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Back and better than ever: the PixStop app is now NFB StopMo Studio

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Take a tour through our new and improved stop-motion animation app for iPad, StopMo Studio. Stunning and fun homemade animation is now at your fingertips!

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NFB Education Heads to India!

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The NFB Education team heads to India to teach 4 iPad animation workshops at the Chinh India Kids’ Film Festival.

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NFB’s Resources for teachers: Tops in their Class

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Discover a trove of entertaining and enriching NFB resources to help teachers teach and students learn.

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The NFB Goes West to Calgary, Alberta!

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By Renée Lottridge, NFB Education Specialist On October 21, 2012, Tey Cottingham, Advisor, Educational Programs, Penny Rampado, Sales and Market Development Officer, and I arrived at the Blackfoot Inn in Calgary, Alberta, to prepare for the Educational Media Marketplace sales conference. In addition to 20 centimetres of fresh snow, we were greeted by almost a more »

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NFB Education Takes the Show on the Road: A Visit to the Northwest Territories

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Written by NFB Education Team Leader Claudia Sicondolfo and NFB Education Specialist Lolo Desrosiers-Guité In August 2012, NFB Education was invited to the Northwest Territories to give workshops and presentations to educators and youth. As members of the newly formed education team, we were eager to take our show on the road and embark on more »

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NFB Animation Workshops at the 2012 Ottawa International Animation Festival

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This is a guest post written by Anne Koizumi and Fouad Sassi, Education Specialists and Workshop Facilitators at the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal, QC. On September 19, NFB Education Specialists Fouad Sassi and Anne Koizumi filled a mini-van with NFB animation equipment and headed off to meet a crowd of over 450 more »

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More NFB Apps

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Last week, we talked about our free film apps. These – in case your were sleeping on the switch – are apps you can and obviously should install on your phone or tablet to watch NFB films all over the place, any old time you like. This week, 3 more NFB apps are clamouring for more »

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Watch 6 Stop-Motion Films Made Using the NFB PixStop App

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Stop-motion is a technique animators use to make objects appear to move on their own. This is how it works: You select an object – chair, paper bear, clay figurine, whatever – and take a picture. You move your object just so, a tiny fraction of the greater-scheme movement you have in mind. Remember: the more »

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Using the iPad and the NFB’s PixStop app in your classroom

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Edited on June 5, 2012 to add: The PixStop app works only with later versions of the iPad that include a camera. This is a guest post by Paul Carrière, Elementary school visual arts teacher, F.A.C.E. When the iPad arrived in my classroom, it completely changed my daily routine as an art teacher. I realized more »

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How to make a cardboard tripod for your iPad

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Four days after we launched Pixstop, our new and terrific stop-motion application, a reader called Pierre Durand left us a comment on the blog. In his message, Pierre said (in both of Canada’s official languages, to boot) that he liked using the app, but that he found it hard to immobilize the iPad while shooting. more »

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Want to create stop-motion films? We made an app for that!

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There’s just no stopping the NFB’s web developers. Hot on the heels of the NFB Films iPhone, iPad, Android and PlayBook mobile apps, our devoted developers has come up with PixStop, a fresh new app that enables you to make stop-motion films on your iPad 2. Designed to capture as many as 10,000 images, Pixstop more »