The NFB has created over 13,000 productions and won more than 5,000 awards at festivals, including 12 Oscars. With more Academy Award nominations than any production company or organization outside of Hollywood, the NFB continues to be a pioneer in Canadian cinema.
The NFB garnered its 71st and 72nd Oscar-nominated film with Sunday by Patrick Doyon, and Wild Life, by Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby. This marks the 8th time in the NFB’s history that the institution gets a double nomination in the same category.
In Canada, Wild Life and Sunday are available for free streaming on the NFB's Youtube channel. Not in Canada? Sunday and Wild Life are available for download in our Digital Boutique and on the Animation Express 2 DVD compilation.
Enjoy Co Hoedeman's short animated film about the sandman and the creatures he sculpts out of sand. They build a castle and celebrate the completion of their new home, only to be interrupted by an uninvited guest. Cleverly constructed, the film leaves interpretation open to the viewer. 1977 Oscar®-winner for Best Animated Short Film.