• Helvetica Updates

May 16, 2007

Chicago Premiere Tix On Sale Now

Tickets for the Chicago Premiere event June 15th at the Siskel Center are now on sale. I’ll be there to introduce the 6pm and 8:15pm screenings on the 15th, and do Q&A’s after. These will go quick, get on it. Read More

May 12, 2007

From KC to RIT

Another week, another slew of great cities and shows. It started with a sold-out Kansas City screening organized by AIGA KC. No, I didn’t get to eat any BBQ, but I did have a great time, culminating with a late-night surprise gig by the band Aqualung. The KC crew … Read More

May 4, 2007

Portlanders Pull Pints Post-PDX Pic

PDX Fest in Portland is a documentary and experimental film festival started by Matt McCormick, filmmaker and founder of DVD label Peripheral Produce. In its 11th year, the festival showcased a deep range of shorts and features, including a tribute to the late filmmaker Helen Hill. The Helvetica … Read More

May 4, 2007

California Uber Alles

With all the time I’m spending waiting around in airports lately, you’d think I’d at least be up to date with my blogging. Alas, ’tis not to be. So here’s a few catch-up posts from the past week of the tour: We had two packed screenings at the old … Read More

April 25, 2007

San Francisco premiere tickets on sale

Tickets for the June 13th San Francisco Premiere, hosted by AIGA SF at the Landmark Embarcadero Theater, are now on sale. There is limited space at this event… get on it. Read More

April 24, 2007

Two Hot Docs with relish, please

What can I say about our Canadian Premiere at Hot Docs in Toronto… wow. Over 700 people at our two screenings, and hundreds more turned away. This is starting to get ridiculous! I want to thank the audiences of both shows, you guys were fantastic. There was even … Read More

April 23, 2007

Love it? Hate it? Prove it.

Veer has kicked off a Love/Hate Helvetica Contest! “To coincide with our bipolar new Helvetica notebook — and to celebrate the wonderful Helvetica film we’re involved with — we’re holding a contest. Tell us why you love or hate Helvetica (the typeface). Make it an ode, a rant, a … Read More

April 23, 2007

Yale vs. UCONN

The battle of Connecticut college screenings went down last Wednesday and Thursday. UCONN had a Helvetica cake. Yale had Helvetica cookies (okay, they were more like Arial Rounded cookies). UCONN had a foosball table at the after-party. Yale had Matthew Carter, Tobias Frere-Jones, and Michael Bierut at the post-screening panel. Read More

April 19, 2007

Full Frame Fotos

I haven’t been able to catch my breath since the awesome Full Frame Documentary Festival screening last Saturday… or from the catastrophic-weather-flight-cancelled road trip that ensued, with me and four other filmmakers caravaning 12 hours in a Chevy mini-van. But I have pictures. Lots of pictures. And you know, they … Read More

April 19, 2007

Yet more ticket news

The Laguna Beach OC Premiere screening is sold out! But we’ve managed to add a second showing at 9pm. Also, our Chicago and Washington DC premieres have been announced! See the screening schedule. Tickets for the Wexner Center screening, and the Walker Art Center screening are … Read More