To start out, from now until the end of November, as part of their Get Animated program, the National Film Board of Canada is streaming Martine Chartrand's award winning paint-on-glass animation "MacPherson" for free.
MacPherson tells a story of the friendship between Félix Leclerc and Frank Randolph Macpherson.
According to the NFB's synopsis: "An inveterate jazz fan, Macpherson inspired Leclerc, who wrote a song about the log drives and entitled it “MacPherson” in honour of his friend."
The video can be viewed at on the NFB website: "http://www.nfb.ca/getanimated/macpherson_en/"
and the trailer can be viewed below:
MacPherson will be availble online for free viewing until November 30th.
MacPherson is currently available for Home and Classroom use on the NFB website for $3.95 CAD for an SD version and $5.95 for an HD version at the following link: http://www.nfb.ca/film/macpherson_fr/download/.
* Image used in this post copyright National Film Board of Canada