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For her latest project, master animator, Janet Perlman, pitched a folk tune and um...nothing else
On a visit to the National Film Board in the 70s, Janet Perlman says she and her art school classmates swore they would sweep floors if it meant they could work there. Soon after, she got a job at the animation studio, got an Oscar nomination for one of her earliest films and today, Janet Perlman is considered a master in animation filmmaking. she talks about her seemingly accidental journey to the artform, her three plus decades in the industry and how she pitched a folk song about Montreal as an idea for an NFB animated film.