Handcrafted Films

Action for Change

Handcrafted Films launch a new film for Amnesty International UK. Following a group of student activists as they march through central London protesting on behalf of political prisoners in Burma.

Simon Waller

Simon Christopher Waller (Handcrafted’s web designer) has been gratifyingly immersed in the design industry for over 9 years – acting as graphic designer, photographer and music composer. Most of his professional career has been spent working in London; however he spent a year working in Paris and works with an agency in New York. Simon absolutely loves his work with a passion and surrounds himself with other freelancers of the same mindset, which helps inspire and challenge him.

Joel Redman

Joel has worked as a photographer for over 10 years. His images have been recognised at a number of prestigous photography awards and have been part of a number of exhibitions, including an appearance at the National Portrait Gallery. In 2009 his work on behalf of Handcrafted ‘LFP’ received recognition at ‘International Photography Awards’. Follow […]

Nanang Sujana

Nanang Sujana, born in October 14th 1980. He is originally from forest people (Rejang) tribe in Bengkulu, Sumatra. Start his filmmaking carrier after finishing his Marine Biology degree in Bogor Agricultural University in 2003.   Under Telapak (Environmental NGO’s) in Bogor, West Java, he and 6 other filmmakers established Gekko Studio. With the main goal […]


The Livelihoods and Forestry Programme (LFP) has been enhancing the lives of rural people in Nepal since its inception in 2001.

Ridzki Sigit

Born in Bogor, West Java Ridzki graduated in Foresty from Bogor Agricultural University. Since 1998 he has been an activist working in the areas of advocacy, public awareness and environmental education. In 2004-2006, Ridzki was the Executive Director of Telapak, a national environmental NGO dealing with the issue of illegal logging and FLEGT, community rights […]

Jay Radosavljevic

Jay came to Handcrafted with a wealth of broadcast and drama experience, He has been a professional sound recordist since 2002 and has also directed and edited several drama and documentaries. A desire to be involved in worthwhile documentary filmmaking brought Jay to Handcrafted Films – the diligent, cooperative and fun work ethic has subsequently […]

Craig Saunders

Craig Saunders is a musician who has contributed music to short films and documentaries. Currently living in Hamburg he is also the front man of the singer-songwriter project Kid Decker, and is a co-organiser of the Melodica Acoustic Festival which now takes place in over 5 countries. Kid Decker’s debut album ‘Your Kind’ was released […]

5×5 Voices of change from the forests of Indonesia

‘5×5’ is a series of five documentary films funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and created by Handcrafted Films and its Indonesian partner Gekko Studios. Each film examines the human stories behind illegal logging in Indonesia.

Danny Spencer

Danny is a freelance cameraman who also teaches camera and lighting workshops for 21CC at the BBC. He has extensive broadcast experience but feels at his happiest when abroad shooting documentaries for Handcrafted Films. For showreels please visit dannyspencer.co.uk.