The following is a guest post by Anne-Marie Lavigne
* This post is a translation. Read the French original here.
BAR CODE hinges on the concept of “mining” everyday objects for the stories they harbour. Through the project’s website and iPhone app, explore the secret...
This post was written by guest blogger Carol Arcus, a former educator with the Toronto District School Board.
Watching HIGHRISE, I am reminded of Marshall McLuhan, who warned us about the downside of the global village: “When the whole world moves in next door, everyone...
Many of you were charmed by BLA BLA when it was released last week. This “film for computer” explores the principles of communication through six chapters in the life of an endearing character.
I visited director Vincent Morisset in his studio yesterday afternoon to...
It's been a big week for us at MIPTV in Cannes, France, and while we've been releasing information in bits and pieces, I thought I'd take a moment to group all the news in one place.
What is MIPTV?
MIPTV (and likewise MIPCOM) is an industry...
The 2011 FITC (Flash in the Can) Awards are coming up fast and this year the NFB has 4 interactive projects competing for prizes. It’s a People’s Choice Award, which means you decide the winner.
Our 4 projects are:
The Test Tube with David Suzuki (Experimental...
The following is a guest post from Katerina Cizek, director of Highrise
On the heels of an Emmy nomination, the NFB's HIGHRISE project is proud to present a gentle reboot of our website.
HIGHRISE explores "the towers in the world, and the world in the...
Today's featured film on NFB.ca is This Land. Because I happen to like the Arctic a lot (both in image and in person), I thought I'd encourage you to check it out. It's stunning. The 35-minute documentary, directed by Dianne Whelan, retraces an Arctic...
Last week we launched the interactive section of NFB.ca. A few of our projects, including Out My Window, have been getting a lot of good press and are generating some buzz.
Rob McLaughlin, head of our interactive team, has been speaking at conferences and festivals...
Note: This post was written by guest blogger and director Kat Cizek. It will also appear at the IDFA DocLab blog.
Today we launch our major NFB HIGHRISE project, OUT MY WINDOW: Interactive Views from the Global Highrise.
Here it is. One of the world's first...
Holy Mountain is a new interactive web documentary that looks at our relationship with the sacred through the city's landmark, Mount Royal (aka the Mountain).
I think it's safe to assume that everyone who lives in Montreal has some sort of connection to the...
This October, The Pixel Market is hosting a 2-day marketplace in London, England and will showcase 20 of the best international cross-media projects to financiers and decision-makers from across the media industries during the Power to the Pixel Cross-Media Forum.
On October 13, a public...
Waterlife, an interactive web project based on Kevin McMahon's award-winning film, won the SXSW Interactive Award in the Activism category. The category honours green and non-profit websites that strive to make the world a better place. The winners were announced last night.
Congratulations to the...