Posts Tagged ‘Guy Maddin’

Jovana Jankovic and her favourite movies

Gotta go! Say goodbye to NFB blogger Jovana with a few of her favourite flicks


Want to know what your friendly neighbourhood NFB blogger Jovana recommends? Explore the best of the best in the NFB’s online collection of films.

Night Mayor

Behind the scenes of Guy Maddin’s melodramatic short Night Mayor


If you haven’t seen Guy Maddin’s mini-masterpiece Night Mayor, now’s the time. Watch the film and explore the melodrama and modernity at its core.


Guy Maddin Discusses Montreal, Dreams and His New Seances Project


Winnipeg filmmaker Guy Maddin arrived in Montreal earlier this month to tackle an ambitious feat: the filming of 12 short films in 13 days. The shoot was part of Seances, Maddin’s new and tantalizingly mysterious project. The basic premise of Seances is that most silent filmmakers lost at least one of their films to a more »


Guy Maddin to Shoot 12 Films in 13 Days in Montreal


After the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris in 2012, Guy Maddin is now setting his sights on the Phi Centre to film and bring to life his Seances, an entirely novel experience that will culminate in the production of an interactive work (NFB) and a feature film coproduced by Phi Films, Buffalo Gal Pictures and more »

Guy Maddin wins at SXSW


Night Mayor (Trailer) by Guy Maddin, National Film Board of Canada Night Mayor, the short film Guy Maddin created for the NFB’s 70th anniversary, won Best Experimental Short at SXSW this week. The film tells the story of an immigrant who attempts to harness the power of the Aurora Borealis and uses it to broadcast more »

Guy Maddin talks about Night Mayor


Guy Maddin sits down with the NFB for a one-on-one interview.

Guy Maddin and the NFB’s Night Mayor

Guy Maddin started production this week on Night Mayor, a short film he’s created for the NFB’s 70th anniversary. Mr. Maddin was reacquainted with the NFB’s body of work when he began research for My Winnipeg. He was, “struck by how beautifully made these pictures were. I was instantly drawn to the earliest possible NFB more »