Posts Tagged ‘filmmaker’

Norman McLaren

Photo Friday | 20 Brilliant Pictures of Norman McLaren

Films

Norman McLaren (11 April 1914 – 27 January 1987) was a genius, an artisan and a magician. In 1941, the young Scottish-born animator moved to Canada at the invitation of the NFB’s first commissioner, John Grierson, who wanted him to open an animation studio and to train Canadian animators. The rest is history. Here in more »

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“The Misery of Others”: The Ethics of Filming People on the Edge

Interactive

* This is a guest post by Oisin Curran, web writer for the web doc Here At Home. More on this topic on the Here At Home blog. In a recent post we talked about the ethical questions raised by the At Home study. It seems only fair that we now turn the lens on more »

Tom Daly

Final farewell to prolific NFB filmmaker and producer Tom Daly

News

Distinguished Canadian film director and producer Tom Daly has died this past Sunday, September 18, 2011, after a long illness. He was 94. Daly’s contribution to the NFB is rich and diverse. A filmmaker in his own right (he directed numerous wartimes films, 6 of which you may watch here), Daly is best know for more »