Archive: May 2017

BULLETIN: trailer for the restored transfer of ‘the hero’s end’ an early short film by ucef hanjani

connect with us on instagram to be updated on the preview dates for this short film to be shown in manhattan this coming summer. the film was produced under ceft films prior to ceft and company even existing as a company. perhaps the dream was always there? this was a personal undertaking funded by hanjani’s very first commercial projects, “i suppose i was insuring that the money i had made, was spent somewhere worthy, and not on drinks and clothing alone…” hanjani recalls.

excerpts from – over-sensitivity : “…films can deploy a diegetic time that is shorter than the one to be expected… meetings that are supposed to take place at a specific future date (but) take place on-time later in the film as they did in robbe-grillet’s ‘last year at marienbaud”. but films… read more


inspirations: NASA graphics standards manual from 1975

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we love the amazingly immaculate reproduction of the NASA graphics standards manual by richard danne and bruce blackburn, reprinted through crowdfunding via kickstarter. this was the brain child of by jesse reed and hamish smyth who took the task and secure enough interest to produce this iconic design piece. thank you guys for our copy and congrats on this beautiful work. the book features color reproductions of the original NASA 35mm slide presentation, and scans of the ‘managers guide’, a follow up booklet, distributed by NASA. a wonderfully historic reference for any design studio. you can source your very own copy at this link here.