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.
The Gesher Multicultural Film Fund, the Makor Foundation for Israeli Films, the Canada Media Fund, the National Film Board of Canada, the Haifa International Film Festival, Hub Montréal and Xn Québec wish to push the limits of new forms of narration and foster new conversations about identity.
The very first Indigenous-made film I saw was Richard Cardinal: Cry from a Diary of a Métis Child by Alanis Obomsawin, and it was the first time I felt that a filmmaker could understand Indigenous social-political issues.