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Behind the scenes of the animated short Higglety Pigglety Pop!

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[Invalid Link] Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life is an animated short based on the book by renowned children’s author, Maurice Sendak. The film, directed by Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski (Madame Tutli Putli), appears as a bonus feature on the Where the Wild Things Are DVD and follows the more »

Art and Design: The Process for Claire Blanchet’s “The Interview”

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This guest post was written by Claire Blanchet, director and animator of the latest Work For All film, The Interview. I loved Jean-Hervé Désiré’s concept for the film, rooted in the discrepancy between what’s being thought and what’s being said. I wanted to illustrate this concept through icons in some way, since the film takes more »

How to use technology as a tool for social change

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The Seven Interventions of Filmmaker-in-Residence by ONFB, National Film Board of Canada Today I put a small selection of films online from the Filmmaker-in-Residence box set. This project, which was led by filmmaker Katerina Cizek, is kind of like a modern-day version of the NFB’s famous Challenge for Change project, which introduced video as a more »

Behind the scenes of the animated short Tying Your Own Shoes

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The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo. [Invalid Link] The Project The NFB Mediatheque in Toronto is thrilled to present two special events this March Break as part of the launch of the animated documentary Tying Your Own Shoes (TYOS), about four adult artists with Down syndrome. The film received its world more »

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.

How to make money (and other fun stuff)


How Do They Make Money? by Tina Keeper, National Film Board of Canada Everybody loves a good “how to” film. We’re a culture obsessed with how things are done. And when you combine our inquisitive nature with a generally short attention span, nothing fits the bill better than a 5 minute film that explains the more »

Behind the Camera: The ABCs of Documentary Cinema

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Behind the Camera – a website devoted to the ABCs of documentary filmmaking.

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