The National Ballet of Canada, the NFB, and Ex-Machina come together to bring us Frame by Frame, a ballet inspired by the works of Norman McLaren.
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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...
To mark the beginning of most major Canadian jazz festivals, we’ve put together a sampling of five of our best, animated shorts that celebrate the spirit of jazz.
With the 2017 Cannes Film Festival coming to a close this Sunday, enjoy a list of 10 NFB films that have crossed the Croissette and taken home one of Cannes’s most prestigious prizes.
This Remembrance Day, enjoy an intriguing window into the past with these 7 very short cartoons created to support the war effort during WWII.
Watch Oscar-nominated Ryan Larkin's ravishing first film Syrinx, a very short charcoal animation recently added to NFB.ca
Get a VIP pass to the set of McLaren’s classic anti-war short, Neighbours with these 10 stunning behind-the-scene photographs.
With 2015 coming to a close, we compiled our annual Staff pick list! Brush up on the recently added, free films now available on NFB.ca!
Millennia later, Greek mythology continues to baffle, excite, and inspire us. Brush up on the ever-relevant myths of Oedipus, Icarus and Narcissus with these 3 modern interpretations of the old classics by NFB filmmakers.
Enjoy a selection of films featuring six of music's biggest names in six films that will delight your ears. Enjoy the show!
In 1977, the NFB released an unusual item given its mandate and the nature of its activities: a vinyl record. Simply titled Musiques de l’O.N.F./Music of the N.F.B.: Volume 1, this double LP was produced in order to showcase the musical qualities of certain NFB productions.
After slogging through months of slush then months of puddles, we've finally been bequeathed some beautiful weather. In honour of the summer (and flowers and foliage) we've waited so long for, enjoy 10 of the NFB's most beautiful films on colour!