Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’


Seven Digital Deadly Sins: a new interactive web doc about online ethics


Today’s digital world brings with it a whole new set of moral dilemmas. Which ones are most common—and which ones are you guilty of? Explore digital sin confessions in this new interactive web doc.

Luigi Allemano tips post blog

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 more »

7 documentary tweeters to follow on Twitter


[Invalid Link] One of our followers on Twitter asked me the other day who I’d recommend he follow for interesting tweets on the doc world. As I sent off my response, it occurred to me that he might not be the only one wondering. So here are my suggestions: @cbcdocs – The CBC has more »

David Suzuki

Introducing Test Tube, NFB’s new interactive project featuring David Suzuki


The NFB recently launched Test Tube, a thought-provoking interactive project featuring David Suzuki. To better understand the project, its goals and its achievements we interviewed Loc Dao, Creative Technologist on the Test Tube. Here is some of what he had to say: Carolyne Weldon: For those who have yet to experience it, please describe the more »

Live Tweeting event w/director Gesar Mukpo during the CBC broadcast of Tulku on Aug. 11 at 10 pm ET


[Invalid Link] On Wednesday, August 11 at 10 pm, Am I Reincarnated? Tulku will air on the CBC News Network as part of The Passionate Eye. In association with the broadcast, we’ll be having a live tweeting event on Twitter with director Gesar Mukpo (@chewyguru). Throughout the 10 pm ET broadcast, viewers can direct more »

20 Doc Filmmakers you should follow on Twitter


@AboutDocsGuide –’s documentary page @DocumentaryBlog – Doc blog by 2 doc lovers. @ErrolMorris – Oscar-winning doc-filmmaker, Errol Morris @BanffTVFest – Banff televison fest. Handy for producers. @DOCorg – Canadian documentary association @SheffDocFest Sheffield Documentary Festival; one of the biggest. @USofAfrica – a well-run doc production twitter account. @RemixManifesto – Brett Gaylor tweets about his more »

How we use Social Media


Why does the NFB use social media? We just want people to know about our films. What is our Social Media strategy? Not so much of a “strategy”, really… We just talk about films through 4 channels: Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and blogs. Of course we talk about our films – but we also talk about more »

Why Retweets are more powerful than Tweets


We are learning very quickly that the true power in our Twitter community is not in our tweets. It’s in the ReTweets. What’s a ReTweet? If you tweet something interesting or of value to people, they will often repeat your tweet to their followers. This is called a ReTweet. UPDATE: Alistair Croll just posted this more »