July 6, 2018
The NFB released highlights of the 2017-18 fiscal year, among them: 72 original works were produced of which 47% were made by women and 12.5% by Indigenous filmmakers. The NFB recorded 67.6 million views overall, an increase of 13.6 million from the previous year. The NFB attributes these increases to Canada’s 150th anniversary and Montreal’s 375th anniversary, with popular films driving up online views. See the NFB news release and the Playback article for more information.