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Cameras roll on Michelle Latimer’s latest short

Writer-director Latimer plans to submit her short film The Underground to Cannes.

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NFB, Netflix expand agreement

The streaming service has added more Canadian documentaries to its offering and renewed NFB titles already available through its service.

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Restored Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz secures Cannes selection

The 1974 classic Ted Kotcheff film, starring Richard Dreyfuss (pictured), was restored in an initiative spearheaded by The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.

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Weekly roundup: MIP slates, premieres and awards

Short film festival Regard has unveiled its awards, Cirque du Soleil is staging a special time-limited online donation video event, and Peace Point Rights is bringing The DNA of GSP (pictured) to MIP.

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NFB names Ravida Din as English program director general

Din, who has been with the organization since 2007 as both a producer and executive producer, will contribute to the launch of a new strategic plan for the NFB and shape upcoming plans for the organization.

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Canadian animation takes centre stage at OIAF

The Ottawa animation fest boasts numerous homegrown works.

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NFB names Generoux to Saskatchewan post

Cory Generoux talks about his upcoming production plans for Saskatchewan and seeking out talent across the province.

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NFB Mediatheque goes interactive

Reflecting the NFB’s digital production commitment, the space’s redesign will see ceiling-mounted projectors, floor-to-ceiling screen and a new audio system to showcase new content based on NFB productions.

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Four filmmakers on board for CFC doc lab

Canadian filmmakers Barry Greenwald, Charles Officer, Su Rynard and Jody Shapiro have landed berths on the Canadian Film Centre/National Film Board Documentary Program.

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NFB and NFDC kick off training program

The NFB and the Nunavut Film Development Corporation have partnered to provide training for creatives in the Nunavut film, television and digital media industries.

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National Film Board builds Highrise

Out My Window, coming to the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam this week, is a 360-degree interactive documentary from director Katerina Cizek. It’s also the first installment of the NFB’s Highrise project – a multimedia, multi-year initiative that will give viewers a glimpse behind the concrete facades of high-rise apartments around the world.

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NFB pegs Smith for Manitoba

The NFB has appointed Alicia Smith as Prairie Centre producer.