Every year at the Annie Awards in Los Angeles, the Hollywood chapter of the International Animated Film Association (ASIFA-Hollywood) presents the Winsor McCay Award in recognition of an individual’s career contributions to the art of animation. The 2024 winner is filmmaker and producer Marcy Page, who spent many years at the National Film Board.
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Theodore Asenov Ushev (1968, Kyustendil, Bulgaria) is one of the most accomplished NFB creative collaborators of the last few decades. During his 25-year career as an animator and filmmaker, Ushev has won dozens of accolades and awards across the globe.
let me introduce myself first, before we make this all about my dad, because I also want attention as an artist. I’m Alexandra Ouchev. Theodore Ushev’s daughter.
Watching films that deal with phobias is especially efficient, because if it gets to be too much, you can stop the movie and walk away.
In keeping with 20 incredible years of nurturing new Canadian talent, Hothouse has returned with a fresh crop of promising animators offering their spin on this edition’s theme, “Small Things Considered.”
After graduating from the UBC Film Production program back in 2004, I had no idea where or if my degree would take me anywhere. I was more afraid of entering the real world than my immigrant parents, who let their youngest daughter pursue a degree in the fine arts.
This edition of Curator’s Perspective is highlighting some of the work done by Asian-Canadian filmmakers or filmmakers of Asian descent at the National Film Board.
This week’s NFB.ca debut of the documentary Evan’s Drum (2021), by Inuit filmmaker Ossie Michelin, provides an opportunity to give an overview of Inuit cinema at the NFB.
I remember clearly the moment the idea for The Storm took root. A woman had come to the hospital in labour, her partner at her side, and together with her nurse, we all guided the baby safely into the world.
A spirit of pure invention informs the latest edition of Hothouse which got underway on November 15. That’s when the National Film Board opened the doors of its famous animation studios to six young animation artists from across Canada.
Two hilarious, short, animated films from the 1950s produced at the National Film Board are discussed in detail.
NFB XP is an exciting new incubator at the National Film Board designed for animators to test out new ideas and find technology solutions for animation problems.