Maybe you are a senior watch friend, or you are a junior who just entered the bezel, but everyone has more or less the craftsmanship of watches. Interest will gather here, not everyone knows the specific differences between automatic, quartz and manual movements, and few people know the overall details of watchmaking and designing watches. Today, the Watch House will recommend a watch documentary for you, and we look forward to the successful conclusion of this film exploring the concept of timepieces, the history of mechanical watchmaking and time itself.
Keeper of Time is a feature-length documentary that explores the history of watches and clocks. Directed by Michael Culyba and produced by Tourbillon Film Works, the film project is currently in production and will be filmed globally through Kickstarter activities. The project will start on October 1, 2018 and will raise $ 100,000 in 35 days At present, on the 19th, the project investment has completed more than 70% of the progress.
Michael Culyba has been editing documentaries in New York City for over 16 years. His work has won several awards, and Keeper of Time is his directorial debut. ‘Two years ago, I bought a beautiful watch for my birthday,’ Michael Culyba said. ‘I didn’t know anything about mechanical watches. I started to study how they work. I was quickly struck by the extraordinary engineering and craftsmanship of making beautiful timepieces. This initial curiosity quickly sparked a passion for watches, and eventually Lenovo this guardian. ‘
Dr. Demetrios Matsakis (Chief Scientist, Time Service, Naval Observatory)
François-Paul Journe, based in Geneva, Switzerland, is widely considered one of the finest watchmakers in the world
The film revolves around a series of interviews with people in the watch industry, including Nick Manousos (also a film watch consultant), Talking Watches alumni William Massena, watchmaker François-Paul Journe, and HODINKEE CEO / Founder Ben Clymer, Plus many others. The film was co-produced by Emmy-winning film and television editor Shelby Siegel (The Life and Death of Robert Durst) and will be released in October 2019.
FP Journe’s Resonance is the only mechanical watch in the world that basically integrates two watch movements to take advantage of the ‘resonant’ physical phenomenon
Keeper of Time explores the history of clocks, mechanical watchmaking, and the concept of time itself. Through interviews with those top watch experts and the world’s best watch manufacturers, it examines the planets and stars above, the amazing engineering of mechanical watches, keeps our complex atomic clocks running in the modern world, and delves into the world of timekeeping. More. The film has been thinking about the theoretical and physiological concepts of time, aging and human death.
American watchmaker Roland Murphy cranks his antique rose engine by hand to sculpt the dial
Guardians of the world at the FP Journe studio in Geneva, Switzerland, the Royal Observatory Museum in Greenwich, London, the U.S. Naval Observatory, and GPS navigation atomic clocks in Washington, DC, etc., have stopped cyclones around the world. New York City Central Station Tiffany Tower Clock Tower and Lobby Clock and much more. The film is carefully filmed on the camera and is full of close-ups with all the details including special mechanical watches designed and manufactured by the world’s most outstanding craftsmen.
GPS accuracy on smartphones depends on the time generated by the atomic clock of the USNO Time Service Building in Washington, DC
Crowdfunding offers a range of creative rewards for various commitments, including a private factory tour. The reward includes a range of products that incorporate elements of watch design. (The following figure is an example)
Designed by Small Stuff, this modern DIY paper eclipse is designed for our Kickstarter contributors, this is a prototype
Download the DIY Day with PDF file and follow the printing, assembly and usage instructions to learn how to use the shadow of the sun to tell the time
Roger W. Smith’s iconic coaxial escapement letterpress
Let us all look forward to what kind of surprise this feature watch documentary can bring us!