STUFF: Fortraits

I get inspired by people who enjoy the process. There is something fun and beautiful about making something with your hands. Sometimes we let a lack of resources stop us from enjoying the creative process, but often times, if we actually slow down, we will notice that the tools we need are all around us.

Commissioned by the True/False Film Festival, Fortraits is a series of four short films by Encyclopedia Pictura.

“…a directing team working in film, art, community building, and agriculture …their unorthodox, hands-on working style often includes direct creation in all aspects of production – writing, designing, painting, sculpting, animating, photographing, directing, editing, composition, and scoring.”Encyclopedia Pictura

“They are passionate about gardening, farming, construction, villages, augmented reality, science visualization, social ecology, technological empowerment, adventure, and country living.” - Encyclopedia Pictura

Sounds like the kind of people we’d like to be friends with! ;)

Number two, “Camping Rafts”, is my personal favorite. There is something very quaint and magical about chilling on the water with a good friend and tasty snacks. ;)

What’s your favorite Fortrait in the series? What about it inspires you? 

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Learn more about Encyclopedia Picture and True/False Film Festival by visiting their websites.

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I like curly lines, and the simple joys of life. Good coffee and the perfect souffle.

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