Posts Tagged ‘filmmakers’


The Animation Studio Production Blog!


Check out the sparklingly new NFB Animation Studio production blog!

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Hothouse 9: Come Make a Short Animation Film With Us!


Always dreamed of making your own short animation film at the NFB? This is your chance. If you are an emerging (young or not-so-young) Canadian filmmaker or artist intrigued by animation art with interesting ideas and some experience in animation filmmaking or a related field (like say, fine arts, graphic design or computational arts), the more »

When the Day Breaks (Amanda Forbis)

Women in Animation: Facts and Perceptions


NFB animation producer Julie Roy looks at how women have fared in the animation world, both here at the NFB and in the industry at large.


imagineNATIVE 2012: Call for Submissions


Are you an Indigenous artist involved in film, video, radio or new media? If so, here’s your chance to get your work seen in an international festival. Until June 1, the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is calling for submissions for its 2012 edition, and your piece could be part of it. Each year, more »


20 Must-Read Blogs for Film Buffs


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.)

Hothouse 7 Filmmakers

Brand New: Hothouse 7 Filmmakers


The following is a guest post by Jason Lee. A fresh new crop of filmmakers from across Canada were selected this past week from a pool of over 140 applications: Aimée van Drimmelen (Qu’appelle Valley, Saskatchewan) Andrew Hicks (Halifax, Nova Scotia) Candace Couse (Calgary, Alberta) Eva Cvijanovic (Montreal, Quebec) Paula Gillgannon (Montreal, Quebec) Tabitha Fisher more »


What makes a great documentary?

Blogger Julie Matlin tries to answer the question, “What makes a great documentary?”

20 Doc Filmmakers you should follow on Twitter


@AboutDocsGuide –’s documentary page @DocumentaryBlog – Doc blog by 2 doc lovers. @ErrolMorris – Oscar-winning doc-filmmaker, Errol Morris @BanffTVFest – Banff televison fest. Handy for producers. @DOCorg – Canadian documentary association @SheffDocFest Sheffield Documentary Festival; one of the biggest. @USofAfrica – a well-run doc production twitter account. @RemixManifesto – Brett Gaylor tweets about his more »