Over 250 National Film Board of Canada directors have revolted against the organization, claiming it spends less than 20% of its budget on production.
Cordell Barker, the two-time Oscar-nominated director of “The Cat Came Back” and “Strange Invaders,” guides Cartoon Brew readers through the challenges of making a mixed-media animated short.
An ‘Anijam’ is a collaborative animation where various artists create individual short animated segments that are linked together to make one larger film. For the first time in Canadian history, 15 of Canada’s most acclaimed independent animators have come together to create a collaborative animated film. “Yellow Sticky Notes: Canadian Anijam” is an innovative and global approach to animation filmmaking and unites animators from coast to coast, from Vancouver to Halifax and all parts in between, to self reflect on one day of their lives using only 4×6 inch yellow sticky notes, a black pen and animation meditation.