Posts Tagged ‘Claude Jutra’

The Devil's Toy Redux

Roll into springtime with The Devil’s Toy Redux

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This’ll get you pumped for spring: 14 filmmakers, 11 films, an interactive experience about skateboarding, youth culture, and urban landscapes. The project is set to launch in late spring 2014, but check out the teaser trailer right here.

Posters

Eye Candy: 7 Psychedelic NFB Posters

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* This post is a translation. Read the original French post here. A few weeks ago on the French side of things (ONF.ca), we featured a bunch of psychedelic films we made in the late 1960s and early 1970s. While digging through the archives, I came across some amazing movie posters that were strongly influenced more »

The Company of Strangers

The NFB’s 5 Biggest Box Office Successes

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I am absolutely fascinated by the nuts and bolts of film distribution. I am doubly interested in theatrical distribution and why some films do well while others do not. So I thought I would try something different in this post and talk about the biggest box office successes the NFB has ever known. To simplify more »

A Chairy Tale

Hot Shots: Norman McLaren, Claude Jutra and Ravi Shankar on Set in 1957

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A Chairy Tale is a short film about a chair with a mind of its own that refuses to be sat on. It was directed by NFB legends Norman McLaren and Claude Jutra in 1957. Using pixilation, the film depicts a young Jutra (dapper at 27) as he struggles with this recalcitrant though unassuming piece more »

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The Devil’s Toy: Skateboarding in Montreal in 1966

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The NFB, as we all know, is a total paradox. On the one hand, it is a 73 year-old public institution. On the other, it is so insanely cool and avant-garde it’s almost unfair. One of the films that contributes most to the NFB’s coolness rankings has to be Claude Jutra’s Rouli Roulant (The Devil’s more »

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