Posts Tagged ‘national film board of canada’
Me and My Moulton Oscar Shorts

National Film Board of Canada Animator Torill Kove Receives Norway’s Top Arts Prize

by Ed Liuon September 4, 2015
NFB animator Torill Kove receives Norway’s top arts prize On September 3, Oscar-winning National Film Board of Canada (NFB) animator Torill Kove receives the top cultural prize in her native Norway, as she accepts the Anders Jahre Prize for the Arts at a ceremony in Oslo. Torill’s 2006 short film, “The Danish Poet” (NFB/Mikrofilm AS), […]

NFB Web Documentary “Do Not Track” Gets Animated for Fourth Episode

by Ed Liuon May 15, 2015
Is your mobile phone spying on you? NFB’s web documentary series Do Not Track on Internet privacy gets animated for fourth episode “A cautionary tale about the web as a menacing, all-seeing eye” – The New York Times Do Not Track – Episode 4 (Clip) from National Film Board of Canada on Vimeo. May 12, […]

Redesigning Christmas

Celebrating (and Redesigning) Christmas with Torill Kove and the NFB

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2014
The National Film Board of Canada has posted animator Torill Kove’s latest clip inspired by the characters in her short film “Me and My Moulton.” “Redesigning Christmas” pits the main character’s architect parents and their principles of good design against the holiday season. Redesigning Christmas from National Film Board of Canada on Vimeo.

PR: Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre’s “Jutra” Selected for Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival

by Ed Liuon April 22, 2014
Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre’s Jutra selected for Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes The prestigious Cannes International Film Festival has announced that Jutra, a short film directed and produced by Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre (MJSTP Films) in co-production with the NFB (Marc Bertrand), will feature on the lineup of the 46th Directors’ Fortnight. An international showcase organized by the Film Directors’ […]

Norm McLaren Wall to Wall

PR: “McLaren Wall-to-Wall:” NFB & Quartier des Spectacles Partnership Call for Norman McLaren Centenary Projects

by Ed Liuon December 6, 2013
McLaren Wall-to-Wall: NFB and Quartier des Spectacles Partnership issue call for projects to mark centenary of celebrated Canadian filmmaker Norman McLaren Montreal, December 5, 2013 – Norman McLaren, one of the most famous animation filmmakers in the world, would have been 100 years old in 2014. McLaren brought an energy and vision to animation filmmaking […]

PR: NFB Takes Audiences to New Dimensions with Stereoscopic 3D Animation at TIFF

by Ed Liuon August 12, 2013
PUT ON YOUR 3D GLASSES! NFB TAKES AUDIENCES TO NEW DIMENSIONS WITH STEREOSCOPIC 3D ANIMATION AT TIFF Short Cuts Canada to feature Claire Blanchet’s The End of Pinky, Bruce Alcock’s Impromptu, Theodore Ushev’s Gloria Victoria and Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password Toronto, August 7, 2013 – A world-renowned creative laboratory making breakthroughs in animation and stereoscopic […]

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PR: NFB Launches Free iPad App “McLaren’s Workshop”

by Ed Liuon June 7, 2013
Editor’s Choice at Apple’s App Store NFB LAUNCHES FREE iPAD APP MCLAREN’S WORKSHOP Montreal, June 6, 2013 – iPad users can now discover the genius of animation pioneer Norman McLaren and find out how their artistic skills compare to his, using his creative tools and techniques to make and share new works of their […]

"Animation Express 2" – Back for More from the Great White North

by Ed Liuon December 12, 2011
About two years ago, the National Film Board of Canada released Animation Express, an anthology of their finest animated short films, as part of their celebration of their 70th anniversary. They must have been happy with the results, because they’ve just released Animation Express 2, which commemorates nothing except the NFB’s longstanding commitment to animation. […]

National Film Board of Canada’s "Animation Express": Here’s to Another 70 Years

by Ed Liuon November 13, 2009
The residents of Canada are fortunate enough to receive a high-quality, state-funded resource that is critical to life in this modern world, making them the envy of the civilized world and clearly a model to be emulated as soon as practically possible in the United States. I am referring, of course, to the wonderful animation […]