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Animation G-man: Cordell Barker

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I’m a G-man now, and I’m kind of excited! I don’t know how many have heard the latest news, but if you haven’t, let me be the first to warn that I now have the delicate task of acting as the Creative Consultant on animation for the Northwest Centre for the NFB. The NWC is 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.

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.

Animator Cordell Barker and the Canada CODE Challenge


Animator/filmmaker Cordell Barker serves as this week’s Canada CODE Challenger. To find out what this means, keep reading.

Runaway wins audience prize at International Critics’ Week in Cannes


Cordell Barker’s animated short, Runaway, won the Petit Rail d’Or for Best Short Film at the International Critics’ Week in Cannes. The award is presented each year by a group of cinephile railwaymen in attendance at the festival and is a testament to audience appreciation. The film played to full houses. Runaway is the latest more »

Cordell Barker’s Runaway heading to Cannes


Cordell Barker’s latest animated short, Runaway, is heading to Cannes for the 48th International Critics’ Week (May 14-22). The same man who brought us (my favourite) Strange Invaders and (everyone’s favourite) The Cat Came Back has teamed up with the NFB once again to bring us Runaway, about a driverless train filled with happy passengers more »

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