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6 Webby Award Nominations for NFB/interactive

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It was recently announced that 3 NFB/interactive projects: Bear 71, Sound Ecology and Here At Home were nominated for a total of 6 Webby Awards. Champagne! Sometimes refered to as the “Oscars of the Web,” the Webbys are international awards presented annually by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) for excellence on more »

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Infographic: Bear 71 and Banff National Park

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Did you know that in Banff National Park, bears and humans live closer together than any other place on earth? Grizzly bears used to roam all across the Canadian prairies, and now they don’t. The Canadian grizzly population now resides in the mountains, in areas like Banff and, more specifically, a town called Canmore, where more »

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Where Bear 71 Came From

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The following is a guest post from filmmaker and creator Leanne Allison about the interactive documentary Bear 71. *** We’ve all heard of the “elevator pitch”—a 30-second sell of a project idea to prospective producers. This is a story about one that worked and went on to become a high-profile National Film Board interactive documentary more »

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2 Ways to Experience Bear 71 at DOXA

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Early this May, Vancouver’s DOXA Documentary Film Festival will offer 2 different ways to experience our Webby-nominated project, Bear 71 . On Friday, May 4th – DOXA’s opening night – Bear 71 will be projected on a large screen as co-creator Jeremy Mendes navigates through the site, accompanied by the narration track of actress Mia Kirshner more »

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7 Webby Award nominations for NFB/interactive

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What do a bear, a parable on human language, a Northern reserve, and a brother in the army have in common? Why, they’re the subjects of the 4 NFB/interactive projects nominated for 2012 Webby Awards, of course! The Webby Awards, which people sometimes refer to as the “Oscars of the Web”, are international awards presented more »