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Oscar nominees Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby discuss Oscar exposure and creative risk-taking


A few short weeks ago, 2 NFB films were nominated for Best Short (Animated) at the 2012 Oscars. Wild Life, by Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby, was one of them. (The other is Patrick Doyon’s Sunday. You can watch and download both here). The nomination marked the Forbis-Tilby duo’s second Oscar nod. In 1999, their


One Oscar nomination is good, but two is better!


Yesterday, the nominees for the 84th Academy Awards were announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles, and lo and behold, the NFB was nominated twice! Hurray, hurrah! 2012, it turns out, will mark the first time since 2000 that the Film Board is nominated twice in one same category. This time, it is our animated


The Stratford Adventure: Capturing a historical event with no help from the organizers


The shooting and distribution of The Stratford Adventure, an account of the first ever Stratford Shakespeare Festival.


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