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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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Watch the Annie Awards live on Saturday, Feb. 4 on NFB.ca

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On Saturday, February 4 at 7 pm (pacific time), the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, will present the 39th Annual Annie Awards in Los Angeles, California and this year, we’re proud to announce that we’ll be broadcasting the live-stream directly from this blog post. The Annie Awards honour excellence in the field of animation and more »

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4 interactive projects up for the 2011 FITC People’s Choice Awards

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The 2011 FITC (Flash in the Can) Awards are coming up fast and this year the NFB has 4 interactive projects competing for prizes. It’s a People’s Choice Award, which means you decide the winner. Our 4 projects are: The Test Tube with David Suzuki (Experimental Flash) – An interactive parable about our insatiable appetites, more »

Waterlife and the NFB Films iPhone App nominated for 2010 Webby Awards

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The NFB’s iPhone App has been nominated for a Webby Award in the category of Mobile Web/Best Use of Mobile Video and Waterlife has been nominated in 3 categories: Society/Education, Media/Movie and Film and Society/Green. The Webbys are one of the few major awards that invite the public to participate in the voting process. This more »

Runaway wins a Genie

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Congratulations to Cordell Barker (Runaway, The Cat Came Back) for his Genie Award win in the Best animated film category. Congratulations also to the NFB films Vive la Rose (Bruce Alcock), The Spine (Chris Landreth) who were nominated in the same category.

Guy Maddin wins at SXSW

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Night Mayor (Trailer) by Guy Maddin, National Film Board of Canada Night Mayor, the short film Guy Maddin created for the NFB’s 70th anniversary, won Best Experimental Short at SXSW this week. The film tells the story of an immigrant who attempts to harness the power of the Aurora Borealis and uses it to broadcast more »

Waterlife wins SXSW Interactive Award

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Waterlife (Trailer) by Kevin McMahon, National Film Board of Canada Waterlife, an interactive web project based on Kevin McMahon’s award-winning film, won the SXSW Interactive Award in the Activism category. The category honours green and non-profit websites that strive to make the world a better place.  The winners were announced last night. Congratulations to the more »

4 films nominated for a 2010 Genie Award

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We’re ecstatic to announce that 4 of our films have been nominated for a 2010 Genie Award. The films are: Best Feature Length Documentary: [Invalid Link] http://nfb.ca/hd/rip_a_remix_manifesto/ Best Animated Short: [Invalid Link] http://www.nfb.ca/film/runaway_trailer Vive la Rose (Trailer) by Bruce Alcock, National Film Board of Canada The Spine (Trailer) by Chris Landreth, National Film Board of more »

The NFB wins at the Canadian New Media Awards

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The NFB was honoured this week with two awards at the Canadian New Media Awards which celebrates accomplishments of individuals and companies in the Canadian digital media industry. The NFB was also awarded the 2009 Applied Arts Magazine Interactive Award. NFB.ca – the NFB’s online screening room won “Best Online Video Portal”. This award was more »

NFB.ca listed in Top 50 Web Designs

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The designers at Web50.ca have included NFB.ca in their Top 50 Canadian web designs. We’ve always loved site design, so it’s nice to be recognized by the community like this. Web50.ca is a collective of web designers whose mission is “to showcase good website design done for Canadian companies, or by Canadian designers.” Congratulations to more »

NFB nominated for 2 Canadian New Media Awards

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A bunch of NFB and NFB co-produced sites were nominated for Canadian New Media Awards last week. NFB.ca, the NFB Online Screening Room – Best Online Video Portal Waterlife (waterlife.nfb.ca) – Best Cross-Platform Project Congratulations also to our co-producers Eyesteel Film (Rip: Remix Manifesto, Best Social Media) and Kung-Fu Numerique (Who We Are, Best Online more »

Tying Your Own Shoes wins Golden Dove Award!

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The following is a guest post by filmmaker Shira Avni. I am absolutely thrilled to announce that Tying Your Own Shoes has won the Golden Dove – the grand prize for short documentary film at the Leipzig Festival! Hooray!!!!! I am still in shock but wanted to share the happy news! Congratulations and many thanks more »