Posts Tagged ‘Canada’

The NFB hits the road – and is coming to a city near you!


[Invalid Link] Tom Perlmutter, the head of the NFB, is heading out on a cross-Canada tour. The tour is meant to allow him, and the NFB, to connect with Canadians. He’ll talk about the new directions we’re heading in, take your questions and talk about ways in which we can better interact. For the more »

Glimpses/Impressions opens at Expo 2010 Shanghai


It’s a go! The 2010 World Fair was launched this weekend in Shanghai, China, under the theme “Better City – Better Life”. Canada’s exhibition, titled “The Living City: Inclusive, Sustainable, Creative” will be hosted in the Canada Pavilion until October 31, 2010. This year again, Canada’s contribution will involve a new production by the National more »

Runaway wins a Genie


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.

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 »

On Common Ground: Eliminating Child Poverty is something we can all agree on


  The following is a guest post by Amy Stewart Gallant. Whenever I’m overwhelmed by contrast, by conflict, I contemplate one of my favourite lines, a string of words conjured by 13th-century Persian Poet Rumi: “Out beyond ideas of right-doing and wrong-doing, there is a field.  I will meet you there.” It doesn’t matter that more »

Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton rides the rails in Canada


The production of The Railrodder starring Buster Keaton, Hollywood silent film icon.

From documentary to fiction: The story behind the NFB’s first feature film


The genesis and production of the NFB’s first feature film.

Filmmaker Bonnie Sher Klein asks, “What’s your greatest talent?”

The Craft

This week’s Canada CODE challenge is issued by filmmaker Bonnie Sherr Klein.

Propaganda Cinema at the NFB – The World in Action


The story behind the World in Action theatrical series of propaganda films

Digital Storytelling Workshops

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The NFB and Canada CODE collaborate to bring digital storytelling workshops to communities across Canada. Sign up today!

Charles Officer issues the Canada CODE Challenge


Filmmaker Charles Officer issues this week’s Canada CODE Challenge.

Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin issues the Canada CODE Challenge


Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin issues this week’s Canada CODE Challenge.

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