Three women file documents in small cabinets. Photo taken from the documentary Portrait Canada, directed in 1959 by Hector Lemieux.

Speeches

Speeches given by Tom Perlmutter, the Government Film
Commissioner and Chairperson of the NFB

Unikkausivut: Sharing Our Stories Official Launch
November 2, 2011
Presentation Notes

Working The New Audio-Visual Ecosystem
An Address to the CMPA
February 18, 2011

Presentation Notes

TIFF 2010 (Toronto International Film Festival) Doc Conference:  TIFF September 13, 2010
Presentation Notes

Fostering Arts and Heritage in Changing Times
Presented at the Annual Meeting of Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers Responsible for Culture, in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador (August 12, 2010)

CFTPA 2010
Closing Speech

RIDM 2009 (Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal)
Introduction to the panel discussion instigated by the NFB on the topic
“Do We Need Public Cultural Organizations?” 
November 17, 2009
Presentation notes

RIDM 2009 (Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal)
“Do We Need Public Cultural Organizations?”
Presentation notes
November 17, 2009
Presentation notes

Broadcasting in the new media environment
A presentation to the CRTC
February 25, 2009
Presentation notes

 

How the NFB serves Canada in the Digital Age
Speech presented to the CFTPA
February 20, 2009
Presentation notes

How the NFB serves Canada in the Digital Age
The Bob Ramsey Talk
January 28, 2009
Presentation notes

Why Documentaries Matter
A talk delivered to the NFB Hot Docs Doc Summit
April 25 2008
Presentation notes

Press conference
NFB Participation in the Celebration of Quebec City’s 400th Anniversary
February 18 2008
Presentation notes

Keynote speech at Whistler Film Festival
November 29, 2007
Presentation notes

Opening of the 10th Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal, November 7, 2007, Monument-National, 1182 St. Laurent Blvd., Junior, opening film, world premiere
Presentation notes

Opening of the Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, October 27, 2007, Théâtre du cuivre, Rouyn-Noranda, Le peuple invisible, opening film, world premiere.
Presentation notes

A Presentation of NFB’s Trailblazing Community-Based Projects
July 10, 2007
Presentation notes

Notes for opening remarks, Standing committee on Canadian Heritage, June 19 2007
Presentation notes

CTV Documart, June 13 2007 in Banff.
Presentation notes

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Speeches given by Claude Joli-Coeur, Government Film
Commissioner and Chairperson of the NFB (interim) in 2006 and 2007

Address at the Plenary of the Estates General of Arts and Culture
Caraquet, New Brunswick
May 5, 2007
Presentation notes

Investigation of the role of a public broadcaster in the 21st century
Presentation to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of the House of Commons
May 1, 2007
Presentation notes

Tribute to Ryan Larkin
Toronto, Ontario
April 3, 2007
Presentation notes