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Focus on Animation

Animation at the NFB

Explore the NFB’s rich animation heritage, learn about the techniques used in our films and discover some of our key filmmakers.

A little history

Relive the history of a world-renowned institution, from 1941 to today.


Learn about the many different animation techniques honed by NFB filmmakers over the years.

My film School

This section is intended for children and their teachers. It contains 70 NFB animated films and several interactive games.

Play films

View 70 NFB animated shorts, including several classics of the animated art.