Posts Tagged ‘Animation’

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4 New Study Guides for Spring

Education

Explore a variety of new study guides for classroom use, accompanying such recent NFB films as My Prairie Home, Last Chance, and Poppety in the Fall.

54 Hours

54 Hours: writing the Newfoundland sealing disaster

ReviewsThe Craft

Streaming for free in Canada only on NFB.ca next week: our new short animation 54 Hours, which depicts the harrowing 1914 sealing disaster. The writer of the film, Michael Crummey, discusses the project’s inception here.

Big Drive

Four highly recommended NFB shorts for your classroom or library collection

Education

Watch these four shorts, highly recommended for classroom use in History, Social Studies, Arts, and more.

New York Lightboard Record (Norman McLaren, 1961)

McLaren in Times Square, New York

Reviews

Discover the endlessly-looped animated film Norman McLaren produced for Times Square as an advertisement for Canadian tourism.

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Check out the improved McLaren’s Workshop App!

News

We’re starting 2014 in style with a not-so-new but definitely improved version of our McLaren’s Workshop App! After winning the incredibly prestigious Grand Prize in the Website or Application (Arts and Culture) category at the Boomerang Awards, as well as being named among iTunes Canada’s “App Store Best of 2013“, the Norman McLaren-inspired iPad app has more »

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Happy New Year from the NFB Education Team!

Education

HELLO 2014! Our education studios are back in full swing after the holidays, and we’re ready for an exciting year ahead. Our team is already busy creating new ways of making learning more dynamic through the incorporation of film, workshops, technology and media in classrooms across the country. 2013 brought our team a lot of more »

McLaren Wall to Wall

Call for Entries: McLaren Wall-to-Wall

NewsThe Craft

An inspiring productive collaboration between the ghost of a legend and the talent of tomorrow.

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NFB Education Heads to India!

Education

The NFB Education team heads to India to teach 4 iPad animation workshops at the Chinh India Kids’ Film Festival.

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Hothouse 9 | Hands full of clay

Hothouse

*This post is a short haiku from our Hothouse intern Su-An Ng. Taking a short break Processing thoughts frame by frame Both hands full of clay  

Cordell Barker

An Animator’s Life: Time and Distractions

I’m very aware of time. I’m always pulling out my stopwatch to time actions and then multiplying by the repetitions to find the average and calculate the completion. That is especially true when time is running very short. I’m in Montreal, racing to finish up all of my stop-motion animation before my six weeks here more »

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From Bullying to Drawing: A Story with a Happy Ending

Education

Is it possible to stop bullying with drawing? Having witnessed and been the victim of bullying, Odile Désaulniers decided to take a unique and original approach using stop motion animation, and her message has had an unexpected reaction. Her video condemning bullying in schools was posted on YouTube on January 16, 2013. By January 23rd, more »

Get Animated!

Until November 30th, Get Animated! on NFB.ca

Reviews

From October 28 to November 30, Get Animated! on NFB.ca Animation lovers rejoice: our annual animation celebration is back. Celebrating International Animation Day (October 28), Get Animated! returns with a vengeance this year with a full month of free animation including premieres, new releases and more. For the 2013 edition, we decided to try something more »

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