Night Mayor, the short film Guy Maddin created for the NFB's 70th anniversary, won Best Experimental Short at SXSW this week.
The film tells the story of an immigrant who attempts to harness the power of the Aurora Borealis and uses it to broadcast images...
One of the most exciting things happening at SXSW this week is the launch of a new music doc we have coming out about the brilliant Montreal musician and artist, Socalled.
Why is this exciting?
We've launched films at SXSW and other major film festivals before...
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...
Every year since 2001, the folks behind the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) get together and select the Top Ten features and shorts of the past year. In 2009, 3 of our films made that list: Runaway, The Spine and Vive la Rose.
The following is the text of a public address given by government film commissioner Tom Perlmutter to the RIDM conference in Montreal on November 17, 2009
It may seem self-serving at worst and naïve at best for the head of a public cultural agency to...
Objectified by Gary Hustwit
Gary Hustwit (Helvetica) is great at creating interesting conversation during the lull of preproduction and production and then using the blog to generate awareness of festival screenings once the film is released theatrically. He's really tapped into his community and knows...
We've uploaded ten new films in the last couple weeks. The over-arching theme seems to be Canada as a wild frontier. These films explore Canada's relationship with nature and the past with an emphasis on conservation and sustainability.
It's fascinating to see how our general...