As we wrap up the year, we thought it would be fun to look at the Top 10 most-watched NFB films of 2019. It’s a great mix, and is sure to make for some enjoyable viewing during the holidays.
Explore our vast collection of animated films and get info about the world of animation in general.
We have hundreds of films that can be viewed free of charge on our site, and this list is a fun little place for you to start watching the hidden gems you might have missed throughout the year.
This year, we’ve selected frames from some classic NFB animated films for you to colour in. So why not try your hand at being an animator and bring these scenes to life!
The Procession is the first collaboration between illustrator and graphic novel writer Pascal Blanchet and animator and filmmaker Rodolphe Saint-Gelais.
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.
“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.