The Barber of Birmingham

Titles for the Oscar Nominated short The Barber of Birmingham.

The Barber of Birmingham follows Mr. James Armstrong, an 85-year old African American barber in Birmingham, Alabama and a proud civil rights veteran, as he sees his unimaginable dream come true.
Mr. Armstrong’s barber counter was created true to form, filled with the ephemera and barber tools that he surrounded himself with. The title typography is indicative of the hand-painted sign that graces his shop window, a perfect melding of typography and environment.
Art Direction, Animation, and Design lead Carlo A. Flores
Directed by Robin Fryday and Gail Dolgin
In collaboration with InterStitch Film and Amelia Nardinelli

Official Selection at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival
Winner of Juried Best Documentary: Short Subject, 2011 Ashland Independent Film Festival
Recpient of the 2013 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award in Excellence in Broadcasting
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