Fifty years later, the real Melvin Dismukes, portrayed by John Boyega in Kathryn Bigelow’s DETROIT, chronicles his first-hand experience of the infamous Algiers Motel Incident, for which he was wrongly charged with first-degree...
A love letter to Lisbon, Portugal.
Norbert Sattler is a master stained glass craftsman.
Bill Durden fell off his boat while fishing 25 miles off of Florida’s Gulf Coast. What happens next is hard to believe.
A pioneer at NASA for over a quarter century, Susan decided to embark on her greatest adventure yet: becoming a first time parent at 70.
A docubiopic of young Harlem entrepreneur John Henry, who asked “Why not now?” and went from doorman to dry cleaner to dealmaker.
William Shakespeare wrote the words, “All the world’s a stage.” Andrew Garrod took it literally. Breakwater’s first feature documentary.
As the son and grandson of fish fryers in coastal Massachusetts, Dan Portelance dreamed of a life elsewhere as a famous chef. Just when his goal was within reach, his...
Stone is a portrait of master stone carver Heather Lawson.
The Ox is a portrait of master woodworker Eric Hollenbeck.
Turns is a portrait of master woodturner Steven Kennard.
Rust is a portrait of master iron artist Gordon Kennedy.
McManus & Morgan is the oldest (and once most prosperous) paper shop in Los Angeles. Aardvark Letterpress is a family-run printing business dating back to the 1940s. Located on the...
Behind-the-scenes featurette on the short documentary series “Life’s Work” featuring the Breakwater Studios Ltd. team.
“Did you ever hear the story of how the chickens saved my life?” Inspired by the extraordinary true story of a brilliant young poultry scientist in WWII Canada, Dinner with...
2015 was big. 2016 will be bigger.
Fibre & Wood is a portrait of two master craftspeople — felting artist Sanna Rahola and woodcarver Douglas Drdul.
Lady Bug dissects the life and work of master metalsmith Elizabeth Goluch.
2 years, 3 months in the making. We shot each piece when we could. For our friends, Batmaker, from their album Overcome.
There’s no magic like a regional theater packed on a Saturday night. Staples commissioned this film to celebrate small businesses around the country.
Breakwater Studios Ltd. presents LIFE’S WORK, a series of short documentaries that follows the stories of six master makers, exploring their craft, their process, and ultimately, their lives.
A team of seven expats living in Tokyo are changing (and challenging) the formula of indie game creation with their highly anticipated mystery exploration game, Vane.
Step into the world of the Northways, a Canadian couple who live together, travel the globe together, and make cutting-edge virtual reality game together, Fantastic Contraption.
After-hours on a quiet suburban street somewhere in South Carolina, young Thomas Brush has spent the last three years creating Pinstripe, an adventure platform game about heaven and hell –...
“The stars of this program have been nominated for 73 Academy Awards and won 9. You know their work. But do you know them?” “Montage: Great Film Composers and the...
Mother Earth is a portrait of master clay sculptor Louise Pentz.
Renowned Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha prints his newest work,”ZOOT SOOT” at Aardvark Letterpress.
UCLA tasked us with explaining their international initiative to solve depression using technology in only 90 seconds.