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National Film Board of Canada outlines plan for layoffs, shared offices

MONTREAL – The National Film Board of Canada says a series of cost-saving measures that include shared offices and 16 layoffs ensure the agency’s financial stability through 2020. 251 more words

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Who are we? Tiffany! Who are we? Tiffany! WHO ARE WE? TIFFANY!!

by Merit Geldmacher

Back in September or October we decided to send a women’s team to this season’s Dutch Ultimate Indoor Championships. It has been four competition days within 99 days, our team played in Arnhem and Eindhoven and the first competition day was not too soon ahead.  639 more words

Dutch Championships

Is it Accessibility or Usability?

by David Flament

I ran into something recently on our technology email list, Techexchaange, which made me think hmmm.  It was a forwarded article about Peapod settling a lawsuit about their website not being accessible.  386 more words

Essay

National Film Board Short Docs, Animated Shorts Nominated For Canadian Screen Awards

Two short documentary films and two animated shorts from the National Film Board are among a total of 17 Canadian Screen Awards nominations it has received from the… 131 more words

Short Film

Oscar nominations: from the obvious to the omissions

There was no need for a sorcerer to speculate on which films and players would be nominated for Academy Awards Thursday. As was the case with the Golden Globes, the anticipated contenders, Birdman, Boyhood and The Grand Budapest Hotel, also picked up the lion’s share of Oscar nominations. 926 more words

Movies

Marketing Magic 1910 and 2014

My chère Albertine, a vignette by the National Film Board on YouTube using colourized postcards.

As I have often written on this blog, there are no silent films of Montreal that exist, even on YouTube, from the 1905-1910 era. 1,041 more words

1910 Women