National Film Board of Canada

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) produces ground-breaking interactive works, social-issue documentaries and auteur animation. The NFB has created over 13,000 productions and won over 7,000 awards, including 12 Oscars®, 4 Palmes d’Or, 18 Webby Awards, and 120 Canadian Screen Awards. www.nfb.ca

What are they looking for?

Seeking pitches for long and short-form documentary, animations and interactive projects.


Annette Clarke

Executive Producer
National Film Board of Canada – Atlantic & Quebec Studio

An accomplished producer committed to collaborating with artists to craft transformative stories, Annette’s select producer credits include The Boxing Girls of Kabul (2011, IDFA and CSA for best documentary short), Hard Light (2012, FIFA Jury Award), Danny (2014, Hot Docs Big Ideas series), 54 Hours (2014, Yorkton Founder’s Award), Gun Runners (2015, Hot Docs), Theater of Life (2016, Berlin), Hand. Line. Cod. (2016, TIFF), Love, Scott (2018, Hot Docs, BFI Flare, Inside Out, One World) and Assholes, a theory (CPHDOX). In addition to Conviction, her current productions reflect on the human condition through the eyes of a twelve year old Yazidi boy arriving in Canada, and inside the lives of resilient women along the Brazilian Amazon. As executive producer for NFB’s Quebec Atlantic studio, Annette envisions a potent and ambitious slate of short form and feature documentaries, animation, and interactive story telling across a rich and large territory.



Kelly Davis

Senior Production Coordinator / Associate Producer
National Film Board of Canada – Atlantic & Quebec Studio

In her role as Senior Production Coordinator, Kelly helps administer the over 20 documentaries, animations and interactive projects currently in development, production, post and release in the Quebec and Atlantic Studio. Kelly is also the first point of contact for proposals and co-manages the Filmmaker Assistance Program for the Studio. Kelly is currently an Associate Producer on two studio projects, including an interactive project for the mobile phone, inspired by Zita Cobb and written by Michael Crummey, as well as a documentary directed by the legendary Don McWilliams who has rediscovered the many women who worked at the NFB during the war years and whose work had been buried and long forgotten until now.