The year was 1960. The place: Annecy, a historic town in the French Alps, where a group of local cinephiles were mounting the first competitive edition of the Annecy International...
Posts Tagged “Evelyn Lambart”
Evelyn Lambart is known as the First Lady of Animation, and was the first animator to join the NFB. Watch a selection of some of her films.
As the first woman animator in the country—and for nearly a quarter-century the only female animation filmmaker at the NFB—Evelyn Lambart enjoyed a prolific career marked by passion and invention.
The idea that animation can serve as a vehicle for important public messages is embedded in the very foundations of the NFB animation tradition. Back in 1941, when John Grierson...
Large or small, of modest or exuberant plumage, birds are endlessly fascinating creatures. They possess that magical ability: flight, and their wee hearts continually move them to sing, as the Chinese proverb goes, not because they have an answer, but simply because they have a song.
With the current conversations surrounding the abysmal under-representation of female directors in Hollywood we’ve decided to highlight the fantastic history and confidence the NFB has, and continues to have, with female directors.
Enjoy a selection of films featuring six of music's biggest names in six films that will delight your ears. Enjoy the show!
We created a mini retrospective that highlights 100 invaluable years of work by women in animation, here at the NFB and abroad.
However counterintuitive, constraints are crucial to creativity. Constraints impose a set starting point. They force us to solve problems and come up with innovative twists. A convincing case in point is the visual splendor of...
Find out why we're so pleased by festivals success for Animation Studio films this autumn!
On the 100th anniversary of Evelyn Lambart's birth, explore the animation pioneer's life and work across her decades-long career at the NFB.
Want to know more about how and why Canadian film culture came to be the way it is? Go straight to the source in our new interactive web doc! Interviews with poets, dreamers, and pioneers reveal the history of the NFB... and maybe even a bit about what movies mean to Canadians today.