Posts Tagged ‘emerging filmmakers’

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Introducing the 6 filmmakers participating in Hothouse 8

Hothouse

After a stunning crop of entries for this year’s edition of Hothouse (entitled Sheep Dreams), we’re thrilled to present the 6 filmmakers who will be joining us in Montreal for the intensive 12-week program. Rosa Aiello is interested in the various types of infinity, chaos, and complex systems, and how they might manifest in narrative more »

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Stories From Our Land 2.0: Calling all emerging Nunavut filmmakers

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After the “Stories From Our Land” Iqaluit Workshop last year and “Stories From Our Land 1.5: Stories without Words” – a short film program where 6 Nunavut filmmakers made 5 minute films without interviews or narration, the NFB and the Nunavut Film Development Corporation are once again joining forces to create a new short film more »

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imagineNATIVE 2011: Call for Submissions

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imagineNATIVE is an “international Festival that celebrates the latest works by Indigenous peoples at the forefront of innovation in film, video, radio and new media”. This year marks its 12th edition. From October 19-23, 2011 in Toronto, Canada, the Festival will present a selection of distinctive Indigenous works from Canada and around the globe – more »

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DOXA Connexions: The Black Market

The Craft

This post was written by one of the young women participating in the 2011 Kris Anderson DOXA Youth Connexions Forum, as part of the DOXA Documentary Film Festival. “Connexions” is an immersive 2-week program where 6 selected emerging female filmmakers create 6 short films in 6 days, while also connecting with industry professionals & checking more »

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DOXA Connexions: Justice Forum at DOXA (The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History)

The Craft

This post was written by one of the young women participating in the 2011 Kris Anderson DOXA Youth Connexions Forum, as part of the DOXA Documentary Film Festival. “Connexions” is an immersive 2-week program where 6 selected emerging female filmmakers create 6 short films in 6 days, while also connecting with industry professionals & checking more »

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DOXA Connextions: A Mixed Bag of Nuts

The Craft

This post was written by one of the young women participating in the 2011 Kris Anderson DOXA Youth Connexions Forum, as part of the DOXA Documentary Film Festival. “Connexions” is an immersive 2-week program where 6 selected emerging female filmmakers create 6 short films in 6 days, while also connecting with industry professionals & checking more »

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Kris Anderson DOXA Youth Connexions

The Craft

DOXA and the National Film Board of Canada are proud to once again present the Kris Anderson Connexions Youth Forum, an educational program designed to foster documentary filmmaking and storytelling skills in youth between the ages of 19 and 26 who face barriers in attaining their career goals. This is the sixth year that Connexions more »

Hothouse 7 Production Blog

Hothouse 7 Production Blog

Hothouse

The following is a guest post by Jason Lee. Welcome to the Hothouse 7 production blog running March – May 2011. We’ll be sharing snapshots of each filmmaker’s creative process making a film with the NFB from across the country. Watch as they make 6 awesome short films in 12 weeks – starting now!   more »

3 more films from the DOXA Connexions Youth Forum

NewsThe Craft

Following up on yesterday’s post, here are the 3 remaining films from the 2010 DOXA Youth Connexions Forum: Love Life Josephine Anderson is 24 years old, holds a B.A. in English Literature from UBC and is a graduate of the Capilano University Documentary Film Program. Her short documentary, The Janitor, was recently nominated for Labour more »

3 films from the 2010 DOXA Connexions Youth Forum

ReviewsThe Craft

A few weeks back, we wrote about the DOXA Connexions Youth Forum with a promise to follow up when the participants’ films were completed. Well! The films are now all online. Without further ado, here are the first 3 films along with a brief bio and description by the filmmaker: C is for Choice Emily more »

Montrealers! Join us on June 30 for a free session on Financing Your Short Film!

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On June 30, up here at the NFB in Montreal, we’ll be hosting the last knowledge-sharing event of Hothouse 6. It’s a panel we’re calling “Financing Your Short Film!”, because yes, it is possible to finance short films in Canada…

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This house is gettin’ HOT: An inside look at the NFB’s emerging animators program

ReviewsThe Craft

The following is a guest post by Megan Turnbull, as part of the Hothouse 6 program. *** My name is Megan Turnbull and I am lucky enough to have been chosen as one of 6 NFB “Hot House 6” participants, and my luck doesn’t stop there! Not only are the other participants terribly gifted and more »

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