Posts Tagged ‘Hothouse 6’

Sneak Peek: The creation of a 3D animated short film

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The following is a guest post by Megan Turnbull, as part of the Hothouse 6 program. *** Here we are, already two-thirds done the Hothouse 6 animation apprenticeship. I wish I had had more time to tell you all about it, but the process is quite intensive. One month left and still a million ends more »

Hoisted by my own petard

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The following is a guest post by Gregory Labute. After years of being a software developer specializing in tools for animation, I finally get to see first hand what all the fuss is about. I am currently in the thick of Hothouse 6 – writing, directing, and animating my very own 3D stereocopic movie using more »

First impressions of the NFB from a Hothouse emerging filmmaker

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The following is a guest post by Kiarra Albina. Street Musique by Ryan Larkin , National Film Board of Canada 4 weeks have passed since Hothouse began, and I am finally blogging. Yesterday, our mentor, Anne Marie, presented the “Panic/ Don’t Panic wall”, a carefully penciled grid complete with a collection of Stickgirl notes illustrating more »

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This house is gettin’ HOT: An inside look at the NFB’s emerging animators program

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The following is a guest post by Megan Turnbull, as part of the Hothouse 6 program. *** My name is Megan Turnbull and I am lucky enough to have been chosen as one of 6 NFB “Hot House 6” participants, and my luck doesn’t stop there! Not only are the other participants terribly gifted and 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 »

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