The metal spinner

The metal spinner

  • Directed by Alicia Harrison
  • 2007
  • Documentary filmmaking workshop
  • Arts, Work
  • Shooting place : Paris
  • Duration : 20 min
  • Audio : French
  • Subtitles : English


This documentary follows the daily work of a metal spinner – a metalworker and craftsman – in his 19th century Parisian workshop. With very few words and no voice-over, the film immerses us in a craft from another era, by following its sole surviving practitioner.

  • Direction : Alicia Harrison
  • Image : Alicia Harrison
  • Sound : tous les stagiaires
  • Edition : Claudio Martinez

Rewards, festivals and diffusions

Festival International de l’Image des Métiers

  • Place : Pézenas (France)
  • Date : 2008
  • Rewards : Grand Prix

Vilnius Film Shorts

  • Place : Lituanie
  • Date : 2008

About : Documentary filmmaking workshop

This workshop is for those who wish to learn, professionalise their film production skills, or who are on the lookout for a career change. Through this workshop, we will learn what the act of filming means intellectually, morally and aesthetically, through all stages of documentary production, from design to editing. Each student will make a documentary short film.

  • Workshop «Author(s) Director(s) of documentary film registered with the RNCP»

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