Posts Tagged ‘Sunday’

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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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Watch the Annie Awards live on Saturday, Feb. 4 on NFB.ca

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On Saturday, February 4 at 7 pm (pacific time), the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, will present the 39th Annual Annie Awards in Los Angeles, California and this year, we’re proud to announce that we’ll be broadcasting the live-stream directly from this blog post. The Annie Awards honour excellence in the field of animation and 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 »