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Bunkhouse

Contributed by Manuel Wesely on Feb 5th, 2019. Artwork published in
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    Source: http://mmm.do Photo: Manuel Wesely. Zymryte Hoxhaj, Manuel Wesely. License: All Rights Reserved.

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    Bunkhouse.de — the website of independent German filmmaker Philipp Majer and his film production company Bunkhouse — uses GT Cinetype by Grilli Type, a typeface based on a design that was engineered for a cinema subtitling machine.

    The website was conceptualized by Zymryte Hoxhaj and Manuel Wesely, designed by Manuel and developed by Bernd Schmitt.

    Philipp’s work is divided into two sections: an area for full-length documentaries (with their own pages) and a grid view for his daily client work. Yellow subtitles help navigating (“Go Home”, “Play movie!”) and provide additional information, such as project titles. In the future, we plan to expand these subtitles to dynamic comment on the visitor’s behavior: Is she scrolling? Is he moving his cursor to certain things? Is she clicking, waving, searching, playing, reading?

    As soon as the subtitle idea came up, it was clear which font to choose.

    Homepage
    Source: http://mmm.do Zymryte Hoxhaj, Manuel Wesely. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Once more the homepage, but with different video timestamps.

    Homepage
    Source: http://mmm.do Zymryte Hoxhaj, Manuel Wesely. License: All Rights Reserved.

    On the website, each documentary film has its own page with custom background colours (or gradients) and film credit information. Visitors can explore back and forth through the documentaries by clicking previous and upcoming titles in the black band above the documentary.

    Homepage
    Source: http://mmm.do Zymryte Hoxhaj, Manuel Wesely. License: All Rights Reserved.

    The yellow subtitle will display player states, project titles or Bunkhouse messages.

    Homepage
    Source: http://mmm.do Zymryte Hoxhaj, Manuel Wesely. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Bunkhouse’s other catalogue of work is organized in a TV-news ticker style through three filters: editing, music and industry.

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    Source: http://mmm.do Zymryte Hoxhaj, Manuel Wesely. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Results for ‘Music’.

    Homepage
    Source: http://mmm.do Zymryte Hoxhaj, Manuel Wesely. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Side by side: ‘About Philipp Majer’ (the filmmaker), and ‘About Bunkhouse’ (the film production company).

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