The National Film Board of Canada,
in collaboration with The Animation Showcase,
A LIVE DISCUSSION
WITH FOUR AWARD-WINNING FILMMAKERS
ON THE ART OF CREATING SHORT FILMS
JOIN US ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2022
AT NOON PST
Attendance is free
A unique opportunity for attendees to engage with the filmmakers as they reflect on the importance of shorts, staying true to the story, and how filmmaking offers a unique point of view on the world.
Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis
The Oscar®-nominated and Palme d’Or-winning duo will discuss their latest film, The Flying Sailor, an exhilarating contemplation of the wonder and fragility of existence.
Métis filmmaker Terril Calder will give attendees an in-depth look at her creative process for Meneath: The Hidden Island of Ethics, a dark, raw and eminently human story about ethics.
Polish filmmaker Marta Pajek will talk about her award-winning trilogy, Impossible Figures and other stories, a mysterious and haunting portrait of personal and societal self-destruction.
Robert McLaughlin and Maral Mohammadian
NFB executive producer and producer
As an artist-first studio and global leader in short films, the National Film Board of Canada creates groundbreaking animation for international audiences. Its productions and co-productions have earned 76 Academy Award® nominations and 12 Oscar wins. In the past decade alone, six NFB films were Oscar-nominated for Best Animated Short, including last year’s Affairs of the Art (Joanna Quinn and Les Mills, 2021).