Posts Tagged ‘Norman McLaren’

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The NFB heads to TIFF 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!

Making Movie History: A Portrait in 61 Parts

Explore “Making Movie History: A Portrait in 61 Parts”, a new web doc series

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Want to know more about how and why Canadian film culture came to be the way it is? Go straight to the source in our new interactive web doc! Interviews with poets, dreamers, and pioneers reveal the history of the NFB… and maybe even a bit about what movies mean to Canadians today.

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A virtual visit to McLaren Wall-to-Wall: a site-specific installation

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Not in Montreal? No problem! Take a virtual video tour of this mesmerizing site-specific architectural installation that honours the acclaimed animator Norman McLaren with contemporary artists’ interpretations of his iconic works.

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Norman McLaren’s 100th anniversary: celebrate with us!

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This April 11th, the late acclaimed animation pioneer Norman McLaren celebrates his 100th anniversary. Join us for all the festivities!

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Let the games begin: the NFB at the Oscars

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Glitz and glamour, sure—but the real stars of the Oscars are the films themselves, and we’ve got a history of Oscar-winning NFB productions to prove it!

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McLaren in Times Square, New York

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Discover the endlessly-looped animated film Norman McLaren produced for Times Square as an advertisement for Canadian tourism.

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Check out the improved McLaren’s Workshop App!

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We’re starting 2014 in style with a not-so-new but definitely improved version of our McLaren’s Workshop App! After winning the incredibly prestigious Grand Prize in the Website or Application (Arts and Culture) category at the Boomerang Awards, as well as being named among iTunes Canada’s “App Store Best of 2013“, the Norman McLaren-inspired iPad app has more »

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It’s That Time Again: 2013 Staff Picks

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Don’t know what to watch? We’ve got some recommendations, and trust us: we have great taste.

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Call for Entries: McLaren Wall-to-Wall

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An inspiring productive collaboration between the ghost of a legend and the talent of tomorrow.

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Watch 5 Mesmerizing Shorts Starring Geometric Shapes

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Check out these 5 geometry-inspired works by renowned NFB animators. They’re short, colourful, and mesmerizing! What more could you want? Start watching now.