Get a behind-the-scenes look at the NFB Oscar-nominated documentary High Grass Circus, on the Royal Brothers Tent Circus that toured Canada in the 1970s.
Posts Tagged ‘Oscars’
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!
The following is a guest post by animation producer Michael Fukushima. DAY ONE: The Annie Awards My lovely and talented producing colleague, Marcy Page, and I have been in LA for the past few days on an adventure entirely new to anyone at the NFB. Accompanied by 3 inestimably gifted filmmakers—Patrick Doyon, Amanda Forbis and more »
* This post is a translation. Read the original here. This isn’t the first time I’ve interviewed Patrick Doyon. We met at the NFB last year, and held an online chat in February 2011. At the time, Patrick was in Berlin for the world premiere of his film Sunday. Patrick Doyon is 32 years old, more »
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 more »
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 more »
The story behind the production and distribution of Norman McLaren’s Neighbours; The National Film Board’s second Oscar winner.
My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts by Torill Kove, National Film Board of Canada Oscar season is upon us, and while we don’t have any films in the running this year, we do have a few statues under our belt. In fact, the last one was for Torill Kove’s The Danish Poet in 2007. But more »