National Film Board Oscar wins

The Danish Poet's nomination marks the 69th Academy Award nom for the National Film Board, which has been called to the podium a dozen times so far. Below is a list of NFB productions and copros that have brought home Oscar gold, as well as two special awards.

The Danish Poet’s nomination marks the 69th Academy Award nom for the National Film Board, which has been called to the podium a dozen times so far. Below is a list of NFB productions and copros that have brought home Oscar gold, as well as two special awards.

1941
Churchill’s Island
Director: Stuart Legg
Category: Documentary Short

1953
Neighbours
Director: Norman McLaren
Category: Documentary Short

1978
The Sand Castle
Director: Co Hoedeman
Category: Animated Short

1978
I’ll Find a Way
Director: Beverly Shaffer
Category: Live-action Short

1979
Special Delivery
Directors: John Weldon & Eunice Macaulay
Category: Animated Short

1980
Every Child
Director: Eugene Fedorenko
Category: Animated Short

1983
If You Love This Planet
Director: Terri Nash
Category: Documentary Short

1984
Flamenco at 5:15
Director: Cynthia Scott
Category: Documentary Short

1989
Honorary Oscar on NFB’s 50th anniversary

1995
Bob’s Birthday
Directors: Alison Snowden & David Fine
Category: Animated Short

1999
Technical achievement award to NFB scientists Ed H. Zwaneveld and Frederick
Gasoi and two colleagues for creating the DigiSync Film Keykode Reader

2005
Ryan
Director: Chris Landreth
Category: Animated Short