On Saturday, February 4 at 7 pm (pacific time), the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, will present the 39th Annual Annie Awards in Los Angeles, California and this year, we're proud to announce that we'll be broadcasting the live-stream directly from this blog post.
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...
The NFB’s iPhone App has been nominated for a Webby Award in the category of Mobile Web/Best Use of Mobile Video and Waterlife has been nominated in 3 categories: Society/Education, Media/Movie and Film and Society/Green.
The Webbys are one of the few major awards that...
Congratulations to Cordell Barker (Runaway, The Cat Came Back) for his Genie Award win in the Best animated film category.
Congratulations also to the NFB films Vive la Rose (Bruce Alcock), The Spine (Chris Landreth) who were nominated in the same category.
Night Mayor, the short film Guy Maddin created for the NFB's 70th anniversary, won Best Experimental Short at SXSW this week.
The film tells the story of an immigrant who attempts to harness the power of the Aurora Borealis and uses it to broadcast images...
Waterlife, an interactive web project based on Kevin McMahon's award-winning film, won the SXSW Interactive Award in the Activism category. The category honours green and non-profit websites that strive to make the world a better place. The winners were announced last night.
Congratulations to the...
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:
Best Animated Short:
The ceremonies will be broadcast on April 12.
Good luck to all the nominees!
The NFB was honoured this week with two awards at the Canadian New Media Awards which celebrates accomplishments of individuals and companies in the Canadian digital media industry. The NFB was also awarded the 2009 Applied Arts Magazine Interactive Award.
NFB.ca - the NFB's online...
The designers at Web50.ca have included NFB.ca in their Top 50 Canadian web designs. We've always loved site design, so it's nice to be recognized by the community like this.
Web50.ca is a collective of web designers whose mission is "to showcase good website design...
A bunch of NFB and NFB co-produced sites were nominated for Canadian New Media Awards last week.
NFB.ca, the NFB Online Screening Room - Best Online Video Portal
Waterlife (waterlife.nfb.ca) - Best Cross-Platform Project
Congratulations also to our co-producers Eyesteel Film (Rip: Remix Manifesto, Best Social Media)...
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...
The following is a guest post by animation producer Michael Fukushima.
That title sounds a bit like a fairy tale, and in a way, it is. HA’Aki, Iriz Pääbo’s paean to our putative national sport, shinny, is an eccentric gem of a film. This little...