We work with the creative talent of Ontario’s independent film and media community from producers, directors, editors, interactive architects, designers and more, to create and produce award-winning, critically acclaimed documentaries (Stories We Tell, Highrise, My Prairie Home) for the world stage.
Posts Tagged ‘documentaries’
Find out how the NFB’s Atlantic-Quebec Studio is exactly like chocolate bark.
Explore a variety of new study guides for classroom use, accompanying such recent NFB films as My Prairie Home, Last Chance, and Poppety in the Fall.
This winter, the NFB Film Club’s programming offers up a rich and varied selection of recent shorts and feature-length films, including several new releases. There are 5 different film programs available: four for the general public and one for children. These movies will take you places, make you think, and provide many opportunities for discovery. more »
Literacy through Film: Using Media as an Outlet for Social Change Have you ever seen an advertisement and thought, what is that for?, or how did they come up with that? I’ve seen many. Our lives have become increasingly saturated with persuasive marketing campaigns and consumer messaging, so much so that we often tend to more »
To celebrate the arrival of summer, we’ve put together a list of 7 summer films that are guaranteed to educate and entertain young viewers as they try to keep cool during the summer heat. Perfect for the summer classroom, the poolside laptop or while chilling in the comfort of an air conditioned living room, these more »
The Globe and Mail recently compiled their list of the most influential, must-watch documentaries ever made since 1895. It was exciting to have 2 NFB classics included! One of the films that made the list, Lonely Boy, was featured on our blog last month. Wolf Koenig and Roman Kroitor‘s 1962 documentary let us peek inside more »
The National Film Board of Canada is a proud Association Partner of Connect 2013: Canada’s National Learning and Technology Conference, taking place May 6 and 7 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre, in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Drop by Exhibitor Booth 99 to meet the NFB Education team and learn about CAMPUS, our online media resource for more »
So, as we were saying last week in Part 1, the NFB has long been a hotbed of hot collaborations. From influential composers, to rock bands, to actors and sitar players, the Film Board has historically attracted loads of fun and famous people. So here is, without any more ado, Part 2 of our list more »
Last Friday, we launched Alanis Obomsawin’s latest film, The People of the Kattawapiskak River, as a way to provide background and context for what’s taking place in the news and across the country with the Idle No More movement. In the film, Attawapiskat’s residents opened up to Alanis and talked about their first hand experiences more »
Films, like food, are one of those things that are almost as nice to take in as they are to read about (as opposed to say, falling in love or winning the lotto.)
* This is a guest post by Lindsay Wright, Manager, National Education Programs School’s out but our films are still hard at work. The upcoming March break is the perfect time to check out some hidden gems on CAMPUS! Get started by exploring one of our acclaimed interactive sites, Bear 71. This online documentary premiered more »