Posts Tagged ‘animation workshops’


NFB Educational Workshops: For the Love of Making Movies


Educators have the opportunity to take their students on a field trip to the NFB Educational Workshop Spaces. Here, they will meet our team of experienced media and education specialists, who facilitate animation and documentary workshops for students of all ages in both Montreal and Toronto. We offer stop-motion animation, Norman McLaren animation, documentary and more »

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NFB Education on the Pacific Coast: Vancouver-area Workshops and Conferences


This post was written by the NFB’s Ashley Catania, Education Specialist, and Claudia Sicondolfo, Team Leader and Educational Specialist. Both call Toronto home… for now. The NFB Education offices are located in Toronto and Montreal, but our educational programming team takes every opportunity to go on the road and meet teachers and students across our more »


The Power of Social Media to Connect: NFB Education visits Byrne Creek Secondary School


Iha Farquhar, Byrne Creek’s Community School Coordinator, tells the tale of NFB Education’s February visit to Byrne Creek Secondary School in Burnaby, BC. There is much discussion about the negative aspects of social media, for a host of reasons. I will not argue against these points, because many of them are valid. However, I have more »

Get Animated! kicks off Oct. 28 with free screenings and animation workshops across Canada


[Invalid Link] Next Thursday is International Animation Day and the NFB is marking the occasion with a series of free screenings, master classes and activities – from coast to coast. Get Animated! (October 28 – November 7, 2010) has a little of everything for everyone, from Family Program Screenings to screenings of new releases more »

Introducing media literacy to the children of Fogo Island


Fogo Island Workshops by ONFB, National Film Board of Canada In June 2010, the NFB returned to Fogo Island to celebrate the opening of a new e-cinema and to establish an artist-in-residency program on the island. In addition, we also led some media literacy workshops for the island’s youth. This post was written by Ashley more »

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NFB Mediatheque’s Jennifer Krick on creating sets and characters for animation films


The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo. NFB Mediatheque Customer Service Agent Jennifer Krick has one of the most fun jobs in the world – she creates the backgrounds and characters for the Mediatheque’s animation workshops and camps. Her creative characters and sets delight the hundreds of children who see and interact with more »


Film animation from a 12-year-old’s perspective


The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo. The weather is warming up, and people in Toronto are starting to venture outside again — summer is definitely on the way! This can only mean one thing – the NFB Mediatheque’s summer animation camps are right around the corner. The Mediatheque offers five week-long sessions, more »