Posts Tagged ‘NFB’

4 things about Hothouse animator Marie Valade

HothouseThe Craft

This post is part of a series of interviews with this year’s Hothouse participants. Created in 2003, Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers that takes place in the NFB’s Montreal Animation Studio. This spring, the 6 participants were given 3 months to produce a short animation film, but with a twist: more »

How to create sound for a 1-minute animated short

The Craft

The following is a guest post from Fred Casia. The sound composition for my Hothouse 6 film, Marvin Parson’s Inner Wild Wilderness, has always been a huge component, but in my mind it was never one specific aesthetic or approach. My inspirations were definitive, but flexible in its application which I felt was important to more »

4 things about Hothouse animator Greg Labute

HothouseThe Craft

This post is part of a series of interviews with this year’s Hothouse participants. Created in 2003, Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers that takes place in the NFB’s Montreal Animation Studio. This spring, the 6 participants were given 3 months to produce a short animation film, but with a twist: more »

The NFB and World Fairs, pt. 3: Vancouver and Expo 86

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[Invalid Link] http://www.nfb.ca/film/transitions-en/ This is the third of a 4-part series documenting the NFB’s involvement with World Fairs, from Montreal to Shanghai. It was written by Marc St-Pierre, our French Collection analyst. – CW Vancouver, 1986 Canada again hosted a World’s Fair in 1986. It was organized by the city of Vancouver, and took place more »

4 things about Hothouse animator Kiarra Albina

HothouseThe Craft

This post is part of a series of interviews with this year’s Hothouse participants. Created in 2003, Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers that takes place in the NFB’s Montreal Animation Studio. This spring, the 6 participants were given 3 months to produce a short animation film, but with a twist: more »

The NFB and World Fairs, pt. 2: Osaka and Expo 70

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The City (Osaka) by Kaj Pindal, National Film Board of Canada This is the second of a 4-part series documenting the NFB’s involvement with World Fairs, from Montreal to Shanghai. It was written by Marc St-Pierre, our French Collection analyst. – CW The Osaka World’s Fair, the first ever presented in Asia, opened its doors more »

4 things about Hothouse animator Megan Turnbull

HothouseThe Craft

This post is part of a series of interviews with this year’s Hothouse participants. Created in 2003, Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers that takes place in the NFB’s Montreal Animation Studio. This spring, the 6 participants were given 3 months to produce a short animation film, but with a twist: more »

4 things about Hothouse animator Fred Casia

HothouseThe Craft

This post is part of a series of interviews with this year’s Hothouse participants. Created in 2003, Hothouse is a 12-week paid apprenticeship program for emerging filmmakers that takes place in the NFB’s Montreal Animation Studio. This spring, the 6 participants were given 3 months to produce a short animation film, but with a twist: more »

Up the Yangtze director Yung Chang on local agriculture and film

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The following is a guest post by Tanya Koivusalo. Earth to Mouth by Yung Chang, National Film Board of Canada On Wednesday July 7th, the NFB Mediatheque will be hosting Homegrown Films, an exciting FREE event as part of its regular Green Screens series, co-presented with the Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy. Join more »

The NFB and World Fairs, pt. 1: Montreal and Expo 67

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In the Labyrinth by Roman Kroitor by Colin Low& by Hugh O'Connor, National Film Board of Canada This is the first of a 4-part series documenting the NFB’s involvement with World Fairs, from Montreal to Shanghai. It was written by Marc St-Pierre, our French Collection analyst. – CW “Expo Year” (Montreal, 1967) Many Montrealers fondly more »

16 Free iPhone Wallpapers from NFB Films

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We made a bunch of free iPhone wallpapers from images from the NFB archives. Here they are… Note: To download an image on your iPhone, press and hold on the image till the dialogue box appears. 21-87, by Arthur Lipsett The Sweater by Sheldon Cohen

Past NFB Heads Discuss the Purpose of the NFB

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A really great and candid short film that interviews past Government Film Commissioners about what the NFB means to them. What is a Government Film Commissioner? From Wikipedia: As stipulated in the National Film Act of 1950, the Government Film Commissioner is the person who holds the position of Government Film Commissioner is the head more »

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