Good news for Canada's a/v industry today! It's top public producer, the National Film Board of Canada has so far offered several quality films at Hot Docs and it just added two more laurels to its track record:
Vincent Morisset’s “film for computer” BLA BLA
, produced by
Hugues Sweeney for the NFB, received a Webby Award for Netart in the Websites
category. From May 17 to June 3, 2012, the NFB will be showcasing BLA BLA as
part of the first International Digital Arts Biennial and Parcours numérique in
Montréal’s Quartier des spectacles, presented in co-operation with Mutek and
Elektra. The open-air installation will be set up at the exit of the
Saint-Laurent Metro station. BLA BLA is currently being featured in an
installation at the Gaîté Lyrique in Paris that ends on May 6.
God's Lake Narrow's
won a Webby Award for Best Use of Photography in the Websites category. God’s
Lake Narrows is created and written by Kevin Lee Burton and Alicia Smith, and
produced by Alicia Smith and the NFB Digital Studio.
The 16th Annual Webby Awards will take place on Monday, May
21 and will be live streamed on www.webbyawards.com