1. A film on the purpose and techniques of calligraphy. Presented and produced by Hallmark. Filmed at Hallmark cards during a visit by Mr. Zapf. Production manager Noel Gordon. Script outline Peter Seymour. Script editor Richard Rhodes. Camera Direction Frank Robinson. Associate cameraman Heinz Burger. Idea and direction Harald Peter.

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  2. A student documentary project completed in April 2012.
    Note: Having received recurring criticism regarding my poor audio editing skills, I hope to be lucky enough to find someone to salvage as much of it as possible when I revisit this project at a later date. Thank you to everyone who has continued to share this film despite it being difficult to listen to.

    Interviewees in order of appearance:
    Joanne Saul, Type Books (typebooks.ca/)
    Stephen Fowler, Monkey's Paw Bookshop (monkeyspaw.com/)
    Stan Bevington, Coach House Books (chbooks.com/)
    Brian Morgan, The Walrus Magazine (walrusmagazine.com/)
    Don Taylor, Don Taylor Bookbinding (dontaylorbookbinder.com)
    Michael Torosian, Lumiere Press (lumierepress.com)
    Akemi Nishidera, KOZO Studio Gallery (kozostudio.blogspot.com)
    George Walker, Biting Dog Press & OCADU (.sympatico.ca/george.walker/)

    Special thanks to:
    Craig Black, for letting me peruse Don Black Linecasting (donblack.ca/) & Paul, for allowing me to film at Eliot's Bookshop.
    And a big thank you to my capstone professor, Grahame Lynch, who was my mentor and advisor through the whole process.

    All music licensed through audionetwork.com/

    This documentary is a humble exploration of the world of print, as it scratches the surface of its future. I consider this a work in progress. It is built upon interviews with individuals who are active in the Toronto print community and questions whether or not they expect to see the disappearance of the physical book within our lifetime. The act of reading a “tangible tome” has evolved, devolved, and changed many times over, especially in recent years. I hope for the film to stir thought and elicit discussion about the immersive reading experience and the lost craft of the book arts, from the people who are still passionate about reading on paper as well as those who are not.

    Please feel free to leave a comment below or email me directly at epiloguedoc@gmail.com. I would love to hear from you!

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  3. George Walker kindly showed me through a couple of runs on his Vandercook after our interview. Watch George use his letterpress to print the documentary title!

    george-walker.com/
    epiloguedoc.com/

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  4. The majority of graphic design students today have violated creative and intellectual property law. Font piracy has become a habit for most students as they are uneducated about legal practice, causing them to have a general lack of awareness and appreciation for the value of typeface design. Moreover, there is often a lack of leadership and ownership demonstrated by the University towards solving this issue. This combined with industry prices that are unrealistic for students results in their stunted learning of ethical practice in design.

    Students find it nonsensical to pay commercial prices for school work that will not generate profit. Meanwhile, the commercially-supported type industry offers some, but very few discounted prices and educational licensing options for students. Throughout my research, I have come to find that students find the type industry to be unapproachable, when it can often be very open minded towards learning. However, while these efforts and opportunities continue to remain undetected by students, the majority will fail to partake and other foundries and designers will not feel it worth their participation.

    Compiling interviews from type designers, a copyright lawyer, university administration, type professors, and graphic design students, Young Type Lovers Anonymous sheds light on all angles of this issue. The supporting soundtrack has been donated by the Vancouver, Canada -based bands, Teen Daze/Two Bicycles/Little Chords.

    While this issue has long been present in the minds of those in the type industry, it will prove highly educational for students, creating awareness and an appreciation for the tools they so actively use. Above all, it aims to finally start a discussion around how this issue might begin to be solved. While the perpetual combat of piracy is a difficult one, all those involved in the education and production of typography would be right to focus on educating and enticing those who have the potential to nurture this industry.

    Danielle Hall
    hall.danielle@gmail.com
    daniellehalldesign.com

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  5. Our speaker at the July 2012 CreativeMornings/NewYork was Kelli Anderson. (kellianderson.com)

    Kelli Anderson is an artist/designer and tinkerer who is always experimenting with new means of making images and experiences.

    She draws, photographs, cuts, prints, codes, and creates a variety of designed things for herself and others. From interactive paper to layered, experimental websites, everything begins and ends in her studio, which houses a 1919 letterpress and an assortment of other benevolent contraptions. She also teaches art history at Pratt every summer.
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    CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types. Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee! You can join us in numerous cities around the world. (creativemornings.com)
    ........
    A big thank you to XO Group (xogroupinc.com) for hosting us in their beautiful office space. And thank you to Ben Hallman (hallmanproductions.com) for filming + editing the video and Julia Robbs (juliarobbs.com) and Matthew Richmond (twitter.com/liquidrobot) for photography.

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