Posts Tagged ‘SANDDE’


Technology in cinema: 5 NFB films that changed the game


The NFB has consistently harnessed the powers of the latest and greatest gadgets and techniques. Watch 5 films that made technological history!


Death of Roman Kroitor: Canada and the Film World Lose a Pioneer


Canadian and world cinema has lost a true giant, with the death yesterday of film pioneer and former NFB colleague Roman Kroitor. Born on December 12, 1926, in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Kroitor made enormous contributions to filmmaking during his tenure at the NFB in the 1950s and 1960s, developing the IMAX giant-screen format at the NFB’s


Animator Jesse Gouchey on SANDDE and Stereoscopic Spray Painting


This is a guest post by Jesse Gouchey, one of 6 animators participating in this year’s Hothouse program, the NFB’s 12-week paid apprenticeship for emerging filmmakers. Where is it saved? ZED! Fine-tuning dopesheets using Geppetto to polypose Sheeps Dreams over the weekend anyone? Yes please! SANDDE is the software I’m attempting to conquer. With endless


Hoisted by my own petard


The following is a guest post by Gregory Labute. After years of being a software developer specializing in tools for animation, I finally get to see first hand what all the fuss is about. I am currently in the thick of Hothouse 6 – writing, directing, and animating my very own 3D stereocopic movie using


Making Music, Part 2

Claire Blanchet and Sam Vipond conclude their guest post on the making of The Wobble Incident and their participation in the Making Music program.


Making Music: An inside look into one of the NFB’s training programs

Filmmaker Claire Blanchet and musician Sam Vipond blog about their experience with Making Music, one of the NFB’s emerging filmmaker training programs.


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