The National Film Board of Canada Content Now Available to Airlines

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Tue, 07/28/2009 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

The National Film Board of Canada’s collection is now available to airlines around the world. Canada’s public film producer and distributor has signed an exclusive airline distribution agreement with Skeye Inflight Entertainment to offer its catalog to airlines worldwide operating outside of Canada. “We are thrilled to explore this new market ” says Johanne St-Arnauld the NFB’s director general of distribution. The NFB is seen on television in classrooms and on DVD in over 60 countries worldwide. This new partnership with Skeye will allow us to extend our reach and introduce our rich collection of original programming to an even broader audience. It is a fantastic way to promote our work of the last 70 years and a beautiful way for our films to travel.”   “I am thrilled to add the prestigious NFB collection to my current library. The Film Board has garnered more Oscar nominations than any production company or organization outside Hollywood and I look forward to finding innovative ways to promote its catalogue abroad ” says Isabelle Bégin president and founder of Skeye. The National Film Board of Canada Skeye