The Solar Film

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The Solar Film (also known as A Short Film on Solar Energy) [1] is a 1979 short film [2] by Elaine and Saul Bass [3] and produced by Michael Britton.[4]

Summary[edit]

This film takes a look at the short history of solar energy,[5] what it is and how can it be used culturally and biologically.[6][7]

Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells was used in the film.[8]

The film was commissioned by Robert Redford who also served as executive producer.[9][10]

Accolades[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Why Man Creates, Saul Bass's 1968 Oscar-winning documentary short about creativity

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oddball Films: Better Call Saul - Saul Bass on Film - Thur. Mar. 10th - 8PM".
  2. ^ "Solar Film (1979) - - Awards - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  3. ^ "The Solar Film". MUBI.
  4. ^ "Michael Britton". IMDb.
  5. ^ "Oddball Films: The Saul Bass Treatment - Fri. May 30 - 8PM".
  6. ^ "The Solar Film (1980) Original Poster (23x31) at Amazon's Entertainment Collectibles Store". www.amazon.com.
  7. ^ Internet Archive
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ "The Science of Creativity - The Solar Film". www.thescienceofcreativity.com.
  10. ^ Kirkham, Pat (31 August 2018). "Reassessing the Saul Bass and Alfred Hitchcock Collaboration". West 86th: A Journal of Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture. 18 (1): 50–85. doi:10.1086/659384. JSTOR 10.1086/659384.
  11. ^ "ACADEMY AWARD : Solar Film, The". www.pyramidmedia.com.
  12. ^ Oscars (4 February 2016). "Short Film Winners: 1980 Oscars" – via YouTube.