Posts Tagged ‘Toronto Mediatheque’

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5 (quick) tips for making music for animation


During Get Animated!, our yearly animation bonanza, composer extraordinaire Luigi Allemano gave a workshop called Making Music for Animation at the Mediathèque in Toronto. Luigi being Luigi (read awesome), he also whipped up a series of “web tips” for us to share on our social media platforms. Here they are. If you feel they are

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U.S. high school students get engaged with NFB films


On October 6, 2011, I had the great opportunity to deliver a customized NFB Media Literacy workshop at the John F.  Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Entitled “Film: Decoding the Message – A Film Screening and Discussion,” the workshop was offered to a group of middle and high school students, and


Turning 32: An interview with director Robbie Hart


The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo. What are the universal characteristics we humans share? Robbie Hart and Luc Côté explore this intriguing question in their new feature-length documentary Turning 32 as they meet again with 5 people they originally interviewed 16 years ago for the television series Turning 16. In advance of


A look inside the Toronto Mediatheque’s animation workshops for adults


The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo. On July 13, the NFB Mediatheque held a sold-out animation workshop, Demystifying the Reel, where adults of all ages had a great time learning about the process of animation and creating their own mini-masterpieces in teams. The finished products can be seen and marvelled at here.


Amateurs try their hand at film animation


The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo. On Tuesday evening, a group of film buffs and aspiring filmmakers took film into their own hands, literally, at the NFB Mediatheque. They were participants in the free adult animation workshop that was offered in partnership with the Images Festival, and they faced the challenge of


Hey, Toronto! Spend March Break at the Mediatheque


In Toronto? Spend March Break at the Toronto Mediatheque.


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