I Like Girls

NFB Offers Animated Valentine Online with ‘I Like Girls’

To mark Valentine’s Day, the National Film Board of Canada is sharing the love with Diane Obomsawin’s award-winning animated film I Like Girls (J’Aime les Filles), now streaming ... Continue Reading →
Grant Munro

Oscar-Winning Canadian Animator Grant Munro Dies Age 94

Grant Munro, an animator and actor who starred in Norman McLaren’s 1953 Best Short Film Oscar-winning pixilation Cold War parable Neighbors (Voisins) and co-directed 1963 Oscar-nominated ... Continue Reading →
Manivald

Sundance Shorts Lineup Includes NFB Faves, New Hertzfeldt

Park City, Utah’s influential and prestigious Sundance Film Festival has revealed the Shorts, Indie Episodic and Special Events selections for the 2018 edition (Jan. 18-28). In addition ... Continue Reading →
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45th Annual Annie Awards Nominations Announced

The International Animated Film Society (ASIFA-Hollywood) announced nominations Monday for its 45th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. ... Continue Reading →
Michèle Cournoyer

Michèle Cournoyer Is 1st Female Animator to Win Prix Albert-Tessier

The National Film Board of Canada congratulations animation filmmaker and frequent NFB collaborator Michèle Cournoyer on winning the 2017 Prix Albert-Tessier, making her the first ... Continue Reading →
Window Horses

First Pond Saddles Up NFB Feature ‘Window Horses’

First Pond Entertainment — a film sales and distribution company concentrating on issue-driven narratives centering underrepresented communities — has picked up US rights ... Continue Reading →
Charles

TIFF Shorts Program Features 3 NFB Animations

The National Film Board of Canada will have its animation studio projects well represented at the Toronto International Film Festival (taking place Sept. 7-17), with three films selected ... Continue Reading →
Skin for Skin

NFB Short ‘Skin for Skin’ Gets Fantasia Fest World Premiere

Neo-Gothic mixed technique animated short Skin for Skin — directed by Calgary filmmakers Carol Beecher and Kevin D. A. Kurytnik, produced by the National Film Board of Canada ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Forms 3-Year Plan to Uplift Indigenous Peoples

The National Film Board of Canada has unveiled a three-year plan and series of commitments shaped by the work and recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference Names First 2017 Speakers

Registration is now open for the 2017 VIEW Conference (www.viewconference.it) — Italy’s premiere computer graphics, digital media and games confab. The 18th edition will ... Continue Reading →