Posts Tagged ‘Vancouver’

HYPERLOCAL

Hyperlocal: Integrating Past and Present in Interactive Design

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This is a guest post from NFB Interactive producer Jennifer Moss. Paul Shoebridge and Michael Simons are the dynamic creative duo known in the back alleys and coffee shops of Vancouver as “The Goggles.” They are the creators behind the NFBs wonderful interactive documentary about a vanished Canadian town, Welcome to Pine Point, and were more »

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NFB Education on the Pacific Coast: Vancouver-area Workshops and Conferences

Education

This post was written by the NFB’s Ashley Catania, Education Specialist, and Claudia Sicondolfo, Team Leader and Educational Specialist. Both call Toronto home… for now. The NFB Education offices are located in Toronto and Montreal, but our educational programming team takes every opportunity to go on the road and meet teachers and students across our more »

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The Power of Social Media to Connect: NFB Education visits Byrne Creek Secondary School

Education

Iha Farquhar, Byrne Creek’s Community School Coordinator, tells the tale of NFB Education’s February visit to Byrne Creek Secondary School in Burnaby, BC. There is much discussion about the negative aspects of social media, for a host of reasons. I will not argue against these points, because many of them are valid. However, I have more »

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Here At Home: An Interactive Window into a Radical Canadian Experiment

Most of us living in cities routinely cross paths with the homeless. Faced with their hardship, we can’t help but wonder: Who are these people? How did they end up on the street? And more importantly, what would they need to get back on their feet? Enter Here At Home, our new web doc about more »

Bear 71

2 Ways to Experience Bear 71 at DOXA

Early this May, Vancouver’s DOXA Documentary Film Festival will offer 2 different ways to experience our Webby-nominated project, Bear 71 . On Friday, May 4th – DOXA’s opening night – Bear 71 will be projected on a large screen as co-creator Jeremy Mendes navigates through the site, accompanied by the narration track of actress Mia Kirshner more »

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Anita Lebeau’s Big Drive to screen in Winnipeg and Vancouver this spring

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When I was a kid and my parents would take us on road trips to visit with my cousins, down in the States, my brother and I would always get into the worse fights. Between the are-we-there-yet’s and the mommy-I-gotta-pee’s, being stuck in the back of a car with my brother was the fastest way more »

Pixar holds masterclass in Vancouver, Sept. 24 – 25, 2010

The Craft

On September 24 & 25, vanarts will be presenting a Masterclass in Animation and Story Development, led by story artist Matthew Luhn and animator Andrew Gordon, both from Pixar Animation Studios. How cool is this? This class has toured the world, and the Vancouver stop is 1 of only 2 North American stops in 2010. 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 »

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