Posts Tagged ‘Jelena Popovic’

Animation News: Sharp Shorts for a New Millennium

Production

The idea that animation can serve as a vehicle for important public messages is embedded in the very foundations of the NFB animation tradition. Back in 1941, when John Grierson hired his first staff animator, a gifted New York-based Scottish artist by the name of Norman McLaren, his most pressing assignment for the wildly inventive

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Naked Island | PSAs for a New Era

Films

Discover Naked Island, a series of 14 new super-short and incisive films that expose the dark underbelly of modern-day society.

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Bedtime in the Balkans: Animation Goes into the Woods

Production

“Through deep dark forest all day long, Hedgehog Hedge roams, proud and strong.”  Like anyone who grew up in Sarajevo, NFB producer Jelena Popović and filmmaker Eva Cvijanović know Hedgehog’s Home by heart – and they will happily recite all 75 verses in the original Serbo-Croat. “Hedgehog’s Home’s was one of the first stories that

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Celebrate 100 Years of Women in Animation

Films

We created a mini retrospective that highlights 100 invaluable years of work by women in animation, here at the NFB and abroad.

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Producing Producers

Production

Producing the Animation Studio producers is only a bit different from producing films – and perhaps even a bit more fun and interesting!

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My Heart Attack: The Beat Goes On

Production

It was a case of the World Wide Web unearthing treasure on the doorstep. It was late, after midnight, and Sheldon Cohen was online conducting an increasingly urgent search. Everything was in place to start the sound mix on his new animated short My Heart Attack, but he was still looking for a theme song. Suddenly, thanks

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Photo by Hélène Tanguay

Success Isn’t Everything, But It’s A Pretty Sweet Thing

Production

Find out why we’re so pleased by festivals success for Animation Studio films this autumn!

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Hothouse

Want to participate in a 12-week paid animation apprenticeship at the NFB?

Production

Attention all budding and blooming animators! Hothouse, our very own “12-week paid apprenticeship in full-on professional animation filmmaking” is once again calling for submissions. Things are shaping up to look mighty exciting for this 8th edition. I mean, let’s be real for a second: how great would it be to get to come work at

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