Jerry’s Map By Gregory Whitmore
Art

It never ceases to amaze me the lengths people take to fulfill an idea they have, in recent times I was taken back by Rick Mereki and his Eat, Learn and Move series and today I’d like to introduce you to an interesting if not rather eccentric character called Jerry. With copious amounts of spare time on his hands Jerry has developed this separate world which he hand paints on a considerable sized map he has built up over the years. It never ceases to amaze …

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One Plastic Beach Short Documentary
Art

Heads up to Jason Sondhi of Short of the Week for bringing this captivating short documentary about the waste we produce in the products we make to my attention. I’m not too fond of sharing work that’s already being showcased but this project really resonated with me, I think beyond what could be seen as quirkiness of the couple involved in this project is a really important issue that we all need to be made aware of. I’ve never quite understood …

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Liberia ‘77 Documentary Trailer

Just by chance I happened to come across this captivating short film which doubles as a trailer for a longer feature documentary titled “Liberia77”. The project follows the story of two young Canadian born brothers, Andrew and Jeff Topham, who emigrated with their family to Liberia in the 70’s as their farther worked for a company that produced explosives for the mining industry. Eventually the family packed up leaving a childhood paradise for the boys of …

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Wefi Surfboards by Mark Wyatt

Recently Vancouver based filmmaker Mark Wyatt created this short documentary on local creative Randy Weflen who makes handcrafted wooden Surfboards for a living. The project guides us through a the process that Randy undertakes to build these beautiful custom hollow western red cedar boards, which are all constructed from natural elements found on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. As I watched on I couldn’t help but admire the skill and …

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Short Documentary From Kris Van den Bulck
Art

Film student Kris Van den Bulck recently produced this interesting project in which he introduces Belgian Cartoonist Jangojim, I thought it was well put together and had some nice elements incorporated so here it is for all of us to view. I’m pretty sure this is the first time we’ve included this type of artist before, but I have to admit I quite enjoy the quirkiness of Jangojim’s work – this is a bit of a guilty pleasure on my part. The young artist talks us through how …

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Beekeeping In New York City From Adrian Bautisa

Back with the bees again, with this time around Filmmaker Adrian Bautista bringing us this insightful short documentary piece which investigates a little into the active beekeeping community in New York City. Adrian introduces us to Tim ONeal creator of educational blog Borough Bees with novice beekeeper Kazumi Terada talking a little on how she first stumbled into the past time also…

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