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Loc Dao and Stan Douglas’ Collaboration Circa 1948 Premieres in Toronto at Luminato

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by Marc Glassman, Editor of POV Magazine Circa 1948 is a unique storyworld created by Stan Douglas and Loc Dao, whose team at the NFB’s Digital Studio was able to mesh together ideas inspired by Vancouver’s colourful past. The remarkable installation has its long awaited Toronto run at the Luminato Festival‘s main hub, the Hearn Generating Station,

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NFB English Production: Five to Watch in 2016

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2016 kicked off on a high note here at the NFB with news that Canada’s public producer has nabbed 19 Canadian Screen Award nominations – getting the nod in no fewer than 14 different categories. The same range and innovation is evident in the English Program’s current production slate. Here are five projects to keep

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NFB “Crashes” VR Party at Sundance

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Nobody is really sure where Virtual Reality is going — but it’s sure going there fast. What was a futuristic novelty only a few short years ago is now poised to enter the consumer market in a major way. Google has already sold millions of its low-cost VR headset, and a growing range of more

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Digital Studio Reframes the Art of Portraiture

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The notion of portrait gallery is cast in a new light in Bread and Kabul Portraits — a pair of interactive projects nearing completion at the NFB’s Vancouver-based Digital Studio. “No two interactives are alike,” says Loc Dao, executive producer of both projects. “The challenge is to see how technology can best serve any given

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Circa 1948, an immersive artistic storyworld, launched at Tribeca

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Take a journey to the past with Stan Douglas’ immersive interactive storyworld, Circa 1948, premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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NFB wins Award for Excellence in Interactive Programming

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Most people know us for our films, but the NFB is increasingly gaining attention for its interactive productions. At the Banff World Media Festival earlier this month, the NFB received the award for Excellence in Interactive Programming. The above picture features Loc Dao (our newly appointed Director, Digital Content and Strategy in English Program) accepting

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Introducing Test Tube, NFB’s new interactive project featuring David Suzuki

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The NFB recently launched Test Tube, a thought-provoking interactive project featuring David Suzuki. To better understand the project, its goals and its achievements we interviewed Loc Dao, Creative Technologist on the Test Tube. Here is some of what he had to say: Carolyne Weldon: For those who have yet to experience it, please describe the

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