Watch the Controversial Short Film That Launched Todd Haynes' Career - Creative Planet Network

Watch the Controversial Short Film That Launched Todd Haynes' Career

Publish date:

One of Carol director Todd Haynes' earliest work is also one of his most controversial. "Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story" tells the tragic tale of the beloved singer with Barbie dolls. The melodramatic short film was eventually banned and taken out of circulation, but degraded VHS copies still remain (and therefore so does a YouTube version).

Watch below and read more about the film's fascinating history here on Short of the Week.



Custom-Engineered Bolero S Ensures Reliable Referee Communications for German Bundesliga

Today's large-scale sporting events, as well as their technical broadcast requirements, are growing at an astounding pace. To meet and surpass these requirements, Riedel Communications has initiated their Managed Sports Services division, comprised of custom-engineered technologies paired with extensive supervision and support by Riedel-qualified engineers. Among the first to profit from these services is DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, who has partnered with Riedel to design a reliable infrastructure for German Bundesliga referee communications.


RTI Names Cyrille Vergely as Dealer Experience Manager

RTI, a leading control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial settings, today announced that Cyrille Vergely has joined the company as its Dealer Experience Manager, Europe and Middle East. In his new role, he will ensure an exceptional experience for the company's dealers in the region by providing training, technical support and project design assistance.