Seven Documentaries Every Advertising Creative Should See

Aug 27

Is Mad Men responsible for the rash of advertising documentaries coming out lately?

 

 

Advertising Documentaries



Art & Copy | 89 min | English (USA) | 2009
Genre: Documentary | Director: Doug Pray

Official Website:
http://www.artandcopyfilm.com/

IMDB:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1333631/

Screenings:
http://artandcopyfilm.org/screenings/

Trailer:

Interview with Dough Pray, Director




Beautiful Losers | 90 min | English (US) | 2008
Genre: Documentary | Directors: Aaron Rose & Joshua Leonard

Official Website:
http://www.beautifullosers.com/

IMDB:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0430916/

Screenings:
http://www.beautifullosers.com/screenings.html

Trailer:




Objectified | 75 min | English (USA) | 2009
Genre: Documentary | Director: Gary Hustwit

Official Website:
http://www.objectifiedfilm.com/

IMDB:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1241325/

Screenings:
http://www.objectifiedfilm.com/screenings/

Trailer:

Clip:




Roadtrip Nation – The Open Road | 80 min | English (USA) 2001
Genre: Documentary

Official Website:
http://www.roadtripnation.com/

Watch full movie online:
http://www.theadclass.com/education/roadtrip-nation-the-open-road

Trailer:




Helvetica | 80 min | English (UK) | 2007
Genre: Documentary | Director: Gary Hustwit

Official Website:
http://www.helveticafilm.com/

IMDB:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0847817/

Trailer:




Lemonade | English (USA) | 2009
Genre: Documentary | Conceived by Erik Proulx, brought to you by Twitter (read full article here)

Official Website:
http://www.lemonademovie.com/

IMDB:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1340721/

Articles:
http://econsultancy.com/blog/4480-q-a-erik-proulx-on-his-documentary-lemonade-and-life-after-ad-layoffs
http://edwardboches.com/this-film-brought-to-you-by-twitter

Trailer:




Milton Glaser: To Inform & Delight | 73 min | English (USA) | 2009
Genre: Documentary | Director: Wendy Keys

NY Tims Article:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/22/movies/22glas.html

IMDB:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1275724/

Credits & Info:
http://www.arthousefilmsonline.com/2009/03/milton-glaser-to-inform-deligh.html

Trailer:

Screening Q&A with Director Wendy Keys:





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