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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 Film Pioneer Colin Low Dies Age 89

Colin Low, a pioneering filmmaker whose groundbreaking career with the National Film Board of Canada spanned over six decades, died in Montreal on February 24 at the age of 89. “The ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Shorts Contender ‘Carface’ Wins Sommets Fest in Montreal

Carface (Autos Portraits) by Claude Cloutier, a short produced by Julie Roy for the National Film Board of Canada, won the Prix Guy-L.-Coté for Best Canadian Animation Film at the ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Premiering ‘BAM’ at TIFF

The National Film Board of Canada will return to the Toronto International Film Festival (Sept. 10-20) this year with an impressive lineup of features and shorts, including the world ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Reveals 2015 Poster, Jury

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), which is wrapping up its submissions this month, has unveiled the poster for the 2015 edition as well as the event’s roster ... Continue Reading →
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NFB-Produced ‘Me and My Moulton’ Takes CSA Animated Short Award

The National Film Board of Canada had a successful run at this year’s Canadian Screen Awards, presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Productions and craftspeople ... Continue Reading →
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10th Edition of NFB’s ‘Hothouse’ Yields 8 Shorts

Beginning March 9, animation lovers can discover eight new short works by emerging animators with the online launch of the 10th edition of the National Film Board of Canada’s ... Continue Reading →
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NFB French Animation Founder René Jodoin Dies

The National Film Board of Canada has notified the film community of the death of director-producer René Jodoin. The Quebec native passed away January 22, 2015 at the age of 94. Jodoin ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Nets 17 Canadian Screen Award Noms

The National Film Board of Canada has been showered with recognition by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, which has announced the organization’s productions and ... Continue Reading →
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NFB to Get Animated for Animation Day

The National Film Board of Canada is planning a slate of activities to celebrate International Animation Day, offering lots of opportunities to view animated films online and on the ... Continue Reading →