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What is visual research, clearance and copyright – and why should you care?

The Craft

The NFB, as one of Canada’s most prolific documentary producers, knows that the research, and visual research, invested in a project in the development stage is key to a strong, compelling documentary. Just about every film includes content – photo stills, footage and music – wherein rights need to be cleared before the film is more »

The inner workings of the NFB image/stock footage bank

The Craft

Many people don’t realize that here at the NFB, our films are the tip of the iceberg. We have thousands of hours of archival footage online and thousands more in the vault. Last year the NFB celebrated its 70th anniversary; however, our Images collection goes back over one hundred years to the beginning of Cinema, more »

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