1. Liz Constable is a New Zealand Book Artists who creates unique books. Original, handmade and full of quirky ideas each book tells a story of its own. Her creative process is very intuitive and full of surprises.
    As a filmmaker I was inspired to not only show her work, but as well the person behind these books.
    Shot on Canon 600D with Sigma lens 17 - 50mm f2.8 & Canon prime lens 85mm f1.8.
    Music: "I'll be gone" by D. Meegan/A. Morris

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  2. A little video about the award winning New Zealand eco designer David Trubridge.
    A man, who embraces sustainability as a creative challenge and who believes that "Design should have a moral and ecological responsibility ingrained within it.”

    Shot on Canon 600D with Sigma lens 17 - 50mm 2.8 & Canon Prime lens 55mm 2.8.
    Music: Fur by David Krutton.

    # vimeo.com/46913975 Uploaded 1,261 Plays 0 Comments
  3. Rob Galloway has been making shoes for more than 30 years. He and his team of Soul Shoes in Raglan, New Zealand are passionate about good quality handmade shoes. A clip about the Soul Shoemaker.
    http://www.soulshoes.co.nz/

    Music: Rapture (instrumental) by Peter Mulvey

    # vimeo.com/70463123 Uploaded 3,035 Plays 0 Comments
  4. A portrait of Kiwi illustrator and author for children's books, Michaela Sangl; her passions, her artwork and her German background.

    Shot on a Canon 600D with a Sigma lense 17 - 50mm 2.8 & Canon Prime lense 55mm 2.8.
    Music: Second Hand Angel by Paul Avgerinos, Looking Back by Paul Avgerinos, Dappled Sunlight by J.R. Black, Sam Ratcliff

    # vimeo.com/44180510 Uploaded 322 Plays 0 Comments
  5. David Benavides is a young talented Guitar Maker based in Ahipara in the very far north of New Zealand. When I met him, I was not only inspired by his gorgeous handmade guitars, but more so by his enthused passion for his delicate craft. It was a visual and acoustic pleasure producing this clip. I hope you enjoy this video and for more on Dave go to benavidesguitars.com.

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People with a Passion

Katja May

I enjoy telling stories about people who do what they love doing, who care about their craft and who are extremely talented. No stars, but people like you and me. Men and women, who do amazing stuff and create beautiful things. I find that New Zealand…


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I enjoy telling stories about people who do what they love doing, who care about their craft and who are extremely talented. No stars, but people like you and me. Men and women, who do amazing stuff and create beautiful things. I find that New Zealand provides a very inspiring environment for creative freedom and to live ones passions. Being at the end of the world has its advantages. Myself, I am passionate about telling these stories. More to come.
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