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The Obsolete, Forgotten Linotype

Wed, 11/10/2010 - 10:22am

“Linotype: The Film” is a documentary about Ottmar Mergenthaler’s amazing Linotype typecasting machine and the people who own and love these machines today.

Director & Editor: Douglas Wilson
Director of Photography: Brandon Goodwin
Audio & Sound Design: Jess Heugel
Music: Iron & Wine “Freedom Hangs Like Heaven”

Does anyone out there still use one of these machines in a regular (or even irregular) production process)?

“Linotype: The Film” Teaser from Linotype: The Film on Vimeo.

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Have any comments or questions about our Thursday video editions of IMPO Insider? Or do you have a video you'd like to see featured in one of our deployments? Email me at Joel.Hans@advantagemedia.com.

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