Handcrafted Films

The Frozen Ark

In the face of rising extinction rates in animal species, the Frozen Ark Project aims to collect and save tissues containing DNA from animals facing extinction and to store these valuable specimens for posterity.

Stop the Crop

‘Stop the Crop’ explores the continuing problems associated with the use of GM in modern day agriculture and highlights the possibility that European Union ministers may soon approve far ranging GM cultivation throughout Europe.

Solidarity For Women’s Rights Defenders in Afghanistan

This film follows ‘Young Women for Change’ an organisation based in Afghanistan. Standing up against human rights abuses and empowering women to take a more active part in society, their amazing work has influenced young Amnesty activists to stand in solidarity with them here in the UK.

New film ‘Stop the Crop’ explores the hazards of GM crops

A new and thought provoking film from Handcrafted Films has been released by Corporate Europe Observatory, Friends of the Earth and SourcedTV. The film explores the continuing problems associated with the use of GM in modern day agriculture and highlights the possibility that European Union ministers may soon approve far ranging GM cultivation throughout Europe. […]

Handcrafted Sessions – Dave Gerard & Jessica Moncrieff, ‘Broken Horses / Oh So Quiet’

‘The Handcrafted Sessions’, a fantastic series of recordings from the heart of London, inside a Handcrafted Shed, with Run Aground Records. www.handcraftedfilms.net/category/music/handcrafted-sessions/

Focus Forward Film Festival Audience Vote

We’re delighted to say that Uptown Oils is a semi finalist at the Focus Forward Film Festival. What we’d love everyone to do is join in and help vote for the film as it goes through the public voting period before the final judges have their say later in December. “95 films have been selected […]

Lady the Gloucester Old Spot

Filmed earlier this week down in rural Cornwall we had the pleasure of meeting Lady, a full grown Gloucester Old Spot, who was willing to play a part on camera for a certain price – namely food pellets.

Focus Forward Film Festival

Great news for Handcrafted Films! A new reversioned film looking at the great work of Uptown Oils has been shortlisted as a semi-finalist for the Focus Forward Film Festival. ‘Focus Forward is an unprecedented new series of 30 three-minute stories about innovative people who are reshaping the world through act or invention, directed by the world’s most celebrated documentary filmmakers’ .

Inspirational People – Ama Ntowaa

Ama Ntowaa, a widow in her sixties who supports six children, single handedly stopped an aggressive timber company extracting lucrative mahogany trees Illegally from her farm. This is her unique and inspiring story.

Handcrafted Sessions – Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin, ‘Silbury Hill’

‘The Handcrafted Sessions’, a fantastic series of recordings from the heart of London, inside a Handcrafted Shed, with Run Aground Records. handcraftedfilms.net/category/music/handcrafted-sessions/