Posts Tagged ‘Hothouse 6’

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Animation Studios: Open House News and Photos

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*This text was translated from French On Monday afternoon, the NFB invited the public to its Animation Open House. If you couldn’t make it, now is your chance to read up about it and have a look at the photos! We visited six animation studios in all: three in the French Program and three in more »

Get Animated: Hothouse 6 in 3D at the NFB Mediatheque

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The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo. Behind the scenes par ONFB , Office national du film du Canada The fourth edition of Get Animated!, the NFB’s annual celebration of International Animation Day, is right around the corner, and the NFB Mediatheque is excited to host its first-ever 3D event… for free! On more »

Behind the scenes: Hothouse 6

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Behind the scenes par ONFB , Office national du film du Canada A while back I published a series of interviews with this year’s 6 Hothouse participants. As much as I believe in the power of words to evoke, I was a little dismayed we couldn’t show you the films they made during the program. more »

How to finance your short film

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Financing Your Short Film by ONFB , National Film Board of Canada Back in June, we held a session at our Montreal headquarters on How to Finance Your Short Film as part of the Hothouse 6 emerging filmmaker program. It was a panel discussion comprised of 1 filmmaker and 3 funding agency representatives (Canada Council more »

Filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming on mentoring Hothouse animators

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Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers that has been taking place in the NFB’s Montreal Animation Studio since 2003. Each year, a different filmmaker is chosen to mentor the participants through the project. This spring, 6 participants were given 3 months to produce a short animation film in stereoscopic-3D, and Ann Marie more »

4 things about Hothouse animator Zane Kozak

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This post is part of a series of interviews with this year’s Hothouse participants. Created in 2003, Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers that takes place in the NFB’s Montreal Animation Studio. This spring, the 6 participants were given 3 months to produce a short animation film, but with a twist: more »

4 things about Hothouse animator Marie Valade

HothouseThe Craft

This post is part of a series of interviews with this year’s Hothouse participants. Created in 2003, Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers that takes place in the NFB’s Montreal Animation Studio. This spring, the 6 participants were given 3 months to produce a short animation film, but with a twist: more »

How to create sound for a 1-minute animated short

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The following is a guest post from Fred Casia. The sound composition for my Hothouse 6 film, Marvin Parson’s Inner Wild Wilderness, has always been a huge component, but in my mind it was never one specific aesthetic or approach. My inspirations were definitive, but flexible in its application which I felt was important to more »

4 things about Hothouse animator Greg Labute

HothouseThe Craft

This post is part of a series of interviews with this year’s Hothouse participants. Created in 2003, Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers that takes place in the NFB’s Montreal Animation Studio. This spring, the 6 participants were given 3 months to produce a short animation film, but with a twist: more »

4 things about Hothouse animator Kiarra Albina

HothouseThe Craft

This post is part of a series of interviews with this year’s Hothouse participants. Created in 2003, Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers that takes place in the NFB’s Montreal Animation Studio. This spring, the 6 participants were given 3 months to produce a short animation film, but with a twist: more »

4 things about Hothouse animator Megan Turnbull

HothouseThe Craft

This post is part of a series of interviews with this year’s Hothouse participants. Created in 2003, Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers that takes place in the NFB’s Montreal Animation Studio. This spring, the 6 participants were given 3 months to produce a short animation film, but with a twist: more »

4 things about Hothouse animator Fred Casia

HothouseThe Craft

This post is part of a series of interviews with this year’s Hothouse participants. Created in 2003, Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers that takes place in the NFB’s Montreal Animation Studio. This spring, the 6 participants were given 3 months to produce a short animation film, but with a twist: more »