Anyone wanting to take the measure of animation trends need only look at the range of films screening at Annecy. The yearly festival in the French countryside is attracting a broad swath of…
National Film Board of Canada
The National Film Board of Canada appointed Claude Joli-Coeur as its new chair and government film commissioner, announced Shelly Glover, minister of Canadian heritage and official languages, on…
Tom Perlmutter is stepping down as National Film Board chair and government film commissioner effective the end of this year, it was announced in a statement issued by the NFB Dec. 10. The news comes…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Netflix announced an expanded multiyear licensing agreement with the National Film Board of Canada, under which streaming subs in the Great White North will get access to more than 20 Canadian…
TORONTO — Canada’s National Film Board is in talks with potential partners for a global, multiplatform service dedicated to documentary film and content, NFB topper Tom Perlmutter told Variety in…
Tribeca Film Institute, the nonprofit org affiliated with the Tribeca Film Festival, has set the slate for its upcoming TFI Interactive conference, a daylong event skedded during the upcoming 2013…
The Canadian Film Centre celebrates its 25th anniversary this year with a winning pedigree.
Roman Kroitor, who helped develop the Canada-spawned documentary genre of direct cinema -- similar to cinema verite -- and developed the Imax giantscreen format at the National Film Board's Montreal…
Three big production hubs add to their country's incentives package
Particle physicists may want to measure how slowly the seconds pass during Peter Mettler's "The End of Time."
Over nearly 75 years, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has established one of the world's most enviable track records among animation support orgs, earning two more Oscar noms in the shorts…