Metal-fabricator Neil Youngberg never planned on taking over his grandfather’s business and is now faced with passing on his legacy.
In this short-form profile, VitaBrevisFilms interviews Neil Youngberg for the beginning exploration of our “Professional” series. Shot on location in Neil’s metal fabrication shop, the 3rd generation craftsman gives a sincere overview of his life’s work, dispensing hard-worn wisdom while illuminating the sobering realities of the role private business plays in an ever changing economic landscape. A deeply personal project for all involved, this on-going series seeks to shed-light on forgotten trades and practices in an evolving America.
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Direction: Skylar Nielsen
Cinematography: Ian Rigby, Lance Clayton
Title design: Michael Hall
*UPDATE: Its official…PROFESSIONal won the Grand Jury Prize for best documentary short at the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival….
Thank you Slamdance!!!