Campfire. Where stories are shared.

Fly. A Legacy July 04 2013

Here's to the fathers, grandfathers, and uncles. A film by Ronnie B Goodwin 


Adrift July 03 2013

A love letter to the fog of the San Francisco Bay Area by Simon Christen. 


Camping Recipes June 26 2013

A great collection of camping recipes from the BBC's Good Food


Duct Tape Surfing June 24 2013



Weekend Wisdom #54 June 22 2013

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
~ Plutarch

Hiut Factory June 20 2013

A nice film made by our friends at Hiut Denim



The extraordinary work of kinetic sculptor Anthony Howe June 17 2013

Utterly hypnotic.



Weekend Wisdom #53 June 15 2013

Wild rivers are earth's renegades, defying gravity, dancing to their own tunes, resisting the authority of humans, always chipping away, and eventually always winning. 

~ Richard Bangs & Christian Kallen. From the book River Gods

Embroidered 3D Insects June 09 2013

 We like these.



Weekend Wisdom #52 June 09 2013

You can not prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building a nest in your hair.
~ Chinese Proverb


Weekend Wisdom #51 June 09 2013

Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
~ Charlotte Whitton


Weekend Wisdom #50 June 09 2013

The illiterate of the 21st century, will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
~ Alvin Toffler


Time-Lapse Earth June 07 2013

Stunning time-lapse sequences taken by the astronauts onboard the International Space Station. 




Heartquarters are more important than headquarters May 27 2013

 


Weekend Wisdom #49 May 25 2013

Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.

~ Francis Bacon

Lucas Foglia. A Natural Order May 23 2013

"From 2006 through 2010, I traveled throughout the southeastern United States befriending, photographing, and interviewing a network of people who left cities and suburbs to live off the grid. Motivated by environmental concerns, religious beliefs, or predictions of economic collapse, they build their homes from local materials, obtain their water from nearby springs, and hunt, gather, or grow their own food." ~ Lucas Foglia.




See more here


Spring Snow. May 18 2013

A short portrait of the elm seeds in the streets of Amsterdam during may 2011. Film by: Bram van Alphen.



Powers Of Three May 09 2013

I was lucky enough to spend a couple of hours around a campfire with Fergal Smith in Wales recently. A humble and wonderful character. I knew that he was a pro surfer, but until I watched this film, had no idea the level that Fergal had reached.

Powers of Three is directed by Mickey Smith.





The Metalsmith May 03 2013

Facing blindness, metalsmith Andy Cooperman renews his commitment to making things worth seeing.



Sebastião Salgado. GENESIS April 17 2013

Salgado talks with Benedikt Taschen about the photographic project that changed his life.



Music For New Things. The Quiet Farm Playlist #4. Spring March 29 2013

 



Ron Finley. The Gangster Gardener. March 11 2013

So inspiring.



The Rope Swing March 11 2013

The really, really big rope swing.



Play Again. Official Trailer March 08 2013

This moving and humorous documentary follows six teenagers who, like the “average American child,” spend five to fifteen hours a day behind screens. PLAY AGAIN unplugs these teens and takes them on their first wilderness adventure – no electricity, no cell phone coverage, no virtual reality.


A collaboration between artist and caddis larva February 20 2013

Artist Hubert Duprat's work with caddis larva



Two Years At Sea February 13 2013

Beautiful trailer for the film Two Years At Sea



Dali City January 29 2013

A short film about Dali City. A beautiful haven for China's artistic underground. Courtesy of Nowness.com


Richard January 21 2013

Richard is the fascinating story of a travelling piano tuner who chooses to live outdoors. Shot in London, the film takes an alternative look at someone who treats the entire city as a home.

 


L.E.D. Surfer by Jacob Sutton January 18 2013

 


Flying people January 09 2013

Just magical.


Mushroom hunting with Connie Green. A film by Selby January 07 2013

The Selby has a knack of finding the unusual and these Californian mushroom hunters are no exception. 


Project Wild Thing December 05 2012

 A cinema documentary about nature, evolution and the future of childhood. We're backing it.



Caine's Arcade November 28 2012

9 year old Caine spent his summer building an elaborate cardboard arcade inside his dad's used auto part store.



40mm Underworld November 22 2012

 This is a short film/experiment by James Miller. 


I've been working on a project with James for a few moths now. He's an incredible talent. I'll be sharing that work here shortly.


Made By Hand November 22 2012

 Part 4 in the Made By Hand series. The Cigar Shop.


To be honest we were in two minds whether to post this. I'm not comfortable glorifying smoking in any form. But it's a beautiful craft and a beautiful film. 


If you think adventure is dangerous October 31 2012


Portrait of Sue Paraskeva October 29 2012

 A hypnotic portrait  of the ceramic artist Sue Paraskeva.





How We Are ALL Connected September 29 2012

Mandatory viewing for all.


The Cardboard Bike Project September 25 2012

Yes you can build a bike out of cardboard.



The Roper September 18 2012

The true story of Kendrick, a young calf roper who dreams of one day making it to the Las Vegas rodeo finals. 


Jon Contino September 14 2012

Came across this on itsnicethat.com

Great talent and an even greater attitude.

 


100 Miles Of Gravel August 24 2012

A nice film about the Almanzo 100 bike race.

Almanzo100 from Royal Antler on Vimeo.

 


Green Tunnel August 15 2012

Green Tunnel- A six month journey along the 2,200 mile long Appalachian Trail, condensed and reinterpreted into five minutes of stop-motion.

 


Made in England August 10 2012

Made in England is a book by frame builders, about frame builders. It takes a unique look at the world of bespoke frame building by showcasing the artisans in England who craft these bicycle frames.

The book is coming out any day now. 

https://www.facebook.com/madeinenglandbook


Glenshelane August 08 2012

There's a small stream running through The Quiet Farm that makes its way into the Glenshelane RIver. The Glenshelane River makes its way through The Glenshelane Forest which, if you find yourself near Cappoquin, Ireland, is certainly worth a visit.




Gentlemen of the Road August 08 2012

All four parts of the Mumford & Sons Gentlemen of the Road documentary series, directed by Fred & Nick.





Art Kite August 06 2012

I don't know if this should be described as a kite or a work of art. So I opted for both.



Dark Side Of The Lens July 30 2012

An amazing film. Tells the story of photographer Mickey Smith. Filmed on the moody coasts of Ireland, Manchester and Cornwall. 

 


A Steelhead Family July 27 2012

What if fishing was so important that you would change your life to pursue it? “A Steelhead Family” walks you through a few days in the lives of the Clay family (Bob, Jed, Kaili, Kathy & Kateri), who have done just that. Headed by bamboo rod builder Bob Clay, this accomplished steelheading family makes the sport of spey casting look easy while illustrating the importance of the survival of these great fish in BC, Canada. A true fishing family in one of the last wild Steelheading strongholds left on earth. 



Made By Hand July 26 2012

Made By Hand are a series of films, unsurprisingly about people making stuff by hand. We like them a lot.


Low & Clear July 26 2012

I sincerely hope these guys make it with their Kickstarter fundraising 

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1504461029/low-and-clear?ref=email

The trailer looks fantastic.

 



Alaska Gold - The Divide July 26 2012

 The growing battle for fishing rights and mining wealth in Alaska.

Watch Alaska Gold on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.