Posts Tagged ‘Norman McLaren’

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Music of the NFB | Discover A Vintage Vinyl

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In 1977, the NFB released an unusual item given its mandate and the nature of its activities: a vinyl record. Simply titled Musiques de l’O.N.F./Music of the N.F.B.: Volume 1, this double LP was produced in order to showcase the musical qualities of certain NFB productions.

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Watch 10 NFB Films on Colour!

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After slogging through months of slush then months of puddles, we’ve finally been bequeathed some beautiful weather. In honour of the summer (and flowers and foliage) we’ve waited so long for, enjoy 10 of the NFB’s most beautiful films on colour!

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May The Force Be With—D’Oh! The NFB in Pop Culture

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What do The Simpsons, Star Wars and drugged-out spiders all have in common? Check out all the NFB’s pop culture shout-outs in one convenient location.

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Evelyn Lambart | Watch 6 Stunning Shorts by the First Lady of Canadian Animation

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However counterintuitive, constraints are crucial to creativity. Constraints impose a set starting point. They force us to solve problems and come up with innovative twists. A convincing case in point is the visual splendor of Evelyn Lambart’s animation. Known as the First Lady of Canadian Animation, Lambart (1914-1999) was hearing-impaired from a young age, something she later credited with focusing her

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3 keys for understanding and appreciating pinscreen animation

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Everything you always wanted to know about pinscreen animation but were afraid to ask.

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Watch 6 stellar Oscar® nominees that missed out on the top prize

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It’s Oscar® season and the buzz is in the air. Want to know what else has been up for the top prize over the years? Watch 6 of our 73 (!) nominated films!

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Theodore Ushev, artist-in-residence, on creation, destruction, McLaren, and working in public

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Experience the talent, provocation, and iconoclasm in award-winning animator Theodore Ushev’s work, as he prepares for a live-work residency in Quebec City.

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

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

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TIFF ’14: free outdoor screenings of Norman McLaren classics with live music

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Head down to TIFF’s free, public, outdoor Festival Street this Sunday, Sept. 7th for a real treat: live original music will accompany classic Norman McLaren animations.

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The NFB heads to TIFF 2014 with 7 films

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We’re gearing up for the Toronto International Film Festival with 5 NFB films in the running. Check out some trailers and clips here. See you at the fest!

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Evelyn Lambart’s centenary: celebrating Canada’s first female animation pioneer

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On the 100th anniversary of Evelyn Lambart’s birth, explore the animation pioneer’s life and work across her decades-long career at the NFB.

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It’s jazz festival season across Canada! Watch 6 must-see jazz films

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In the mood for music? Take a tour through 6 moody and melodic jazz films, just in time for jazz festival season across Canada. Oscar Peterson! Lenny Breau! Jane Bunnett! The music never stops here!

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