Posts Tagged ‘Hothouse’

Freaks of Nurture: Alexandra Lemay in the Dollhouse

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Alexandra Lemay has a full line of creative hats in her artistic wardrobe — but ‘art director’ is one she wears with particular style and confidence. Currently at work on Freaks of Nurture, a new stop-motion animation inspired by her own unorthodox upbringing, she’s designed an extraordinary miniature set — a scaled down version of

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Q&A: Paloma Dawkins at Play in the VR Zone

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An autodidact who’s as adept in cinema as she is in comix or game design, Dawkins is part of a young posse that’s joyously shaking things up at the NFB Animation Studio.

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NFB Shines at Canada’s Fall Festivals

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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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Bedtime in the Balkans: Animation Goes into the Woods

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“Through deep dark forest all day long, Hedgehog Hedge roams, proud and strong.”  Like anyone who grew up in Sarajevo, NFB producer Jelena Popović and filmmaker Eva Cvijanović know Hedgehog’s Home by heart – and they will happily recite all 75 verses in the original Serbo-Croat. “Hedgehog’s Home’s was one of the first stories that

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Hercules Enters the Ring: New NFB Animation

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An anime-inflected retelling of the Hercules story and brand new work from the Dutch-Canadian master Paul Driessen are among projects currently in the works at the Montreal-based Animation Studio. Noir meets Anime in Tale of Youthful Rage The tale of a conflicted young boxer unfolds against a dark urban backdrop in BAM, the latest work

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Producing Producers

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Producing the Animation Studio producers is only a bit different from producing films – and perhaps even a bit more fun and interesting!

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Hothouse 10 | Watch 8 Animated Films From Emerging Filmmakers

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Here’s a look at this year’s crop of Hothouse animated films.

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Hothouse 10: Kathleen Weldon’s Rollercoaster

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How an insistence on a complicated solution led animator Kathleen Weldon to a magical result with her Hothouse 10 rollercoaster.

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Hothouse 10: Frances Mckenzie on Immersion

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Immersed in poetry, art, NFB culture, and Hothouse 10, stop-motion animator Frances Adair Mckenzie thinks deeply.

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Hothouse 10: Fresh Air With Benjamín Mugica

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Windows that don’t open are the bane of Hothouse 10 animator Benjamín Mugica.

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Hothouse 10: Neal Moignard on Pizza Delivery

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Clever and inventive food advice is the key to animator Neal Moignard’s survival of Hothouse 10. Find out more from Neal himself!

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Hothouse 10: Alexandra Lemay’s Creative Process

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Stop-motion animator Alexandra Lemay dissects her Hothouse 10 creative process, and regrets that twelve weeks flew by so quickly.

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