A drawing of a young boy with an oversized head, a character from BLA BLA, an interactive website produced by Vincent Morisset in 2011.

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2015/12/02 Press release
MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN MONTRÉAL SPACE FOR LIFE AND THE NFB. A First Production to Mark Montréal's 375th Anniversary
Montréal Space for Life and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) share the same programming approach, both aiming to create distinctive experiences. And so the NFB and the city of Montréal, including Space for Life, have now signed an unprecedented memorandum of agreement creating a world-class partnership and confirming their intention to collaborate on producing original works and using existing works, and to exchange and share their respective expertise. Specific collaboration contracts will be signed under the agreement, starting with a scientific digital co-production for release in the summer of 2017 at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, to mark Montréal's 375th anniversary.
2015/12/01 Press release
NFB animated shorts If I Was God… and Carface nominated at Hollywood's Annie Awards
Two new shorts from acclaimed National Film Board of Canada (NFB) animators have been nominated at the Annie Awards, with Cordell Barker's If I Was God… and Claude Cloutier's Carface (Autos Portraits) both up for consideration for Best Animated Short Subject.
2015/12/01 Press release
Three-part documentary series Droit comme un F (The Fight for Francophone Rights), by Anne-Marie Rocher, launches on NFB.ca and TFO.
The documentary series Droit comme un F (The Fight for Francophone Rights), directed by Anne-Marie Rocher, highlights the human side of francophone minorities' judicial battles for education in their language. Co-produced by Productions Testa and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), in collaboration with Groupe Média TFO, each episode will be available to purchase by download at NFB.ca (original French version with English subtitles). Starting on the day after its broadcast on TFO (in French), episodes go live online on three consecutive Mondays: December 7, 14, and 21. The entire series will remain online as of December 21, in Canada and internationally. There are also plans for a series of community screenings across the country during the winter of 2016.
2015/11/29 Press release
NFB's Carface directed by Claude Cloutier wins at 2015 Sommets du cinéma d'animation
Carface (Autos Portraits) by Claude Cloutier, a short produced by Julie Roy for the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), won the International Competition Prize at the 2015 Sommets du cinéma d'animation earlier this evening. The Festival ran from November 25 to 29 in Montreal.
2015/11/26 Press release
MU mural honours Norman McLaren. MCLAREN EN CINQ TEMPS.
Today, the charitable non-profit MU inaugurated its mural tribute to Norman McLaren, McLaren en cinq temps, part of its Great Artists series celebrating Montreal's cultural icons. For the occasion, Manon Gauthier, member of the executive committee of the City of Montreal and responsible for culture, heritage, design, Space for Life, and the status of women, Plateau Mont-Royal mayor Luc Ferrandez and the borough's elected officials, and Jérôme Dufour, Director General of Distribution, Communications and Marketing, of the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) were in attendance. Designed by Mile End artist Jason Cantoro in collaboration with 4U2C and executed by Annie Hamel, the 125-foot long mural consists of five panels inspired by the 1968 short film Pas de Deux that McLaren created at the NFB.
2015/11/26 Press release
Want to make an animated film? Apply by December 11 for the chance to be part of the NFB's Hothouse program for emerging Canadian animators.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is seeking submissions for its Hothouse apprenticeship program for emerging Canadian animators, now in its 11th season.
2015/11/24 Press release
Vincent Morisset's Way to Go now available in WebVR Award-winning 360-degree virtual
Way to Go, the multi-award-winning 360-degree interactive experience co-produced by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB)/France Télévisions and launched at the Sundance Film Festival in January, is now available in WebVR.