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2015/10/27 Press release
Films from the 2014 Tremplin competition premiere at FICFA, with women directors from Acadie, Ontario and British Columbia in attendance.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) will be presenting a selection of short and animated films at the 29th Festival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie (FICFA, the international festival of francophone films in Acadia), taking place from November 12 to 20, 2015, in and around Moncton, New Brunswick.
2015/10/22 Press release
More NFB films selected to screen at the festival, including the short Quiet Zone in competition. NFB also taking part in Doc Circuit Montréal
Three more National Film Board of Canada (NFB) films will be joining the lineup of this year's Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM): Quiet Zone (NFB), a short film by Karl Lemieux and David Bryant, screening in competition; Mark Lewis's feature film Invention (Mark Lewis Studio/NFB/Soda Film + Art), screening as a special presentation; and Arthur Lipsett's classic 21-87 (NFB), which will screen in a retrospective program entitled "A Photographer's Eye."
2015/10/20 Press release
World premiere of NFB documentary Pipelines, pouvoir et démocratie (Pipelines, Power and Democracy), directed by Olivier D. Asselin, at RIDM 2015
Olivier D. Asselin's documentary Pipelines, pouvoir et démocratie (Pipelines, Power and Democracy), produced by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), has its world premiere at the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) on Monday, November 16, at 8:30 p.m. The director will be in attendance, along with film protagonists Daniel Breton, André Bélisle, Mikaël Rioux and Alyssa Symons-Bélanger, as well as producer Denis McCready and executive producer Colette Loumède. The screening is in French.
2015/10/19 Press release
NFB short Blood Manifesto by Theodore Ushev wins the Prix créativité, presented by MAtv at the 2015 Festival du nouveau cinéma
A National Film Board of Canada (NFB) film in the Focus – Short Film program of the 44th Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) received an award during the festival's closing ceremony on October 17. Theodore Ushev's Blood Manifesto won the Prix créativité, which is presented by MAtv and awarded to the most original short film in the Focus competition. The jury was composed of Daniel Ebner, Mike Plante and Seigo Tono.
2015/10/16 Press release
NFB launches its 2015-2016 Virtual Classroom Lineup.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is offering three Virtual Classrooms during the 2015‒2016 school year, providing English- and French-speaking students in every region of Canada with a unique way to learn more about Canadian history, Indigenous issues, social studies, science and more.
2015/10/15 Press release
NFB and imagineNATIVE announce enhanced partnership for Canadian Indigenous digital artists
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival announced today that they are renewing and enhancing their digital media partnership, one that will provide Canadian Indigenous artists with an even better way to create audacious, innovative and socially relevant digital media works.
2015/10/13 Press release
The NFB launches I Love Potatoes-a Vali Fugulin game, co-created with Minority, that promotes social change
I Love Potatoes, a game by NFB artist in residence Vali Fugulin, co-created with Minority, is available worldwide today on tablets (iOS and Android) and can be downloaded for free through the App Store, Google Play and Amazon. The game is available in seven languages (including English, French and Quebec French) and also has mobile devices and Web versions. The nfb.ca/ilovepotatoes site also includes a guide for social innovation and educational tools.
2015/10/08 Press release
New NFB docs snapped up at MIPCOM Sales to Al Jazeera Satellite and France's Histoire
As the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) meets with the global audiovisual community at MIPCOM, it's already tied up deals for some of its high-profile documentary features, with sales to Al Jazeera Satellite and TF1's Histoire.
2015/10/07 Press release
Reel Asian features two innovative NFB shorts from acclaimed Toronto artists, Randall Okita's The Weatherman and the Shadowboxer and Howie Shia's BAM
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) returns to the Reel Asian Film Festival (November 5‒15) with two short films by acclaimed Toronto filmmakers―Randall Okita's The Weatherman and the Shadowboxer and Howie Shia's BAM.
2015/10/05 Press release
Emerging directors join leading Indigenous artists as imagineNATIVE features six NFB short films
Indigenous roots, identity and representation are at the heart of six National Film Board of Canada (NFB) short films―directed by a mix of new filmmakers and some of Canada's most acclaimed artists―screening at the 16th annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival in Toronto from October 14 to 18, 2015.
2015/10/01 Press release
NFB and Quartier des Spectacles Partnership join forces to launch major call for ideas.
As part of MUTEK_IMG, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Digital Studio and the Quartier des Spectacles Partnership have announced that they are joining forces to launch a call for ideas for an interactive artwork designed for public spaces. The winning project will be on display in Montreal's Quartier des Spectacles in the summer of 2017.
2015/09/30 Press release
NFB arrives at MIPCOM with bold new content, signed deals
The NFB will be at MIPCOM (October 5‒8), the world's entertainment content market, with a strong fall lineup that includes acclaimed releases, just launched at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), as well as a slate of just-signed deals.
2015/09/30 Press release
NFB returns to Paris's Gaîté lyrique for the fourth edition of I LOVE TRANSMEDIA
Five National Film Board of Canada (NFB) interactive projects, including two co-productions, will be part of the programming lineup for I LOVE TRANSMEDIA, the digital culture festival that starts tomorrow at the Gaîté lyrique arts centre in Paris. HIGHRISE, Bear 71, A Journal of Insomnia, Interactive Haiku, and Way to Go will be shown in a retrospective exhibition of 12 interactive works entitled 2005‒2015: 10 Years of Web Creation, one of the festival's events. The fourth edition will also include a presentation of student projects and industry panels and conferences. I LOVE TRANSMEDIA runs from October 1–4, 2015.
2015/09/29 Press release
The NFB at the 2015 Festival du nouveau cinéma
The NFB will make a strong showing at the 44th Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC), taking place from October 7 to 18, 2015, with 11 films and interactive works in the official selection, including 5 in the running in the three main competition categories: "Focus – Feature Film," "Nouvelles écritures," and "Focus – Short Film." The NFB will also play a major role at FNC Pro (October 13 to 15), with four presentations for industry professionals, and one workshop and two animated shorts in the "P'tits Loups" program.
2015/09/23 Press release
COMMON SPACE? Humans at the heart of technology 13 artists, 8 works in the Quartier des Spectacles
Common Space? is a tour of eight new works displayed at various sites in Montreal's Quartier des Spectacles from October 1 to 18, 2015. It is the outcome of a creative process that merges the talent of 13 artists from seven countries, as they explore the question of humans at the heart of technology. Contributors include: Michel de Broin (Canada), whose Molysmocène will be projected on the façade of Théâtre Maisonneuve; Sam Meech (United Kingdom), with We're all friends here, a trio of works, at Place de la Paix and the UQAM Centre de design; artist Darsha Hewitt (Canada), in collaboration with Nelly-Ève Rajotte (Canada), who take the Goethe Institute by storm with their A Side Man 5000 Adventure; and Sébastien Pierre and Daniel Canty (Canada), who together created Les îles invisibles, an interactive rediscovery tour of the Quartier des Spectacles starting at the Saint-Laurent Metro station.