Articles Tagged ‘Bear 71’

Weekly roundup: nominations, premieres and festival news


Included in this week’s briefs are Canadian nominations for the Webby Awards and news that B.C.-serviced U.S. production Bates Motel (pictured) has been renewed by A&E Network.

Secret Location, NFB take two wins each at Digi Awards


Also taking top honours during the ceremony Tuesday night were Smokebomb Entertainment, Blue Ant Media, ZED.TO, CBC and iThentic/3 o’ and others.

Inside the Digis: Connecting humans, animals and tech in Bear 71


The NFB’s Loc Dao says the interactive doc project (pictured) has been studied for pushing the boundaries of the genre.

Canadian web series come out on top at Rockies


Guidestones (pictured) and Bear 71 took home best web series prizes at Banff’s international television and digital media awards.

NFB nominated for a record seven Webbys


Bear 71 (pictured), God’s Lake Narrows, Bla Bla and Barcode were named as nominees for the annual awards that recognize excellence on the internet.

Star fighters, indie gamers and grizzly bears: Canadians at Sundance 2012


Three docs and two shorts are amongst the Canadian films premiering and competing at the indie film fest in Utah.

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NFB75Anniversary - (Left to right) Kat Cizek (Filmmaker in residence, director of the NFB’s Highrise), Jerome Zwicker (former NFB board member), Michelle van Beusekom (‎Assistant director general, English program), Anita Lee (NFB Ontario executive producer), Luisa Frate (NFB director general - CFO, COO, CTO), Lieutenant Governor of Ontario David Onley, Anne-Marie Applin (former NFB board member), Claude Joli-Coeur (NFB Acting government film commissioner and chairperson), Deborah Drisdell (NFB director general, accessibility and digital enterprises), Kristine Collins (NFB director, education and institutional markets), Jérome Dufour (NFB director general of marketing and communications)

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