Film

In his latest film, “Her,” Spike Jonze presents a one-of-a-kind vision of L.A.'s future.
Jan 20, 2014   Los Angeles Times
How did childhood visions of future cities differ for kids growing up in the 1980s when compared to the 1960s or today? Matt Novak shares a short film from 1983 that captures the prescient urban visions of students.
Apr 24, 2013   Smithsonian
A new film, Trainsforming America, takes a look at passenger rail in the US from the passengers' perspective.
Feb 7, 2013   Transportation Radio
Urbanized is a feature-length documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world’s foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers.
Sep 23, 2011   urbanizedfilm.com
As states elbow each other to lure movie makers to their markets with increasingly attractive tax incentives, some say the competition has gone too far.
Jun 11, 2010   Governing
This paper animation clip by Rob Carter shows the urban growth and development of Charlotte, North Carolina over time.
Feb 14, 2010   Good
By utilizing rental data Netflix makes freely available, the New York Times has published a Google Maps mashup illustrating the most popular rental titles in each zip code.
Jan 15, 2010   New York Times
Small towns in New Mexico are increasingly being used as film locations. But for some locals, the invasion of Hollywood is not worth the economic benefits.
Jul 21, 2009   Los Angeles Times
<p>Film is much more effective than planners or architects at assessing the possible future forms of cities, according to this article from film critic A.O. Scott.</p>
Jun 10, 2008   The New York Times Magazine