A wonderful documentary short directed by Bradley Smith and Tyler McPherron (previously featured here). Highlighting the work of artist Rex May, “49 Mile Scenic Drive” charts the 50 year saga of one iconic street sign in the city of San Francisco:

“What began as a short film about design took on a life of its own and ended up changing a little piece of history.”

Watch above and see full credits below!


Directed by Bradley Smith & Tyler McPherron
Written, Narrated and Illustrated by Alexander Barrett
Produced by Bradley Smith, Jeremy Summer, Little Moving Pictures
Edited by Gregory Gheorgiu, Matthew O’Donnell, Tyler McPherron, Bradley Smith
Director of Photography: Tyler McPherron
Composer: Jordan Lehning
Colorist: Sean Wells
Sound Mixing: Joel Raabe
Dialogue Recorded & Edited by Tom Disher
Gaffer: Luke Seerveld
Assistant Editors: Caleb Stumpfl, Michael Pavoni
Assistant Camera: Evan Henkel
Production Assistants: Frank Frattini, Natalie Vall-Freed, Lemia Bodden, Matthew Nelson
Archivist: Emily Bender
SFMTA: Noel Laffey, Eddie Clark, Todd Vers, Candace Sue, Katy Guyon, Helen Lau
SF Film Commission: Manijeh Fata

Special Thanks:
Chuck Little
The Family of Rex May
Lee Hastings
Susan Burdick
Kaz Tsuruta
Elliott Reid
Wendy Niles
David de la Torre
Sarah Klise
Bridget Watson Payne
The Mexican Museum
The Oakland Museum of California
Chronicle Books
Chris Bettig
Laura Wagner


This is just one of the many fun submissions we’ve received in the past week. Click here if you have a project you’d like us to check out!

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