Posts Tagged ‘Chris Lavis’

Animation News: Sharp Shorts for a New Millennium

Production

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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#FF: 10 NFB Filmmakers to Follow on Social Media

Here are 10 NFB artists that you’ll definitely want to follow on social media to liven up your own timeline.

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The NFB Loves Genre Films

There are probably 1001 different ways to define “genre films”. Enjoy a list of 5 animated genre films from the NFB’s collection.

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All trains lead to… the movies!

There’s nothing like the excitement of a new adventure. So, hop aboard the NFB train, get comfortable, and let yourself be carried away with these 5 short films about trains!

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A Brief History of the NFB at the Cannes Film Festival

Films

With the 2017 Cannes Film Festival coming to a close this Sunday, enjoy a list of 10 NFB films that have crossed the Croissette and taken home one of Cannes’s most prestigious prizes.

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Naked Island | PSAs for a New Era

Films

Discover Naked Island, a series of 14 new super-short and incisive films that expose the dark underbelly of modern-day society.

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BOO! Download 5 Halloween Films for $0.99 each!

Films

For those of you who go all out scary on All Hallows’ Eve, we have 5 spooky films to supplement your Halloween horror watch list. Best treat of all, you can download them for only $0.99 each!

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