If you are aware of podcasts or webcasts that might be of interest to the fine press book community, please email us the details so we can post them here.
Arion Press Video Tour: "This tour of Arion Press in San Francisco showcases one of the last traditional book-making facilities in the country where all the processes take place under one roof: the hot metal type foundry, letterpress printing facility, and hand bookbinding studio. Originally featured on the CSPAN BookTV program. . . ."
The Art of Hermann Zapf: "A film on the purpose and techniques of calligraphy. Presented and produced by Hallmark. Filmed at Hallmark cards during a visit by Mr. Zapf."
The Baskerville Project: "This short film explores the technological impact and cultural achievements of John Baskervilleís life and work."
The Biblio File: Podcasts of Canadian Nigel Beale's "interviews with authors, publishers, booksellers [and] book experts."
Biblio File BookArts Audio Archives: A subset of the above Biblio File that focuses on interviews with book arts personalities.
Bixler Press & Letterfoundry: Brief but affectionate look at the respected press & letterfoundry of Michael & Winifred Bixler.
Book Artists & Poets: "These interviews with book artists and poets, are hosted by Steve Miller, coordinator of the MFA in the Book Arts Program at The University of Alabama. The lively conversations are about craft, inspiration, careers, and aspirations."
Boxcar Press (a Day in the Life): "new movie of Boxcar Pressís printshop, beautifully filmed and edited . . . by Daylight Blue Media. Music is by local composer Marc Mellits."
Center for Book Arts (NY): Well-produced promotional video about the Center's mission.
The Child: A world made of typography, created by Antoine Bardou-Jacquet for the french dj Alex Gopher, and a longtime cult favorite of typographers.
Henry Morris at Oak Knoll Fest XV: Fine press printer Henry Morris, proprietor of Bird & Bull Press, talks about his 50+-year involvement with fine press printing. Audio files courtesy of Oak Knoll Books.
In a Bind: CBS News examines the fine art of bookbinding.
Library of Congress Podcasts: Podcasts of all things bookish from the largest library in the world. Also includes links to LOC webcasts and assorted other video & audio resources.
Making Faces: a Documentary on Cutting Metal Type: Well-executed trailer for a documentary about Jim Rimmer, the famed British Columbia "pressman, compositor, typesetter, designer, lithographer, illustrator, bookbinder and teacher."
Metal Type: A nice selection of archival video from this site dedicated to the "Printers and Typesetters who remember the old days of Letterpress Printing. . . ."
Printing "Pictorial Webster's": Quercus Press and its ten-year project to produce a fine press edition worthy of Webster.
Quill Skill: A well-executed promotional video for master calligrapher Denis Brown.
Recorded Voices from the World of Printing: From Martyn Ould and friends, a growing sound archive about fine and private press printing.
Tara Books Video: A video about the award-winning handmade books produced by Tara Books in India.
TypeCulture: ". . . an independent digital type foundry and academic resource which is owned by Mark Jamra." A short, but nice, collection of videos on typecasting.
Wood Type Wayzgoose: Short video of the 2009 wayzgoose at the Hamilton Wood Type Museum.