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**Past Runner-up** The Clog Maker’s Apprentice

This is the story of JoJo Wood, a young apprentice, learning the craft of Clog making. Often this type of trade is forgotten in our modern way of life, but “these crafts are a living connection with our past.”

Jeremy Atkinson is the last traditional Clog Maker in England, he is running out of time and needs to pass his skills on. “There are seed banks all over the world to keep different things alive because maybe they will need to be used in the future, you could say the same thing about crafts because you don’t know what’s coming up.”

Thanks to:
Jeremy Atkinson – clogmaker.co.uk
JoJo Wood – jojo-wood.co.uk

 

About the Filmmaker
Submitted by Duncan Parker

Duncan Parker is a freelance filmmaker working out of Bristol in the United Kingdom.  He works internationally and tries to make films that have a strong narrative and can build a story.

Duncan created a series of five shorts on Tales of Forgotten Traditional Crafts.

Filmmaker’s Website:  www.duncanparker.tv

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