Posts Tagged ‘film festivals’


Vote online for Waterlife Interactive at SXSW


Have you seen our Waterlife Interactive site? Check it out and if you like what you see, vote for it at this year’s SXSW People’s Choice Awards. The site is nominated for a SXSW Interactive Award (Activism) and as such is eligible for the Peoples’ Choice Award. You don’t need to be going to SXSW more »

Montrealers! Win tickets to see Higglety Pigglety Pop


Win tickets to the premiere screening of Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life

Behind the scenes of Guy Maddin’s Night Mayor

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Night Mayor (Trailer) by Guy Maddin, National Film Board of Canada We’ve just added 2 short films to about the making of Guy Maddin’s short film, Night Mayor (see below). The film, about a man who is thwarted in his attempt to harness the power of the Aurora Borealis as a means of projecting more »

3 animated shorts heading to Sundance


Cordell Barker, Bruce Alcock and David Coquard-Dassault head to the 2010 Sundance Film Festival with their animated shorts.

How to sell your content on the Web

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The following is a guest post by Marie-France Côté. While at IDFA, I attended a WDE (world doc exchange) seminar with Wendy Bernfeld of Rights Stuff. Raised in Montreal but based in Amsterdam, Bernfeld is a digital consultant and distributor. She covered a variety of highly interesting aspects of an as yet underexplored topic: the 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 »

World premiere of Tying Your Own Shoes!!!!


Shira Avni blogs from the DOK Leipzig festival in Germany.

Filmmaker Shira Avni reports from the Leipzig Documentary Film Festival in Germany

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Filmmaker Shira Avni (Tying Your Own Shoes) reports from the Leipzig Documentary Film Festival in Germany.

Guest Post: Director Leanne Allison on the challenges of filming with a toddler

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The following is a guest post by filmmaker Leanne Allison. Director Leanne Allison talks about her experiences filming with her 2 year old son, Zev,  on her most recent film, Finding Farley, about her family’s literal, and literary, journey to visit renowned author Farley Mowat at his home. The film opens the Planet in Focus more »

Free 3D screenings at the Ottawa International Film Festival, October 15-18


9 short 3D (stereoscopic) films are being screened this weekend at the Ottawa International Animation Festival that will give viewers a glimpse at what we’ve been up to in our NFB Stereolab over the past 6 years. This collection of films celebrates 3-D as an evolving storytelling medium and includes Falling in Love Again, June, more »

9 films at the Ottawa International Animation Festival

A rundown of the NFB’s lineup at this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival.

7 NFB films at the Festival du nouveau cinema in Montreal, October 7-18


An overview of the 7 NFB films screening at the 2009 Festival du nouveau cinema in Montreal, October 7-18.

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