March 9, 2007

New sites on the Deck

The Deck, the design-focused advertising network to which our site is proud to belong, has added four new member sites: Khoi Vinh’s awesome (Khoi is also the designer of the best T-shirt ever) Tina Roth Eisenberg’s Swiss Miss, Airbag Industries, and You’re … Read More

March 8, 2007

AFI Dallas Film Festival Screening Sold Out

This is becoming a trend. Tickets for the March 22nd screening in Dallas are gone, thanks in part to the promotional efforts of Bo Parker at AIGA Dallas/Fort Worth. The only other screening that has sold out this quickly is David Lynch’s Inland Empire… so we’re in good company! … Read More

March 7, 2007

New York Premiere Event Sold Out

Well that was quick. The April 6th AIGA New York Premiere event at The New School is sold out. But we’re in the process of organizing a NYC cinema run, so stay tuned for more dates. Read More

March 7, 2007

Official Film Poster Unveiled

Behold the official film poster v.1, designed by our friends at Experimental Jetset. 27″ x 40″, litho printed on 100# matte paper. Now available in the shop, and we’ll be selling them at the screenings too. Read More

February 28, 2007

Three More Festivals

Helvetica has been invited to screen at three more festivals: the AFI Dallas International Film Festival (March 22 – April 1), the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, North Carolina (April 12 – 15), and Hot Docs in Toronto (April 19 – 29) which … Read More

February 21, 2007

First batch of screenings announced!

We’ve added some preliminary dates to our screening schedule: New York City, Zurich, Boston, Philly, Prague, Istanbul, Berlin, Paris, Portland, LA, Laguna Beach, Montreal, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Columbus, Rochester, Seattle, Thessaloniki, Melbourne and more. Another 75 cities will be announced soon, so if yours isn’t on there, don’t worry, … Read More

February 12, 2007

Sweet Talk NYC

Sweet Talk, the very cool Dublin-based series of lecture events featuring visual artists, rolls into New York City next month with an impressive lineup of participants, including Helvetica interviewee Michael C. Place, punk photography icon Glen E. Friedman, and others. Presented by CANDY in association with Veer. When: … Read More

February 12, 2007

Crouwel Event Pics

Hamish Muir (8vo) and Wim Crouwel at the opening of Crouwel’s solo exhibition at Galerie Anatome in Paris last Friday night. The show continues through April 28. More pictures via Xavier Encinas’ new design blog Swiss Legacy. Read More

February 6, 2007

Helvetica World Premiere!

That’s right, font film fans: Helvetica will have its World Premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas, on March 13th. I’ll be in attendance to answer questions and buy drinks, along with a few designers from the film, TBA. There will be two … Read More

February 5, 2007

Creative Capital accepting film grant proposals

Creative Capital is an arts funding organization which I’ve had the pleasure of being involved with. Over the years, their grants and support have helped indie filmmakers like Sam Green, Braden King, Peter Sillen and dozens of others. The grants are generous, but the biggest perk is their annual … Read More