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Award-winning NFB animated short The Flying Sailor coming to Sundance

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Montreal – Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis’s multi-award-winning animated short The Flying Sailor is headed to the 2023 Sundance Film Festival (January 19–29), as this National Film Board of Canada (NFB) production continues a stellar festival run. The latest work by the Oscar-nominated and Palme d’Or-winning duo of Tilby and Forbis, The Flying Sailor is inspired by the incredible true-life story of a man blown two kilometres through …

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Annual list of TIFF celebrates best in Canadian cinema

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Montreal – Three works by National Film Board of Canada (NFB) filmmakers have been named to this year’s edition of Canada’s Top Ten—an annual list of the country’s finest short and feature-length films, announced by the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) on December 8. Nisha Pahuja’s documentary To Kill a Tiger was chosen as part of the feature film selection. The Notice Pictures/NFB co-production has already …

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NFB at 2022 Ottawa International Animation Festival

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Montreal – With a selection of six short films—four of which are in competition, including The Flying Sailor by renowned filmmakers Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis—and the world premiere of a feature documentary screening as a special presentation, as well as a retrospective, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) takes pride of place at the 2022 Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF). The largest festival devoted …