1. Filmmaker Michael John Evans sets out to visually portray “the zone” which one enters when their craft is honed.

    Sean Walling, owner of Soulcraft, builds top notch custom steel bicycle frames. This short film documents Sean’s fabrication methods: a well choreographed dance of experience and muscle memory producing a seemingly effortless ode to process.
    From Steel: invites the viewer into Sean’s machine shop for an up close and personal look at the work that results in yet another awesome Soulcraft.

    Musical score provided by the internationally praised duo, Mattson 2. Courtesy of Galaxia Records.

    Directed by: Michael John Evans: michaeljohnevans.com

    Starring: Sean Walling: soulcraftbikes.com

    Music by: The Mattson 2: mattson2.com

    # vimeo.com/18969652 Uploaded 493K Plays 97 Comments
  2. A project from bureauofcommongoods.com, Made by Hand is a new short film series celebrating the people who make things by hand—sustainably, locally, and with a love for their craft.

    In our second film, we meet writer turned knife maker Joel Bukiewicz of Cut Brooklyn. He talks about the human element of craft, and the potential for a skill to mature into an art. And in sharing his story, he alights on the real meaning of handmade—a movement whose riches are measured in people, not cash.

    director-producer KEEF
    director of photography JOSHUA KRASZEWSKI
    editor MATT SHAPIRO
    music MICHAEL TRAINOR & NATHAN ROSENBERG
    music produced at THE DOG HOUSE NYC
    sound recordist ROBERT ALBRECHT
    re-recording mixer NICHOLAS MONTGOMERY
    assistant re-recording mixer JOHN GUMAER
    gaffer ADAM ORELLANA
    title design MANDY BROWN

    special thanks
    JOEL BUKIEWICZ & CUT BROOKLYN

    thisismadebyhand.com
    bureauofcommongoods.com
    cutbrooklyn.com
    keef.tv
    doghousenyc.com

    # vimeo.com/31455885 Uploaded 636K Plays 178 Comments
  3. A project from bureauofcommongoods.com, Made by Hand is a new short film series celebrating the people who make things by hand—sustainably, locally, and with a love for their craft.

    In our inaugural film, we visit the Breuckelen Distilling Company, the first gin distiller in Brooklyn since prohibition. Founder Brad Estabrooke talks about starting from nothing and the imperfect process of perfecting a craft. His experience bears a lesson for us all: knowing you could fail brings you that much closer to success.

    director-producer KEEF
    director of photography JOSHUA KRASZEWSKI
    editor MATT SHAPIRO
    title design MANDY BROWN
    music ROMAN ZEITLIN
    sound recordist ROBERT ALBRECHT
    re-recording mixer NICHOLAS MONTGOMERY

    special thanks
    BRAD ESTABROOKE & BREUCKELEN DISTILLING CO.

    thisismadebyhand.com
    bureauofcommongoods.com
    keef.tv
    brkdistilling.com

    # vimeo.com/28408829 Uploaded 192K Plays 46 Comments

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