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04.30.14: Observed

Charity Ball
A short film about Ethan King, a 15 year old from Michigan whose dream is to give soccer balls to kids all over the world.
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04.15.14: Observed

Mysteries of the Vernacular
Mysteries of Vernacular is a video series from Myriapod Productions that contains 26 etymological installments, one for each letter of the alphabet.
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04.15.14: Observed

Mysteries of the Vernacular
Mysteries of Vernacular is a video series from Myriapod Productions that contains 26 etymological installments, one for each letter of the alphabet.
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04.04.14: Observed

Shape: A Film About Design
Shape is a short film that is part of MakeShapeChange , a project aimed at young people to get them thinking about how the world is made around them and where design fits in.
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04.04.14: Observed

Shape: A Film About Design
Shape is a short film that is part of MakeShapeChange , a project aimed at young people to get them thinking about how the world is made around them and where design fits in.
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03.26.14: Observed

Inge Druckrey + Sister Corita Kent on Film
On Friday, April 4th, the Department of Graphic Design at Yale University will be showing Teaching to See and Learning by Heart, two short films on the work and teaching of Inge Druckrey and Sister Corita Kent.
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03.25.14: Observed

The Hilda Stories
In a new video series from Herman Miller, Hilda Longinotti, George Nelson’s longtime aide-de-camp, recounts some of the greatest anecdotes from her 21-year run at the legendary New York City design atelier.
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03.25.14: Observed

The Hilda Stories
In a new video series from Herman Miller, Hilda Longinotti, George Nelson’s longtime aide-de-camp, recounts some of the greatest anecdotes from her 21-year run at the legendary New York City design atelier.
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01.23.14: Observed

50 Years of Cuban Film Posters
The Danish Film Institute has posted their collection of Cuban Film Posters from the past 50 years or more on Flickr.
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10.31.13: Observed

Happy Halloween!
To celebrate the creepy and the spooky, a short list of films for your Halloween viewing pleasure.
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10.15.13: Observed

Architecture & Design Film Festival in NYC
The Architecture & Design Film Festival is the nation's largest film festival celebrating architecture and design.
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10.15.13: Observed

Architecture & Design Film Festival in NYC
The Architecture & Design Film Festival is the nation's largest film festival celebrating architecture and design.
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10.08.13: Observed

Design Is One
Opening Friday at the IFC center: Design is One — Lella and Massimo Vignelli.
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10.08.13: Observed

Design Is One
Opening Friday at the IFC center: Design is One — Lella and Massimo Vignelli.
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09.20.13: Observed

Sukkah City Documentary to Premiere in Union Square Park
Sukkah City documentary to premiere in Union Square Park on September 22.
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09.20.13: Observed

Sukkah City Documentary to Premiere in Union Square Park
Sukkah City documentary to premiere in Union Square Park on September 22.
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09.19.13: Observed

Let's Talk Movie Posters
Movie poster for the upcoming drama The Gambler.
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09.19.13: Observed

Let's Talk Movie Posters
Movie poster for the upcoming drama The Gambler.
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07.11.13: Observed

Iron Man 3 Titles
An interesting look at the design process for the Iron Man 3 title screens.
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07.09.13: Observed

Jan van Toorn
A video profile of Jan van Toorn, from the series "Dutch Profiles: Design, Fashion, Architecture".
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07.09.13: Observed

Jan van Toorn
A video profile of Jan van Toorn, from the series "Dutch Profiles: Design, Fashion, Architecture".
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05.24.13: Observed

Jaws
In honor of Monday's unofficial beginning of summer, a brief history of Roger Kastel's movie poster for Jaws.
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05.08.13: Observed

Saul Bass Google Doodle
Google celebreates Saul Bass with a Doodle.
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05.01.13: Observed

FILMography
FILMography, a blog dedicated to matching scenes from movies with their real life locations
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04.15.13: Observed

Bringing Data and Storytelling Together
In a guest post on the Tribeca Film Institute blog, Ingrid Kopp, the U.S. Director of Shooting People, explores the reltionship between data ans storytelling.
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03.28.13: Observed

Ann Weber Dumpster Dives in Rome
A film by Nick Heller about Ann Weber, a California-based artist who currently works primarily in cardboard.
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03.28.13: Observed

Ann Weber Dumpster Dives in Rome
A film by Nick Heller about Ann Weber, a California-based artist who currently works primarily in cardboard.
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03.25.13: Rob Walker

Google Image Search Results, Abstracted and Animated
Rob Walker has created a video of his image abstraction Tumblr.
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03.20.13: Observed

Flickr Collection of the Week: Bladerunner Magazines
The world of Bladerunner showcases some of the most elaborate production design in film history, all the way down to its magazine covers.
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03.14.13: Observed

Educate Girls and Change the World
Girl Rising — a new documentary from Oscar nominated filmmaker Richard E. Robbins — consists of nine different girl’s stories of how education factored into her life circumstances.
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03.14.13: Observed

Educate Girls and Change the World
Girl Rising — a new documentary from Oscar nominated filmmaker Richard E. Robbins — consists of nine different girl’s stories of how education factored into her life circumstances.
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03.12.13: Observed

SVA/BBC Design Film Festival
Overview of the second annual SVA/BBC Design Film Festival.
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03.11.13: Observed

The Artist is Present
Marina Abramović and Ulay
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03.06.13: Observed

Movie Title Stills Collection
A roundup of movie related things for a dreary Wednsday.
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03.05.13: Observed

The Me Bird
The Me Bird: Brazilian Design Studio, 18bis, Reinterprets Neruda Poem
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02.28.13: Observed

A Million Times
'A million times' by Stockholm based studio Humans since 1982.

