Typeface is a documentary film, produced by Kartemquin Films, focusing on a rural Midwestern museum (the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum in Two Rivers, Wisconsin) and print shop where international artists meet retired craftsmen and together navigate the convergence of modern design and traditional technique.
Man on Bridge is an interactive documentary about Arthur Fields, a Dublin based street photographer who captured an estimated 182,500 photos of passersby on O’Connell Bridge. Arthur was out in all weather with his camera 365 days a year for 50 years.
El Zorrero Films are producing a web-based documentary that lets people learn about Arthur and allows them to submit their own Arthur Fields photo or Arthur Fields-inspired photo into the online story of the photographer.
It has been entered into the Arthur Guinness Projects and the filmmakers are looking for votes to help them secure funding to complete the project.
This video features selections from the the documentary,Proteusabout Ernst Haeckel, a 19th century naturalist. The film uses Haeckel’s detailed engravings of Radiolaria, single celled marine organisms, to make animated progressions.
Loitering Theatre is a project by Nina McGowan and Caroline Campbell which “uses customised helicopters (the AR.Drone) to fly beyond the normal street view to access and film previously inaccessible and unseen views of the city“. It was shown at the Science Gallery, Dublin as a part of Hack the City. Above is a clip from a longer video.