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March 14, 2007

Screening #1

After a year and a half of filming, traveling, editing, and stressing, the World Premiere of Helvetica happened last night at SXSW in Austin. A sellout crowd of 450 packed into the Austin Convention Center for the film and a post-screening Q&A with David Carson and I (below). The audience was great, and although the evening is still sort of a blur for me, from the amount of laughs and applause we got it seemed like everyone really enjoyed the film.

To the 150 people who were turned away once the cinema reached capacity, I’m truly sorry. There are two more screenings there this week, on the 15th and 17th, and those should be a little more relaxed since the interactive conference is over.

I’d like to thank Jarod, Matt, Shawn, Stephanie, and everyone at SXSW for having us there and for doing such a great job with the festival. Thanks!

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Joe says

Mar 15, 2007

Congrats on a successful showing. I can't wait to see the film at RIT on May 11th.

ralph says

Mar 16, 2007

I was at the screening and absolutely loved the film and the Q&A afterward. Congratulations!

Ana says

Mar 16, 2007

Is there any possibility to see it Buenos Aires? There's a film festival coming soon... http://www.bafici.gov.ar/ maybe you can contact them and bring it here. helvetica is all around here, on the street names, subway signals... thanks, Ana*

robyn says

Mar 20, 2007

any plans to screen Helvetica in Australia??

Gary says

Mar 20, 2007

http://www.helveticafilm.com/screenings.html

scroll down to july. sydney and brisbane will follow the melbourne screening.

Al says

Mar 27, 2007

There is no mention of the April 18 (UCONN) screening at the UCONN website, nothing at all! Can someone help me with this? Thank you.

Gary says

Apr 07, 2007

UCONN info is at http://www.art.uconn.edu/