Posts Tagged ‘Wen Zhang’


Watch 6 Short Films from the 8th Edition of Hothouse


Every year, come early spring, 6 hand-picked animators descend upon the NFB to participate in Hothouse, the NFB’s program for emerging Canadian filmmakers. Though the “12-week paid apprenticeship in full-on professional animation filmmaking” can be the opportunity of a lifetime, creating an animated short from scratch in 3 months undoubtedly makes for an exhilarating, disheveling more »


Animator Wen Zhang on Connecting Music and Motion and Building Software from Scratch


This is a guest post by Wen Zhang, one of 6 animators participating in this year’s Hothouse program, the NFB’s 12-week paid apprenticeship for emerging filmmakers. On paper, my job is “filmmaker”, but now, two-thirds of the way through Hothouse 8, I like to think that we are entering a new territory and redefining what more »

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