Many Canadians are not aware of the talent we have been gifted with in the field of short films. They/We should be, as over the years on television, we've often watched numerous National Film Board shorts, which were shown between other regular scheduled programming. The NFB, in my humble opinion-even more so now in an age of visual media high tech-is one of our under-rated/under-appreciated national treasures. In a humble effort to promote that premise, I hope you enjoy viewing the following "Short of the Week New Media 2013 Awards Winner: Bear 71, by Jeremy Mendes and Leanne Allison. It's not a YouTube, however you can watch it by clicking here.