Posts Tagged ‘Animation’

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Francis Desharnais: artist-in-residence at the Musée de la civilisation de Québec

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Meet Francis Desharnais: artist, filmmaker, comic book creator, and lively rotoscoping animator. He’ll be in residence in Quebec City in July 2014.

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Listen up, emerging animators: now’s your time to shine in the 10th season of Hothouse

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The tenth annual edition of this 12-week full-time apprenticeship for emerging animators is now underway. Get all the details about the call for proposals here. Animators: start your engines!

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4 New Study Guides for Spring

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Explore a variety of new study guides for classroom use, accompanying such recent NFB films as My Prairie Home, Last Chance, and Poppety in the Fall.

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“54 Hours”: writing the Newfoundland sealing disaster

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Streaming for free in Canada only on NFB.ca: our new short animation 54 Hours, which depicts the harrowing 1914 sealing disaster. The writer of the film, Michael Crummey, discusses the project’s inception here.

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Four highly recommended NFB shorts for your classroom or library collection

Education

Watch these four shorts, highly recommended for classroom use in History, Social Studies, Arts, and more.

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McLaren in Times Square, New York

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Discover the endlessly-looped animated film Norman McLaren produced for Times Square as an advertisement for Canadian tourism.

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Check out the improved McLaren’s Workshop App!

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We’re starting 2014 in style with a not-so-new but definitely improved version of our McLaren’s Workshop App! After winning the incredibly prestigious Grand Prize in the Website or Application (Arts and Culture) category at the Boomerang Awards, as well as being named among iTunes Canada’s “App Store Best of 2013“, the Norman McLaren-inspired iPad app has more »

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Happy New Year from the NFB Education Team!

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HELLO 2014! Our education studios are back in full swing after the holidays, and we’re ready for an exciting year ahead. Our team is already busy creating new ways of making learning more dynamic through the incorporation of film, workshops, technology and media in classrooms across the country. 2013 brought our team a lot of more »

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Call for Entries: McLaren Wall-to-Wall

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An inspiring productive collaboration between the ghost of a legend and the talent of tomorrow.

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NFB Education Heads to India!

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The NFB Education team heads to India to teach 4 iPad animation workshops at the Chinh India Kids’ Film Festival.

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Hothouse 9 | Hands full of clay

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*This post is a short haiku from our Hothouse intern Su-An Ng. Taking a short break Processing thoughts frame by frame Both hands full of clay  

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An Animator’s Life: Time and Distractions

Join acclaimed animator Cordell Barjker (The Cat Came Back) as he ruminates on time and distraction in an artist’s life.

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