Gary Hustwit

Gary Hustwit is an independent filmmaker and photographer based in New York and London. He made his directorial debut in 2007 with Helvetica, a documentary about graphic design and typography. The film marked the beginning of a design film trilogy, with Objectified, about industrial design and product design following in 2009, and Urbanized, about the design of cities, in 2011. He is a longtime advocate of self-distribution, direct audience engagement, and truly independent filmmaking. (Photo by Jessica Edwards)

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Talks

Gary Hustwit (Helvetica) Talks Les Blank’s A Poem is a Naked Person

By Gary Hustwit | July 1, 2015

Gary Hustwit (Helvetica) Talks Les Blank’s A Poem is a Naked Person

The late documentarian's lost 1974 film about Leon Russell is a mess, but that’s exactly why filmmakers today should be looking to it for inspiration.