[Dailies] Will Ferrell, Ice Cube, #letsfly, Crowd Funding, Picture Palaces

Part of a series of posts about great film, web, or design artists and their work abuzz online and in-person.
  • Will Ferrell’s Low-Budget Beer Ads (adweek.com) shows us what can be done when you embrace content over quality (via director Matt Checkowski)
  • Ice Cube’s Ode to The Eames (nytimes.com) showcases a fresh perspective for the museum exhibit, “Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980” (via designer Charlie Hess)
  • #letsfly (twitter.com) brings us a introductory video and microsite to announce a new Twitter interface, which launches today (via entrepreneur Joshua To); also check out stories.twitter.com
  • 5 Alternatives to PayPal (wired.com) can be handy for crowd funding your film, including Amazon WebPay’s no-fee processing model, undercutting the usual 3-8% that PayPal or Kickstarter take
  • Cinema Treasures let’s you find 30,000 movie theaters around the world, “[b]ecause you’re tired of watching movies on your laptop;” it’s also a historical database of architects, photos, and seat-counts, including theaters that have closed


Aaron Proctor
Founder, FWD:labs
Director of Photography site

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