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02.25.13: Observed

Dual Perspective Videos
Two videos that show two stories happening simultaneously in different places to different people.
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02.22.13: Observed

Vivian Maier: The Movie
A documentary is being made about John Maloofs discovery of Vivian Maier's street photographs.
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02.22.13: Observed

Vivian Maier: The Movie
A documentary is being made about John Maloofs discovery of Vivian Maier's street photographs.
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02.15.13: Observed

Filming Love in Times Square
From 11:57pm on February 13th until 12am February 14th British artist Tracey Emin turned Times Square into a big Valentine's Day card.
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01.29.13: Observed

Voice Over
Voice Over: A short film directed by Martin Rosete.
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01.17.13: Observed

A Two-Minute Walk Through The Louvre
A Two-Minute Walk Through the Louvre
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01.07.13: Observed

Poster Design with Saul Bass and Stanley Kubrick
Saul Bass designed the movie poster for The Shining, but not without plenty of comments from Stanley Kubrick.
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12.03.12: Observed

Visualizing Mass Transit
Andrew Walker has visualized the mass-transit systems of major cities.
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11.27.12: Observed

The Cheetah at 1200 Frames per Second
The Cheetah at 1200 Frames per Second
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11.21.12: Observed

Clearing Landmines with Windpower
Clearing Landmines with Windpower
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10.29.12: Observed

Climate of Doubt
A documentary on the remarkable — and sometimes bizarre — debate over global warming and climate change that has gone on since 2008.
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10.25.12: Observed

They Go To Die
They Go to Die is a documentary film-in-progress investigating the life of four former migrant gold mineworkers in South Africa and Swaziland who have contracted drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) and HIV while working at the gold mine.
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10.20.12: Observed

Design Indaba Online FilmFest
Design Indaba's online film festival features 10 of the Focus Forward short films.
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10.20.12: Observed

Design Indaba Online FilmFest
Design Indaba's online film festival features 10 of the Focus Forward short films.
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10.17.12: Observed

NYC Architecture Design Film Festival
Now in its fourth season, the Architecture Design Film Festival will offer more than 25 films from around the world and panel discussions with design leaders and filmmakers.
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10.08.12: Observed

Selling the Sixties
Like Mad Men? Then you'll have to see Selling the Sixties from filmmaker and Design Observer contributor Adam Harrison Levy. Screening October 9, followed by a discussion between the filmmaker and Jessica Helfand.
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08.24.12: Observed

Design Film Festival at Venice Biennale
Attendees of the upcoming 2012 Venice Biennale will have the chance to catch the first-ever Design Onscreen Film Festival.
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07.27.12: Observed

A Bathroom Mirror
Le Miroir is a remarkable piece of mini-cinema, employing masterful filmic artistry to encapsulate one man's life, from childhood to old age, through the lens of his bathroom mirror.
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07.27.12: Observed

A Bathroom Mirror
Le Miroir is a remarkable piece of mini-cinema, employing masterful filmic artistry to encapsulate one man's life, from childhood to old age, through the lens of his bathroom mirror.
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07.18.12: Observed

Arial vs Helvetica: War is Hell
The type world just isn't big enough for the both Arial and Helvetica. So what happens when they go to war?
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06.20.12: Observed

A Public Service Announcement: Collecting Air
A public service spot for the American Lung Association, “Alvin Grimes, Air Collector,” features him with his collection.
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06.08.12: Observed

31,000 Flights Over Holland
Mind Design in Amsterdam recently visualized Dutch air traffic in a short animated film.
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05.28.12: Observed

Hillman Curtis Celebration Benefit
A Hillman Curtis celebration benefit has been organized by his friends and colleagues.
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05.02.12: Observed

The Visual Language of Herbert Matter
Known as a quintessential designer's designer, Swiss born Herbert Matter is largely credited with expanding the use of photography as a design tool and bringing the semantics of fine art into the realm of applied arts.
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05.02.12: Observed

The Visual Language of Herbert Matter
Known as a quintessential designer's designer, Swiss born Herbert Matter is largely credited with expanding the use of photography as a design tool and bringing the semantics of fine art into the realm of applied arts.
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04.16.12: Observed

James Victore's Q&A Tuesday
James Victore is presenting a weekly YouTube series – Q+A Tuesday – in which he addresses a questions about working in a creative industry.
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