Get Animated! 2015: Behind the Scenes With the People Making Future NFB Favourites
As we speak, NFB animators from coast to coast are hard at work creating films for you to enjoy in the near future.
Amongst many exciting project currently gurgling in the pipelines, we’ve got:
- an incredibly savvy animator couple printing bones with a 3D printer (Bone Mother)
- Cordell Barker taking a break from drawing to offer a stop-motion story about God, Grade 7 and frogs (If I was God.)
- Lynn Smith cooking up big things (Soup of the Day)
- Luc Chamberland paying tribute to a one-of-a-kind Canadian cartoonist (Seth’s Dominion)
- the beautifully animated tale of a young boxer struggling with all-out rage (BAM)
- Sheldon Cohen‘s story about a “nice Jewish boy with Buddhist inclinations” who suffers a heart attack (My Heart Attack)
- Janet Perlman‘s Monsieur Pug, about an eccentric dog in a mean world
- a Haida myth getting the full animation treatment at the hands of Christopher Auchter (The Mountain of Qwawk)
- Window Horses, an animated feature by Ann-Marie Fleming about poetry and identity (starring Sandra Oh in the lead role!)
- a deep yet fundamentally whimsical meditation on the nature of things courtesy of Eoin Duffy (I am Here)
- assorted animals going in for a round of group therapy in and Alison Snowden and David Fine‘s Animal Behaviour
As part of the 2015 edition of Get Animated!, we decided to go face to face with these mighty creators and ask them a few questions. Some were silly, some were serious, but all provided enlightening answers. Check them out below. You might learn a thing or two!
And remember, you can watch new and recent animation for free HERE until November 28, 2015.