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A LEGO® BRICKUMENTARY delves into the extraordinary impact of the LEGO brick and the innovative uses for it that have sprung up all over the planet, exploring the essential nature of human creativity and the ways we seek to build and understand our world.Director: Kief Davidson, Daniel Junge
Share A LEGO BRICKUMENTARY with both the young and old in your life, and experience how the global phenomenon that is the plastic brick inspires creativity in us all.
Activate your own inner child by sitting down with a pile of loose Lego or a specific Lego kit, and allow your creativity to flow. Not only is building with Lego fun but also a proven way of relieving stress.
Learn about Lego’s ambitions to make a positive impact, as well as learning about the Lego Foundation, who “believe that sustainable change happens when you transform attitudes and behaviours across society.”
Watch one of the countless films featuring Lego, including “The Lego Movie” for an official take on the potential of the brick, as well of one of the very many films made by Lego lovers. If there’s a subject you love, it’s most likely been translated into Lego.
It’s interesting just to see how universal it is. Language is not a barrier. Age is not a barrier. Even intellectual capacity is not a barrier. It’s a toy or a tool, depending upon how you want to look at it, which is able to be used by people across the spectrum,” stated Daniel Junge.
Read the full interview on The Moveable Fest.
Co-producer and post-production supervisor Chad Herschberger of Milkhaus talked to us about the work they did on this documentary and the ins and out of post-production work, including animating faces on LEGO bricks, moving media between Avid Media Composer and DaVinci Resolve and dealing with many different camera formats.
Read the article on Filmmakare Magazine.
There are literally thousands of films out there that were made using LEGOs, often termed “brickfilms,” and that number is only sure to grow following the release of The LEGO Movie. A simple Google search or a few clicks around YouTube can yield hours of results, created by amateurs as well as exclusively brick-filmmaking studios.
Here are a few of Pate Magazine‘s favorites.
I’m sorry, Math. You had a great run as the universal language, but I’m afraid that LEGO bricks have supplanted you when it comes to getting a point across.
Continue reading on the Huffington Post.
Building on the success of using Lego to improve social skills among children with autism, now those of mixed abilities are getting quick off the blocks, too.
Find out more on Independent.
It looks like Barbie’s dream house is coming down, one brick at a time. Denmark-based block maker LEGO unseated Mattel in 2014 to become the world’s top toy company. Their plastic building materials are omnipresent, ideal for teaching children how to think creatively while their barefooted parents learn how to swear creatively.
Check out these 15 fully-connected facts about the beloved brand.
"A LEGO BRICKUMENTARY might be a resounding cheer for a brand, but it’s an eye-opener, too."
The New York Times
"There's a bright curiosity to the movie that's anything but dry, and the creativity on display is as entertaining and inherently colorful as you'd hope."
The Boston Globe
"A fun peek at the birth of Lego bricks and their ever-evolving place in the world."
The Washington Post