Recommended: Get Animated! at the NFB
Posted Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Hey everybody! Check out this exciting event being put on by the NFB. It's not a Beguiling event, but we thought you'd love to hear about it all the same.

Get Animated!
October 27 - November 2 at the NFB Mediatheque

Get Animated! serves up some of Canada’s finest (and funniest!) animation. Enjoy screening programs, workshops and Q&As with animation directors. From boldly experimental to flat-out funny, there’s something for everyone! All events are FREE and take place at 150 John Street (corner of Richmond St. W.), Toronto ON. For complete programming information, visit

Thursday, October 27
6:30 PM   | Making Music for Animation with Luigi Allemano*
      Composer Luigi Allemano offers interactive exercises and discussions aimed at helping animators and composers work together effectively.
8:30 PM   | NFB New Releases Program

Friday, October 28
6:30 PM   | Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) Program
8:00 PM   | NFB New Releases Program

Saturday, October 29
1:00 PM   | Get Animated! Animation Workshop for Adults (18+)*
7:00 PM   | Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) Program
8:30 PM   | NFB New Releases Program

Sunday, October 30
10:00 AM | Making Peace Through Animation: A Hands-On Workshop with Co Hoedeman
In this intimate workshop for children and teens, Oscar®-winning animator Co Hoedeman teaches the basics of animating with paper cut-outs on a lightbox. Participants are divided into small groups, and, working together under Co's guidance, create a short film on the theme of peaceful resolution. 
12:30 PM | NFB New Release Family Program
A fun-filled selection of NFB films, featuring some of the NFB's newest animation for kids of all ages. For complete programming, click here.
2:30 PM   | Making Peace Through Animation: Spotlight on Co Hoedeman*
Oscar®-winner Co Hoedeman screens three films, demonstrates his animation techniques and discusses the importance of peaceful values and respect for diversity.
Wednesday, November 2
4:00 PM   | NFB New Releases Program

*Please call 416-973-3012 and arrive 15 minutes early to reserve your spot. These are free events but space is limited

For complete programming information, visit

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