Ottawa Reveals International Shorts Selections

The Ottawa International Animation Festival — North America’s leading animation fest — announced the official selections for the 2016 International Short Film Competition. ... Continue Reading →

NFB Presents Canada Animation Day in L.A.

East Los Angeles College, Cinema Without Borders and the National Film Board of Canada will present the National Film Board of Canada Animation Day on Saturday, May 21 as the second ... Continue Reading →

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 →

Interfilm Fest Highlights Animation

The International Short Film Festival Berlin, also known as Interfilm, will be showcasing competition themes of confrontations,  animation, asylum and migration at this year’s 31st ... Continue Reading →

Montreal Stop-Motion Fest Calls for Entries

The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival is returning for a seventh edition this year September 25-27. The call for entries is now open and the festival will accept submissions until ... Continue Reading →

Animation Director Jeff Hale Dies in Oregon

The following information has been pulled from a tribute compiled by ASIFA-SF president Karl Cohen with the assistance of Geraldine Clarke and Margot Hale. Jeff Hale, a prolific animator ... Continue Reading →

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 →

N.Y.’s MoMA to Show Restored 3D NFB Shorts

Four recently restored 3D films from the National Film Board of Canada will be featured Nov. 20 and 21 at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City as part of the lineup for To Save ... Continue Reading →

London Animation Fest Kicks Off October 24

The London International Animation Festival (LIAF) will return to the Barbican Centre for its 2014 edition, offering 10 days of forums, workshops and over 200 selections of animated ... Continue Reading →

NFB Has 2 Premieres, 17 Films Set for Ottawa

Seventeen films from the National Film Board of Canada ― including two world premieres ― have been selected to this year’s festival. Premiering in the Official Competition ... Continue Reading →