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Oscar Nominees’ Animated Reactions! (UPDATING)

Following this morning's announcement of the nominees for the 95th Academy Awards, the filmmakers behind this year's Oscar-nominated animated features and shorts are sharing...

Longtime NFB ‘Animation Champion’ Hélène Tanguay Dies

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has shared the news that longtime employee and "animation champion" Hélène Tanguay died on January 7. In...

NFB/Folimage Short ‘Harvey’ Sets World Premiere at Clermont-Ferrand

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB | nfb.ca) will be part of the prestigious Young Audience competition at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film...

Terril Calder’s Short Animation ‘Meneath’ Wows Festival Audiences

A Métis filmmaker discusses her inspiration in creating this raw, darkly human story about ethics. Métis filmmaker Terril Calder has created a haunting, visceral animation...

Watch ‘The Flying Sailor’ in The New Yorker’s Screening Room Today

The award-winning animated short film The Flying Sailor is available on The New Yorker’s digital channels today, November 18, as part of the magazine’s award-winning Screening Room series....

Oscar-Qualified ‘Impossible Figures’ Makes Online Debut

Marta Pajek’s multi-award-winning animated short Impossible Figures and Other Stories I, produced by Poland's Animoon and the National Film Board of Canada, launched today...

Art in Flight: Wendy Tilby & Amanda Forbis Discuss Key Images from ‘The Flying Sailor’

***This feature originally appeared in the December '22 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 325)*** Many years ago, we came upon the true story of a sailor who,...

NFB Adds ‘Bad Seeds,’ ‘Impossible Figures’ & ‘Meneath’ to Free Streaming Selection

The National Film Board of Canada announced it is adding even more compelling, award-winning animated shorts to its free streaming film collection on nfb.ca...

NFB Short ‘The Flying Sailor’ Sets US Fest Premieres in NYC & LA

Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis’s National Film Board of Canada (NFB) animated short The Flying Sailor will make its U.S. festival premiere this fall...

TAC Panel Spotlights How to Increase Equity & Diversity in Animation

An inspiring panel on how to achieve better equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in animation was part of the opening day events of Ottawa’s...

‘The Flying Sailor,’ ‘Ice Merchants’ Among TIFF’s Animated Short Cuts

TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) has announced this year’s Short Cuts lineup, presented by TikTok, which showcases 39 live-action narrative, documentary and animated shorts...

‘Heavy Metal’ Director Gerald Potterton Dies at Age 91

The National Flim Board of Canada (NFB) today shared the news that animator, director and producer Gerald Potterton died Tuesday evening (August 23) at...

Exclusive: Amanda Forbis & Wendy Tilby Discuss Their Stunning New Short ‘The Flying Sailor’

***This article originally appeared in the 35th Anniversary Issue of Animation Magazine (June-July '22, No. 321)*** Animation lovers around the world do a little happy dance...

Exclusive: Terril Calder and the Creative Journey of ‘Meneath: The Hidden Island of Ethics’

Terril Calder’s stop-motion short Meneath: The Hidden Island of Ethics has received numerous awards since its debut in 2021. The NFB-produced project, which centers on...

NFB Exceeds Gender Parity Goals in Animation

On the eve of International Women’s Day, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is continuing to meet its gender parity goals, both in...

NFB English Program Combines Animation & Digital Studios

In a letter to the auteur animation community from Julie Roy, the National Film Board of Canada's Director General - Creation & Innovation declared...

Beryl’s Back, with a Whole New Obsession, in ‘Affairs of the Art’

Joanna Quinn and Les Mills’ multi-award-winning Affairs of the Art chronicles the hilarious antics of a middle-aged woman and her eccentric family. Since its debut...

NFB Pinscreen Animator Jacques Drouin Dies Age 78

The National Film Board of Canada shared the news of the death of outstanding animation auteur and skilled editor Jacques Drouin. Over the course...

Event Updates: Annies Call for Entries, MAF Goes Hybrid, SIGGRAPH Asia & More

13th Annual Bay Area Int'l Children's Film Festival: That's a Wrap BAICFF presented a fab film program in partnership with Dublin's Festival of Curiosity, as...

Festival Stop Motion Montreal Returns for a Hybrid 13th Edition

Festival Stop Motion Montréal, the first festival in the world devoted to stop-motion animation, will return for a 13th edition that will take place...
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