MoraQuest Media has announced the October premier of a new documentary entitled Art Paul of Playboy: The Man Behind the Bunny at the Mill Valley Film Festival. The film chronicles the life and artistic impact of Paul, founding art director of Playboy magazine, including his legacy as creator of the brand’s iconic bunny logo.
The film posits that his thirty-year tenure at Playboy changed the landscape of the two-dimensional magazine, and at the same time revolutionized the relationship between art and publishing. Through conversations with Paul himself, archival footage and imagery, and interviews with artists, graphic designers, art directors, and magazine executives, Art Paul of Playboy reveals the life and accomplishments of the man and his art.
The feature-length debut from director Jennifer Hou Kwong is executive produced by Ellis Goodman and American Dream Pictures and produced by Emmy Award-winner Jamie Caesar.