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.
Posts Tagged “Norman McLaren”
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!
What do The Simpsons, Star Wars and drugged-out spiders all have in common? Check out all the NFB's pop culture shout-outs in one convenient location.
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...
Everything you always wanted to know about pinscreen animation but were afraid to ask.
It's Oscar® season and the buzz is in the air. Want to know what else has been up for the top prize over the years? Watch 6 of our 73 (!) nominated films!
Experience the talent, provocation, and iconoclasm in award-winning animator Theodore Ushev's work, as he prepares for a live-work residency in Quebec City.
Find out why we're so pleased by festivals success for Animation Studio films this autumn!
Head down to TIFF's free, public, outdoor Festival Street this Sunday, Sept. 7th for a real treat: live original music will accompany classic Norman McLaren animations.
We're gearing up for the Toronto International Film Festival with 5 NFB films in the running. Check out some trailers and clips here. See you at the fest!
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.
In the mood for music? Take a tour through 6 moody and melodic jazz films, just in time for jazz festival season across Canada. Oscar Peterson! Lenny Breau! Jane Bunnett! The music never stops here!