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Tom Perlmutter Stepping Down as NFB Chair

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Tom Perlmutter today announced his decision to step down as NFB Chair and Government Film Commissioner, effective December 31, 2013, in order to devote himself to thinking and writing about the long-term issues affecting the arts and public cultural organizations.

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Annecy 2012: 2 Winners and a Nominee

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* This post is a translation. Read the original here. The Annecy International Animated Film Festival is the oldest and biggest event of its kind. Bringing together film professionals from around the world, it represents the crème de la crème of international animation. So it’s always with great pride — and a certain amount of more »

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Toronto: Final Stop on the NFB Tour

NFB head Tom Perlmutter is wrapping up a cross-country tour with one more stop in Toronto. Tom is holding town hall style meetings with Canadians to find out what matters to them in their particular place and also to share info on new directions from the NFB. The aim is to connect with Canadians and more »

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Unikkausivut – Sharing our Stories launches in Iqaluit, Nunavut

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* Photo, from left to right: Tom Perlmutter, Eva Aariak, Christopher Duschenes, Claude Joli-Coeur and Julie Huguet. On Monday, we launched Unikkausivut – Sharing our Stories, at Nunavut’s Legislative Building in Iqaluit. If you’ve never been to Nunavut, or haven’t been there recently, the Legislative Building (or the “Ledge”, as it is know in town), is more »

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Unikkausivut – Sharing our Stories launches in Iqaluit, Nunavut

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* Photo, from left to right: Tom Perlmutter, Eva Aariak, Christopher Duschenes, Claude Joli-Coeur and Julie Huguet. On Monday, we launched Unikkausivut – Sharing our Stories, at Nunavut’s Legislative Building in Iqaluit. If you’ve never been to Nunavut, or haven’t been there recently, the Legislative Building (or the “Ledge”, as it is know in town), is more »

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Inuit audiovisual legacy project Unikkausivut – Sharing our Stories kicks off in Ottawa

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On Wednesday November 2, the NFB and its many partners (including the Inuit Relations Secretariat of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada and the Government of Nunavut’s Depatment of Education) launched the first phase of Unikkausivut – Sharing our Stories, an ambitious project aiming to gather, restore, and make available the Film Board’s vast collection of more »

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The NFB Tour resumes in October

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  In late 2010, we launched the NFB Tour, a series of town-hall style meetings across the country during which Tom Perlmutter, head of the NFB, met with a variety of people to discuss the new directions we’re heading in, take questions and talk about ways in which we can better interact. The tour went more »

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Tom Perlmutter on accessibility, new forms of storytelling and risk-taking

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Earlier this month, NFB President Tom Perlmutter gave an interview to IT in Canada‘s Dave Chapelle. In a piece fittingly titled, NFB embraces technology to tell Canadian stories, Perlmutter discusses concrete actions he has taken to make innovation, experimentation and risk-taking the norm at the NFB. Mentioning the NFB’s online screening room, NFB.ca, and mobile more »

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NFB Tour – Winnipeg

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To prevent us from having to change the name of this blog to “Carolyne’s Films and Foods”, I’m going to go ahead and not tell you about what I had for lunch in Winnipeg. Ha! I will say it involved minestrone, but that’s about it. (OK it was delicious and had chunks of squash and more »

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NFB Tour – Regina

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We were driven from Saskatoon to Regina by a very nice man called Amin (“You know, like when you’re praying,” he said, gently covering his face with both palms. I guess it wasn’t technically a blizzard, but it felt like we were travelling inside some hardcore Prairie version of those glass balls you shake and more »

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NFB Tour: Saskatoon

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There was something wrong with the plane we were supposed to take to Saskatoon, so our pre-dawn flight turned out being a somewhat civilized mid-morning flight, except we’d all gotten up at 4 AM anyway. Some mechanical part had to be flown in from Calgary, the airline people said, so we all had ample time more »

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NFB Tour: Edmonton

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I’m not usually a huge fan of talking/writing about the weather, but I believe it bears mentioning it was -29 degrees Edmonton yesterday. Good morning! I had come prepared, though, fishing up my parka and shearling-lined boots from the back of the closet, items I hadn’t seen or worn since last March, when I went more »

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