The Art of War Posted December 15, 2003 by Daniel Ostroff

"Ostroff, who debuted as a co-producer of the 2001 documentary, "DOGTOWN AND Z-BOYS," says he sees a strong connection between his film projects and his favorite designs.

V Life, December 2003, a publication of Daily Variety, features Scarlett Johansson on the cover — a wise choice — and this article on the inside:  PRODUCER DANIEL OSTROFF HAS AN EYE FOR RARITIES:  “Ostroff, who debuted as a co-producer of the 2001 documentary, “DOGTOWN AND Z-BOYS,” says he sees a strong connection between his film projects and his favorite designs.  “I try to approach filmmaking the way Charles Eames approached furniture making.  He was completely obsessed with the audience and he focused really hard on those things that would be meaningful to the end user.””

Here’s the complete article by Deborah Netburn, and photograph by Jennifer Rocholl.

 

By clicking here you can see detailed views of the most important item in the picture, the same model of Eames chair on which I am sitting.