Many have been asking about the timing of the film, so here is what we know: It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Ray Des Champs at the age of We will be releasing more information about the films in the future. This is the surprisingly emotional tale of one bewildering machine that revolutionized printing and society, and of the people who fight to keep it alive today. Your request to send this item has been completed. Above are a few screen shots of the films. As we wrap up principal photography, we start the next great and difficult part of this journey:

We continue to screen in locations around the world and are most happy when we get emails and letters from old Linotype operators. He had received the films from the person that had purchased all of the assets of the Linotype hot metal company when it went out of business. Major Film Update January 16th, Final Edit Complete After months of countless hours of editing, the final edit of the film is complete! Originally produced in Home About Help Search. Printing machinery and supplies. During the last few months, we have been traveling across the United States filming interviews and getting stories for the film.

Thank you to all that have purchased the film and told others about it.

More Screenings Around the World After our initial round of about a dozen screenings around the United States, we are very excited to announce 11 new screening dates including our first international screening in London, England on April 26th. This week, we shot at Tim Trower’s shop in Springfield, Missouri for some planned motion graphics sequences that will help explain how the machine works.


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We thank you all for your patience and promise it will be worth the wait! In addition to talking about technology’s impact on typography, he will be showing an extended trailer with exclusive new footage and interviews. Isn’t the internet great?

Major Film Update January 16th, Final Edit Complete After months of countless hours of editing, the final edit of the film is complete! This will start a screening tour that will span across the United States and into other parts of the world.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce film participant and friend of the Linotype, Carl Schlesinger passed away on November 9, at the age of Then continue reading below.

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Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. The photo above is a shot of what the film looks like in Final Cut Pro. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. A Special Offer September 7th, We have been given seven 16mm educational films from the Mergenthaler Linotype Company from the s and ’60s.

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We are thrilled to announce that the film is now available to purchase worldwide. Printing machinery and supplies. Similar Items Related Subjects: Home About Help Search. We have also be finalizing the bonus features and they are going to be great!

It is exciting to see everything coming together piece by piece. Although we could probably continue filming indefinitely, we feel extremely confident that we have been thorough in the locations and people that we have filmed.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. The E-mail Address es field is required. September 10th, Official Release We are incredibly excited to announce the official release date soanish the film: October 20th, Have you wondered what the Linotype crew has been up to the last two years since the film release? Although the shoot was planned for five hours, it ended up taking closer to 11 — but we think it will be worth the extra spabish. As we wrap up principal photography, we start the next great and difficult part of this journey: Printing machinery and supplies — History.


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Linotype: The Film

Please support our Kickstarter Project which has about 48 hours left. Limotype scenes – 21 clips All proceeds go directly to fund the film, so this is a great way to spansh the film and get something fun in return. We will spend the next four or five months editing the film before we release it in late — just in time to honor the th anniversary of the Linotype.

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