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NFB Tour: Little Tour on the Prairies


Last month the head of the NFB, Tom Perlmutter, travelled to Ontario to meet with Ontarians and talk about film, stories, Canadian identities and the role of the National Film Board in the digital age. The initiative was part of the NFB Tour, a global conversation the Film Board will be leading in towns and more »

The NFB Tour continues in the Prairies on November 22


Vistas: Dancers of the Grass by Melanie Jackson, National Film Board of Canada The above film, Dancers of the Grass, a short film by Saskatoon filmmaker Melanie Jackson. *** Tom Perlmutter, head of the NFB, will be kicking off the West leg of the NFB Tour in Edmonton on November 22, followed by stops in more »

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NFB Tour: Timmins, Ontario


* This post was translated from French. Landing in Timmins wasn’t a sure thing given the bad weather, but we finally arrived—hale, hearty and in good spirits. It turns out to be misty and warm for an October day in Timmins and I spend part of the afternoon wandering the city streets and soaking up more »

Windsor waterfront

NFB Tour: Windsor, Ontario


Against all odds, our pre-dawn flight left Timmins on time. The previous night, the taxi driver who drove me to my motel told me that the weather forecasts were so bad that a businessman had just hired his colleague to drive him to Toronto, 9 or 10 hours away, because he couldn’t risk missing his more »


NFB Tour: On the road again


The other day, my boss called me into his office and said something that caused me to erupt into a little dance. “Weldon. The President is going on Tour, as you know, and I’ve decided to send you along to blog and take pictures.” He said it would make sense to have someone on the more »

The NFB hits the road – and is coming to a city near you!


[Invalid Link] Tom Perlmutter, the head of the NFB, is heading out on a cross-Canada tour. The tour is meant to allow him, and the NFB, to connect with Canadians. He’ll talk about the new directions we’re heading in, take your questions and talk about ways in which we can better interact. For the more »

NFB Chairperson Tom Perlmutter named Person of the Week by La Presse


The popular French Montreal daily newspaper La Presse and Radio-Canada named NFB Chairperson and Government Film Commissioner Tom Perlmutter their person of the week. Each week, La Presse features a different person who is applauded for their recent accomplishments. As NFB Chairperson, one of Tom Perlmutter’s principal projects was the online Screening Room. La Presse more »

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