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Hothouse 9 | The Hidden Side of Digital Animation in 4 Geeky Graphs

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Kyler Kelly, participant in the NFB’s 9th annual Hothouse apprenticeship, offers a look at the hidden side of digital animation in 4 geeky graphs.

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Hothouse 9 | The Life of a Film Idea

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* This post was written by Hothouse 9 intern Kyler Kelly. Whenever a film is made, it has to follow some pathway from the very first sliver of an idea to the finished product. That path is a network of branches, dead ends and circuitous loops that lead nowhere. And while Hothouse is a very more »

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Hothouse 9 | Paloma in Ottawa

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* This post was written by Hothouse 9 intern, Paloma Dawkins. So this past weekend was the Ottawa International Animation Festival, and me and most of the Hothouse 9 crew were able to go. (Kyler stuck around Montreal and ran a marathon, which he finished in 4 hours, YAY). FRIDAY I hitched a ride with more »

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Hothouse 9 | Week 1 Recap: Intense and Amazing

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* This post was written by Hothouse 9 intern Su-An Ng. It is so surreal being here in Montreal for the first time, working at the NFB and walking the same halls as so many great NFB animators have before. The atmosphere in the animation department feels open, supportive and genuine. Although everyone is passionately more »

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Hothouse 9 | Meet Our 6 New Apprentices

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This year’s Hothouse review team deliberated and debated 99 submissions from across the country, in the process also re-imagining the many permutations and understandings of what abstract art is and means to people. It was a challenge for the disparate group to agree on 6, but finally and unanimously it did. Herewith, the 6 participants more »

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

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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 »