Posts Tagged ‘Animation’

Keep an Eye Out for These 7 NFB Animated Films in 2018

It’s going to be a stellar year for NFB animation. Just take a look at some of the films we’ve got scheduled for release in 2018.

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Caterpillarplasty | The Botched and the Beautiful

Production

Discover Caterpillarplasty, a mesmerizing and meticulously crafted tale of body modification, medical technology and transcendence by David Barlow-Krelina.

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The Stop-Motion Explosion

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Even though stop-motion animation has been around a long time, it’s never been more popular. Let’s take a look at this classic technique that continues to attract new fans.

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Touch a Real Iceberg at the Canadian Museum of Nature! (Photo by Alex Macdonald)

Touch a Real Iceberg at the Canadian Museum of Nature!

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Discover Beyond Ice: a unique interactive experience from the NFB at the Canadian Museum of Nature’s new Canada Goose Arctic Gallery!

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NFB Film Club – Winter 2017 Programming

Films

This winter, the NFB Film Club is offering you a rich selection of both short and feature-length films, including several newly released docs.

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What Makes for a Great Animated Film?

Production

Want to know what makes for a great animated film? Ask someone who produces them for a living.

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Here Are A Few Tips For Successful Conflict Resolution

Education

Conflict resolution is hard. It’s human nature for us to think we’re in the right, and that our opponent is the one who’s got it wrong. Watch 3 films that deal with conflict resolution for children and adults.

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Animation News: Sharp Shorts for a New Millennium

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The idea that animation can serve as a vehicle for important public messages is embedded in the very foundations of the NFB animation tradition. Back in 1941, when John Grierson hired his first staff animator, a gifted New York-based Scottish artist by the name of Norman McLaren, his most pressing assignment for the wildly inventive

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Watch 5 critically-acclaimed animated shorts

Watch 5 critically-acclaimed animated shorts

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With the opening of the Ottawa International Animation Festival next week, we’ve got animation on the brain. So, we dug into our collection to present you with 5 of our most critically-acclaimed animated shorts!

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Animated Folklore | Watch 5 NFB Folk Tales

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In Canada we take a lot of pride in our diversity—and that extends to our stories, too. Watch 5 NFB animated shorts inspired by folk tales.

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Charles | Interview with filmmaker Dominic Étienne Simard

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Enjoy an interview with filmmaker Dominic Étienne Simard, director of the upcoming TIFF selected short animated film, Charles.

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5 Films to Get You in the Back to School Spirit

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Whether back to school time is a concern in your life right now, or it’s just a distant dream from long ago, you’ll enjoy this selection of films about life in and around Canada’s education system.

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