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,...
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,...
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.
How did you get involved with Work For All to direct Jaded?
The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo.
As March Break approaches, parents are in a hurry to find a place that can inspire their children and maybe even teach them a thing or two on those five mid-winter days off school. What better...
Isn't that a question for the ages?
I work in a building with some of the greatest, most creative documentary filmmakers in Canada, so I decided to put the question to them.
Here are some of their answers:
A great documentary crafts a compelling cinematic portrait of...
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...
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.
Do research on your topic, and if possible, on your subjects....
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 images...
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,...
The following is a guest post by Marie-France Côté.
Actually, they don’t just apply to the Web.
One of the rules that Peter Broderick is trying to instill is that directors and producers should never leave home without their pack of DVDs they are trying to...
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...