Flawed (Clip 1) by Andrea Dorfman, National Film Board of Canada Andrea Dorfman’s animated short Flawed will be screening at the 2010 Hot Docs Film Festival, which kicks off today. It’s a beautiful little film about a budding long distance romance… with a twist – it’s not about whether girl can get along with boy, more »
Posts Tagged ‘Interviews’
This post originally appeared on our sister site, ONF.ca, and was translated into English. *** Marc Bertrand, a producer with the NFB’s French Program, looks back on the time he spent working on Science Please! with great fondness. It was his first job at the NFB, and he’d been given a clear mandate with 3 more »
Cal Garingan, director of Jaded, spoke to our friends at Schema Magazine about the film, its inspiration, and its main characters. Our thanks to Schema for allowing us to share this with you. *** [Invalid Link] http://www.nfb.ca/film/jaded_interview_with_cal_garingan/ How did you get involved with Work For All to direct Jaded? Between 2003 to 2005, I made more »
In Toronto? Spend March Break at the Toronto Mediatheque.
Blogger Julie Matlin tries to answer the question, “What makes a great documentary?”
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 »
For those of you who are thinking of getting into documentary filmmaking or those of you who just want to brush up on your skills, here are some tips for getting the perfect interview. Preparation: Do research on your topic, and if possible, on your subjects. The better prepared you are, the less time you’ll more »
Night Mayor (Trailer) by Guy Maddin, National Film Board of Canada We’ve just added 2 short films to NFB.ca about the making of Guy Maddin’s short film, Night Mayor (see below). The film, about a man who is thwarted in his attempt to harness the power of the Aurora Borealis as a means of projecting more »
Last Friday, I posted the first half of an interview with Maral Mohammadian. This is Part 2. Julie Matlin: How does the StereoLab work? Do you have people coming in from outside to experiment, or is it just people working within the NFB? Maral Mohammadian: Well, it’s not an autonomous production facility. It consists of more »
Producer Marie-France Côté reveals Peter Broderick’s 7 tips for distributing your film on the web.
Drux Flux (3D) by Theodore Ushev, National Film Board of Canada With the addition of 3D films to NFB.ca, I thought I’d take the opportunity to pull back the curtain and let you all peek inside the NFB’s StereoLab. The StereoLab is an experimental project that does production as well as research and development into more »