When I first started planning What Is Democracy? in earnest in 2014, I didn’t quite realize just how relevant the project would eventually be.
On the morning of October 16, 1970, filmmaker Robin Spry listened to the radio as he made breakfast. Like many of his fellow citizens, he was stunned to learn that the War Measures Act had come into force in Quebec.
The 1965 short film The Red Kite follows a man who discovers the meaning of life one Autumn day spending time with his daughter.
When I sent in my film proposal for the 10th Tremplin Competition in 2018, I had no idea that I’d be embarking on such an adventure.
An internationalist impulse has fuelled NFB animation from the get-go, instilled at the outset by Norman McLaren, the cosmopolitan and wildly inventive young Scot who founded the tradition back in...
Set in 2050, Bubble imagines a world in which nothing has been done to slow down global warming.
Participate in a 3-day guided design workshop in Miami. Submission deadline: October 6, 2020.
Some careers are carefully planned. Others are happy accidents. It was 1986 and Judith Gruber-Stitzer had tickets to see Laurie Anderson. While standing in line outside the Montreal venue, she...
As the country and the world face the historic challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, production is now under way at the NFB on The Curve, a collection of approximately 30 projects by more than 40 Canadian creators.
Five short films produced by the National Film Board of Canada that have won Best Theatrical Short at the Canadian Film Awards.
Helicopter Canada was filmed by the National Film Board of Canada for Canada's centennial. It features views of Canada as seen from a helicopter.
I made The Forbidden Reel because I believe film preservation begins with viewers. It begins with anyone who has seen an Afghan film—or a clip from one—and wants to keep them alive for the next generation.