Post Tagged with: "national film board"

NFB Unreels Online Smash Hits

In recent years, Canadians have become increasingly accustomed to hearing about Internet success stories elsewhere with fewer examples of homegrown initiatives. However, as my weekly technology law column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) discusses, an unlikely Canadian online video success has emerged recently that has not received its due – the National Film Board of Canada’s Screening Room

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February 1, 2010 7 comments Columns

National Film Board Unreels Online Smash Hits

Appeared in the Toronto Star on February 1, 2010 as National Film Board unreels online smash hits In recent years, Canadians have become increasingly accustomed to hearing about Internet success stories elsewhere with fewer examples of homegrown initiatives. However, an unlikely Canadian online video success has emerged recently that has […]

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February 1, 2010 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

The NFB’s Open Success Story

The National Film Board of Canada yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of the NFB Screening Room, an online site that opened the NFB to the world.  The NFP has worked hard to make its work openly and freely available – open access to films, open source software underlying its site.  […]

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January 22, 2010 11 comments News

NFB Makes Films Free Online

The CBC reports that the National Film Board of Canada has launched a new project that makes over 700 films freely available online.  The site is part of a $1.3 million digitization project.

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January 22, 2009 10 comments Must Reads

National Film Board on the Missing Canadian Digitization Strategy

In its submission to the CRTC New Media consultation, the National Film Board of Canada warns: Canada today finds itself years behind other countries in developing a clearly  focused and effective digitization strategy. The United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, and China have already established digitization strategies that […]

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July 23, 2008 5 comments News