In some ways, The Physics of Sorrow is a culmination of Theodore Ushev’s work to date. It’s an epic, pained and deeply personal musing on the wounds of a generation of people in exile—not from their homeland but from themselves.
Explore our vast collection of animated films and get info about the world of animation in general.
“There are no ghosts in Canada… The country is too new for ghosts,” proclaimed a character in Susanna Moodie’s 1852 novel, Roughing It in the Bush. You might be tempted to apply the same sentiment to the notion of monsters lurking in the country’s cultural closet: there are no monsters in Canada or, at least, they typically go unnoticed.
The NFB is heading to Canada’s fall festivals with a slate pulsating with contemporary energy and vision, with no fewer than five titles getting world premieres at this year’s edition of TIFF.
If you’re anything like me, whenever you find yourself staring down the infinite possibilities of a search bar, you inevitably end up typing the word “pug” and hitting “enter.”
Through the combined efforts of the Cinémathèque québécoise and the NFB, with support from the University of Notre Dame, an animated film once thought lost—Gertie, by Winsor McCay—has been brought back to life, adding a new page to the history of animation.
Discover Clyde Henry Productions' GYMNASIA, a VR/Stop-Motion animation experience. Made in collaboration with Felix and Paul Studios and the NFB.
Requiem in ice: Ottawa animator Chris Dainty remembers artist Shannon Jamieson.
Before our headquarters moves, we wanted to immortalize people and places that shaped the NFB. Explore this series of portraits by Stephan Ballard.
"Canada, are you ready to see what needs to be seen?” Indigenous filmmaking flourishes at the NFB.
Get a sneak peek at 3 brand new films from Alexandra Lemay, Chintis Lundgren, and Patrick Bouchard!
Ever wonder what goes on behind the storied walls of the National Film Board’s Montreal headquarters? Finally, we can show you.
Ever wonder what a Foley artist does, or how they do their jobs so well? Discover some tricks of the trade on this edition of NFB Pause.