If you are pondering creating videos to promote your business but you are not sure you have an interesting story to tell, take a look at How to Sharpen Pencils. Sometimes it’s not only the content you provide to your customers but it’s how you tell a story. It’s your conviction. It’s your passion about your service. This film shows that even the most simple story can be compelling when we believe in what we are selling.
This nine and a half minute film was an award-winner at multiple festivals and it’s about one simple thing… how to sharpen pencils.
2013 Austin Film Festival
2013 SF Docfest
2013 Sidewalk Film Festival (Winner: Best Documentary Short)
2013 Indie Memphis Film Festival (Winner: Special Jury Prize)
2013 Cucalorus Film Festival
A practical and theoretical treatise on the artisanal craft of pencil sharpening. The number one #2 pencil sharpener in the world, David Rees takes viewers through the delicate process of sharpening a pencil by hand.