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In this episode, we talk with Evan Chester, the creator of a great YouTube channel called: Kubricklynch. A channel that deals mostly with film history, a rare thing in the YouTube world. We had a conversation about his channel and movies in general.

Link to the channel:

https://www.youtube.com/@kubricklynch

A Cinematic Legacy: 5 Great NFB Films That You Need To See Now

In this episode we present a short history of the National Film Board of Canada along with a recommendation for 5 great NFB films in animation and documentary form.

Link to the show notes:

https://www.nfpcan.ca/5-great-nfb-films-that-you-need-to-see-now-links/

The Author Theory: A Guide For The Perplexed

Have you ever wondered what exactly is the Author Theory? In this episode I will talk about its origins in France, how it came to North America, and what it is all about.

Link to the show notes:

https://www.nfpcan.ca/the-author-theory-podcast-links/

Canada’s Hollywood: The Dream of a Canadian Film Industry – Part 4

In this episode, we conclude our series about the beginnings of the feature film industry in Canada using as a reference, a book called Canada’s Hollywood, by Ted Magder.

We talk about how the free trade agreement between the US and Canada affected the film industry, and then we sum up the whole series.

Canada’s Hollywood: The Dream of a Canadian Film Industry – Part 3

In this episode, we talk about the tax shelter years. A notorious but short period in Canadian film history that generated contempt for our films that still lingers today. Then we talk about how the early days of pay TV affected the CFDC, so much so that it had to change its name to TELEFILM Canada.

Canada’s Hollywood: The Dream of a Canadian Film Industry – Part 2

In this episode, we continue to talk about the beginnings of the feature film industry in Canada using as a reference, a book called Canada’s Hollywood, by Ted Magder.

We talk about the early days of the CFDC (Canadian Film Development Corporation), film quotas, film levies and maple syrup porno!

Canada’s Hollywood: The Dream of a Canadian Film Industry – Part 1

In this episode, I will be talking about the beginnings of the feature film industry in Canada.

To do this, I will be using as a reference, a book called Canada’s Hollywood, by Ted Magder.

In part 1, we start off by describing the background of the Canadian film scene before the government got involved, and then go into the details of the actual creation of the CFDC, the Canadian film development corporation.

The Ultimate Retro Effect – Reviving Old VFX for Today’s Audiences

Here is a link which shows that in movies, the more things change, the more they remain the same.

The video montage below compares old silent movies ‘special effects’ with VFX (Visual Effects) found in today’s videos. By our modern standards, the old effects seem crude, but the ideas are the same as today’s. We could also do the same comparison with other types of digital technology used in movies now, like filming with digital video cameras and computer editing.

This proves that despite the so-called ‘digital’ revolution in films, the content of movies today or tomorrow will not automatically improve.

The Multiplex Episode – Great Film Recommendations You Need To Know Now

In this multiplex episode, we have recommendations for people looking for above average film criticism and fascinating movie books. We also have a short discussion about the Canadian Cooperation Project and some Hollywood news.

Check out the recommendations:

https://nfpcan.blubrry.net/the-multiplex-episode-show-notes-and-links/