Directed by: Matt D'Avella 2016 | 75 min.

Section: Documentaries

Premiere: Hawaii Premiere

Film Website

Countries: United States

Languages: English

Genres: Art, Asian Cinema, Culture, Documentary


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The future of business is being written by companies and products that—intentionally or not— shake billion dollar industries. In DESIGN DISRUPTORS, enter the world of 15+ industry-toppling companies (valued at more than $1 trillion dollars combined) with one unifying secret advantage: The transformative power of design.

The film team interviewed over 90 different design leaders at the world’s most disruptive and significant companies to discover the true nature of the design-driven business revolution happening around the world. The narrative is designed to be a series of snapshots into the secret worlds of these renowned industry leaders and tastemakers, demystifying how the design choices they have made directly impact the daily lives of modern society.

DESIGN DISRUPTORS reveals a never-before-seen perspective on the design approaches of these companies and showcases how they are overtaking billion dollar industries through design.
-Anderson Le


Thursday, November 10 6:00 PM Dole Cannery C Date Passed

Cast & Crew

Director Matt D'Avella
Producer Clair Byrd, Andrew Mattock, Clark Valberg
Cast Daniel Burka, Andrew Crow, Mike Davidson, Katie Dill, Braden Kowitz, Andy Law, John Maeda, Jason Mayden, Julie Zhuo
Editor Jen Fineran
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