The Friday Fillip

le merleThe National Film Board of Canada has put upwards of 50 short animations on its Focus on Animation / Objectif Animation site for your enjoyment. The Big Snit, The Cat Came Back, Two Sisters… These are marvels of the art and free to watch. So pass up the latest DVD this weekend and huddle around the monitor for some Canadian cartoon delight.

Le Merle par Norman McLaren 4 min, 39 sec


  1. What a fabulous find, Simon! And they even have “The Sweater” based on the classic book “The Hockey Sweater” by author and former National Librarian Roch Carrier.

    Oh, I know what I’ll be doing when I need a little something to cheer me up mid-day! 8-)

  2. What about the Log Drivers Waltz?