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Indie Animators ANIMATIONWorld

Animators Unearthed - Pierre Hébert

Every Monday, Chris Robinson serves up Animators Unearthed, a brief introduction to prominent and not-so-prominent indie animators. Today's guest is Canadian experimental animator Pierre Hébert 

Interview ANIMATIONWorld

I Have a Question Eva Cvijanović

In which Chris Robinson asks animators profound and inane questions that have little to do with animation. Today's guest is Eva Cvijanović, whose acclaimed film Hedgehog's Home is playing at this month's Zagreb and Annecy Animation Festivals.

Indie Animators ANIMATIONWorld

Animators Unearthed - Janet Perlman

Every Monday, Chris Robinson serves up Animators Unearthed, a brief introduction to prominent and not-so-prominent indie animators. Today he screens films by Canadian animator, Janet Perlman.

National Film Board of Canada Headline News

NFB Appoints Firefly Books Official Book Publisher

Two children’s books adapted from Oscar-nominated NFB animated films, ‘The Cat Came Back’ by Cordell Barker and ‘My Grandmother Ironed the King’s Shirts’ by Torill Kove, to launch inaugural publishing program.

National Film Board of Canada Headline News

NFB, Pointe-à-Callière Celebrate Montreal History with New Immersive Experience

Philippe Baylaucq’s immersive ‘A Day on the Franchère Bridge’ (‘Un jour sur le pont Franchère’) re-creates the rhythms of a typical day in the early 19th century.

Short Films ANIMATIONWorld

Animators Unearthed - David Fine & Alison Snowden

Every Monday, Chris Robinson serves up Animators Unearthed, a brief introduction to prominent and not-so-prominent indie animators. Today's focus is the award winning husband and wife team, David Fine and Alison Snowden.

National Film Board of Canada ANIMATIONWorld

Turner Classic Movies Showcases NFB Animation on Primetime

Curated by film analysts Ellen Besen and Aubry Mintz, 30 of the National Film Board of Canada’s master works by filmmakers such as Caroline Leaf, Cordell Barker, Norman McLaren, and Ryan Larkin airs on TCM on Sunday, April 9.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

Time Trapper: A Frank Look at the 2017 Short Animation Oscar Nominees

In which AWN’s Chris Robinson scrutinizes the Oscar-nominated animated short film contenders at the 89th Academy Awards, and reveals his pick for the gold statuette.

NFB Headline News

NFB’s ‘Bear 71’ Documentary Now Available as Free VR Experience

Reinvention of the National Film Board of Canada’s award-winning documentary has been showcased at IDFA DocLab and the New Frontiers VR Bar at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

Independent Animation ANIMATIONWorld

The Past and Future Torment the Present in Theodore Ushev’s ‘Blind Vaysha’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 3, 2017 at 4:00pm

The acclaimed director’s Oscar-nominated short warns that humanity's constant fear of the future and obsession with the past imperils our ability to live in the present.

National Film Board of Canada Headline News

Santa Barbara Int’l Film Fest Sets U.S. Premiere for NFB Animated Feature ‘Window Horses’

Vancouver filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming’s ‘Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming’ premieres February 2 & 4 at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

Georges Schwizgebel ANIMATIONWorld

Repurposing Matisse: Georges Schwizgebel’s ‘Erlkönig’ a Kaleidoscopic Dance with Death

Short film from one of the biggest names in contemporary animation repurposes the visual style of Henri Matisse to bring German writer Goethe’s 1782 epic poem to the screen.

Theodore Ushev ANIMATIONWorld

Theodore Ushev’s ‘Blind Vaysha’ a Modern Parable About Living in the Present

NFB-produced short employing a bold, graphic style is one of 10 candidates shortlisted for a possible nomination for Best Animated Short at the 89th Academy Awards.

Short Films ANIMATIONWorld

Keep it in Motion: Classic Animation Revisited – Grant Munro's 'Toys'

Each week Chris Robinson takes a look at great films from animation’s past.  This week he takes a look at another rare NFB short (this time from Grant Munro) called, Toys.

Animated Short Film ANIMATIONWorld

Keep it in Motion: Classic Animation Revisited - Evelyn Lambart's 'O Canada'

Chris Robinson is feeling all patriotic this week as he takes a look at 'O Canada' by the vastly underappreciated NFB legend Evelyn Lambart.

National Film Board of Canada Headline News

Watch 25 Animated Shorts From the NFB for Free!

Collection of 25 films available to watch online for free beginning Monday, October 17 includes award-winning projects from veteran filmmakers Theodore Ushev, Luc Chamberland, Michèle Cournoyer and many others.

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