January 18, 2011

20' x 50' Stop Motion Hand Painted billboard

As a former sign guy who used to hang out with lots of old-school sign painters (true artists), I really appreciate this...

Shot high above the streets of New York City, UP THERE is a documentary film that takes an inside look on the dying craft of large-scale hand painted advertising and the untold story of the painters at Colossal Media who are fighting to keep the artform alive.


Full length film:

Directed by Malcolm Murray, based on an original concept by Mother as a promo for Stella Artois beer demonstarting the ritual of the perfect pour.

Bonus.. The gorgeous new online book from Colossal: