Built from an old Renault Garage in the center of Paris, near Place de la Bastille, Alain Ducasse's new chocolate factory was created with the willingness to get back to the roots of chocolate making : a careful, slow and patient work, craftsmanship and machines being as one. This short film gives us a vision of chocolate like we never see it, rough and sensual at the same time.
Director : Simon Pénochet
Director of photography : Yann Tribolle
Producer : Pierre Baussaron
Production company : Blast production
Music: Flairs / Third side record
Handcraftsmanship has become more scarce and intriguing in today's digital world. It takes violin maker David Van Zandt 8 weeks to craft aged wood into a violin. This is the 128th violin he has crafted. This film was shot on Canon 5d mark III cameras and Canon lens.
A talented jeweller has found her own way to make miniature masterpieces worth thousands of pounds -- despite being born with no FINGERS. Annette Gabbedey, 48, spends months creating delicate rings and bracelets, glittering with precious diamonds and opals in her workshop. But the expert goldsmith does not have any special tools to help her work without digits - she simply adapts conventional crafting devices to create dazzling ornaments. Determined Annette - who insists she is not disabled - even says she could not imagine doing her job with fingers because they "must get in the way".
Boulder beekeeper, Tim Brod, discusses the value of high quality honey and the importance of maintaining our relationship with the honeybee.
Jérôme, young cabinet maker and antique furniture restorer, opens up the door
of his workshop to tell us about his secrets. Portrait.
Director : Germain Lalot
Producer : ineoprod