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Annecy Appoints Marcel Jean Artistic Director

Fresh off the 2012 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival & MIFA market, the fest organizers have announced that Canadian producer, director and author Marcel ... Continue Reading →
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Beloved Children’s Book Artist Maurice Sendak Dies at 83

One of the most influential and beloved children’s artists of the 20th century, Maurice Sendak, died on Tuesday at the age of 83 from complications from a recent stroke. Sendak’s ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Faces 10 Percent Cut in Subsidies

The National Film Board of Canada announced last week that it’s facing a 10 percent cut in its annual Parliamentary appropriations over the next three years. The publicly funded org, ... Continue Reading →
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Sunday Afternoon with Patrick

Canadian indie Patrick Doyon’s subtle short Dimanche (Sunday) is a testament to the simple pleasures of 2D animation and well-observed reflections of life. If you need a perfect example ... Continue Reading →
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NFB’s Hothouse Program Adds Digital Focus

For its eighth year, the National Film Board of Canada’s Hothouse program is issuing a call for submissions for emerging animators across Canada, one that will feature an emphasis ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Launches Advent Calendar App

The National Film Board of Canada’s cool new Advent Calendar App for the iPad is now available on iTunes for 99 cents! Users can use the digital advent calendar to unlock a cool NFB ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Preps for Get Animated!

The National Film Board of Canada is gearing up for the 5th edition of Get Animated!, a program of animated screenings and activities coming to over 20 cities across Canada from October ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Gets Animated! Across Canada

Canada’s National Film Board has announced the fourth edition of its Get Animated! Program, which offers free screenings and activities across the country from Oct. 26 to Nov. 7. ... Continue Reading →