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NFB headquarters moves to Îlot Balmoral, in the heart of Montreal’s Quartier des Spectacles

A new chapter in the history of the NFB

2019: The NFB moves into Îlot Balmoral, located in the heart of the Quartier des Spectacles

An iconic building by architects Provencher_Roy

Îlot Balmoral tech sheet (9,800 m2)

Conservation and digitization rooms

The history of NFB headquarters – 1956 and 1939

Inauguration 1956 (video with no sound)


Shooting stage. NFB's Montreal building at 3155 Côte-de-Liesse Road © NFB

Balmoral building model © Provencher_Roy

Balmoral building model as seen from de Maisonneuve boulevard © Provencher_Roy

Balmoral building model © Provencher_Roy

NFB's public space model © Provencher_Roy

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  • About the NFB

    The NFB is Canada’s public producer and distributor of award-winning documentaries, auteur animation, interactive stories and participatory experiences, working with talented creators across the country. The NFB is taking action to combat systemic racism and become a more open and diverse organization, while working to strengthen Indigenous-led production and gender equity in film and digital media. NFB productions have won more than 7,000 awards, including 12 Oscars. To access this unique content, visit NFB.ca.