Why man creates

United States, 1968

Film
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A series of explorations demonstrating in form and content the nature of the creative process. Discusses the variety, richness and importance of creative vision. Using animation and live action, each segment has its own style and makes its own statement. The episodes are: The Edifice, Fooling Around, The Process, The Judgement, A Parable, A Digression and The Search.

Credits

producer/director

Saul Bass

production company

Kaiser Aluminium and Chemical Corporation

Saul Bass and Associates

Language

English

Duration

00:25:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30919

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Crafts & Visual Arts → Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Creative ability

Experimental

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

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