Anita Lee

Unarmed Verses

Unarmed Verses wins Canada’s Top Ten People’s Choice Award

Previous winners of the prize include Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s doc Angry Inuk and Philippe Falardeau’s political satire My Internship in Canada.

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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 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.

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Justine Pimlott, David Oppenheim named NFB producers

The duo help newly installed Ontario exec producer Anita Lee (pictured) fill a leadership vacuum left after the retirement of Silva Basmajian and departure of several key execs.

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Photo gallery: The NFB’s 75th anniversary gala

The venerable institution marked 75 years of filmmaking in a special ceremony at Queen’s Park in Toronto.

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NFB names Anita Lee new executive producer, Ontario

The veteran film producer will oversee English-language production at the publicly funded filmmaker, based in Toronto.

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Tatyana Ali takes lead in Sudz Sutherland’s Home Again feature

The indie drama is shooting in Jamaica, Trinidad and Canada, and also stars Lyriq Bent, Stephan James and C.C.H. Pounder.

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NFB returns to 3D doc making with The St. Judes

The NFB, which last made the 3D doc Transitions in 1986 for the Vancouver World’s Fair, is back with a film that combines archival footage, black-and-white recreations and 3D interviews to explore the director’s troubled family history.