Posts Tagged ‘National Film Board of Canada’

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Elephant 1967: Passage from India

Production

It was a job that called for green screen. Lots of green screen. Colin MacKenzie and Aparna Kapur have just completed an unusual shoot in southern India, kicking off production on Elephant 1967, a new animated documentary from Quebec-Atlantic Studio. The project revisits the poignant and little-known story of Balakrishna, a bull elephant shipped from

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By the Time We Get to Radville

Production

The Prairies called — and the NFB answered. A small team from the Northwest Studio recently completed an 8-day road trip across the southern prairie grasslands — a journey that took them from Magrath, Alberta, to Wood Mountain, Saskatchewan, with stops in Coutts, Foremost, Eastend, Val Marie, Assiniboia and Radville. Part research, part travelling road

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Harry Mayerovitch | Meet the man behind the NFB’s most beautiful propaganda posters

Meet painter, architect, caricaturist, accordion player, poet, author and brilliant World War II NFB poster designer Harry Mayerovitch (1910-2004.)

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“Revenge is a Dead End”

Production

With Grassroots in Drylands, a new feature doc from Quebec-Atlantic Studio, Helene Klodawsky goes to the Middle East — and returns with a welcome message of hope. The project brings her back to the region where she made her first feature doc in 1988 — Shoot and Cry, about a young Israeli conscript in the

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New Montreal Educational Workshop Studios Now Open!

Education

By Estelle Lagueux, Supervisor, Educational Programs It was with nervous anticipation that the NFB’s new educational programming team recently welcomed its first group of students to a freshly redesigned space at our operational headquarters in Montreal’s Saint-Laurent borough. The young people said it was inspiring to find themselves in the same building where so many

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Past NFB Heads Discuss the Purpose of the NFB

News

A really great and candid short film that interviews past Government Film Commissioners about what the NFB means to them. What is a Government Film Commissioner? From Wikipedia: As stipulated in the National Film Act of 1950, the Government Film Commissioner is the person who holds the position of Government Film Commissioner is the head

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