The National Film Board Of Canada in collaboration with
ASIFA-East and The School Of Visual Arts Present:
An in-person evening with two remarkable filmmakers of the National Film Board Of Canada
Director of the Academy Award® winning short film The Danish Poet
Director of No Fish Where To Go winner of Fipresci Prize at Annecy 2014
Award-winning director and animator, Torill Kove will show her most recent NFB film Me and My Moulton, a witty animated short set in an unconventional family in 1960s Norway. She will talk about her creative process when writing, storyboarding and animating short films, using elements from her past and most recent works. This internationally known artist will present her two previous short films, My Grandmother Ironed the King’s Shirt, nominated for an Academy Award® and The Danish Poet – Oscar® winner for Best Animated Short in 2006.
Since 1999, Nicola Lemay has been an outstanding collaborator with the NFB, as an animator, artistic director and filmmaker. He will show his last film No Fish Where to Go, winner of the FIPRESCI Prize at this year Annecy International Animation Festival. His presentation will talk about the stakes of adapting a literary work to short animation film. Several episodes of NFB’s Science Please! (Gémeaux Award – Best Animation Program, 2002) will be screened, a TV series in which Nicola Lemay acted as a successful artistic director and animator.
Additional new NFB films will also be presented, including Soif, from international acclaimed Director Michèle Cournoyer, Bus Story, awarded this year Best Short Film from the Junior Jury at the Annecy International Animation Festival and the animated short documentary Jutra, selected this year at La Quinzaine des réalisateurs in Cannes.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 1ST, 7 PM
AT SVA THEATRE – SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS
333 WEST 23rd STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10011
Admission is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. RSVPs via the Eventbrite page are appreciated, but not necessary. Doors will open approximately 30 minutes early. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-the-nfb-tickets-13060519365