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Rene Bourdages Named NFB Director General

Claude Joli-Coeur, Government Film Commissioner and Chairperson of the National Film Board of Canada, announced the appointment of René Bourdages as the NFB’s Director General, ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Announces International Co-Pros

The National Film Board of Canada has entered a new international co-production agreement with Germany’s Studio Film Bilder for a project titled Altötting, directed by renowned filmmaker ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Bestows Special Prizes

For the third year running, the Special Prizes were awarded in a ceremony held at Annecy’s Town Hall on Friday night. The Mayor of Annecy, Jean-Luc Rigaut, was on hand for the presentation ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Plucks 6 Shorts from Hothouse 11

Six new short film works from the 11th edition of National Film Board of Canada’s Hothouse program are now available for free viewing online at NFB.ca. Hothouse is designed to ... Continue Reading →
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Canada-China Film Fest Holds Prelaunch in Beijing

The Canada China International Film Festival Committee held its first Chinese pre-launch event at the Beijing International Film Festival late last month, attended by over 200 representatives ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Presents Canada Animation Day in L.A.

East Los Angeles College, Cinema Without Borders and the National Film Board of Canada will present the National Film Board of Canada Animation Day on Saturday, May 21 as the second ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Animated Movies Hit High Point; So Do Studios’ Costs, Potential Rewards Bloomberg reporter Kyle Stock examines the crowded animation release calendar for 2016 and weighs the financial ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Heads to Annecy with Three Films

The National Film Board of Canada will be represented by three short films included in the official selection for the Annecy festival this summer. NFB’s selected titles include the ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Head Announces Gender Parity Goals

The National Film Board of Canada will be ensuring that in future at least half of its productions will be directed by women and half of all production spending will be allocated to ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Launches New SVOD Shorts Service

The National Film Board of Canada announces the launch of a new, subscription supported video-on-demand service powered by Vimeo where film fans can discover the latest and most acclaimed ... Continue Reading →