Using millennial techniques, Guillermo makes a knife out of meteorite metal.

Director: Gabriel Balanovsky
Producer: Gabriel Balanovsky and Gary Parker
Director of Photography: Jorge Crespo
Editor: Ginger Gentile
Specs: HD/2009/10min

A great example of how a “corporate video” doesn’t need to be boring: it can also be a work of art. Guillermo Mendoza carries on the traditions taught to him by his gaucho grandfather and forges Damascus steel knives by hand. He has never met a metal he cannot turn into a knife, until he receives a package and a challenge: to make a knife out of a meteorite.

Winner of Best Documentary in Tandil Cortos 2010 and entered competition in five other international festivals, including Sydney Latin American Film Festival.

Created to promote knives from Argentina: