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4 films nominated for a 2010 Genie Award


We’re ecstatic to announce that 4 of our films have been nominated for a 2010 Genie Award. The films are: Best Feature Length Documentary: [Invalid Link] Best Animated Short: [Invalid Link] Vive la Rose (Trailer) by Bruce Alcock, National Film Board of Canada The Spine (Trailer) by Chris Landreth, National Film Board of more »

Announcing Hothouse 6 Participants

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The following is a guest post by animation producer Michael Fukushima. After a record-breaking number of submissions and several days of enthusiastic review and heated debate, we have our “Hothouse 6″, all of whom will be producing their first ever auteur stereoscopic 3D film over a period of 12 intense weeks in the NFB’s Animation more »

Hey, Toronto! Spend March Break at the Mediatheque


In Toronto? Spend March Break at the Toronto Mediatheque.

Montrealers! Win tickets to see Higglety Pigglety Pop


Win tickets to the premiere screening of Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life

CBC interview about Hothouse, the NFB’s animation emerging filmmaker program

HothouseThe Craft

Animation producer Michael Fukushima recently did an interview with CBC Newfoundland about the NFB’s Hothouse program – a 12-week intensive paid animation apprenticeship for emerging filmmakers. You can listen to the podcast here. The call for submissions is currently under way and if you’re interested in applying, visit the Hothouse site for details. But act more »

A sneak peek inside our 3D lab at the NFB, Part 2

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Last Friday, I posted the first half of an interview with Maral Mohammadian. This is Part 2. Julie Matlin: How does the StereoLab work? Do you have people coming in from outside to experiment, or is it just people working within the NFB? Maral Mohammadian: Well, it’s not an autonomous production facility. It consists of more »

A sneak peek inside our 3D lab at the NFB

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Drux Flux (3D) by Theodore Ushev, National Film Board of Canada With the addition of 3D films to, I thought I’d take the opportunity to pull back the curtain and let you all peek inside the NFB’s StereoLab. The StereoLab is an experimental project that does production as well as research and development into more »

Hothouse 6 Call for Submissions

HothouseThe Craft

The following is a guest post by Maral Mohammadian. Tell it in a minute. Do it in 3 months. Make it Stereoscopic 3D. After a lot of hard work to put the pieces in place, we are thrilled to announce that Hothouse 6 is open for submissions. A new dimension this year — and a more »

3 NFB shorts among Canada’s Top Ten


The Spine, Runaway and Vive la Rose make TIFF’s Canada’s Top Ten list for 2009. All 3 films will screen in Toronto on Sunday, January 17.

Watch Cordell Barker teach a master class in animation

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Animator Cordell Barker talks about the making of The Cat Came Back and Runaway in a master class given during the 2009 Get Animated! cross-country tour.

3 animated shorts heading to Sundance


Cordell Barker, Bruce Alcock and David Coquard-Dassault head to the 2010 Sundance Film Festival with their animated shorts.

Tying Your Own Shoes wins Golden Dove Award!


The following is a guest post by filmmaker Shira Avni. I am absolutely thrilled to announce that Tying Your Own Shoes has won the Golden Dove – the grand prize for short documentary film at the Leipzig Festival! Hooray!!!!! I am still in shock but wanted to share the happy news! Congratulations and many thanks more »

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