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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 →
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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 Animated Short Doc ‘Oscar’ Streams for Free

Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre’s animated documentary short Oscar — a biographical piece on acclaimed jazz pianist Oscar Peterson — has been made available to stream for free ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Head Vanishes’ Takes Palm Springs ShortFest Grand Jury Award

The 2017 Palm Springs International ShortFest film festival and market concluded with an awards ceremony June 25, bestowing more than $115,000 in prizes (including $20,000 cash) to ... 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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Animafest Zagreb Awards Prizes

The 27th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb ended Saturday with an awards ceremony at Cinema Europa. The full list of winners follows: Short Films Grand Prix: Nighthawk ... Continue Reading →
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300-Plus Films Slated for Animafest Zagreb 2017

The 27th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb will return to the Croatian capital from June 5-10 — following myriad introductory events slated for the end ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Stuttgart Animation Fest Winners Revealed

The 24th International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart wrapped up over the weekend with a festive awards ceremony, capping an event that truly embraced its “Animation Without ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

CTN Road Trip Burbank – April 29 & 30 The US capital of animation plays host to the annual free-to-the-public event, held in conjunction with the Downtown Burbank Arts Festival. ... Continue Reading →
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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 →