Posts Tagged ‘Pacific Yukon Studio’

Ninth Floor: A Conversation with Selwyn Jacob

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It was the late 60s and Montreal was still basking in the glow of Expo 67, its great moment in the international spotlight — and then came the biggest student uprising in Canada’s history. The Sir George Williams Affair, as it came to be known, started quietly when a few Caribbean students at Sir George

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Pacific Animation: Three to Watch

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Three. Count ‘em. It’s barely a year since Shirley Vercruysse assumed duties as executive producer of the Pacific & Yukon Studio, and she’s already stickhandling an ambitious troika of animated films into production — three distinct auteur projects, each nurtured and driven by a specific artistic sensibility. Haida artist adapts First Nations legend Myths are

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Ninth Floor Strikes Archival Gold

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The sound was rough, the image blurred — but the content was gold. Editor Carmen Pollard had already completed a rough cut of Ninth Floor, Mina Shum’s feature doc about the Sir George Williams Affair, when a key new piece of visual history came to light. “More than great archival imagery, it was evidence, and

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Debris: Disaster Movie as Art

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Beachcombing is both a job and a passion for Pete Clarkson. As a park worker on the wild and beautiful outer coast of Vancouver Island, he’s been picking up marine debris for decades – and as an intertidal artist, he transforms it into joyous and light-hearted artwork. But since 2011 he’s been confronted with a more

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Hadwin’s Judgement Premieres April 27 at Hot Docs

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Updated April 23, 2015. It’s a thrilling yarn of man and nature — a maverick eco-warrior, tough and slightly unhinged, and a towering myth of a tree. As a surveyor for the logging industry, Grant Hadwin would have been the first white man to see many of British Columbia’s old-growth rainforests — ecosystems that have

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Then and Now at the Pacific and Yukon Studio

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Hear filmmaker Dennis Allen’s tales from the road and take a stroll down memory lane with Production Supervisor Kathryn Lynch, a 30+ year NFB employee.

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We’re the Pacific and Yukon Studio—get to know us and our projects!

Production

The NFB’s Pacific and Yukon Studio is the oldest NFB regional production office. Get to know the team and learn more about their past and upcoming projects.

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