Posts Tagged ‘Friday staff pick’


Friday staff pick: The Coca-Cola Case


* This is a guest post by Karine Ligneau, Director’s Office Assistant, Human Resources At first glance, the soft drink in the red package seems quite inoffensive. However, we learn in The Coca-Cola case that its hidden contents consist of unacceptable working conditions, murder and other crimes, and the industry that makes it has as much more »


Friday staff pick: CBQM


* This is a guest post by NFB intern and emerging Métis filmmaker, Sarah Hager. As the newest intern at the Pacific and Yukon Centre, I’ve decided to completely immerse myself in NFB films and to watch as many as I can during my time here. So far I’m at number 20 (out of 13,000) more »

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Friday staff pick: Getting Started with downloads


One of the nice feature we added to recently is the possibility to buy the digital version of some of our films. You can find more about this feature in a previous post. Here’s a few of my favourite films available for download. All worth viewing again and again. Because even though they’re available more »


Friday staff pick: RiP! A Remix Manifesto


Hi everyone! My name’s Kate Ruscito and I’m the newly minted English Community Manager for the NFB. I was asked to do another Friday Cinema post, so I humbly present to you my favorite doc from our vaults: RiP! When I first started working at the NFB, all anyone could talk about was RiP! A more »


Friday staff pick: I Want a Dog


Wouldn’t you love just 10 more minutes to finish preparing supper uninterrupted? Since I started working at the NFB a few months ago, I’ve been rediscovering the huge range of films online and for platforms like the iPad, iPhone and Android, including several that made me laugh years back. Now that I have 2 children, more »


Friday staff pick: High Grass Circus


Editor’s Note: This week’s staff pick is brought to you by Lea Nakonechny. By day, Lea is the NFB’s stock footage coordinator; by night, she’s a talented filmmaker herself. *** As the NFB’s stock footage coordinator, I have the privileged position of viewing hundreds of hours of documentary footage for my job. My Friday pick more »


Friday staff pick: For Angela


Today’s Friday staff pick comes from our brilliant librarian, Katherine Kasirer. *** When I was asked to suggest a staff pick of the week from the vast collection available online, my thoughts turned first to the classics – stuff my kids and I watched over and over which always made us laugh (“quit shaking yer more »


Friday staff pick: Getting Started


This week’s Friday Staff Pick is Getting Started, Richard Condie‘s awesome animated short about Eugene, a concert pianist who just can’t seem to sit down and finally practice, two days before an important recital. Focus, Eugene, focus! Much like when you’re dreading a task or working on deadline, everything – absolutely everything – turns into more »


Friday staff pick: Goddess Remembered


My name is Audrey-Rose and I’m a member of the web team working on the site. In my off-time, I’m a writer and am always on the prowl for the next interesting story to add to the massive lexicon that drives my interests and provokes my imagination. Donna Read, in 1989, provided a snapshot more »

Friday staff pick: Coast to Coast


Hi, I’m Jean-François Côté, project manager and scrum master for Internet development here at the NFB. Here are my suggestion of films to watch on; 2 very different films about the opposing coasts of our country. The Intertidal Zone is a beautiful exploration of BC’s coastline. Full of beautiful creatures and mesmerizing colors. A more »