Every year at the Annie Awards in Los Angeles, the Hollywood chapter of the International Animated Film Association (ASIFA-Hollywood) presents the Winsor McCay Award in recognition of an individual’s career contributions to the art of animation. The 2024 winner is filmmaker and producer Marcy Page, who spent many years at the National Film Board.
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This instalment of Curator’s Perspective is devoted to the landmark films that have been directed by women at the NFB over the decades.
Eighty National Film Board of Canada productions are chosen by collection curator Albert Ohayon in honour of the institution's 80th anniversary.
Prolific Norwegian-born filmmaker Torill Kove, winner of a 2007 Oscar for The Danish Poet, is back with Threads, an original metaphor for the strong bonds between parent and child.
Astra Taylor's passionate movie essay on imperilled state of democracy is among timely NFB projects on 2018 fall festival circuit.
Christy Garland profiles a young female cadet in Palestinian Security Forces in her high-stakes coming-of-age story called What Walaa Wants.
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...
The NFB Film Club's Fall 2017 lineup celebrates Canada 150 and takes you on a journey from coast to coast and reveal Canada in all its beauty and diversity.
Few artists mine family lore with such aplomb as NFB animator Torill Kove. Her first short My Grandmother Ironed the King’s Shirts, a fond and finely wrought tribute to her...
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.
If you're an animation enthusiast craving films, enjoy a selection of 5 animated films that you can download for just $0.99 each!
With TIFF 2015 coming to a close, rent or download films from past TIFF editions for just $0.99!