A new 2D animated feature co-production from Norway’s all-women owned Mikrofilm and Belgian producer Vivi Film tells the real-life tale of Roald Amundsen and Umberto Nobile’s 1926 airship expedition to the North Pole that included the Italian engineer’s feisty little dog.
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With Oscar-nominated filmmakers Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis’ latest animated short, they add to, and benefit from, the organization’s growing support for filmmaking diversity, while celebrating the role of female pioneers like Evelyn Lambart, who’s being honored posthumously with the Winsor McCay Award at this Saturday’s 50th Annie Awards.
AWN’s monthly survey of under the radar animated shorts currently – or in this case, previously - traveling the festival circuit – that this month should put everyone in the holiday spirit!
With director Joanna Quinn’s ‘Affairs of the Art’ up for an Oscar in the Best Animated Short Film category, the DG of Creation and Innovation at the National Film Board of Canada reflects on the long history of female filmmakers at the NFB and its history of success. The NFB has garnered more Academy Award nominations than any other film organization based outside of Hollywood.
Longtime National Film Board of Canada development and marketing officer brings vast industry and creative experience to role of helping guide current and future slate of projects.
NFB/ONF Creation issues formal denouncement of the commissioner, decrying as misleading his recent comments on production funding budgets.
NFB animated short ‘Threads’ by Oscar-winning filmmaker Torill Kove available for free on NFB.ca, Facebook and YouTube starting September 10.
Romanian director’s film about a journey to find 70-year-old love letter’s author wins top festival award.
Every Friday Chris Robinson unleashes improvised and hastily scribbled cheer or loathing on the animation community to be digested, swallowed or... expelled. Today: some Norwegian love.
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.
In which Chris Robinson asks animators profound and inane questions that have little to do with animation. This week's guest is the winner of numerous shiny awards, Torill Kove.
A fascinating and thought-provoking roundtable discussion tackles the notion that animated short films may be getting too “talky.”
Oscar-winning director of ‘The Danish Poet’ and ‘Me and My Moulton’ receives the top cultural prize in her native Norway, the Anders Jahre Prize for the Arts.
‘Me and My Moulton’ director Torill Kove releases a new clip inspired by her Oscar-nominated animated short.
Oscar nominees for Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short at the 87th Academy Awards write and call in with their reactions.
Nominees for Best Animated Feature are Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6,’ LAIKA’s ‘The Boxtrolls,’ DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2,’ Cartoon Saloon’s ‘Song of the Sea,’ and Studio Ghibli’s ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.’
Torill Kove’s ‘Me and My Moulton’ and Michèle Cournoyer’s ‘Soif’ both receive Canadian Screen Award nominations for Best Animated Short.
Latest National Film Board of Canada animated short from Oscar-winning director of ‘The Danish Poet’ is nominated for an Annie Award for Best Animated Short Subject.
Ten animated short films -- out of an original 58 that had qualified in the category -- will advance in the voting process for the 87th Academy Awards.
In celebration of International Animation Day, ASIFA-SF, The Disney Family Museum and the National Film Board of Canada are hosting an in-person evening with filmmakers Torill Kove and Nicola Lemay.
Curated by ACME Filmworks founder Ron Diamond, the 16th Annual Animation Show of Shows features both studio and independent films from the U.S., Canada, Norway, France, Great Britain, Poland and Russia.
The National Film Board Of Canada in collaboration with ASIFA-East and The School Of Visual Arts present an in-person evening with two remarkable filmmakers of the National Film Board Of Canada, Torill Kove and Nicola Lemay.