Posts Tagged ‘Emerging Filmmaker Programs’


Hothouse 7: Call for submissions


One of the nice things about the NFB is that we don’t only make films with established filmmakers, we also help new ones get started. A prime example of this is our Hothouse program, a 12-week paid apprenticeship program which provides emerging filmmakers with the opportunity to make a professional animated short. And here is more »

First impressions of the NFB from a Hothouse emerging filmmaker


The following is a guest post by Kiarra Albina. Street Musique by Ryan Larkin , National Film Board of Canada 4 weeks have passed since Hothouse began, and I am finally blogging. Yesterday, our mentor, Anne Marie, presented the “Panic/ Don’t Panic wall”, a carefully penciled grid complete with a collection of Stickgirl notes illustrating more »

Making Music: An inside look into one of the NFB’s training programs

Filmmaker Claire Blanchet and musician Sam Vipond blog about their experience with Making Music, one of the NFB’s emerging filmmaker training programs.