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  • Rayne Longboards

    Rayne Longboards

    In 2003 Graham Buksa, the wizard behind the curtain that is Rayne Longboards, began making boards in Alberta and calling them Rayne. A year later, Graham brought his particular magic to British Columbia and the North Shore and joined the burgeoning group of coastal shredders pioneering downhill skateboarding as we know it today. 10 years later, Rayne Longboards has been recognized as one of the leading innovators in longboarding and speedboarding. Graham’s design, collaboration with our professional race team and [...]

  • An Afternoon with Alexandra Morton

    An Afternoon with Alexandra Morton

    We sat down with marine biologist Alexandra Morton in her backyard – to discuss her life, her predictions for the future of salmon in British Columbia, and her thoughts on humanity. Shot during a road trip to Sointula, BC, Canada with my friends Lewis Bennett and Alex Batko. Lewis did all the editing and Alex was the brains behind it all. More information: salmonconfidential.ca salmonaresacred.org

  • The Sandwich Nazi

    The Sandwich Nazi

    The Sandwich Nazi is about Salam Kahil who runs La Charcuterie, a Scandinavian deli in the Port Kells area of Surrey, BC. He is an art collector, a former male escort, an amateur piano player, and a supporter of the homeless in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside but his true passion is talking about blowjobs. This short film won the Best Documentary Award at the 2012 Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival and has been nominated for Best Documentary at the Taste Awards 2012. Directed [...]

  • Trevor the Dinosaur

    Trevor the Dinosaur

    This is a short documentary about a plastic dinosaur named Trevor and his human friend Derek Scott.

  • Parrot Island

    Parrot Island

    Parrot Island is about Ray Parkes who runs a parrot sanctuary in Peachland, B.C. with his wife Valerie and a few volunteers. It was set up to take care of abandoned parrots and to help educate the public on why we shouldn’t be buying these birds. The film screened at the 2012 Gimli Film Festival. You can contact Ray Parkes at (250) 767-9030 to make a donation to Parrot Island. More information friendsofparrotsanctuary.org parrotisland.net/howtogive.htm Shot by me and Lewis, edited [...]

  • PUMA Artist Series

    PUMA Artist Series

    A short documentary about artist Gofried Donkor a Fine Artist from Ghana who designed the national football teams new kit for Puma. The story was shot in Accra and Kumasi in Ghana. Shot by. Benjamin Taft & Chris Saunders Agency: Syrup For more information check out www.puma.com/football

  • Stocktown X South Africa

    Stocktown X South Africa

    Beyond the stereotypical daily reporting on violence, AIDS and safari tours, Swedish based directors Teddy Goitom and Benjamin Taft set out to capture the creative street vibes of South Africa. On their first stop to Capetown and Johannesburg , they meet up with the heavy metal band Ree-burth , The Soweto Style setters Smarteez with their colorful street savy fashion to video gamers label 2bop to the limpop music genre innovator Gazelle and many many more. Welcome to a road [...]

  • PUMA Word Cup 2010

    PUMA Word Cup 2010

    On behalf of PUMA football we travelled to a Swiss village in the mountains to document the Ivory Coast national team as they were training for the World Cup in South Africa in 2010. Commissioned by the Agency Syrup New York. We shot videos, interviews & still photos that was published in blogposts such as this over at the puma.com blog

  • My Way

    My Way

    An inspirational film about young Swedish creators sharing their stories about how they developed their talent and made a living out of it.