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Made in Sri Lanka documentary launch

May 17, 2018 - Uncategorized

In 2017 we collaborated with remake.world on their 8th learning journey that took aspiring fashion designers from Parsons School of Design and California College of the Arts to Sri Lanka to uncover the human cost behind mass production. Through intimate conversations with women who make…

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Remake shoot in Sri Lanka

February 19, 2018 - Uncategorized

Matt shooting stills at little Adam’s Peak in Elladuring our project with Remake.world in Colombo Sri Lanka. We produced a documentary about the garment industry there as a part of the slow fashion movement Remake.world is fostering!

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Pokhara and the Holi Color Festival

September 2, 2017 - Uncategorized

Pictured: Marius Karlsen, a Viking Dane, after the Holi Festival of color in the mountain town of Pokhara. March 12  

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Remake Team

September 1, 2017 - Uncategorized

(Left to right) Viktoria Raykova-Cinematographer, Matt Barkin-producer/director, Eleanor Amari-photographer, Ayesha Barenblat-Creative producer, Gayatri Kc on-location guide. Check out the Vibrant/Remake team! We got this shot above the Monkey Temple in Kathmandu. It was our pleasure to work with Remake, an ambitious not-for-profit that’s working to…

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Day 1 in Nepal with Goodweave

August 31, 2017 - Uncategorized

On Day 1 of our shoot with Goodweave in Nepal we had the pleasure of interviewing Uma and her family. Her Children are sponsored by Goodweave so they get to go to a good school in Kathmandu. The slum they lived in was vibrant but very…

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“In the Company of Thieves” Episode 2

May 5, 2015 - Uncategorized

In collaboration with the Identity Theft Council Vibrant Films produced this documentary series on one of the worlds most dangerous identity thieves.   In this episode we continue our interview with “Ray” and learn more about his background and how he committed his crimes for…

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Brother Grand Music Video

October 20, 2014 - Uncategorized

When Adam and Matt met these guys at an open mic at The Center in lower haight they knew that a collaboration was in order. Some coffee and a few beers later Ben and Endika came to The Secret Alley and did an incredible live…

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One Day in SF

June 23, 2014 - Uncategorized, Vibrant Films production news

Vibrant Films in the SF Gate Just a couple months ago, Vibrant Films was commissioned to help on a piece for One Day in SF, a project that gathered footage from filmmakers across San Francisco all shot in the same 24-hour period. This event is…

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In the Company of Thieves

March 6, 2014 - Uncategorized

In the first installment of this documentary series Security expert Neal O’Farrell, who’s been fighting cybercrime and identity theft around the world for more than 30 years, persuades some of the most dangerous identity thieves and cybercrooks to sit down and speak openly about their crimes,…

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The Identity Theft Docuseries

February 26, 2014 - Uncategorized

Here is a screen shot from the shocking new Documentary Series we are producing forhttps://www.identitytheftcouncil.org/. The series aims to inform and enlighten us on how we can protect ourselves from this rampant crime. Our government and the police are ill equipped to help us here. Look out…

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