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What does it mean to direct #likeagirl? It means winning

We are proud to share the news that Lauren Greenfield‘s #likeagirl short film for Always—about the undermining effects of being doing told you’re doing something “like a girl”—has won six Clio awards and a Grand Clio! In the video below, Lauren takes you behind the scenes of her film, which was commissioned by Leo Burnett […]

Flipboard features Doug Menuez’s photo project documenting the birth of Silicon Valley

Flipboard‘s photo editors have just published a feature on Doug Menuez‘s “Fearless Genius” photo project. Go here to see more. And if you’re in New York City this weekend, come see Doug talk about the project on Saturday, September 20, at Photoville in Brooklyn. His presentation, scheduled from 3 to 4 p.m., is free. Details […]

Lauren Greenfield’s #likeagirl short film for Always notches more than 70 million YouTube views, gets shortlisted for eight Clio awards

Lauren Greenfield truly tapped into the zeitgeist with #likeagirl, the thought-provoking short film she directed for Always and Leo Burnett. Since launching on YouTube on June 26, the spot—which explores the demeaning implications of being told you’re doing something “like a girl”—has been watched more than 70 million times worldwide and more than 47 million […]

“Dust,” Nadav Kander’s new exhibition and monograph, explores the radioactive ruins of secret cities on the border between Kazakhstan and Russia

. Nadav Kander‘s latest fine-art photo project, “Dust,” explores the vestiges of the Cold War through the radioactive ruins of secret cities on the border between Kazakhstan and Russia. An exhibition of the work opened last week at the Flowers Gallery in London, and Hatje Cantz has published a 128-page monograph featuring 50 color images […]

Melanie Acevedo talks to Feature Shoot about the photo project she plans to pursue indefinitely

Melanie Acevedo has been casually photographing her two children, Violet and Rocky, since they were born, but her photos were far from personal snapshots. The images she captured alternately revealed the inner life of her children as well as the marvel of being a parent and watching your child grow. They were universal moments with […]

Have a question about the early days of Silicon Valley? Come see Doug Menuez on September 20 at Photoville in Brooklyn

Doug Menuez will be discussing his groundbreaking photo project, “Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985–2000,” at Photoville in Brooklyn. The hourlong event starts at 3 and promises to be thought-provoking. “I want to share these heroic tales of sacrifice that built the stuff we take for granted that runs our world,” says […]

John Offenbach and the Belly Flops to swim around Manhattan September 13 in charity event

John Offenbach has gone to great lengths to raise money for charity. Specifically, the length of the English Channel, which he swam in 2009 with his band of friends the Belly Flops to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. That year, they raised 17,000 pounds for the JDRF. In 2012, John and friends […]

In honor of the end of summer: six photos that celebrate the year’s most free-spirited season

   

Steven Lippman talks to A Photo Editor about his work as a photographer and director, his passion for his family, and the causes that are close to his heart

Read the full interview here, or click on the screenshot below. . . .

Rosie O’Donnell on why coming out was easy, and more revelations from Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ upcoming documentary “The Boomer List”

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders‘ new documentary, The Boomer List—which features intimate interviews by Timothy with 19 notable baby boomers—doesn’t premiere as part of PBS‘ “American Masters” series until September 23, but the buzz has already begun thanks to the press screenings. The New York Post, for instance, did a Page Six story noting that Rosie Donnell‘s coming […]

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