The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo.
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...
The following is a guest post by animation producer Michael Fukushima.
After a record-breaking number of submissions and several days of enthusiastic review and heated debate, we have our "Hothouse 6", all of whom will be producing their first ever auteur stereoscopic 3D film over...
Animation producer Michael Fukushima recently did an interview with CBC Newfoundland about the NFB's Hothouse program - a 12-week intensive paid animation apprenticeship for emerging filmmakers. You can listen to the podcast here.
The call for submissions is currently under way and if you're interested...
The following is a guest post by Maral Mohammadian.
Tell it in a minute. Do it in 3 months. Make it Stereoscopic 3D.
After a lot of hard work to put the pieces in place, we are thrilled to announce that Hothouse 6 is open...
The following is a guest post by filmmaker Shira Avni.
I am absolutely thrilled to announce that Tying Your Own Shoes has won the Golden Dove - the grand prize for short documentary film at the Leipzig Festival! Hooray!!!!!
I am still in shock but wanted...
For the past few years, Tremplin has been one of the NFB's initiatives to seek out and support emerging filmmakers from French minority communities in Canada. Daniel Léger, a young aspiring filmmaker from Acadia, answered the call. In 2007, he made a short little...
In this third and final instalment of my interview with animation producer Michael Fukushima, he talks about the Hothouse program; how it came about, its objectives and how it's evolved over the years.
Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging Canadian filmmakers. It...
Note: Due to some glitches during my vacation, this post was published and then taken down. This is the official version. Just to avoid any confusion...
"What's the NFB workflow for developing and producing films?"
To answer this question, I sat down with Michelle van Beusekom,...
The NFB is currently offering financing to producers of new media projects under two banners: the NFB New Media Pitch and the NFB-TVO Calling Card Program.
The NFB New Media Pitch is looking for interactive documentaries that "harness the power of story, capitalize on multiple...