Posts Tagged ‘Animation’

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Mother’s Day | Watch 3 Amazing Animated Shorts about Moms on NFB.ca

Films

This Mother’s Day, celebrate motherhood and mothers everywhere with these 3 animated short about moms

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Pacific Animation: Three to Watch

Production

Three. Count ‘em. It’s barely a year since Shirley Vercruysse assumed duties as executive producer of the Pacific & Yukon Studio, and she’s already stickhandling an ambitious troika of animated films into production — three distinct auteur projects, each nurtured and driven by a specific artistic sensibility. Haida artist adapts First Nations legend Myths are

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Producing Producers

Production

Producing the Animation Studio producers is only a bit different from producing films – and perhaps even a bit more fun and interesting!

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The 12 principles of animation

Education

Make your animation leap to life with this handy guide detailing the 12 principles of animation.

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New on NFB.ca | Watch Vladimir Leschiov’s Rainy Days

Films

Discover Vladimir Leschiov’s new animation Rainy Days, an atmospheric short about travel and personal memory, entirely drawn in ink and black tea.

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Hothouse 10 | Watch 8 Animated Films From Emerging Filmmakers

Films

Here’s a look at this year’s crop of Hothouse animated films.

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My Heart Attack: The Beat Goes On

Production

It was a case of the World Wide Web unearthing treasure on the doorstep. It was late, after midnight, and Sheldon Cohen was online conducting an increasingly urgent search. Everything was in place to start the sound mix on his new animated short My Heart Attack, but he was still looking for a theme song. Suddenly, thanks

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Evelyn Lambart | Watch 6 Stunning Shorts by the First Lady of Canadian Animation

Films

However counterintuitive, constraints are crucial to creativity. Constraints impose a set starting point. They force us to solve problems and come up with innovative twists. A convincing case in point is the visual splendor of Evelyn Lambart’s animation. Known as the First Lady of Canadian Animation, Lambart (1914-1999) was hearing-impaired from a young age, something she later credited with focusing her

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Frame x Frame | Meet Artists-in-Residence Sylvie Trouvé and Dale Hayward

News

Until March 8th, prolific NFB animators Sylvie Trouvé and Dale Hayward are “on display” as part of Quebec City’s Musée de la civilisation’s Frame x Frame exhibit. Read on for more info on the cool project they are working on and their upcoming films.

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Elephant 1967: Passage from India

Production

It was a job that called for green screen. Lots of green screen. Colin MacKenzie and Aparna Kapur have just completed an unusual shoot in southern India, kicking off production on Elephant 1967, a new animated documentary from Quebec-Atlantic Studio. The project revisits the poignant and little-known story of Balakrishna, a bull elephant shipped from

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A Screening, A Tour, A Reflection

Production

Marcy Page reflects a moment on sources of creativity and inspiration as the Animation Show of Shows winds down, and the pre-Oscar® weekend flurry ramps up.

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We Tour on Tours, and Obama, Oh My!

Production

Bay Area Show of Shows animation studio tours, Day 2, for Marcy, Torill, and Lise. And President Obama, oh my! Pre-Oscars® excitement, indeed.

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