This instalment of Curator’s Perspective reviews 12 NFB dystopian and absurdist films made with Zagreb Film arists
Posts Tagged “Wolf Koenig”
Two hilarious, short, animated films from the 1950s produced at the National Film Board are discussed in detail.
In this edition of the Masters Series, we look at the work of Wolf Koenig, one of the NFB's pioneers of direct cinema. Enjoy 5 of his films.
The seminal NFB Candid Eye television series was one of the first direct cinema series where filmmakers filmed events as they were happening, unscripted.
Get some juicy behind-the-scenes info straight from Oscar®-nominated animator and filmmaker Gerald Potteron about his illustrious career—and watch a few films, too. Potterton worked with Buster Keaton, Ivan Reitman, Colin Low, and even on The Beatles' "Yellow Submarine" in his decades-long career.
Explore the life and work of Canadian filmmaker, producer, cinematographer, animator, and overall cinema pioneer Wolf Koenig.
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This intriguing and at times hilarious vintage film suggests tactics for "beefing up", living long, and living strong. Suggesting that our sedentary lives are killing us, I Was A Ninety-Pound Weakling offers some particularly mid-20th-century solutions for success.
Enjoy a hilarious reminder of the perils of playing with fire with this short cartoon by celebrated Croatian animator Zlatko Grgić.
The Globe and Mail recently compiled their list of the most influential, must-watch documentaries ever made since 1895. It was exciting to have 2 NFB classics included! One of the...
The following is a guest post by Maxime Monast, a member of NFB.ca’s content team. On stage or in the streets, young people love Paul Anka. Originally from Canada, this...
On Sunday, February 10, pianist and composer Glenn Gould will be accorded a posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award at the 55th annual Grammy Awards. To mark this important occasion, we have...