Theo Patzu’s Stop-Motion Film “Paper Memories” is a Journey Toward Happiness


The most powerful films are those that have the ability to touch us on a basic, human level. Theo Patzu’s award-winning Paper Memories is one of those films. It pulls at our heartstrings, fills us with nostalgia and encourages us on our journey toward happiness.

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Move, Learn, Eat: 3 Inspired Travel Films

This will get your travel juices flowing: 3 creative guys, Rick Mereki, Tim White and Andrew Lees traveled to 11 countries and created 3 inspiringly beautiful short films. Each of the shorts follow a simple yet cleverly conveyed linear concept: movement, learning & food. What these pieces of art seem to convey the strongest though, is a deep appreciation and enjoyment of life lived fully.

How to Photograph Models Professionally

Ever wonder how to take pictures of models? Look no further than the sound advice of The Girl on the Magazine Cover, a campy short film from 1940. It was a promotional film produced by Jam Handy, one of the world’s leading commercial and industrial film producers. Often creating short films for major clients, Handy’s films were seen in movie theaters before the main show. Narrating this film about the model industry was popular radio comedian and emcee Walter O’Keefe.

For more on Jam Handy, famous icon of short films, check out this interview with WWJ-TV host Bob Leslie.