1. Mike Friton is a freelance shoemaker, weaver, paper sculptor and innovator with over 30 years of experience at Nike. His innovations are responsible for many elements of athletic footwear that people wear today. Each of his crafts informs one another and he is constantly exploring the fringes of his field. Mike's work is a great example of how non-traditional methods of exploring one's craft can lead to unique end results.

    To find out more about Mike and his work visit fritondesign.com or @mikefriton.

    DIRECTOR: Tristan Stoch
    DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Sean Grasso
    SOUND: David Panton

    MUSIC BY KEVIN MACLEOD

    Cineastas Video Production. Portland, OR.
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  2. Made in Brooklyn: The Shoemaker

    Frank Catalfumo is a 91 year old shoemaker and repairer in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. He first opened the doors to F&C Shoes in 1945 and continues to work five days a week alongside his son Michael. If you're ever in the area, make sure to stop by the shop and listen to one of Frank's amazing stories about life in Brooklyn back in the day.

    View the photo gallery here: dustincohen.com/STORIES/THE-SHOEMAKER/thumbs/

    Directed by Dustin Cohen, Filmed by Dustin Cohen and Michael Hurley, Edited by Bill Kemmler, Color Grading by Simon Biswas.

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