Posts Tagged ‘film festivals’

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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Alanis Obomsawin’s Hopeful New Opus

Production

Words have always been precious to Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin who routinely begins production on a film by simply listening, recording quiet conversations with her main subjects. Much of this original audio later occupies a central place on her final soundtrack.

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Hot Docs 2017: Catch Our 4 Film Premieres

FilmsNews

In Toronto? Don’t miss our 4 film premieres at the 24th edition of Hot Docs!

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NFB Shines at Canada’s Fall Festivals

Production

Autumn is film festival season in Canada and the NFB English Program is embarking on the busy fall circuit with over a dozen new releases.

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The NFB heads to TIFF 2014 with 7 films

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We’re gearing up for the Toronto International Film Festival with 5 NFB films in the running. Check out some trailers and clips here. See you at the fest!

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NFB Education Heads to India!

Education

The NFB Education team heads to India to teach 4 iPad animation workshops at the Chinh India Kids’ Film Festival.

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DOXA Connexions: The Black Market

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This post was written by one of the young women participating in the 2011 Kris Anderson DOXA Youth Connexions Forum, as part of the DOXA Documentary Film Festival. “Connexions” is an immersive 2-week program where 6 selected emerging female filmmakers create 6 short films in 6 days, while also connecting with industry professionals & checking

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DOXA Connexions: Justice Forum at DOXA (The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History)

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This post was written by one of the young women participating in the 2011 Kris Anderson DOXA Youth Connexions Forum, as part of the DOXA Documentary Film Festival. “Connexions” is an immersive 2-week program where 6 selected emerging female filmmakers create 6 short films in 6 days, while also connecting with industry professionals & checking

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DOXA Connextions: A Mixed Bag of Nuts

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This post was written by one of the young women participating in the 2011 Kris Anderson DOXA Youth Connexions Forum, as part of the DOXA Documentary Film Festival. “Connexions” is an immersive 2-week program where 6 selected emerging female filmmakers create 6 short films in 6 days, while also connecting with industry professionals & checking

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6 NFB films selected for Hot Docs 2011

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Hot Docs, America’s largest documentary festival, selected and announced the 2011 line-up last week. Some 200 films garnered the attention of the festival’s programmers and the NFB will make a strong showing with 6 films. World premieres Produced by Parabola Films with the NFB’s participation, St-Henri, the 26th of August / À St-Henri le 26

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imagineNATIVE and the NFB seek proposals for digital media projects

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We’ve joined forces with the good people at the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival to gather proposals from Canadian Aboriginal artists for outspoken, cutting-edge and socially relevant digital media works. The kinds of works being considered range from interactive documentary to mobile media to photographic essays to data visualization and beyond. Projects can be

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39th edition of Festival du nouveau cinéma opens in Montreal Oct. 13

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The Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) opens in Montreal next Wednesday, October 13. Dedicated to disseminating and developing new trends in the field of cinema and new media, the FNC showcases original and largely unseen works, placing emphasis on cinema d’auteur and digital productions. It runs from October 13-24, 2010. The NFB will be well

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