It’s June, 1970, close to the end of the school year. I’m in Grade One at Lynwood Elementary School in Edmonton, Alberta. Our class is going to the gym to watch a film. It’s the first time I’ve ever seen a film in a big room like this.
The NFB is heading to Canada’s fall festivals with a slate pulsating with contemporary energy and vision, with no fewer than five titles getting world premieres at this year’s edition of TIFF.
If you’re anything like me, whenever you find yourself staring down the infinite possibilities of a search bar, you inevitably end up typing the word “pug” and hitting “enter.”
Through the combined efforts of the Cinémathèque québécoise and the NFB, with support from the University of Notre Dame, an animated film once thought lost—Gertie, by Winsor McCay—has been brought back to life, adding a new page to the history of animation.
It was a fine day in Masset: August 22, 1969. For the first time in living memory a traditional totem pole was being raised in the community. Surrounded by their...
I grew up in the 1960s in rural Alberta, on a small farm near the town of Rocky Mountain House. My father had to provide for a large family of four adults and seven kids, and hunting in the nearby woods was a large part of how he did it.
Discover Clyde Henry Productions' GYMNASIA, a VR/Stop-Motion animation experience. Made in collaboration with Felix and Paul Studios and the NFB.
Requiem in ice: Ottawa animator Chris Dainty remembers artist Shannon Jamieson.
Before our headquarters moves, we wanted to immortalize people and places that shaped the NFB. Explore this series of portraits by Stephan Ballard.
Are you passionate about cinema and interactive projects and are fond of the NFB? Again this year we're seeking one-off contributing authors for our blog.
The 1969 Oscar nominated short film Blake follows Blake James, a free spirit who flies in his homebuilt biplane across Canada.
The NFB and POV Spark have announced the eight participants in Otherly—a partnership that sets out to help define creative non-fiction storytelling in the age of mobile and ephemeral media.