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NFB seeks ‘institutional transformation’ with Indigenous action plan

The film board commits to more funding for Indigenous-led projects and representational parity across its workforce.

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Banff ’17: Joly unveils Indigenous Screen Office

The Canadian Heritage Minister also revealed when she’ll present her highly anticipated cultural policy framework.

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In Brief: Fish the Dish nabs prestigious prize

NFB producer Selwyn Jacob was recognized for his body of work, plus more news.

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NFB short to premiere at Cannes

The Tesla World Light is one of 10 shorts competing in the Critics’ Week sidebar at the festival.

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CBC partners with int’l broadcasters to launch Panora.tv

Set to launch this fall, the business-facing platform is meant to tap into the 12,000 content buyers unable to attend major industry events.

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Deals: NFB, CraveTV, D360

Tiffany Hsiung’s The Apology will receive a 66-screen theatrical release in South Korea, Crave adds another original, and more.

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NFB furthers gender parity pledge

The producer aims to achieve equal representation in key creative positions for animated, doc and interactive works by 2020.

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CanadaScreens launches French-Canadian Film Channel

The VOD platform aims to introduce English-Canadian audiences to works by Villeneuve, Dolan and more.

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NFB signs TV licensing deal with Cuban broadcaster

Nine Canadian films, including Mon Oncle Antoine and Bone Wind Fire, will air on the state broadcaster in February.

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Telefilm unveils discoverability initiatives

The cultural agency is partnering with iTunes, VIA Rail and the NFB, among others, to promote Cancon in 2017.

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Denis Villeneuve nominated for an Oscar

The NFB-produced animated short Blind Vaysha is also in the running for a golden trophy.

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NFB takes up a new residence in Toronto’s downtown

How changing needs and increased inter-studio collaboration prompted the National Film Board to relocate its Ontario operations after 25 years.