National Film Board of Canada celebrates Black creativity throughout February and year round. NFB marks Black History Month with “Creating to Express Yourself,” a series of online and in-person activities.

Kicking off its Black History Month celebrations on February 2, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has specially curated rich and powerful in-person and online activities to keep Canadians learning, celebrating and honouring the country’s diverse Black communities throughout the month and all year long.

Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis’s NFB animated short The Flying Sailor nominated at ASIFA-Hollywood’s Annie Awards. Winsor McCay Award for career achievement honours Evelyn Lambart, Canada’s first woman animator.

The brilliance of Canadian women animators today and in the past is being recognized at the 50th Annie Awards in Hollywood. Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis’s acclaimed National Film Board of Canada (NFB) production The Flying Sailor has been nominated for Best Animated Short Subject.