Guy Maddin wins at SXSW Night Mayor, the short film Guy Maddin created for the NFB’s 70th anniversary, won Best Experimental Short at SXSW this week. The film tells the story of an immigrant who attempts to harness the power of the Aurora Borealis and uses it to broadcast images of Canada to Canadians. Read an interview with Guy Maddin here. Watch the making of Night Mayor: Awards | experimental film | film | film festivals | Guy Maddin | SXSW Add a new comment Write your comment here Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment. Related Posts NFB’s English Animation Studio Launches All-New Experimentation Lab: NFB/ONFxp For decades, the NFB has been at the forefront of innovation in cinema. Now, we're excited to introduce an all new experimentation lab: NFB/ONFxp. Moving Pictures for Interesting Times: NFB at Fall Festivals Astra Taylor's passionate movie essay on imperilled state of democracy is among timely NFB projects on 2018 fall festival circuit. Animation News: Sharp Shorts for a New Millennium The idea that animation can serve as a vehicle for important public messages is embedded in the very foundations of the NFB animation tradition. Back in 1941, when John Grierson... Alanis Obomsawin’s Hopeful New Opus Words have always been precious to Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin who routinely begins production on a film by simply listening, recording quiet conversations with her main subjects. Much of this original audio later occupies a central place on her final soundtrack.