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...
A lot of readers have been asking about the animation department here at the NFB, how it's run, what's involved and, of course, do we hire interns? So last week I sat down with Animation Producer Michael Fukushima for a quick Q&A. However, as...
"What steps do we take to preserve our collection?"
To answer this question, I went straight to the source. Richard Cournoyer is the NFB's Supervisor for Labs and Vaults and was more than happy to give me a tour and answer my questions.
The NFB's collection...
"How can I break into the film business?"
There's no one answer to this question, but I've learned that there are two things you can count on: 1) It helps to know someone, and 2) Once you're in, you're golden. I've seen completely incompetent people...
Before joining the NFB Web team, I worked in the feature film industry for close to 15 years. I started at the very bottom, doing free production assistant (PA) work for music videos until I landed my first paying gig - filling in for...
Keep it Short
250 words is enough. It's enough for you to write and it's enough for us to read.
Make up for your short posts by writing more often. Blog about everything related to production. Interesting connections, things you've learned, production tips, successes, failures.