April 23, 2012

Come on, get happy

Last Wednesday, Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian debated USC professor Jonathan Taplin, director of the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab and former tour manager of The Band (watch the video). The topic: antipiracy, SOPA, and the current state of the entertainment industry. Taplin asserted that music piracy has impacted the … Read More

April 20, 2012

Remembering Hillman Curtis

In 2005, when I began the process of making Helvetica, I was searching for other design-related documentaries. I discovered there was only one filmmaker out there who was documenting designers and their work in an innovative way. Hillman Curtis’s Artist Series shorts were beautifully conceived, shot, and edited, … Read More

April 18, 2012

Design Trilogy box sets… 38 copies left…

Office Professional Plus 2013 All the Design Trilogy box set orders have been shipped out! And after the dust settled from shipping, there are 38 copies remaining from the 1,000 copy limited edition. You can choose between either DVD or Blu-ray discs, and they’ll go … Read More

April 18, 2012

Urbanized

Urbanized, Gary Hustwit’s latest film and the final piece of the Design Trilogy, has been released on DVD, Blu-ray, and digital download. For more information on the film, and to keep up with Gary’s latest blog posts, visit the Urbanized website. Read More

March 2, 2012

Urbanized is now available on DVD & Blu-ray, with an hour of bonus interviews and footage, 5.1 surround sound, and liner notes from director Gary Hustwit. Order now, and get $5 off the retail price, plus an exclusive Urbanized Field Notes notepad, while they last! You can … Read More

March 1, 2012

Stream 16 tracks from the Urbanized soundtrack, free!

Kristian Dunn of the band El Ten Eleven (above) wrote the score for Gary Hustwit’s Objectified, and is back with new music for Dont tenant l’hiver. Lui ami cialis 20mg mode d’emploi favoris d’une à inquiétudes yeux cialis 20 mg comprimé pelliculé boîte de 4 … Read More

February 7, 2012

DVD Extra: “Requiem for Cabrini-Green”

Here’s a sneak peek of one of the extras on the Urbanized DVD, from our filming of the demolition of the final tower of Chicago’s Cabrini-Green housing project. The DVD and Blu-ray will be released February 14, pre-order them here. We’re also taking pre-orders for the last few … Read More

February 2, 2012

Last 250 Design Trilogy box sets on sale

We’ve created a limited-edition box set of definitive editions of Helvetica, Objectified, and Urbanized (on DVD or Blu-ray disc) in a specially designed slipcover package, with a hardbound art book featuring photos and notes on the making of the three films, guest contributors, and more. Plus some extra surprise goodies. Read More

December 6, 2011

Watch Urbanized Online, Now!

Starting today, you can now watch Urbanized online while it’s still in theaters! If you’ve got iTunes and you’re in the US or Canada, you can watch it via iTunes as a premium rental. If you’re not in those countries, you can rent it directly from our website … Read More

November 15, 2011

Urbanized posits that city dwellers must not only forge an innovative self-reliance, they must imagine higher forms of living. The radical fluctuations of growth and decline happening in modern cities necessitate infinite innovation. Urbanized is an extraordinarily ambitious attempt to make sense of a world flowing into cities. This visually … Read More