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Der Mann von schwarz und weiss: Adrian Frutiger

Der Mann von schwarz und weiss: Adrian Frutiger

Documentary, 45 min.

Title E:The Man fo Black and White: Adrian Frutiger
Title F:L'homme de Noir et du Blanc: Adrian Frutiger
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by Christoph Frutiger, Christine Kopp

November 2004

Adrian Frutiger is one of the most important type designers of our time. The Swiss, born in 1928, created more than thirty fonts, including the world-famous Méridien, Univers and Frutiger type families. Less well-known are his extraordingary freely conceived works. This film is a straightforward, sensitive portrait of the designer and his work which presents Adrian Frutiger's achievements and his relationship to nature in a new way. All the cinematography is done in High Definition, stills of the well-known Swiss cameraman Pio Corradi and the music composed by famous Swiss songwriter Hanery Amman add to the very personal portrait.

 

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Directed by: Christoph Frutiger, Christine Kopp
Written by: Christine Kopp

World Premiere: November 2004
Original Version: Swiss-German (german subtitles), colour and b/w, 45 min.

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Production:
Producer: Christoph Frutiger

Cinematography: Christoph Frutiger
Editing: Christoph Frutiger
Sound: Rolf Büttikofer
Music: Hanery Amman

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World Rights: Christoph Frutiger

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