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About the Speaker


Jens Gehlhaar

Jens Gehlhaar, born and raised in Germany, is a commercial artist living in Los Angeles who works in film, design, advertising and music. He has directed commercials for Apple, Volkswagen, Emirates Airlines and many other brands. He has designed identities and titles for MTV, VH1 and “This American Life”, and has drawn typefaces for TV Guide and two different Tom Cruise movies. He is currently a commercial director represented by Logan & Sons and a thesis advisor at California Institute of the Arts.

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TYPO San Francisco 2013, April 11, 2013, 2:00 pm (Forum Building)

Jens will talk about moving from type design to graphic design to motion graphics to animation to film making and back. He will talk about type and film and type for film, although none of it will be about movie titles.