Abdul Matin is a potter from the village of Istalif. Nestled in the foothills of the Hindu Kush, Istalif is home to a pottery tradition stretching back over 400 years. Using traditional techniques, materials and designs, Matin is keeping Afghanistan's pottery traditions alive. As a teacher at the Turquoise Mountain Institute in Kabul he passes on his knowledge to Afghanistan's next generation of craftsmen, and as a businessman he sells his pottery all over the world, from London to Dubai…
MAKERS Part 2: Beam & Anchor by Shwood Eyewear. For the MAKERS series, Shwood Eyewear (www.shwoodshop.com) pays homage to some of Portland's most innovative crafters, artists, builders, writers, and designers that inspire the experimental creators in us all. Part 2 features Beam & Anchor (www.beamandanchor.com); a collective workspace and showroom in North Portland where an assortment of local craftsmen both make and sell their work. Follow the full series at www.experimentwithnature.com
Very cool and simple documentation of leather shoemakers process. No voice over, just strong visuals. Effective animation component as well as really funky track. Also blue heeler puppy gets honourable mention.
St. Louis furniture builder Jermain Todd crafts beautiful industrial pieces in his studio at a converted brewery space. More About The Spotlight Series: We feel a kinship with those who let a passion for their work guide their lives. The Spotlight Series is a collection of personal vignettes that feature craftsmen, artists, and entrepreneurs.
More of my work on http://neelscastillon.com An incredibly poetic murmuration of starlings. We were shooting for a commercial, waiting for an helicopter flying into the sunset, when thousands and thousands of birds came and made this incredible dance in the sky. It was amazing, we just forgot our job and started this little piece of poetry... Enjoy ! Directed by Neels CASTILLON Shot by Mathias Touzeris Produced by Masterfilms. Music: Hand-made - Alt J