Posts Tagged ‘Interviews’

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20 Must-Read Blogs for Film Buffs

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Films, like food, are one of those things that are almost as nice to take in as they are to read about (as opposed to say, falling in love or winning the lotto.)

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Turning 32: An interview with director Robbie Hart

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The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo. What are the universal characteristics we humans share? Robbie Hart and Luc Côté explore this intriguing question in their new feature-length documentary Turning 32 as they meet again with 5 people they originally interviewed 16 years ago for the television series Turning 16. In advance of more »

Tulku director Gesar Mukpo on first-person filmmaking and reincarnation

Tulku is a full-length NFB documentary that tells the story of Western tulkus, young people born in modern Western cultures who were recognized, when they were children, as reincarnations of great Tibetan Buddhist masters. Filmmaker Gesar Mukpo is one of them and Tulku is his own deeply personal film. In the documentary, he explores how 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

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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 Greg Labute

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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 Kiarra Albina

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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 Megan Turnbull

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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 Fred Casia

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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 »

Lunch with Colin Low

The Children of Fogo Island by Colin Low, National Film Board of Canada The NFB, in partnership with the Shorefast Foundation, will soon launch an e-cinema on the Atlantic island of Fogo, northeast of Newfoundland. An all-digital community theatre, the Fogo Island Film House will screen films from the NFB’s expanding digitized films collection, including more »

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Film animation from a 12-year-old’s perspective

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The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo. The weather is warming up, and people in Toronto are starting to venture outside again — summer is definitely on the way! This can only mean one thing – the NFB Mediatheque’s summer animation camps are right around the corner. The Mediatheque offers five week-long sessions, more »

The inside scoop on the DOXA Film Festival

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Tying Your Own Shoes (Trailer) by Shira Avni, National Film Board of Canada The DOXA Film Festival takes place in Vancouver from May 7 – 16. We’ve got a strong presence there this year, and NFB producer Tracey Friesen recently gave me the low down: DOXA’s great!  It’s a real spring fest of documentaries from more »