Articles tagged Film

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This short film by Vola takes us behind the (design) scenes

Copenhagen – Following its 50th anniversary in 2018, Vola's latest series of short films focuses on the who, why and how behind design and architecture.

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The creepiest character in the Midsommar movie? It’s the spatial design

Midsommar might be a slow-burn horror film, but its main villain is hidden in plain sight from the start, via the spaces created by production designer Henrik Svensson. 

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Maybe this type of seat layout can make cinemagoing a better experience?

Copenhagen – At this year’s Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival, MBADV Studio flipped the cinema space on its head by way of a boundary-pushing furniture layout.

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Want to feel like a Bond villain? This Tyrolese installation could do the trick

Sölden, Austria – For fans of the 007 films, architect Johann Obermoser has created a public lair and an exhibition fit for a Bond character.

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The Simon Architecture Prize uses video to connect space and experience

Barcelona – Awarding user-led European spaces is what the Living Places - Simon Architecture Prize is built for, and it asks its participants to enter in a cinematic way.

Columbus by Kogonada.
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Breaking the Fourth Wall: Architecture Film Festivals

Around the world these events celebrate and showcase this other layer of architecture and here are three upcoming festivals to check out!

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Starring Adam and Eve and a bathtub

Andreas Neumann creates a very different kind of product video for Keramag.

Alesia Cinema by Manuelle Gautrand Architecture. Photos Luc Boegly / Guillame Guerin
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Manuelle Gautrand uses steps and folds to immerse the audience with film

PARIS – Wedged between a seven-storey apartment building and a low-rise retail arcade the Gaumont Alésia Cinema has been through multiple changes since its opening in 1921.

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A picture perfect dystopian scene emotionally deprived through architecture

Production designer Tino Schaedler talks about the ephemeral world of Equals

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Alexander Wong's cinema design has perplexing universal concepts

SHANGHAI – White Futura is a new destination to escape to at China Film Cinema City 2016. Embodying theoretical concepts, fantasy and mind-blowing innovations, the venue is the crowning jewel of …

Birg mich, Cilli, conversion of a farmhouse. Architect Peter Haimerl, Viechtach, Germany, 2009. Photo Edward Beierle
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'And…Action!' Contemporary Architectural Photography at the Imagine Film Festival

Architectural photography is going through a turbulent phase. During the last 20 years of the twentieth century, the influence of professional architecture criticism gave rise to the photographer …

Stills from the screening of Concrete Love, which opens the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (AFFR).
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Concrete Love opens the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM – Wednesday marks the first official opening film for the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (AFFR), the world's largest film festival entirely devoted to architecture.