Posts Tagged ‘Interactive projects’

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Haiku! Calling all interactive creatives: explore the short form… the very, very short form

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The NFB and Arte are partnering on a call for proposals in a new interactive creative project called Haiku. If you were to bring this short form to life, how would you design an interactive haiku? Submit your proposal for a short interactive project—12 winners will have their projects funded and posted online in 2015.

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Happy New Year from the NFB Education Team!

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HELLO 2014! Our education studios are back in full swing after the holidays, and we’re ready for an exciting year ahead. Our team is already busy creating new ways of making learning more dynamic through the incorporation of film, workshops, technology and media in classrooms across the country. 2013 brought our team a lot of more »

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Fort McMoney | Take control of the city and make your vision triumph

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Fort McMoney, a new interactive documentary game has finally launched.

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Fort McMoney | New Interactive Game to Launch Nov. 25th

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Starting November 25, people everywhere can take control of Fort McMurray, Alberta, and decide the fate of the world’s largest energy project when they play Fort McMoney. With over 2 years of research, 60 days of filming and 55 interviews, Fort McMoney is an innovative new documentary game from TOXA and the NFB, in association more »

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NFB Interactive: Hyperlocal features 5 projects by 5 Canadian writers

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This is a guest post from NFB Interactive producer Jennifer Moss. This post originally appeared on the CBC website. *** The Hyperlocal project is a terrific collaboration between the National Film Board of Canada and CBC Canada Writes. The NFB’s challenge was to create a collection of interactive stories based on personal essays about local more »

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The NFB Goes West to Calgary, Alberta!

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By Renée Lottridge, NFB Education Specialist On October 21, 2012, Tey Cottingham, Advisor, Educational Programs, Penny Rampado, Sales and Market Development Officer, and I arrived at the Blackfoot Inn in Calgary, Alberta, to prepare for the Educational Media Marketplace sales conference. In addition to 20 centimetres of fresh snow, we were greeted by almost a more »

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Insomniacs Wanted

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I’ve never suffered from insomnia (I’m touching wood as I write this), but I did work with a colleague who struggled with it for years. Every night she would go to bed, close her eyes… and fail to fall asleep. She came in to work every day and did her job without ever complaining about more »

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Soldier Brother creator Kaitlin Jones on siblings and war

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I have only one sibling, a younger brother named Paul. I can’t imagine life without him. From our earliest childhood (I remember climbing into his crib at 4 – he would’ve been 2 and a half – and rocking out to invented songs involving rhythmic jumping and wild imaginary-banjo solos), to this day, Paul has more »

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NFB Interactive productions at SXSW

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The following is a guest post by Anne-Marie Lavigne. A look back at producer Hugues Sweeney’s live navigation session On March 16th, the interactive component of the very hot SXSW festival drew to a close. Each year, Austin, Texas welcomes the cream of industry professionals from far and wide for SXSW. Hugues Sweeney, French Program more »

This Land: a film and an interactive project to explore

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This Land by ONFB , National Film Board of Canada Today’s featured film on NFB.ca is This Land. Because I happen to like the Arctic a lot (both in image and in person), I thought I’d encourage you to check it out. It’s stunning. The 35-minute documentary, directed by Dianne Whelan, retraces an Arctic expedition more »

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Pitch your cross-media project for a chance to win the ARTE Pixel Pitch Prize

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This October, The Pixel Market is hosting a 2-day marketplace in London, England and will showcase 20 of the best international cross-media projects to financiers and decision-makers from across the media industries during the Power to the Pixel Cross-Media Forum. On October 13, a public pitching forum will be held and on October 14, one-to-one more »

Waterlife wins SXSW Interactive Award

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Waterlife (Trailer) by Kevin McMahon, National Film Board of Canada Waterlife, an interactive web project based on Kevin McMahon’s award-winning film, won the SXSW Interactive Award in the Activism category. The category honours green and non-profit websites that strive to make the world a better place.  The winners were announced last night. Congratulations to the more »