Posts Tagged ‘Bill Mason’

The Masters Series: Bill Mason

There is no better way to celebrate the imminent arrival of spring than by binge-watching a bunch of Bill Mason films. This was a man who worshipped nature.

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Take a Whale-Watching Adventure with Bill Mason

In Search of the Bowhead Whale (directed by Bill Mason) documents a World Wildlife Fund expedition in Icy Cape Alaska looking for the elusive Bowhead whale.

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Water is Life | Watch 7 Films About our Most Vital Resource

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Be water, my friend.

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Photo Friday | Bill Mason’s Face of the Earth

If anyone could brings rocks to life, it was Bill Mason.

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Photo Friday | Wolves-O-Rama

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Fairy tales wolves get a bad rap. They’re always up to no good, terrorizing helpless pigs or chowing down grandmothers. But how savage are wolves in reality? According to filmmaker Bill Mason, who spent a fair part of his career learning about, caring for and filming wolves, not very. On the contrary, wolves are disciplined hunters, respected leaders

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Download and Own 5 Bill Mason Films for $0.99 Each

A talented naturalist, author, painter, filmmaker, and conservationist, Bill Mason (1929-1988) is one of those effortlessly awesome wilderness guys who make you proud to be living in such a majestic place as Canada… even if you’ve never paddled a canoe. Bill Mason’s Canada is full of rivers to explore, bush pilot friends to hang out with, and fierce animals to befriend

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Watch 6 Unconventional Films About Art

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How do you define art? Here are 6 films that challenge our perception of films about art, featuring Bill Mason, Todd McFarlane, Frederick Varley and others.

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Nobody Waved Good-bye

The best of the best: must-watch NFB films from our online collection

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Not sure what to watch? Get to know your friendly public film producer with the best films we’ve made over our 75-year history. No lemons here! Only the best of the best.

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Song of the Paddle (1978)

Winter’s a Bummer! 5 Films About Summer

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Beat those pesky winter blues—enjoy 5 films about that elusive and delightful season we all crave: summertime.

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The NFB’s 5 Biggest Box Office Successes

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I am absolutely fascinated by the nuts and bolts of film distribution. I am doubly interested in theatrical distribution and why some films do well while others do not. So I thought I would try something different in this post and talk about the biggest box office successes the NFB has ever known. To simplify

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Waterwalker: Bill Mason’s Masterpiece

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I have viewed over 7,000 NFB films as part of my work. People often ask me what my favourite film is and I never hesitate to answer Bill Mason’s ode to the majesty of nature, Waterwalker (1984). There is so much about this film that works for me on so many levels. This was Mason’s

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5 NFB films to celebrate Canada Water Week

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Every year around March or April, as I try to fight back end-of-winter sluggishness and pounce face-first into spring, I vow to start drinking more water. Water is life, as we all know, and drinking a lot of it is one of the cheapest and fastest way to feeling a lot better about: 1) living

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