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Begone Dull Care

Filed under: animation, , , , , , , , ,

Producer(s): Norman McLaren

Release Date: 1949

"This short film by Canadian animators Evelyn Lambart and Norman McLaren offers an interpretation of jazz music by the Oscar Peterson Trio by a unique style of painting colours, shapes, and transformations directly onto filmstrip. It reflects the cont..."

Caroline Leaf

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"Caroline Leaf was born in Seattle, Washington on August 12, 1946. Leaf is an award-winning Canadian-American animator who has produced a diverse collection of experimental animations, employing various mediums such as sand, silhouettes, paint on g..."

Charley Squash Goes to Town

Filed under: animation, , ,

Producer(s): National Film Board of Canada (NFB)

Release Date: 1969

Echo Henoche

Filed under: people, , , , ,

"Echo Henoche is an Inuk artist and animator from Labrador. Her animation style is influenced by the Inuit art she grew up around in Labrador. She has worked with artists such as Asinnajaq and Elise Simard at the National Film Board, where she develo..."

Eunice Macaulay

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"Before entering animation, Eunice Macaulay worked at Pilkington Brothers as an analytical chemist, and later during the Second World War as a radio operator. After the war, in 1948, a Christmas card Macaulay illustrated caught the attention of Gaumon..."

Frédéric Back

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"Frederic Back was born in Saarbrucken, Germany April 8 1924. He had emigrated to Montreal, Quebec in Canada in 1948 and had become well known as an award-winning Canadian animator/producer. He died on December 24, 2013, in Montreal, Quebec."

Grant Munro

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"Grant Munro was an animator, actor, producer and filmmaker with the National Film Board of Canada, who was instrumental in many of the first developments of the film board and its associated studios. He was one of the board's earliest and longest ser..."


Filed under: animation, , , , , , ,

Producer(s): Norman McLaren

Release Date: 01/01/1952

Romance of Transportation in Canada

Filed under: animation, , , , ,

Producer(s): Tom Daly

Release Date: 1952

""A light-hearted animated short about how Canada's vast distances and great obstacles were overcome by settlers. The story is told with a tongue-in-cheek seriousness and takes us from the intrepid trailblazers of long ago to the aircraft of today and..."


Filed under: animation, , , , ,

Producer(s): Kat Baulu

Release Date: 2017

"An Inuk shaman turns a terrifying polar bear into stone."

Special Delivery

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Producer(s): Derek Lamb

Release Date: 1978

"Ralph Phelps ignores his wife's orders to clean the snow off their porch and goes for a walk instead. His day spirals into anarchy when he returns to find the mailman on his front yard, his neck broken from slipping and falling down the stairs."

The National Film Board of Canada

Filed under: resource, , , , , , ,

"The National Film Board of Canada was established in 1939, and has remained a leading support and collaborative base for Canadian directors, filmmakers and animators, many of whom have won numerous awards for their work. The board's official site fea..."

The Owl Who Married a Goose: An Eskimo Legend

Filed under: animation, , , , ,

Producer(s): Pierre Moretti

Release Date: 1974

"From the National Film Board of Canada: Please note that this is an archival film that makes use of the word “Eskimo,” an outdated and offensive term. While the origin of the word is a matter of some contention, it is no longer used in Canada. Th..."

The Street

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Producer(s): Wolf Koenig Guy Glover

Release Date: 01/01/1976

""This film deals with a Jewish family in Montreal, Canada as they care for a dying grandmother and the young boy who is impatient to get the room he was promised as soon as she kicks the bucket.""