How do you create a web series not on the Twitch community but with it? That’s the challenge accepted by Guillaume Braun, founder and artistic director of Akufen. What follows is the story of an incredible adventure and a personal challenge. An x-ray of a web series in the making.
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What does it mean to be Canadian? I’ve often struggled with this question. Growing up in the 1990s, I began to doubt whether I would ever be part of the “Canadian identity”.
Inspired by Evelyn Lambart’s Mr. Frog Went A-Courting, David Van Poppel, a passionate NFB fan, went as far as writing a song.
Released in 1994, Villeneuve’s short immediately jumped out at me from the titles in the NFB’s collection, as it offers a glimpse of the successful director’s early work.
I first came across Rocks at Whiskey Trench as supplemental course material during my undergrad. Initially, I was interested in the film because it spotlighted an element of the Oka Crisis of 1990
My father was born in Ontario, the province that doesn’t have traditional seasons like summer, fall and winter, but rather measures time by which blood-sucking insect is currently out to get you.
When director Jari Osborne sat me down for lunch one day to discuss the possibility of making a film about sex and disability, I was definitely interested.
Creative young people across the country once again took up the Canada Day Challenge to explore Canadian history, culture and identity.
As the Crow Flies provides a rare insider’s glimpse into the Royal Canadian Air Cadets’ intensive seven-week flight training camp. Filmmaker Tess Girard sat down with one of the female subjects to discuss life before, during and after the film.
Discover a selection of study guides designed to get high school students talking and thinking critically about NFB films and the thought-provoking topics they explore.
Inspired by the immersive experience Kyma, Power of Waves, presented at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium in Montreal, this blog post explores the phenomenon of waves in their many different forms through 360° video clips.
Help students look past headlines and explore the hidden beauty of Canada’s religious diversity with the interactive film The Faith Project.