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Nathalie Cloutier upped at NFB’s French Documentary Studio

The producer, whose credits include The Amina Profile and RIDM winner A Delicate Balance, has been with the Studio since 2010.

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In Brief: Canadians @ IDFA, WIFT-V mentorship, Antenna hire

Which Canadian films will screen at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, who gets a market-prep primer for WFF and what’s new at Blue Ant’s London outpost.

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In Brief: Women in Animation honours NFB’s Fukushima

Michael Fukushima will be honoured for his role in achieving gender parity at the NFB, Rina Fraticelli receives a Governor General’s Award, and more.

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In brief: Netflix’s David Wells to step down as CFO

As well: The NFB’s first interactive VR project Museum of Symmetry launches on Steam and Viveport, a new travel channel launches on Telus Optik, plus more.

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NFB animated feature Wall gets theatrical release

Directed by Calgary filmmaker Cam Christiansen, the film is adapted from a play by acclaimed British playwright and screenwriter, David Hare.

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Rex Tasker, NFB Atlantic founder, dies at 85

The producer and filmmaker helped reshape the NFB in the 1970s, opening an East Coast regional office to foster local filmmaking and storytelling.

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Ron Mann’s Carmine Street Guitars to debut at Venice

Two Canadian virtual reality projects have also been selected to compete at the Italian festival.

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In brief: CMF, Ireland relaunch codev program

TLN Media Group launches new magazine series, NSI names its Online Short Film Fest winners, plus more.

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Behind the NFB’s big jump in audience engagement

The producer’s various properties garnered 67.6 million views overall in 2017/18, up 13.6 million from the prior year.

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OIAF selects nine Canadian projects

Felix Dufour-Laperriere’s Ville Neuve (pictured) has been selected to compete in the Ottawa animation festival’s feature competition category.

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NFB reports progress on Indigenous Action Plan

The producer has committed to investing 15% of its spend on Indigenous-directed projects by 2020.

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Seven24, Nomadic, Spotlight earn Rosies

Fargo picked up best international coproduction, while Heartland and Living Proof were also recognized at the 44th annual awards.