Crash Course has a playlist of videos that delve into film history. Learn about the history of one of our most powerful mediums. Episode topics include: the first movie camera, the language of film, the silent era, world cinema and documentaries. There are also episodes about the technical side of filmmaking.
This Crash Course playlist is an engaging exploration of film production. Learn about scriptwriting, the filmmaker's army, sound production, the role of producers, the cinematographer, the grip and more.
These two videos explore the very beginnings of the literary and movie genre we now consider "romantic comedy" with clips from Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. The videos focus on the relationships between Benedick/Beatrice and Hero/Claudio.
Discover the NFB’s online collection of Indigenous-made films. You will find animated films, documentaries and more. Click on Films, Directors or Subjects to filter the results or browse through the entire list. You can also filter by age of film.
How far have visual effects come in the past 100 years? In this TED talk, Don Levy takes us on a visual journey through special effects, from the fakery of early technology to the seamless marvels of modern filmmaking.