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Teaching NFB Interactive Film at SXSWedu


Discover the NFB’s collection of interactive film at SXSWedu, and explore how these works can engage students on important topics. Teachers tell us that interactive works support curriculum and are fun and easy to use. Vote now to see the NFB interactive workshop proposal included in the SXSWedu program offer for 2016.


NFB Interactive productions at SXSW


The following is a guest post by Anne-Marie Lavigne. A look back at producer Hugues Sweeney’s live navigation session On March 16th, the interactive component of the very hot SXSW festival drew to a close. Each year, Austin, Texas welcomes the cream of industry professionals from far and wide for SXSW. Hugues Sweeney, French Program


Guy Maddin wins at SXSW


oe Night Mayor, the short film Guy Maddin created for the NFB’s 70th anniversary, won Best Experimental Short at SXSW this week. The film tells the story of an immigrant who attempts to harness the power of the Aurora Borealis and uses it to broadcast images of Canada to Canadians. Read an interview with Guy


Waterlife wins SXSW Interactive Award


oe Waterlife, an interactive web project based on Kevin McMahon’s award-winning film, won the SXSW Interactive Award in the Activism category. The category honours green and non-profit websites that strive to make the world a better place.  The winners were announced last night. Congratulations to the entire team and our partners!


Vote online for Waterlife Interactive at SXSW


Have you seen our Waterlife Interactive site? Check it out and if you like what you see, vote for it at this year’s SXSW People’s Choice Awards. The site is nominated for a SXSW Interactive Award (Activism) and as such is eligible for the Peoples’ Choice Award. You don’t need to be going to SXSW


Roadsworth: Crossing the Line clip plays on Boing Boing


Boing Boing Video has a 7-minute excerpt from Alan Kohl’s feature documentary, Roadsworth: Crossing the Line. It’s definitely worth checking out, and if you happen to be in the Austin, Texas area this week, you can catch the whole film at the SXSW festival this Saturday. Check the SXSW Web site for details.


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