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‘Seth’s Dominion’ Earns Hot Docs Spot

The National Film Board of Canada is sending off eight projects to be featured at the 2015 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, running in Toronto from April 23 to ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Director Jeff Hale Dies in Oregon

The following information has been pulled from a tribute compiled by ASIFA-SF president Karl Cohen with the assistance of Geraldine Clarke and Margot Hale. Jeff Hale, a prolific animator ... Continue Reading →
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NFB-Produced ‘Me and My Moulton’ Takes CSA Animated Short Award

The National Film Board of Canada had a successful run at this year’s Canadian Screen Awards, presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Productions and craftspeople ... Continue Reading →
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10th Edition of NFB’s ‘Hothouse’ Yields 8 Shorts

Beginning March 9, animation lovers can discover eight new short works by emerging animators with the online launch of the 10th edition of the National Film Board of Canada’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dragon 2,’ ‘Mickey’ Dominate 42nd Annie Awards

The big night has come and gone — and it was a good one for DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Disney TV Animation’s Mickey Mouse. Dragon 2 dominated ... Continue Reading →
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NFB French Animation Founder René Jodoin Dies

The National Film Board of Canada has notified the film community of the death of director-producer René Jodoin. The Quebec native passed away January 22, 2015 at the age of 94. Jodoin ... Continue Reading →
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‘Song of the Sea,’ ‘Kaguya’ Crash Oscars Noms

The academy showed its independent streak this morning by nominating a pair of indies for best animated feature. The nominees for Best Animated Feature are: Big Hero 6 The Boxtrolls How ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Nets 17 Canadian Screen Award Noms

The National Film Board of Canada has been showered with recognition by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, which has announced the organization’s productions and ... Continue Reading →
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10 Films Make Oscars Animated Short Cut

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 87th Academy Awards, out of 58 qualifying films. The ... Continue Reading →
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NFB to Get Animated for Animation Day

The National Film Board of Canada is planning a slate of activities to celebrate International Animation Day, offering lots of opportunities to view animated films online and on the ... Continue Reading →