Posts Tagged ‘iphone’


More NFB Apps


Last week, we talked about our free film apps. These – in case your were sleeping on the switch – are apps you can and obviously should install on your phone or tablet to watch NFB films all over the place, any old time you like. This week, 3 more NFB apps are clamouring for more »


Free NFB Apps: A Recap


As far as misfortunes go, being Canadian and never having heard of the National Film Board has to be on par with loving the NFB and never having installed the NFB Films app on your tablet or phone. Both a crying shame, but altogether remediable. Let us start with this most hapless applessness. The idea more » – Designer Denis Gagnon’s glasses

The following is a guest post by Anne-Marie Lavigne. * This post is a translation. Read the French original here. BAR CODE hinges on the concept of “mining” everyday objects for the stories they harbour. Through the project’s website and iPhone app, explore the secret world of day-to-day items by watching the short films triggered more »

Bar Code

Introducing, a new interactive doc about the objects that surround us

The following is a guest post by Anne-Marie Lavigne. The interactive documentary is now online! Co-produced with ARTE France, the project explores our relationship to the objects that surround us. With 100 short films by 30 directors, this collective work for Internet and iPhone aims to shake up our habitual ways of seeing by more »


Updates for our iPhone and iPad apps are now available


We’ve just released updates for both our iPad and iPhone apps. The changes, outlined below, are a direct result of your feedback and suggestions. Thank you for helping us build the best apps we can. Both the iPhone and iPad apps allow you to: Watch over 1000 films on your mobile device Save films for more »


What the updated NFB iPhone app can do that the old one can’t


Right on the heels of being named the Best Content App of 2009 by the Apple Blog, iTunes has approved version 1.1 of our app. Download it here. One of the more exciting updates is that you can now store films to Watch Later on your phone for up to 48 hours. (The old version more »

Top 20 Movies on NFB iPhone App


Since we released our iPhone app last year, we’re getting an increasing amount of mobile traffic watching NFB films. Here’s a snapshot of the top 20 films people are watching on their iPhones… The Cat Came Back 21901 Log Driver’s Waltz 12702 Citizen Harold 10481 Noël Noël 9875 HA’Aki 8930 The Sweater 8777 Tzaritza 7563 more »

16 Free iPhone Wallpapers from NFB Films


We made a bunch of free iPhone wallpapers from images from the NFB archives. Here they are… Note: To download an image on your iPhone, press and hold on the image till the dialogue box appears. 21-87, by Arthur Lipsett The Sweater by Sheldon Cohen

What’s inside the new NFB iPhone App


So here’s what the NFB iPhone app can do: *WATCH hundreds of NFB movies on your iPhone. Most of the films available on are encoded for the iPhone. Soon all of them will be available. *WATCH LATER – We wanted to make an app that was useful even outside of wi-fi hotspots so you more »