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National Film Board of Canada

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..."

Echo Henoche

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"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..."

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..."

Neighbours

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Neighbours

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Producer(s): Norman McLaren

Release Date: 01/01/1952

Shaman

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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

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"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

Release Date: 01/01/1976