Thursday, 2.19.09

Today we viewed the 1968 winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Film, Why Man Creates, by Saul Bass.

Described on back of DVD case as: A series of exploration, episodes, and comments on creativity by a master of conceptual design. Humor, satire and irony are combined with serious questions about the creative process and how it comes into play for different individuals. (A) fascinating cornucopia of trenchant ideas and important truths…

The film focuses on the creative process and is divided into eight parts:

  • The Ediface
  • Fooling Around
  • The Process
  • Judgement
  • A Parable
  • Digression
  • The Search
  • The Mark

Comments are closed.