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Constantin Brancusi

On the Wings of Brancusi

Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957), the most important sculptor of the first half of the 20th century, has been a fascinating and enduring influence on a generation of contemporary American artists.

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Cornell Tech II

Cornell Tech II

The permanent record will exist in the form of a Part II film, to be delivered in 2018 upon completion of Phase I of the Cornell Tech campus. This film will incorporate new material acquired between now and 2018 as well as material from Part I, and cover the complete story of Cornell Tech.

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Vladimir Kagan: A Life of Design

Vladimir Kagan: A Life of Design

Vladimir Kagan, furniture designer, artist and writer since the late 1940’s has had an important influence on Twentieth Century design.  

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Jack Youngerman: My Life in Art

Jack Youngerman: My Life in Art

Abstract artist Jack Youngerman has maintained a devoted, creative studio work schedule for nearly seven decades.  During the past two years, Checkerboard and Photographer Laurie Lambrecht have interviewed Youngerman about his fascinating life.  

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Checkerboard Film Foundation is a non-profit documentary film production company founded in 1979.

We document living artists who have made important contributions to the American arts. Our mission is educational and archival.


Current Films In Production

Constantin Brancusi

Cornell Tech II

Vladimir Kagan

Jack Youngerman


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