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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 →
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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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Party Down at OIAF’s ‘NIGHTOWL’ Sci-Fi Affair

The Ottawa International Animation Festival turns 40 this year, and joining in the lineup of celebratory events is the just-announced NIGHTOWL party. An “interactive, multi-level ... 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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NFB Animations Head to TIFF

The National Film Board of Canada is providing some animated garnish to the largely live-action offerings at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (Sept. 8-18). Making their ... 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 →
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Annecy Bestows Special Prizes

For the third year running, the Special Prizes were awarded in a ceremony held at Annecy’s Town Hall on Friday night. The Mayor of Annecy, Jean-Luc Rigaut, was on hand for the presentation ... Continue Reading →