Posts Tagged ‘Oscars’

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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!

Jack Rabbit (Norway)

Take a cinematic tour of Norway’s people, places, and stories

Films

Wanna get to know Norway through the magic of cinema? From skiing to fishing to Norwegian art and design, you’ll love this tiny nation’s persona.

Me and My Moulton - an Oscar nominee!

Announcing… Our 73rd Oscar® nominee! Watch “Me and My Moulton” for FREE now!

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We’ve just scored our 73rd Oscar nomination! Torill Kove’s “Me and My Moulton” is nominated in the Best Short Film (Animated) category. Watch the film NOW!

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Larks and laughs: watch 5 Christmas films this week on NFB.ca

Films

There’s plenty of time for watching Christmas films on the couch this week! Check out 5 colourful and lively NFB animations that capture the Christmas spirit.

Gerald Potteron; My Financial Career

Behind the scenes with Oscar®-nominated animator and filmmaker Gerald Potterton

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Get some juicy behind-the-scenes info straight from Oscar®-nominated animator and filmmaker Gerald Potteron about his illustrious career—and watch a few films, too. Potterton worked with Buster Keaton, Ivan Reitman, Colin Low, and even on The Beatles’ “Yellow Submarine” in his decades-long career.

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High Grass Circus: low-tech, grassroots entertainment

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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.

Ryan (2004)

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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No Pants? No Problem!

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Go bottomless to commemorate No Pants Day 2014 with a selection of our pantsless films

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The NFB at the Annies and the Oscar Nominee Luncheon (PHOTOS)

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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 »

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Heading to the Oscars: 10 Questions for Patrick Doyon

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* 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 »

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

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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 »

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One Oscar nomination is good, but two is better!

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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 »