Moments in design. Stephen Dane (Assistant Art Director on Blade Runner)

Jim Hunter, the man behind 2019: A future re-imagined has created another fantastic Video in which we get to hear the assistant Art Director Stephen Dane tells us about how it was working on Blade Runner and gives us some information on how and why some items in the movie look like they do.
This is a video you should see.

The Prop Collection: The Unicorn File

Some month ago I extended my Blade Runner prop collection with a wonderful fan-made set of items called The Unicorn File and even thou most of the set isn’t even seen in the movie I consider it to be a true gem in my collection (There is one origami unicorn included and it looks very much like the one in the movie).
The set consists of items that very well could have been in the movie as Deckard’s Voight-Kampff operator license card or a receipt from the White Dragon where Deckard gets a meal. Some items in the set comes weathered as they have been used as receipts and tickets might be and some are pristine
Items like this one is very nice to find and one should remember that items like this are made by fans for other fans to enjoy and cherish. You can find information on how you might get one of these sets for yourself (as of now, there are only six sets left). The price is €25 and includes shipping worldwide.
You can find all the information and pictures of the set at the Unicorn File thread @
I decided to make two videos showing of the items in this amazing set and post here so that everyone could get a good look at how truly amazing fan made props or memorabilia items can be. As a fan of Blade Runner, items like this are truly wonderful to own and collect.
Video #1: Deckard’s items
Video #2: Leon Kowalski’s items

Paul Sammon interview podcast

An +1 hour long interview with Paul Sammon (author of “Future Noir – The Making Of Blade Runner” AKA “The Blade Runner Bible”) pod episode of “The Experts” has been published online by

A show to feed Alexis Diana ‘s obsession with the eccentric, the brilliant, the passionate and extraordinary. Each episode features someone who has truly dedicated his/herself to a unique and intriguing topic or lifestyle, an Expert in an area mysterious to most… voluntarily being interrogated by a curious and excited host. Have some questions of your own?… no problem! Watch the show live and join in the discussion via the live chat. The Experts on … live, unedited, limitless

Paul M. Sammon, the Author of Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner, talks to Alexis about his experiences and observations on set, the many obstacles that came up in production and the true message of the film.
Since there currently are some problems embeding videos from Ustream you’ll need to click here and go to and watch the interview there

"2019 – A Future Imagined" (HD Quality)

Visual Futurist Syd Mead reflects upon the nature of creativity and how it drives the future in 1920×1080 progressive high definition.

Show your support for a feature length film on Syd and the creative process by signing the guest list and ordering a copy of the DVD or Amazon Digital Download via The Tribeca Film Institute’s Re:frame Collection


Herve Attia's Blade Runner Filming Locations

This is a spectacular clip, youtube user HerveAttia has visited some of the Blade Runner filming locations and edited together a truly wonderful video that is almost 11 minutes long. If you’ll only got to see one Blade Runner clip online make sure this is the one.
Herve Attia has truly done a mans job with this video 😉

If you want more, check out Herve’s “On the set of Blade Runner” site.

Secret Cinema: Blade Runner

Now, this is a pretty cool thing right and Im pretty sure most of you have heard about the secret showing of Blade Runner in which actors guiding the lucky people that was going to see the movie to the right location and also hinting them of what movie they will see. The whole thing with Secret Cinema is that you wont know what movie you’ll watch but are only given hints on what it will be.

Anyways, here are some clips from the UK showing of Blade Runner.

Secret Cinema presents Blade Runner

Secret Cinema: Blade Runner on CNN

2019: A Future Imagined – A Syd Mead Documentury

There’s a new documentury on Syd Mead called “2019: A Future Imagined” that’s availble online. It’s (for now) a short documentury but it will hopefully be a longer documentury with the support from the online community. You can find it as a digital download from the official website or

Visual Futurist Syd Mead (“Blade Runner,” “Aliens,” “Tron”) reflects upon the nature of creativity and how it drives the future. Photographed in stunning High Definition, this featurette provides insight into the fascinating mind of one of the most influential artists of modern cinema

You can find the trailer for 2019: A Future Imagined here.
Source: Jim Hunter