadian: Well, it’s not an autonomous production facility. It consists of more »

A sneak peek inside our 3D lab at the NFB

Drux Flux (3D) by Theodore Ushev, National Film Board of Canada   With the addition of 3D films to NFB.ca, I thought I’d take the opportunity to pull back the curtain and let you all peek inside the NFB’s StereoLab. The StereoLab is an experimental project that does production as well as research and development more »

Hothouse 6 Call for Submissions

Production

The following is a guest post by Maral Mohammadian. Tell it in a minute. Do it in 3 months. Make it Stereoscopic 3D. After a lot of hard work to put the pieces in place, we are thrilled to announce that Hothouse 6 is open for submissions. A new dimension this year — and a more »