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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 →
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Michael Fukushima Named EP of NFB English Program Studio

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has named Michael Fukushima as Executive Producer of the acclaimed English Program Animation Studio in Montreal. The celebrated director first ... 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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Oscar-Nominated Shorts Get Theatrical Release

ShortsHD and Magnolia Pictures have announced plans to release this year’s Oscar-nominated short films in 200 theaters across the U.S. and Canada on Feb. 10, 2012. Three theatrical ... Continue Reading →
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Eye on the Oscars: Animated Shorts

Last month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences narrowed down the animated short list from the original qualifying 45 to 10 titles that advanced in the Oscar voting process. ... Continue Reading →
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10 Animated Shorts Move Ahead in Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards. Forty-four projects had ... 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 →