Posts Tagged ‘emerging filmmakers’

Behind the scenes of the animated short Tying Your Own Shoes

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The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo. [Invalid Link] The Project 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 syndrome. The film received its world more »

Announcing Hothouse 6 Participants

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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 a period of 12 intense weeks in the NFB’s Animation more »

CBC interview about Hothouse, the NFB’s animation emerging filmmaker program

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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 in applying, visit the Hothouse site for details. But act more »

Hothouse 6 Call for Submissions

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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 for submissions. A new dimension this year — and a more »

Tying Your Own Shoes wins Golden Dove Award!


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 to share the happy news! Congratulations and many thanks more »

Ever wonder what it’s like to be 105 years old?


Daniel Léger, a young filmmaker who took part in the Tremplin competition, enjoys success with his short film, A Sunday at 105.

The Insider’s Guide to Hothouse

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Animation Studio producer Michael Fukushima talks about the Hothouse program for emerging filmmakers.

How the NFB makes films

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An inside look at how the NFB develops and produces films and interactive digital content.

2 ways for emerging filmmakers to access NFB financing

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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 platforms and demonstrate the creative and democratic nature of digital more »

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