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Stories We Tell wins Canadian Film Award

Sarah Polley has received the Rogers Best Canadian Film Award from the Toronto Film Critics Association for her National Film Board of Canada (NFB) documentary “Stories We Tell.” Produced by Anita Lee, this inspired, genre-twisting film playfully excavates layers of myth and memory to find[...]

Stories We Tell Selected for Sundance

“Stories We Tell,” Sarah Polley’s National Film Board of Canada feature documentary, has been selected to screen at the Sundance Film Festival, taking place in Park City, Utah, from Jan. 17 to 27, 2013. Produced by Anita Lee for the NFB, “Stories We Tell” is the first documentary[...]

Five NFB Films to Play at Hot Docs 2012

The National Film Board of Canada’s leadership in documentary cinema will be showcased at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, North America’s largest documentary festival, taking place April 26 to May 6 in Toronto. Hot Docs has selected five NFB films for[...]

NFB Nets Seven Webby Nominations

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has received a record seven nominations at the 16th annual Webby Awards — surpassing the five nominations Canada’s public producer received annually in 2010 and 2011. The interactive documentary “Bear 71” has been nominated three times: for Act[...]

‘Welcome to Pine Point’ Honored

National Film Board of Canada (NFB) executive producer and creative technologist Loc Dao and NFB web documentary Welcome to Pine Point were honoured at the 2011 Digi Awards ceremony in Toronto. Dao was named Canada’s top digital producer for 2011, while the NFB’s acclaimed interactive[...]

Welcome to Pine Point Wins Two Webbies

Vancouver-based media creators The Goggles — a.k.a. Mike Simons and Paul Shoebridge — were named double Webby Award winners for their first-ever interactive web documentary, “Welcome to Pine Point,” produced by the National Film Board of Canada. An innovative interactive project[...]

NFB Interactive Documentary Wins Award

The National Film Board of Canada has added to its growing list of honours in the new field of interactive documentaries with an International Digital Emmy Award for HIGHRISE/Out My Window, directed by filmmaker and digital media creator Katerina Cizek and produced by Gerry Flahive, both from[...]

Cameras Roll on NFB 3D Film The St. Judes

Principal photography has begun in Toronto on “The St. Judes,” a National Film Board of Canada experimental 3D documentary directed by acclaimed filmmaker Jeffrey St. Jules and produced by the NFB Ontario Centre’s Anita Lee. The first NFB 3D documentary since[...]

Online Interactive Documentary Debuts

Imagine your hometown never changed. That no one ever grew old or moved on. Part book, part film, part family photo album, “Welcome to Pine Point” unearths a place frozen in time and discovers what happens when an entire community is erased from the map. “Welcome to[...]