1. "The Studio" shows award winning Photographer and Filmmaker, Lionel Freedman, at work in his NYC studio in the 1960s. The film won the 1966 U.S. Golden Eagle Cine Award for short films, National Film and TV Festival of New York Gold award for "Best Color and Architectural Effects", and the Venice Film Festival Golden Mercury "Diploma Di Partecpazione". Lionel Freedman was known for his ability to capture rich color and light. Originally trained as an architect, he designed, built and photographed each elaborate room set in his studio. He also designed and built much of his own lighting equipment, including original strobe lighting units, and his own mobile theatrical light board.

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  2. Fencing match in a theatrical modular castle. The film is produced and directed by Lionel Freedman. The set was designed and built by by Lionel Freedman for a commercial photograph for Karastan Rugs.

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  3. Lionel Freedman was a renown commercial photographer. He also designed filmed and directed several this short films for clients in his NYC studio in the early 1960s. This short film was produced for the McGregor Shirt company.

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Short films by renown architectural and commercial photographer Lionel Freedman. Freedman made several industrial films in the mid-1960s. "The Studio" shows the process of designing building styling and photographing room settings for high stiyle advertising…


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Short films by renown architectural and commercial photographer Lionel Freedman. Freedman made several industrial films in the mid-1960s. "The Studio" shows the process of designing building styling and photographing room settings for high stiyle advertising at Camera 73. The film won awards from the International Film and TV Festival of New York, and Venice Film festival. "Yes you can..." was shot on the set designed and build by Freedman for a one time use photo for Karastan Rugs. Lionel Freedman's daughter Laurie Freedman and photographer granddaughter Maya Myers maintain his professional archives.

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