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NFB Shoots for Gender Parity of Key Creatives by 2020

Following the National Film Board of Canada’s announcement last year that it had set a goal to have 50% of its productions directed by women and 50% of all production spending allocated ... Continue Reading →
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Blind Vaysha

Blind Vaysha Jury Award – Short Film (8:14, Theodore Ushev, Canada) Who Made It? Theodore Ushev was born in Kyustendil, Bulgaria, and first made a name for himself as a poster artist ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Closes Its First Cuban TV Deal

The National Film Board of Canada has secured its first television license deal in Cuba, which will see a slate of nine Canadian films air in Spanish-language versions on state TV. ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Feature ‘Window Horses’ Sets US Premiere for Santa Barbara

Vancouver-based filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming’s acclaimed film Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming (from Stickgirl Productions and the National Film Board of ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Nomination Reactions: The Class of 2017 Checks In

The nominees are in! Read what the finalist filmmakers have to say about being recognized by the Academy, below. The 89th Oscars will take place February 26. Best Animated Feature Kubo ... Continue Reading →
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Reminder & Roundup: Oscar Nomination Voting Opens Jan. 5

New year, new Academy Awards race! Voting for Oscar nominations opens Thursday, January 5 for Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences members, to be completed by Friday, January ... Continue Reading →
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10 Animated Shorts Advance in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed down the initial 69 qualifying films to a list of 10 animated shorts that will progress in the voting process for the 89th ... Continue Reading →
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NFB VR Works Slated for POP 03 in Toronto

The National Film Board of Canada is bringing together a slate of six virtual reality and immersive media productions for Toronto’s POP 03 installation, running August 19-21 at ... Continue Reading →
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NFB VR Works Slated for POP 03 in Toronto

The National Film Board of Canada is bringing together a slate of six virtual reality and immersive media productions for Toronto’s POP 03 installation, running August 19-21 at the ... Continue Reading →
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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 →