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ONFB XP – Take it to the lab

ONFB XP – Take it to the lab

Welcome to our technology playground. The doors of legendary NFB English Animation Studio are opened to a bright new generation of animators.

 

 

About ONFB XP

ONFB XP is an exciting incubator designed to test out new ideas and find technology solutions to animation and filmmaking challenges. As Michael Fukushima, former Executive Producer of the Animation Studio says, “It’s a technology playground for animation ideas.”

2021 Participants

Meet the participants of this year edition and follow their creative journey.

Parissa Mohit Filmmaker-Animator
“I want to experiment with Unreal and investigate combining animation environments.”

 

Brian D'Oliveira Creative Director and Composer, La Hacienda Creative
“I want to push the boundaries of what’s possible with virtual musical instruments.”

 

David Barlow-Krelina Art-Tech Director, Creator, ED Films
“I’m looking forward to prototyping stages, testing hypotheses, and exploring creative techniques for my VR game, The Garden.”

 

Alexandre Roy Experimental Animation Filmmaker, Director and Graphic Designer
“I want to explore the creative potential of limitations and glitches in 3D scanning.”

 

Dr. Serguei Mokhov, PhD Affiliate Associate Professor, Manager - Networks, Security, and HPC Concordia University, Montreal
“We’d like to answer questions like: How easy and useful to integrate real-time motion data into animators’ work?”

 

Jonathan Llewellyn Graduate Graphics Research Student, Concordia University

 

Kyle Ross Computer Science Teacher, Sherbrooke University

 

CREDITS

Special thanks to CDRIN
(Centre de développement et de recherche en imagerie numérique) 

Pierre-Olivier Roy (Business Analyst / Programmer, R&D)
Antoine Fortin (Programmer, R&D)
Julien Coll (Research and Innovation Consultant / 3D Technical Artist)
Olivier Leclerc (Programmer, R&D)

Mentors – NFB team
Eloi Champagne (Technical Director, English Animation Studio)
Geoff Mitchell (NFB Mixer and Sound Recordist)
Frank Nadeau (Engineer, R&D)
Frédéric Sauvé (Engineer, R&D)

Consultation & support
Brandon Blommaert (Animator and Designer)
Diego Ivan Quiroz Orozco (Ph.D. Sound Recording)
Daniel Gies (Art Director and Animator)
Luke Ruminski (Creative Technologist)

2021 ONFB XP participants
Parissa Mohit – Filmmaker-Animator www.parissamohit.com

Alexandre Roy – Experimental Animation Filmmaker,
Director and Graphic Designer www.assortedschmidt.tumblr.com

Brian D’Oliveira – Creative Director and Composer,
La Hacienda Creative https://www.lahaciendacreative.com/ https://www.instagram.com/lahaciendacreative/?hl=fr

Dr. Serguei Mokhov – Affiliate Associate Professor,
Manager – Networks, Security, and HPC Concordia
University, Montreal
https://mdreams-stage.com/

Jonathan Llewellyn – Graduate Graphics Research
Student, Concordia University

Kyle Ross – Computer Science Teacher, Sherbrooke
University

David Barlow-Krelina – Art-Tech Director, Creator,
e.d. Films
https://edfilms.net/en/studio/in-house/the-garden-vr/
http://www.davidbk.com/

Production
Program direction, NFB animation studio Technical
Director – Eloi Champagne
Project management and copywriting – Julie Fortin
Graphic design – Philippe Panneton
Web design – Jean-Sébastien Beaulieu
Social Media – Mélissa Sauvé