Overview

Received with wide-spread critical acclaim, this thoughtful film profiles the artisans whose skills put hull on the map in Britain’s industrial heyday. From the compass-maker whose precision-crafted instruments helped steer hull’s fishing fleet to boat builders and woodcarvers –¬†all reflect on the joys of their craft and their role in making the city what it is today.

Glen Milner directs and Alex Elkins cuts BBC Studios tribute to hull’s craft traditions, produced in collaboration with artist Linda Brothwell as part of Hull City of Culture 2017.

A heartfelt and evocative portrait of hull’s great industrial heritage and the people who helped create it.

Project

Created alongside The Tool Appreciation Society Exhibition

Partners

BBC4

Year

2017

Awards

Winner ‘Best Cinematography’ – Royal Television Society Awards 2018

Winner ‘Best Single Documentary’ – Royal Television Society Awards Vorkshire 2018