Posts Tagged ‘Welcome to Pine Point’

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Hyperlocal: Integrating Past and Present in Interactive Design

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This is a guest post from NFB Interactive producer Jennifer Moss. Paul Shoebridge and Michael Simons are the dynamic creative duo known in the back alleys and coffee shops of Vancouver as “The Goggles.” They are the creators behind the NFBs wonderful interactive documentary about a vanished Canadian town, Welcome to Pine Point, and were more »

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The Besnard Lakes to release EP based on Welcome to Pine Point score

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Montreal husband-and-wife indie-rock duo The Besnard Lakes announced they will soon release a 12-inch vinyl titled You Lived in the City based on their score for the interactive projet/web doc/”liquid book” Welcome to Pine Point. As reported by exclaim.ca’s Alex Hudson: The release will be out September 20 via Jagjaguwar. In addition to the band’s more »

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Welcome to Pine Point wins 2 Webby Awards

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On Monday, The Goggles (Mike Simons and Paul Shoebridge) were named double Webby Award winners for Welcome to Pine Point, their first-ever interactive web documentary. The Vancouver creative duo received a Webby for Documentary: Individual Episode in the Online Film & Video category, and another for Netart, in the Websites category. Informally known as the more »

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4 NFB/interactive projects up for Webby Awards

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This year, we’re proud to announce we have 4 projects competing for a 2011 Webby Award. The Webby Awards, sometimes referred to as the Oscars of the Web, are international awards presented annually by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences for excellence on the Internet with categories in websites, interactive advertising, online film more »

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NFB/interactive and MIPTV

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It’s been a big week for us at MIPTV in Cannes, France, and while we’ve been releasing information in bits and pieces, I thought I’d take a moment to group all the news in one place. What is MIPTV? MIPTV (and likewise MIPCOM) is an industry event that takes place in Cannes. It’s the world’s more »

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4 interactive projects up for the 2011 FITC People’s Choice Awards

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The 2011 FITC (Flash in the Can) Awards are coming up fast and this year the NFB has 4 interactive projects competing for prizes. It’s a People’s Choice Award, which means you decide the winner. Our 4 projects are: The Test Tube with David Suzuki (Experimental Flash) – An interactive parable about our insatiable appetites, more »

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NFB Interactive productions at SXSW

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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 more »

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Welcome to Pine Point: An interview with The Goggles

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Some towns thrive and some towns fall to ruin, but a town that gets flattened to the ground and erased from the map altogether? That’s both highly unusual and exactly what happened to Pine Point, a Northwest Territories town that is the subject of a neat interactive project about memory and belonging recently launched on more »