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.
Behind the Scenes
Interviews with filmmakers, making-of clips and master classes will be featured with the aim of giving you a sneak peek at what goes into the making of a film.
The 1969 Oscar nominated short film Blake follows Blake James, a free spirit who flies in his homebuilt biplane across Canada.
The story of the NFB feature film Don`t Let the Angels Fall, the first Canadian feature drama to play in competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
This week on NFB Pause, we introduce you to Randall Finnerty and Eloi Champagne, two of the technical wizards in our animation department.
The story of the award winning Canadian feature film One Man, directed by Robin Spry and starring Len Cariou and Jayne Eastwood.
Enjoy the story of the creation of the North-West Mounted Police (eventual RCMP) in Western Canada in 1873 as told by filmmaker extraordinaire Colin Low.
The seminal NFB Candid Eye television series was one of the first direct cinema series where filmmakers filmed events as they were happening, unscripted.
In Search of the Bowhead Whale (directed by Bill Mason) documents a World Wildlife Fund expedition in Icy Cape Alaska looking for the elusive Bowhead whale.
Patrick Bouchard's latest film, The Subject, also marks the first installment of our new series, NFB Pause.
A highlight of Montreal's Expo 67 was certainly the creation of the Labyrinth Pavilion by the NFB. Come and take a look inside!
On September 8, 1969, renowned Canadian artist Frederick Horsman Varley died at the age of 88. Varley was an official war artist during World War One as well as a...
Over the last 78 years, we've taken great pride in being an incubator for great talent. We're excited to introduce you to 12 incredible animators who are changing the face of animation.