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** Rare Animation to air Sun., April 9 !!

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"Aubry Mintz and Ellen Besen (creator of the short "Sea Dream" and authors of Animation Unleashed: 100 Principles Every Animator, Comic Book Writer, Filmmaker, Video Artist, and Game Developer Should Know and Ideas for the Animated Short: Finding and Building Stories) co-host a night of 30 animated short films produced by the National Film Board of Canada, which has a history of providing the world with a unique Canadian perspective through various means, famously including animation.

The NFB began to garner its reputation for outstanding animation in 1941, when pioneering experimental filmmaker Norman McLaren joined the organization. A French-language animation unit was founded in 1966 by Ren Jodoin.

This collection of animated classics is broken into four programming units.........

 

SEE Article:  http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/2114401/Fine-Feathers/articles.html

 

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I have seen most of these but it is so great to see them on an actual television set again. Also nice they aren't just doing the all-time favorites like The Cat Came Back, but also tackling the less famous like Norman McLaren's earliest efforts in Canada such as Mail Early.

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