Posts Tagged ‘Academy Awards’

Awash with Academy Awards®: Watch 7 Oscar®-Winning Flicks on NFB.ca

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Oscars® galore! Discover and watch for free 7 NFB shorts that charmed the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in years past.

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Academy Awards®: Pondering “THE DRESS”

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Me And My Moulton producer, Marcy Page, shares the agony that is finding the perfect dress for her Academy Awards® walk down the red carpet.

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Watch 6 stellar Oscar® nominees that missed out on the top prize

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It’s Oscar® season and the buzz is in the air. Want to know what else has been up for the top prize over the years? Watch 6 of our 73 (!) nominated films!

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Take a cinematic tour of Norway’s people, places, and stories

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Wanna get to know Norway through the magic of cinema? From skiing to fishing to Norwegian art and design, you’ll love this tiny nation’s persona.

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Me and My Moulton - an Oscar nominee!

Announcing… Our 73rd Oscar® nominee! Watch “Me and My Moulton” for FREE now!

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We’ve just scored our 73rd Oscar nomination! Torill Kove’s “Me and My Moulton” is nominated in the Best Short Film (Animated) category. Watch the film NOW!

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Larks and laughs: watch 5 Christmas films this week on NFB.ca

Films

There’s plenty of time for watching Christmas films on the couch this week! Check out 5 colourful and lively NFB animations that capture the Christmas spirit.

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Let the games begin: the NFB at the Oscars

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Glitz and glamour, sure—but the real stars of the Oscars are the films themselves, and we’ve got a history of Oscar-winning NFB productions to prove it!

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No Pants? No Problem!

Films

Go bottomless to commemorate No Pants Day 2014 with a selection of our pantsless films

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The NFB’s 5 Biggest Box Office Successes

Films

I am absolutely fascinated by the nuts and bolts of film distribution. I am doubly interested in theatrical distribution and why some films do well while others do not. So I thought I would try something different in this post and talk about the biggest box office successes the NFB has ever known. To simplify

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Oscar nominees Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby discuss Oscar exposure and creative risk-taking

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A few short weeks ago, 2 NFB films were nominated for Best Short (Animated) at the 2012 Oscars. Wild Life, by Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby, was one of them. (The other is Patrick Doyon’s Sunday. You can watch and download both here). The nomination marked the Forbis-Tilby duo’s second Oscar nod. In 1999, their

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Churchill’s Island: The National Film Board’s First Oscar Winner

Films

On February 26, 1942, National Film Board of Canada Commissioner John Grierson accepted the Academy Award for documentary short for the film Churchill’s Island. Originally produced for a Canadian audience as part of the Canada Carries On series of newsreels, the film would make a huge splash in the USA and help launch a new

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